Two years ago, Julian Beymer couldn’t communicate. He couldn’t speak his name, count, recite the alphabet, or say mommy. He has a hearing loss and could have learned American Sign Language. But that’s not what his family wanted.
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A full suite of bills related to aquarium fishing continues to move ahead at the state Capitol, and several are set to be heard in the House Committee on Judiciary Friday.
Police want to question a man whose image was captured on a surveillance video at the scene of a suspicious Kona church fire.
A felony terroristic threatening charge filed against a Hawaii Police Department sergeant following a domestic dispute at a Kapaau home in late January has been dropped.
A Kailua-Kona man’s criminal record could be cleared of charges stemming from a “Peeping Tom” incident in a Target restroom last November if he stays out of further trouble.
Some landscape companies are crying foul over a new county policy requiring them to truck their green waste to the Puuanahulu or Hilo landfills and pay a tipping fee to dispose of it.
Naalehu will lose its only grocery store Friday after Island Market shuts its doors.
While a lava breakout along the north margin of the June 27 lava flow has not advanced this week, activity persists upslope, Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Thursday morning.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Tourism Authority says the number of travelers visiting the islands declined 0.6 percent last month over the same month a year ago.
HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK — The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s chief scientist will step aside next month to focus on research.
A 57-year-old Pahoa man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing a donation jar for an 8-year-old girl in need of a heart transplant.
HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Thursday that he met with several of members of President Barack Obama’s cabinet during his latest trip to Washington and talked about transportation funding, airports and Native Hawaiian sovereignty, among other topics.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix.
No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-6.8 earthquake that occurred Friday in the Flores Sea.
Property values are averaging about 3 percent higher than last year, giving Hawaii County government enough breathing room to create a no-frills budget without having to resort to increasing property taxes.