A Honomu man faces the enhanced offense of burglary of a dwelling during an emergency declaration for a break-in in the Nanawale Estates subdivision in Puna, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
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A 34-year-old Kailua-Kona woman who was gripped in a struggle with a tiger shark off North Kohala feels fortunate to have escaped without deadly injury.
A Hilo man is in police custody in connection with a burglary Monday in Hilo, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
Hawaii Island police are searching for a 42-year-old Kailua-Kona man wanted for questioning in an abuse case.
A 34-year-old Kailua-Kona woman who was attacked by a shark Friday morning while surfing in waters off North Kohala has been released from the hospital.
A blazing car along the shoulder of Highway 11 just south of Kamehameha III Road prompted a highway closure around 11 p.m. Thursday night while firefighters extinguished the blaze.
With the holiday season approaching, philanthropic Big Island residents are coming together to give time, energy, money and other gifts to various charity events. West Hawaii Today is compiling a list of these holiday charity events in our coverage area, which is from Kohala through Kona to Ka’u.
The General Election is Tuesday and the Office of Elections and the county clerks of Hawaii are sharing the following tips and reminders for voters:
The Hawaii District Health Office sanitation inspectors began in October posting color-coded placards based on the state’s recently updated Food Safety Code. Following the completion of each health inspection, a new placard is posted at each food establishment in a location visible to all customers and the public.
Two Puna residents were arrested Thursday for trespassing into a restricted area near active lava.
Army officials are opening several training areas for bird hunting from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. this weekend at Pohakuloa Training Area.
Oahu-based Soldiers will convoy from Pohakuloa Training Area to Kawaihae Harbor between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Friday. Convoys will use the Daniel K. Inouye Highway, Mamalahoa Highway, Waikoloa Road, Queen Kaahumanu and Akoni Pule Corridor. Military police will escort the convoys.
A retired Hawaii County economic development specialist has been appointed to the state Agribusiness Development Corporation board of directors, Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced Thursday. She will assume the seat representing Hawaii County.
A second man has been arrested in connection with burglaries Monday at two Hilo businesses, according to Hawaii Police Department.
Four additional cases of measles have been confirmed on Maui and Kauai, the state Department of Health reported Thursday. So far this year, there have been nine confirmed cases in the islands.