The June 27 lava flow advanced an additional 130 yards Thursday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira said Thursday afternoon.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is in Pahoa offering low-interest loans to victims of Tropical Storm Iselle.
A 26-year-old Naalehu man arrested Tuesday for allegedly growing marijuana with intent to distribute made his initial court appearance Wednesday.
DETROIT — The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired immediately, but its message has generated some confusion about which cars are actually affected.
HONOLULU — A federal magistrate judge will be hearing arguments a lawsuit seeking to invalidate Hawaii County’s law restricting the use of genetically modified crops.
An 33-year-old Ainaloa man arrested last week by federal authorities for allegedly using the mail to import almost 4 ounces of methamphetamine to the Big Island has been released on bail.
A 32-year-old Kurtistown man pleaded guilty Wednesday for his role in the slaying of a 44-year-old Hawaiian Acres man in late 2012.
A 33-year-old Hilo woman, allegedly pregnant, who failed to complete a court-ordered anger management program, was subdued Tuesday by sheriff’s deputies after she became agitated and violent during a court hearing.
A second person was arrested in connection with an altercation in Hilo early Saturday morning on the 400 block of West Kawili Street, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015, the Social Security Administration announced today.
HONOLULU — The state Department of Education says it needs $19 million in emergency funding from the state Legislature to cover shortfalls in its school lunch and bus transportation programs.