Detectives have charged a 52-year-old Captain Cook man with arson stemming from a suspicious fire reported last Thursday morning in Captain Cook.
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Traveling between Kona and San Diego just got a little more direct thanks to the addition of a new route by Alaska Airlines.
A project to improve the accessible passenger loading zone for buses parking at Wailuku River State Park, Rainbow Falls section, begins Monday, according to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
HONOLULU — Nearly half of the guards at four prisons across Hawaii called in sick on Super Bowl Sunday.
Police have identified a suspect in a suspicious church fire in Captain Cook last Thursday. No arrests have yet been made in the suspected arson case, police said.
A flash flood watch has been issued for the Big Island, according to the National Weather Service. It remains in effect for the entire Big Island until 6 a.m. Thursday.
A winter storm warning is in effect for the Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa summits through 6 a.m. Thursday.
Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant from Feb. 23 through Sunday. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than age 21, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
HONOLULU — Karlotta Carvalho said she was a student at the University of Hawaii when she was awakened by a large shadow hovering over her bed in the middle of the night.
Oahu-based service members will convoy between Pohakuloa Training Area and Keaukaha Military Reservation, beginning Wednesday.
Hawaii Island extended furlough inmate Jason Cantan turned himself in voluntarily at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo at 11 a.m. Monday, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
A 33-year-old Kona man was sentenced Monday to 15 additional years in prison for two escapes, including 10 years for a violent jailbreak more than two years ago at Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo.
Hawaii County police and fire officials were in agreement Monday that a bicyclist apparently struck and killed by an on-duty police officer early Sunday morning was not involved in a hit-and-run.
Mauna Kea received additional snowfall over the weekend, thanks to a storm that also brought thunder and lightning to East Hawaii.
HONOLULU — Volunteers were keeping close watch over a newborn Hawaiian monk seal — the first one born in the main Hawaiian Islands in 2015.