A landmark church in Kailua-Kona that has been a spiritual hub and community gathering place for many will reopen this month after several years of rebuilding.
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.
Hawaii County police and fire officials were in agreement Monday that a bicyclist apparently struck and killed by an on-duty police officer early Sunday morning was not involved in a hit-and-run.
A 33-year-old Kona man was sentenced Monday to 15 additional years in prison for two escapes, including 10 years for a violent jailbreak more than two years ago at Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo.
Big Island, small world.
Two decades ago, a dozen kids sat down in a compound at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority, and began to bat around ideas about the perfect education.
For years, Dr. Craig Kadooka has been trying to convince his patients to get more exercise.
A 31-year-old Hilo man is hospitalized in critical condition after a police-involved shooting late Saturday night in downtown Hilo, police said.
Dozens of Big Island motorcyclists revved their engines and took to the road Sunday morning in memory of three teens killed in a Valentine’s Day crash.
Editor’s note: This log of property crimes reported in the Kona District is a regular feature of West Hawaii Today and is compiled using Hawaii Police Department records. The department considers North and South Kona one district.
HONOLULU — A coalition representing Native Hawaiian homesteaders has created a plan outlining ways to improve the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.