A Hawaii Police Department sergeant is facing abuse and terroristic threatening charges.
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Hawi resident Lisa Denning had a rare close encounter with one of Hawaii’s lesser-known whales — an extreme diver that’s known to plummet to depths seven times deeper than the more familiar humpback whale.
Two boys are dead after an early morning fire that destroyed a home in Holualoa on Thursday.
A breakout from the June 27 lava flow continues to remains at a standstill Thursday morning, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.
A fire early Thursday that destroyed a home being constructed in Puna appears to have been intentionally set, the Hawaii County Fire Department reports.
Kaiser Permanente will close two West Hawaii clinics but keep open its Kona Medical Office if the health care provider’s employees go on strike next week.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Judiciary says it will be asking the state Legislature for the remaining $55 million needed to build a Kona courthouse.
A lucrative side contract held by a county employee will end this year, after Mayor Billy Kenoi’s administration decided the county should buy its own pumping truck and bring the operation in-house.
Hawaii Island residents are expressing concern over a number of proposed rule changes planned for the state’s medical marijuana program.
A 34-year-old man who fled to Mexico after a sexual assault on an underage girl in Puna more than 6 1/2 years ago was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison.
Longstanding security and logistical shortcomings at the Kona Courthouse came to glaring light Monday when detainees in a holding block went ballistic, putting operations in at least one courtroom on hold for an hour.
Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating a Hilo man wanted on a bench warrant for violating probation, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation has received a $50,000 grant from the Hawaii Tourism Authority to control little fire ants at specific park sites.
A Puna man is facing felony and misdemeanor charges in connection with a stolen iPad, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
Does Hawaii County’s night-time drilling ban apply to Puna Geothermal Venture?