A small craft advisory is in effect for Hawaii Island waters, according to National Weather Service forecasters in Honolulu.
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Hawaii County Firefighters from Captain Cook and Ocean View extinguished a brush fire Tuesday evening near the 96 mile marker on Highway 11.
A 24-year-old Hilo man was scheduled for his first court appearance Tuesday on kidnapping, sexual assault and terroristic threatening charges in connection with a reported kidnapping on Saturday.
Fire officials are investigating the cause of a 12-acre brush fire that broke out Tuesday afternoon near the southern end of Punaluu Beach.
April 23, 1984: Except for the vog, which continues to hang over Kona, the recent eruption of Mauna Loa was only another news story in the paper to people in West Hawaii. And, although the people of Kailua may never look out their bedroom windows to see cascades of molten rock looming closer and closer to everything they own, there is a distinct possibility it may one day occur. Hualalai, the western-most of the five Big Island mountains, is still considered by scientists to be capable of erupting. The volcano last erupted in 1800-01.
A 54-year-old man died last week in waters off Kua Bay in North Kona, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
HONOLULU — A defense lawyer for a former soldier accused of punching his 5-year-old daughter to death says an autopsy shows evidence of lasting injuries that weakened the girl before she died.
HONOLULU — The decision to name a state instrument in Hawaii is proving more difficult than some lawmakers expected.
A wind advisory has been extended for areas of Hawaii Island through 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Hilo International Airport will receive $3.3 million for aircraft rescue and firefighting facility improvements, according to the governor’s office.
HONOLULU — About 850 principals, vice principals and other education officials at the school and district level are getting raises.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz have asked United Airlines to rethink its outsourcing plans in Kona, Maui and Lihue.
HONOLULU — A former Fox television executive on Tuesday denied allegations that he sexually abused a teen through a sex ring involving underage children.
HONOLULU — A teenager who stowed away in the wheel well of an airplane for a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii is resting at a Honolulu hospital.
The U.S. Coast Guard responded Monday to a diesel spill in the Ala Wai small boat harbor on Oahu.