Shower and thunderstorm activity has increased near an area of low pressure about 1,200 miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, National Hurricane Center forecasters in Miami say. A tropical depression could form within the next three days.
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Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecasters are keeping an eye on a tropical wave that is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms some 1,700 miles east-southeast of the Big Island.
Hawaii Island police have arrested 38-year-old Riley Asuncion of Pahoa on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of attempted second-degree murder for attempting to run down two officers on Monday.
A 32-year-old Puna man has been arrested on a Grand Jury indictment for attempted murder and other offenses, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
Retired Hawaiian physician Dr. Charman Akina has donated to The Nature Conservancy 37 acres of South Kona native forest that has never been cleared or grazed.
A 44-year-old Honaunau man who allegedly shot his neighbor earlier this month has been indicted by a Big Island grand jury.
Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, Calif., is voluntarily recalling certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pluots packed between June 1 and July 12 because the products may potentially be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The Kealakehe Recycling and Transfer Station in Kailua-Kona will now offer assisted mechanical loading of mulch, according to the County of Hawaii.
The Hawaii Coffee Association celebrated its 19th annual Conference and sixth annual Statewide Cupping Competition Friday at the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay.
The Big Island’s unemployment rate increased while the statewide unemployment rate held steady in June 2014, according to the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
A new commercial development is being proposed for Hawaiian Ocean View Estates.
A defendant in a Hilo double homicide reiterated his desire for a new lawyer Monday and told the judge he wants a change of venue, saying his slain girlfriend is related to Hawaii County’s mayor.
Hawaii Island police arrested 15 motorists for suspected driving under the influence of an intoxicant during the week of July 14 through Sunday. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was younger than 21.
The first group of inmates arrived Monday at the reopened Kulani Correctional Facility.
Hasbro’s game of Scrabble has been bringing people together for decades and each Friday it brings word-game enthusiasts together in Waimea.