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.
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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.
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.
Activity continues along the surface and margins of the June 27 lava flow, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports Tuesday.
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.
Oahu-based service members will convoy between Pohakuloa Training Area and Keaukaha Military Reservation, beginning Wednesday.
Hawaii Island lost a centenarian — and likely its oldest resident — last month.
A landmark church in Kailua-Kona that has been a spiritual hub and community gathering place for many will reopen this month after several years of rebuilding.
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.
Mauna Kea received additional snowfall over the weekend, thanks to a storm that also brought thunder and lightning to East Hawaii.
Big Island, small world.
Two decades ago, a dozen kids sat down in a compound at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority, and began to bat around ideas about the perfect education.
The Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources approved on Friday a pair of lease extensions for Uncle Billy’s Hilo Hotel and the Country Club condominiums.
For years, Dr. Craig Kadooka has been trying to convince his patients to get more exercise.
A 31-year-old Hilo man is hospitalized in critical condition after a police-involved shooting late Saturday night in downtown Hilo, police said.