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| | Jan 17 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

PUU WAAWAA — Monday was a holiday, but for a collection of Big Island volunteers, it was far from a day off.

  1. | Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 10:07am

    Hawaii Island police are on the lookout for a Hilo man who has been reported missing.

  2. | Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 9:58am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The man who thwarted an effort to hold an election for Native Hawaiians is the newest trustee of the public agency that provided $2.6 million for the failed self-governance vote.

  3. | Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 7:26am

    HILO — With Mayor Harry Kim shouldering all the blame for a perceived misstep, and dozens of people supporting his nomination, Corporation Counsel nominee Joe Kamelamela on Wednesday survived his first step toward confirmation.

  4. | Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Chris Todd will become the newest — and one of the youngest — members of the state Legislature after being appointed Thursday to replace Rep. Clift Tsuji, who died Nov. 15.

  5. | Posted: Jan 5 2017 - 10:18pm

    NORTH KONA — Firefighters battled five brush fires Thursday afternoon along Highway 190, also known as Mamalahoa Highway, in North Kona and South Kohala.

  6. | Posted: Jan 5 2017 - 10:18pm

    HILO — Last year was a deadly one on Big Island roads, with more official traffic fatalities than 2014 and 2015 combined.

  7. | Posted: Jan 5 2017 - 1:32pm

    The Kona Crime Prevention Committee recognized Kona Patrol Officer Erich Jackson as “Officer of the Month” for January in a luncheon ceremony Wednesday at Huggo’s restaurant in Kailua-Kona.

  8. | Posted: Jan 5 2017 - 1:15pm

    Gov. David Ige on Thursday appointed Chris Todd to the state House of Representatives, District 2. He will fill the seat left vacant by the late Rep. Clift Tsuji, who died on Nov. 15.

  9. | Posted: Jan 5 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Hawaii County Council members postponed a bill Wednesday that would strengthen restrictions on the purchase of alcohol after discussing whether certain ceremonial activities should be exempt.

  10. | Posted: Jan 5 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — After years of delays, the mauka boat ramp at the Honokohau Small Boat Harbor will finally receive a much-needed upgrade.

  11. | Posted: Jan 5 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Police arrested Russell Monlux, a man wanted in connection with a Kealakekua bank robbery, on Wednesday.

  12. | Posted: Jan 4 2017 - 5:12pm

    Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant between Dec. 26 and Sunday. Five of the drivers were involved with traffic crashes and two of the drivers were younger than age 21.

  13. Posted: Jan 4 2017 - 2:11pm

    During the week of Dec. 26- 31, Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents. Two of the drivers were under the age of 21.

  14. | Posted: Jan 4 2017 - 9:31am

    KEALAKEKUA — It was a quiet afternoon at the American Savings Bank off Mamalahoa Highway in Kealakekua until a man absent shoes strolled in and cranked up the proverbial volume.

  15. | Posted: Jan 4 2017 - 9:29am

    HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Commissioner of Securities issued a preliminary order to cease and desist and notice of right to hearing against Leilani Embernate, Joycelyn Embernate, and their financial consulting company, Twin Stars of the Pacific, Inc., for violating state securities laws, according to a press release by the DCCA.