A female detainee escaped from a holding area at the Kona Courthouse on Thursday, prompting Deputy Sheriffs to chase the shackled woman through the parking lot before they captured her a few minutes later.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Tourism Authority says a record 8.28 million travelers came to the islands last year, up more than 1 percent from the previous year.
Two boys are dead after an early morning fire that destroyed a home in Holualoa on Thursday.
A breakout from the June 27 lava flow continues to remains at a standstill Thursday morning, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.
Kaiser Permanente will close two West Hawaii clinics but keep open its Kona Medical Office if the health care provider’s employees go on strike next week.
Aidan Alcos needed only a fraction of the first half to record a hat trick as the Makua Lani Lions defeated the Konawaena Wildcats, 4-1, Wednesday at Old Kona Airport Park.
Konawaena guard Aloha Salem is quickly establishing herself as one of the best 3-point shooters in the state.
HONOLULU — Coral rely on algae for food and their survival.
A lucrative side contract held by a county employee will end this year, after Mayor Billy Kenoi’s administration decided the county should buy its own pumping truck and bring the operation in-house.
WASHINGTON — An estimated 3 million to 6 million households that file 2014 income tax returns might incur penalties this tax season for failing to secure health insurance last year under the Affordable Care Act.
HONOLULU — An official at NextEra Energy told Hawaii lawmakers that his company does not plan to lay off staff if it acquires Hawaiian Electric.