Traveling between Kona and San Diego just got a little more direct thanks to the addition of a new route by Alaska Airlines.
HONOLULU — Nearly half of the guards at four prisons across Hawaii called in sick on Super Bowl Sunday.
Activity continued Tuesday along the surface and margins of the June 27 lava flow, Hawaii County Civil Defense said. A helicopter overflight of the flow planned for Wednesday morning has been delayed because of inclement weather.
Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant from Feb. 23 through Sunday. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than age 21, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige has extended the disaster emergency relief period for areas impacted by the lava flow on the Big Island.
A flash flood watch has been issued for the Big Island, according to the National Weather Service. It remains in effect for the entire Big Island until 6 a.m. Thursday.
HONOLULU — Karlotta Carvalho said she was a student at the University of Hawaii when she was awakened by a large shadow hovering over her bed in the middle of the night.
Two contentious bills relating to aquarium fishing are dead in the state House of Representatives.
A 51-year-old Pahoa man who shot his landlord’s son in the chest with a spear gun more than 20 months ago was sentenced Monday to five years in prison.
The dispute over nighttime well drilling at Puna Geothermal Venture remains headed toward litigation after a compromise proposed by Hawaii County Council member Margaret Wille failed to gain support from either side of the issue.
Dozens of people came out Tuesday to support two nonbinding resolutions asking the administration to seek long-term contracts to divert materials from the county’s two landfills.