Despite some unexpected surf, dozens of paddlers showed up for the inaugural Hulakai OC4 eight-man relay in Kailua Bay — the kickoff event of the Queen Liliuokalani Outrigger Canoe Races.
It’s not often that the season opener has major playoff implications, but that is exactly the case Friday night when Konawaena hosts Kamehameha in a battle of Big Island Interscholastic Federation Division II contenders.
HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii says she won’t consider approving $2.4 million in settlements for hundreds of Thai farm workers until the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a news conference clarifying that the agreements are still subject to court approval.
A 46-year-old Mountain View man is in federal custody for allegedly violating his probation on marijuana distribution charges.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit seeking to allow voters on the storm-damaged Big Island to vote.
Hawaii Island police are searching three Big Island men for violating probation.
National Hurricane Center forecasters say Marie has been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone.
Santa’s helpers were not at the North Pole Wednesday. Instead, they spent the morning on the slopes of Mauna Kea, using dibble bars to poke holes in the ground next to rows of yellow flags, and planting seedlings of Douglas, noble and grand firs.
HONOLULU — Hawaii tourism officials said Thursday they were tempering their expectations, but they still anticipate continued growth for the state’s biggest industry.
A lava flow that could threaten the Pahoa area may have stalled, according to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
Hawaii Health Systems Corporation will begin eliminating positions across the statewide system as early as December, officials said this morning.