Firefighters have extinguished a brush fire in the area of mile marker 29 on Highway 190, also known as Mamalahoa Highway, in North Kona.
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HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are confronting a deadline to pass the state budget, but they’re still deciding on key issues.
Four Big Island schools made U.S. News & World Report’s list of best public high schools for 2014.
The Pride of America captain sounded the ship’s horn Wednesday morning as a warning to a small fishing vessel, a Norwegian Cruise Lines spokeswoman said Thursday.
A Hilo jury on Thursday found a 32-year-old Hilo man guilty of first-degree attempted murder first-degree assault in the shootings of two police officers on Jan. 2, 2013.
HONOLULU — A federal jury has convicted a former Hawaii soldier of murder in the beating death of his 5-year-old daughter.
LOS ANGELES — The director of the upcoming “X-Men” film is calling a lawsuit that accuses him of raping an aspiring model and actor in 1999 a shakedown.
WAILUKU, Maui — A jury has found that a section of historic trail that crosses Maui’s largest family-owned cattle ranch belongs to the state.
HONOLULU — A jury has reached a verdict in the case of a former Hawaii-based soldier accused of killing his 5-year-old daughter.
Hawaii County Police Chief Harry Kubojiri declined to comment Thursday morning on allegations raised by a Honolulu attorney about the February death of a man in police custody.
HONOLULU — Former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann has announced he will run for governor as an independent.
Firefighters on Wednesday continued to douse hotspots within a 12-acre brush fire that broke out Tuesday evening on the southern end of Punaluu Beach, according to the Hawaii County Fire Department.
April 24, 1984: A proposed $35 million residential subdivision in North Kona cleared an initial hurdle last week when the County Council approved in first reading Gamlon Corp.’s rezoning request for 173.6 acres. By an 8-0 vote, the council sent the bill for a second and final reading before the full council. Gamlon Corp. is seeking to rezone 103.4 acres from unplanned to single-family residential and 70.2 acres from unplanned to multiple family residential. The parcel is located mauka of the Kilohana Subdivision. The planner intends to develop 215 15,000-square-foot lots and 475 multiple family units.
Police have held off charging a Hilo man with a litany of abuse and other charges, instead forwarding the investigation on a majority of the charges for which they arrested him to the Hawaii County Prosecuting Attorney’s office.
HONOLULU — The father of a teenager who survived a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner’s wheel well has told Voice of America his son missed Africa, where he used to live, and was struggling in school.