HONOLULU — The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii is asking the state’s top court to allow voters affected by Tropical Storm Iselle to cast ballots in a primary election.
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Old Mamalahoa Highway is closed Thursday afternoon in the Ahualoa area of Honokaa because of a downed tree.
A 46-year-old inmate who was reported missing from the Hale Nani Work Reintegration Center in Hilo has been apprehended.
Hawaii Electric Light Co. continues to restore electric service to customers who lost power as a result of Tropical Storm Iselle. However, the company said in a prepared statement Thursday that 800 customers still are in the dark and it could take another two weeks — in some cases, even longer — to restore power to all affected customers.
A high surf advisory is in effect for the Big Island’s south-facing shores through 6 p.m. Friday.
Army officials are opening several training areas for bow hunting at Pohakuloa, 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Training areas 10 and 11 will be open for bow hunting of mammals only. Hunters are allowed one pig, one goat and one sheep, per day, in keeping with state bag limits. Shooting sheep with blue collars is not permitted.
Oahu-based Marines will convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa Training Area between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Saturday through Monday.
A partnership with the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii will provide the public expanded access to self-help legal resources, state Judiciary officials said Wednesday. Legal Aid used state-of-the-art software to develop the interactive forms, which will help guide the public in how to identify and complete civil legal forms.
The search is on for a 46-year-old inmate who was reported missing from the Hale Nani Work Reintegration Center in Hilo.
Eleven disciplinary actions were taken by the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs during July against Hawaii individuals and entities with state professional and vocational licenses.
A cross stolen from the front lawn of a historic Hilo church has been returned to the house of worship.
HONOLULU — University of Hawaii sports programs are again projecting a deficit and plan to cut spending on operational budget items by about 5 percent.
PBS Hawaii’s student news program and statewide digital media learning initiative, Hiki No, has received a three-year, $2.1 million grant from the Stupski Family Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation.
A 22-year-old Volcano man accused of breaking into an ice factory on Banyan Drive in Hilo allegedly confessed to police, according to his court-appointed attorney.
A 38-year-old Pahoa man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges stemming from a vehicle hijacking and chase last month that ended up in a police-involved shooting.