A politically connected pumping company will be allowed to keep a baseyard it built in a Hilo neighborhood that’s zoned residential, despite constructing a five-bay industrial warehouse after getting a permit for a single-family home.
A cross stolen from the front lawn of a historic Hilo church has been returned to the house of worship.
The alleged triggerman in a double homicide last year in Hilo will get a new lawyer.
Pier 1 Imports is prepping to open a store in Hilo within Prince Kuhio Plaza.
Forecasters on Thursday continue to monitor two low pressure systems located far south of the Big Island.
Lowell is now a Category 1 hurricane packing 75 mph winds Thursday as it moves toward the northwest about 810 miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, National Hurricane Center forecasters said.
Tropical Storm Karina on Thursday continues to churn in the Eastern Pacific some 1,240 miles east of the Big Island, National Hurricane Center forecasters in Miami said.
A high surf advisory is in effect for the Big Island’s south-facing shores through 6 p.m. Friday.
A partnership with the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii will provide the public expanded access to self-help legal resources, state Judiciary officials said Wednesday. Legal Aid used state-of-the-art software to develop the interactive forms, which will help guide the public in how to identify and complete civil legal forms.
Kealakehe counts on Kyra Calbero to be a settling force on the volleyball court, but in this case she’s at first unsettled. A media interview in between preseason matches was not at the top of Calbero’s wish list.
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.