Army officials are opening several training areas for bow hunting from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. this weekend at Pohakuloa Training Area.
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The Hawaii State Department of Health has confirmed three cases of measles in the state, one on Maui and two on Kauai. The cases on the two islands are not related to each other and have separate travel histories, but all cases are unvaccinated young adults with recent travel either to the Philippines or Indonesia and Malaysia.
Hawaii Island police have located Faylana Fromm, 36, who was reported missing.
Another live adult coconut rhinoceros beetle has been found outside of the known infestation area on Oahu. Crews found a live female beetle in a survey trap near Mililani, south of the Leilehua Golf Course, on Monday, according to the Hawaii Department of Agriculture.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is in Pahoa offering low-interest loans to victims of Tropical Storm Iselle.
A 26-year-old Naalehu man arrested Tuesday for allegedly growing marijuana with intent to distribute made his initial court appearance Wednesday.
West Hawaii Commu-nity Health Center Board of Directors and staff recently celebrated a topping off ceremony with everyone signing the last support beam put in place on the 10,500-square-foot building in Kealakehe.
HONOLULU — The state Department of Education says it needs $19 million in emergency funding from the state Legislature to cover shortfalls in its school lunch and bus transportation programs.
The term of the 3rd Circuit Court Judge Elizabeth A. Strance will expire on March 30, according to the state Judical Selection Commission. Strance, in accordance with Section 3, Article VI of the state Constitution, has petitioned to be retained in office and to be renewed for an additional term. The constitution empowers the commission to determine whether Strance should be retained in office for an additional term of 10 years.
HONOLULU — A federal magistrate judge will be hearing arguments a lawsuit seeking to invalidate Hawaii County’s law restricting the use of genetically modified crops.
An 33-year-old Ainaloa man arrested last week by federal authorities for allegedly using the mail to import almost 4 ounces of methamphetamine to the Big Island has been released on bail.
A second person was arrested in connection with an altercation in Hilo early Saturday morning on the 400 block of West Kawili Street, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
For a third time this week, a Maui ocean user encountered a shark in murky water, according to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii Super PAC is facing a complaint that it failed to report spending more than $86,000 on fliers in the 2012 elections.
Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015, the Social Security Administration announced today.