HONOLULU — A Big Island man is forging ahead with a lawsuit claiming a defective septic system on Department of Hawaiian Home Lands property is making him sick.
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The last Sanctuary Ocean Count of the 2014 whale season is slated for March 29, according to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.
Officer Denise Smith-Erickson has earned the statewide distinction of State of Hawaii D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year for 2013.
The Hawaii County Department of Public Works is proposing widening the mauka shoulder along Alii Drive in the Kailua Village area.
HILO — A downtown Hilo education center for the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument is reopening this month after a year of refurbishing.
No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-7.0 earthquake that struck Sunday night in waters off the coast of northern California, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
Kohala Kai developers were finally successful Friday relieving County Council members’ trepidation over approving a public easement through the luxury subdivision after assuring them the historical Ala Loa trail would be protected.
The captain of a commercial dive boat was arrested early Thursday for boating under the influence after he allegedly left customers at a dive spot off Kailua-Kona.
HONOLULU — Former Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan says he has been diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury, throwing his prospects of playing again on any level into doubt.
The lava flows and volcanic landscapes along Queen Kaahumanu and Mamalahoa highways, from Ka‘u to Kona, will be the focus of an upcoming public talks offered by U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists.
A paddleboarder makes his way around Kailua Bay on Thursday.
Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating a stolen pickup truck.
A wind advisory has been issued for the Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea summits until 2 a.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
A bill that would create a public funding program for state House elections passed its first reading in the Senate on Thursday.
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