Old Mamalahoa Highway is closed Thursday afternoon in the Ahualoa area of Honokaa because of a downed tree.
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A 46-year-old inmate who was reported missing from the Hale Nani Work Reintegration Center in Hilo has been apprehended.
Hawaii Electric Light Co. continues to restore electric service to customers who lost power as a result of Tropical Storm Iselle. However, the company said in a prepared statement Thursday that 800 customers still are in the dark and it could take another two weeks — in some cases, even longer — to restore power to all affected customers.
Lowell, a Category 1 hurricane packing 75 mph winds, continues to move toward the northwest about 815 miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, National Hurricane Center forecasters said Thursday.
Tropical Storm Karina on Thursday continues to churn in the Eastern Pacific some 1,260 miles east-southeast of the Big Island, National Hurricane Center forecasters in Miami said.
The search is on for a 46-year-old inmate who was reported missing from the Hale Nani Work Reintegration Center in Hilo.
Oahu-based Marines will convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa Training Area between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Saturday through Monday.
Ms. Aloha Nui will be named Friday evening.
A cross stolen from the front lawn of a historic Hilo church has been returned to the house of worship.
The alleged triggerman in a double homicide last year in Hilo will get a new lawyer.
Pier 1 Imports is prepping to open a store in Hilo within Prince Kuhio Plaza.
A politically connected pumping company will be allowed to keep a baseyard it built in a Hilo neighborhood that’s zoned residential, despite constructing a five-bay industrial warehouse after getting a permit for a single-family home.
Forecasters on Thursday continue to monitor two low pressure systems located far south of the Big Island.
A high surf advisory is in effect for the Big Island’s south-facing shores through 6 p.m. Friday.
Army officials are opening several training areas for bow hunting at Pohakuloa, 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Training areas 10 and 11 will be open for bow hunting of mammals only. Hunters are allowed one pig, one goat and one sheep, per day, in keeping with state bag limits. Shooting sheep with blue collars is not permitted.