For years growing up, Tracey Matsuyama was made to believe her dad’s missing arm was chewed off by the family dog.
Hawaii Electric Light Co. continues to restore electric service to customers who lost power as a result of Tropical Storm Iselle. However, the company said in a prepared statement Wednesday that it could take another two weeks — in some cases, even longer — to restore power to all affected customers.
Tropical Storm Lowell is now packing 65 mph winds Wednesday as it moves toward the northwest about 785 miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, National Hurricane Center forecasters said.
Tropical Storm Karina strengthened some early Wednesday morning as it makes its way across the Eastern Pacific some 1,240 miles east of the Big Island, National Hrricane Center forecasters in Miami said.
PBS Hawaii’s student news program and statewide digital media learning initiative, Hiki No, has received a three-year, $2.1 million grant from the Stupski Family Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation.
Forecasters on Wednesday continue to monitor two low pressure systems located far south of the Big Island.
A 22-year-old Volcano man accused of breaking into an ice factory on Banyan Drive in Hilo allegedly confessed to police, according to his court-appointed attorney.
A 38-year-old Pahoa man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges stemming from a vehicle hijacking and chase last month that ended up in a police-involved shooting.
The cross is Christianity’s most prominent and cherished symbol, so the pastor and parishioners of a Hilo church were stunned when a 7-foot-tall cross was stolen last week from the front lawn of their house of worship.
PUNA — U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz is working with state and local officials on Hawaii’s Big Island to form a hazard mitigation plan for albizia trees on Hawaii’s Big Island.
HONOLULU — Veterans told U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono they face a shortage of doctors on Maui, Molokai and the Big Island, which has contributed to the long wait times they endured seeking medical treatment across the island chain.