A strong flow of recovery and reconstruction supplies through Hilo Harbor kept Young Brothers shipping totals on the rise at that port, even as other maritime entry points around the neighbor islands saw cargo volume slip 2.1 percent in the third quarter.
DETROIT — A dispute between U.S. safety regulators and air bag maker Takata Corp. escalated Wednesday when the government threatened fines and legal action unless the company admits that driver’s air bag inflators are defective and agrees to a nationwide recall.
Hawaii Island police are searching for a 27-year-old Kailua-Kona man who was reported missing.
Work continued Tuesday to reopen the remainder of Pahoa Village Road in time for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said shortly after 11:30 a.m.
Thanksgiving travelers spent Tuesday catching flights in Anchorage, Alaska, and Honolulu to destinations as remote as the Alaska village of Pitkas Point and as far away as Saipan.
No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck early Wednesday in waters off Indonesia.
A Waikoloa man is in police custody in connection with an affray in Waikoloa early Monday that sent two men to the hospital.
The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Office of Consumer Protection on Tuesday warned Hawaii residents to protect themselves as they gear up for the holiday shopping season.
Eight applications have been submitted by qualifying organizations and state and county agencies seeking federal reimbursement for protective actions taken or planned in response to the June 27 lava flow ahead of the Dec. 3 deadline.
Matson Navigation Co. is increasing its Hawaii service container rates effective Jan. 4, 2015.
The cause of a Hawaiian Acres structure fire Monday is “undetermined,” according to the Hawaii County Fire Department.