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Suspect briefly released from custody after paperwork snafu

| | Jun 24 2017 - 8:51pm | Comments

HILO — A 21-year-old suspect awaiting trial for numerous recent auto thefts is back behind bars after being freed from Hawaii Community Correctional Center after a paperwork mix-up, police and prosecutors said late Friday afternoon.

  1. | Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO ­­— Hawaii County’s unemployment rate increased a fraction last month but remains near 10-year lows, according to recent figures from the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.

  2. | Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — West Hawaii may be in the thick of rainy season, but water stores in North Kona continue to dry up.

  3. | Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Researchers can now look with a bird’s-eye view at rapid ohia death in an entire forest and also microscopically within a single tree.

  4. | Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 8:59am

    WAIMEA — The humble yet versatile chickpea could become Hawaii’s latest success story on the path to food security and sustainability.

  5. | Posted: Jun 19 2017 - 12:05am

    WAIMEA — During morning registration at Saturday’s Hawaii Island New Farmer Expo, participants picked up their attendance packets. At the same table later in the day, they’d pick up packets of seed: a little bit extra to help them grow.

  6. | Posted: Jun 19 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — A contested case hearing on whether to let a proposed 306-unit timeshare development in Kahaluu move forward is unlikely to get resolved this year.

  7. | Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 9:23am

    KAILUA-KONA — Time could be running out for The Villages at Aina Lea.

  8. | Posted: Jun 17 2017 - 7:05pm

    The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.

  9. | Posted: Jun 17 2017 - 7:05pm

    HILO — The state Supreme Court vacated a Hilo judge’s ruling that the state is not liable for injuries suffered by a then-Ocean View couple whose car was crushed in 2007, by a 160-ton rockfall on Highway 11 in Ka‘u.

  10. | Posted: Jun 17 2017 - 7:05pm

    HILO — Officials are weighing an expedited closure of Pagoda Hilo Bay Hotel after an inspection this week found numerous health and safety issues.

  11. | Posted: Jun 18 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Renters and owners of second homes, especially those in West Hawaii, are about to feel the sting of changes the County Council made to Mayor Harry Kim’s proposed property tax hikes.

  12. | Posted: Jun 18 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — After a gunman killed 49 people at Pulse, a popular gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, last year, Jeff Gourley looked to his community to find what resources were available to West Hawaii’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

  13. | Posted: Jun 18 2017 - 12:06am

    A single-lane closure will be in effect on Kaiminani Drive, between Ane Keohokalole and Queen Kaahumanu highways, in North Kona for road resurfacing work. The county roadwork will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

  14. | Posted: Jun 17 2017 - 12:12pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Big Island attorney Dean Kauka has been suspended from the practice of law.

  15. | Posted: Jun 17 2017 - 8:38am

    LIHUE, KAUAI — Joyous will be an understatement at Magic Island marina today.