Hawaii County will likely start the new year as the only county in the state banning electronic cigarettes at parks, beaches and other public places.
The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Office of Consumer Protection announced Friday that Hawaii, 49 other states and the District of Columbia, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Federal Communications Commission reached settlements with T-Mobile USA Inc. of $90 million in payments, and resolves allegations T-Mobile placed unauthorized charges for third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills, a practice known as “mobile cramming.”
The process by which planned unit developments are approved is a step closer to being under greater public control.
The Big Island’s unemployment rate decreased for a third straight month in November, the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations reported Thursday.
Police serving a warrant for contempt of court Wednesday afternoon made a bigger discovery — an allegedly stolen pickup truck with a bullet hole.
An 18-year-old Kailua-Kona man facing charges stemming from a “Peeping Tom” incident in a Target restroom last month failed to appear for his arraignment in 3rd Circuit Court on Wednesday.
Hawaii Island police early Thursday arrested a woman in Kona sought for questioning in connection with the robbery of a Hilo convenience store on Tuesday.
Hawaii Island police have identified the body recovered from an underwater cavern system near Hapuna Beach on Wednesday as 13-year-old Gwyneth Agustin Borromeo, also known as Jayson, of Waikoloa.
Hawaiian Airlines on Thursday announced a definitive purchase agreement with Airbus, finalizing the Memorandum of Understanding announced earlier this year to acquire six new A330-800neo aircraft starting in 2019.
HONOLULU — The president of a Hawaii telecommunications company has been indicted on charges of diverting $4 million of the corporation’s money for personal expenses over the course of a decade.
HONOLULU — The state Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit challenging Hawaii’s gay marriage law, more than a year after same-sex couples were allowed to legally marry on the islands.