A Honolulu political action committee has pumped tens of thousands of dollars into three Hawaii County Council campaigns, in each case eclipsing the money the candidates were able to raise on their own.
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A 32-year-old Hilo man who head-butted a man in Wainaku, carjacked a vehicle and set off a manhunt that closed Mauna Kea to visitors a year ago has pleaded guilty to numerous charges.
Long before the time of hydrologists the ancient kupuna knew the waters of West Hawaii needed to be conserved.
Two of the three candidates vying for the County Council seat in District 9 expressed concerns about the likely results of a request for proposals to deal with Hawaii County’s garbage.
A complaint alleging Hawaii County Council District 5 candidate Tiffany Edwards Hunt does not qualify to run in the Puna mauka election will not receive a formal ruling since it was filed after the June 10 deadline for candidate objections.
The Hawaii state flag was celebrated at a commemoration of La Hae Hawaii Thursday at Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park.
A West Hawaii fish collector has been charged with terroristic threatening, according to online court records.
After several years of making do with old, high-mileage cars, the county administration stepped up its purchase of passenger vehicles this past fiscal year.
A 28-year-old Mountain View man who struck and killed an elderly bicyclist with a pickup truck late last year pleaded no contest Wednesday to first-degree negligent homicide.
One might assume that a tropical storm moving through vog would sweep up the tainted air and march on, unchanged. However, a recent study from atmospheric scientists at the University of Hawaii revealed that gasses and particles from Kilauea volcano exerted an influence on Tropical Storm Flossie — affecting the formation of thunderstorms and lightning in the storm.
WASHINGTON – The House on a voice vote approved legislation that would increase the number of visas available to Afghans who assisted the United States in Operation Enduring Freedom.
The state Department of Transportation is making completion of Saddle Road improvements a priority as it maps out projects to finish during the next four years with its share of federal funds.
Hydrologists and consultants are making the case that water use in Kailua-Kona is not reducing or degrading the northern portion of the Keauhou aquifer.
It was a crowded house at Tuesday’s forum for House and Senate hopefuls at Kealakehe High School in Kailua-Kona — crowded with candidates, that is.
County Council candidate Ron Gonzales says he is qualified to run in District 9, despite a persistent buzz on the coconut wireless that he doesn’t live in his district.