Responding to public opposition, the state Department of Health dramatically watered down its proposed rules phasing out cesspools, but it’s unknown if Gov. Neil Abercrombie will sign the package before he leaves office Monday.
Missing Big Island extended furlough inmate Coburn Kaimiola Jr. has been returned to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
Area artists, cultural advisers and students collaborated to create a large-scale, outdoor mural focusing on the Hawaiian lyrics, stories of place, cultural and historical heritage of Keauhou.
Extended furlough inmate Tasha Gardner failed to report for her scheduled check in Tuesday at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center and the Hawaii Police Department was notified, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
DETROIT — A dispute between U.S. safety regulators and air bag maker Takata Corp. escalated Wednesday when the government threatened fines and legal action unless the company admits that driver’s air bag inflators are defective and agrees to a nationwide recall.
Hawaii Island police are searching for a 27-year-old Kailua-Kona man who was reported missing.
A Kona man is facing felony charges after he was arrested for beating his dog in a car Monday in Kealakekua.
Thanksgiving travelers spent Tuesday catching flights in Anchorage, Alaska, and Honolulu to destinations as remote as the Alaska village of Pitkas Point and as far away as Saipan.
No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck early Wednesday in waters off Indonesia.
A Waikoloa man is in police custody in connection with an affray in Waikoloa early Monday that sent two men to the hospital.
The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Office of Consumer Protection on Tuesday warned Hawaii residents to protect themselves as they gear up for the holiday shopping season.