It’s weather Santa would approve of.
The state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announced Wednesday that per Act 82, Session Laws of Hawaii 2014, the minimum wage will increase to $7.75 per hour beginning Jan. 1, 2015.
When it comes to sports, 16-year-old Kealakehe High School junior Pulama Louis adheres to the motto, “You get what you give.” That philosophy requires hard work, discipline, determination and focus on a long-term goal. It has also helped him find success while playing football, baseball and wrestling.
The only thing left for Marcus Mariota to win at Oregon is the national championship.
HONOLULU — A nearly 5-pound coconut crab was captured scurrying along a busy Honolulu street, and the state Department of Agriculture is hoping it arrived alone.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Health Connector is allowing residents more time to sign up for health insurance coverage that would begin Jan. 1.
North Kona water users are being asked to make a voluntary 10 percent conservation in their water use following a breakdown of county Department of Water Supply wells.
Hawaii Island police have located 57-year-old Hilo resident Sandy Phaylim, who was reported missing.
Hawaii Island police have located Hilo resident Danielle Kaneao, who was wanted on warrants and for a reported attempted car theft Nov. 30 in Hilo.
County Finance Director Nancy Crawford, who had a hand on the county purse strings for two mayors, is retiring at the end of the month.
A flash flood watch remains in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for the Big Island, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.