A Kona man has been charged with 16 offenses stemming from the break-in of a car on Oct. 28, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
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Two Big Island men have been charged with felonies after an illegal weapon was offered for sale online.
A Kailua-Kona man has reported to police he received a call on his cellphone from a man claiming to work for the Internal Revenue Service. The caller told the victim he owed back taxes and instructed him to go to a specific drug store and purchase four Western Union vouchers for $500 each and then provide the caller with the voucher numbers. He told the victim to stay on the line with him until he bought the vouchers.
SEATTLE — A new research tool launched this week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is allowing scientists to better track changes in ocean chemistry along the U.S. West Coast.
HONOLULU — The new head of Hawaii’s troubled health exchange said he wants more oversight for the institution, and that he wants to expand the scope of some of the contractors that verify how well the Connector website is functioning.
HONOLULU — Residents of Hawaii pay the highest prices in the nation for their tasty birds and fixings on Thanksgiving, and Alaska feasts are almost as expensive.
HONOLULU — A prominent Hawaii shark expert incarcerated for child pornography charges will return to his state job when his sentence is over.
Hawaii Island police are investigating an incident in which a man attempted to steal a parked vehicle in Hilo.
The holidays are fast approaching. Don’t be a Grinch and embrace giving opportunities in your community.
HONOLULU — Environmental groups on Thursday sued the National Marine Fisheries Service to challenge a new rule for fishing bigeye tuna, a popular species for sushi and fish steaks.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Tourism Authority is appointing an interim CEO to take the place of Mike McCartney, who is leaving office to become the new governor’s chief of staff.
HONOLULU — The U.S. Attorney’s office in Hawaii says it collected more than $6.5 million in fines and penalties this fiscal year.
The Big Island’s unemployment rate held steady while the statewide unemployment rate dropped slightly in October, the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations reported Thursday.
WAILUKU — A dog poop dispute between Maui neighbors escalated into two arrests on charges of terrorist threatening.
Army officials are opening several sites for bird hunting from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. this weekend at Pohakuloa Training Area.