Hilo will host the Big Island’s lone public hearing on new rules for the medical use of marijuana. A total of four hearings are planned statewide by the Hawaii Department of Health.
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Laaloa Avenue extension will open for public use at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Hawaii County Department of Public Works.
The lava viewing area at the Pahoa transfer station will close on Saturday, the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation said.
All but one of the 13 West Hawaii beach parks that were closed over the weekend because of warning-level surf have reopened.
The leading edge of a breakout from the June 27 lava flow appeared to be at a standstill Tuesday morning, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.
Big ahi are on an unseasonable run off the coast of Hawaii Island, creating a boon for fishermen and consumers alike.
A man accused in a spear-gun attack 19 months ago in lower Puna pleaded no contest Monday to second-degree assault.
The suspect in the fatal stabbing of a homeless man last week in Hilo will receive a mental examination.
Insurance reform and roads for Puna, and an international airport for Kona top Mayor Billy Kenoi’s wish list to the state Legislature.
Hawaii Island police have located Kurtistown resident Isaac Kamalii, who is being featured on “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted.”
Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park reopened its gates at noon today to the public. However, only parts of the park — the visitor center, amphitheater and bookstore — are accessible at this time, said National Park Service officials.
Hawaii Island police arrested 23 motorists for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant between Jan. 19 and Sunday. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than 21, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
A Captain Cook man is facing a litany of charges after police connected him to several vehicle break-ins in North Kona.
The Hawaii Department of Health is issuing new medical marijuana registration cards.
The transfer of the medical marijuana registration program from the Department of Public Safety to the Department of Health is complete. The program officially became part of the Department of Health on Jan. 1.