A 21-year-old Hilo man charged with attempted murder after striking a man in the neck with a machete on Saturday is slated to make his initial court appearance Monday afternoon.
In the end, Hurricane Ana brought little but rain.
The front of the June 27 lava flow remained stalled Friday.
A 33-year-old Puna man is in federal custody, accused of mailing almost 4 ounces of crystal methamphetamine to the Big Island from California.
A small green sea turtle rises for air in Honaunau Bay off Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park. Tom Clarke/Community Contributor
Ana hit hurricane strength and the island began to feel the first effects of the cyclone Friday. The forecast track has continued to shift the brunt of the storm to the south of the island, but heavy rain and high winds were still possible for south- and west-facing districts today.
A high surf warning has been posted for south-facing shores of the Big Island through 6 p.m. Saturday.
The latest Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted” highlights a 34-year-old man considered armed and dangerous, a 37-year-old woman wanted for extortion and a 23-year-old woman wanted for bail jumping.
Hawaii Island police are searching for a 22-year-old man wanted on a $20,000 bench warrant for violating probation.
Hawaii Island police are searching for a 54-year-old Hilo man who was reported missing.
As the threat from Hurricane Ana appeared to fizzle Friday, Hawaii County officials announced an appeal for federal relief funding for damages wrought by Tropical Storm Iselle was denied.