The U.S. Coast Guard and Hawaii Fire Department are searching for a 65-year-old man reported missing Wednesday near Pohoiki Bay.
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A high surf advisory has been posted for south-facing Big Island shores through 6 p.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
A Kona woman was charged with several narcotics offenses after she was found in a stolen vehicle in North Kona on Wednesday.
Hawaii Island police have located 29-year-old Hilo resident Bryce D. Feary, who was wanted on warrants.
HONOLULU — The number of tourists to Hawaii declined 1.3 percent last month from the same period last year to more than 730,000.
HONOLULU — A tiny wasp that attacks harmful Mediterranean fruit flies could be released in Hawaii.
HONOLULU — A chemistry professor at the University of Hawaii is suing the school, claiming it breached a condition attached to a $1.2 million grant it accepted for an astrochemistry laboratory.
HONOLULU — Attorneys are trying to reach about 1,800 young adults who would be eligible for free educational services that the Hawaii Department of Education failed to provide when they were students.
Centuries before Captain James Cook explored the South Pacific, Polynesian seafarers in canoes crossed vast swaths of water to colonize lonely islands from Samoa and New Zealand all the way to Hawaii. But how they managed such a feat remains something of a mystery.
HONOLULU — Hawaii gubernatorial candidates had tough questions for their opponents as they debated starting new public-private partnerships to address recurring problems and sparred over who would inflict less pain while balancing the budget.
HONOLULU — Warm ocean temperatures have caused large expanses of coral to bleach in the pristine reefs northwest of Hawaii’s main islands, scientists said Tuesday.
A 24-year-old Hilo man will be sent back to Florida to face charges he skipped out on probation for armed robbery and grand theft.
The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing person approximately one mile offshore from Kilauea Lighthouse, Kauai.
HONOLULU — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Rush returned to its homeport in Hawaii on Monday following a 72-day deployment in the Central and Western Pacific.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this week awarded more than $447,000 to help public housing and Housing Choice Voucher residents throughout Hawaii connect with local services to improve their education and employment and to put them on a path to self-sufficiency.