Hawaii Island extended furlough inmate Jason Cantan turned himself in voluntarily at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo at 11 a.m. today, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
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HONOLULU — Volunteers were keeping close watch over a newborn Hawaiian monk seal — the first one born in the main Hawaiian Islands in 2015.
HONOLULU — A coalition representing Native Hawaiian homesteaders has created a plan outlining ways to improve the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.
Hundreds of visitors made their way the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in Captain Cook for the 11th annual Grow Hawaiian Festival on Saturday presented by Hawaii Forest and Trail. The day started with a tribute to garden founder Amy Greenwell, botanist, archaeologist and student of Hawaiian culture. Attendees were then welcome to wander the property and explore more than 30 informational and hands-on booths including poi making, lauhala weaving, lei making, native birds and insects, kapa making and dyes, lomilomi demonstration, plant identification, and a konane tournament.
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.
Alternating single lane closures will be in effect on Mamalahoa Highway, between mile markers 45 and 39.5, in the vicinity of Kapapala Ranch in Kaʻu this week for pavement reconstruction, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Alternating single lane closures remain in effect 24/7 on the Umauma stream bridge on Hawaii Belt Road, near mile marker 16 in Hakalau, for steel bridge rehabilitation, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. Monday for the Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea summits, the National Weather Service reports. Up to 1 inch of new snow is expected above 11,000 feet in elevation.
A 63-year-old Michigan man was killed Sunday after being struck by an on-duty Hawaii Police Department officer in what the Hawaii County Fire Department described as a hit-and-run incident on Waikoloa Road in South Kohala.
Army officials are opening the Keamuku Training Area for bow hunting at Pohakuloa Training Area from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.
An East Hawaii man and a woman are facing burglary charges after police responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a Pahoa home on Wednesday.
Big Island police are asking the public’s help locating three wanted men, including a 20-year-old Puna man sought for escape.
A man has been charged with burglary, theft and drug offenses in connection with items reported stolen from homes in Hilo.
Hawaiian farmers, traditional artists, and conservation professionals will share their love for plants with the public through presentations, demonstrations, display tables and hands-on activities Saturday at the annual Grow Hawaiian Festival in Captain Cook.