A 29-year-old Hilo man accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger on a flight to Japan on Oct. 11 will be held without bail, U.S. Magistrate Judge Kevin Chang ruled Tuesday.
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Nearly 12 inches of rain fell on the southeastern slope of Mauna Loa as Hurricane Ana passed the Big Island this past weekend, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports.
Oahu-based Marines will convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa Training Area, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Friday through Monday.
Waimea resident Willard Rapoza Jr. died early this week after crashing on an all-terrain vehicle, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
The Big Island’s unemployment rate — historically the highest among Hawaii’s four counties — inched up during September while the statewide rate dropped slightly.
A plan to open a recycling redemption center in the Seaview Center subdivision has some neighbors concerned.
The leading edge of the June 27 lava flow advanced about 90 feet on Monday, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.
The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources has reopened all state parks, state small boat harbors, and managed forest areas on all of Hawaii’s islands.
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Hawaii Island police arrested 18 motorists for alleged driving under the influence of an intoxicant between Oct. 13 and Sunday. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was under the age of 21.
The Mauna Kea Access Road remains closed Tuesday because of damage caused by Hurricane Ana this weekend.
Tropical Storm Ana continued to weaken as it moved farther away from the main Hawaiian Islands Tuesday morning, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center reports.
Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation Mission 3 crew members and Kim Binsted, HI-SEAS’ principal investigator, pose for a photo in front of the HI-SEAS dome on Mauna Loa. The six crew members entered the dome last Wednesday and will spend the next eight months there simulating a mission on Mars. The simulation is the longest tried in the United States, according to HI-SEAS. From left, Neil Scheibelhut, Sophie Milam, Zak Wilson, Binsted, Jocelyn Dunn, Allen Mirkadyrov and Martha Lenio. Scheibelhut and Milam are University of Hawaii at Hilo graduates. For more about the mission, visit hi-seas.org.
Hawaii Island police are searching for a 36-year-old woman who was reported missing.
Editor’s note: This log of property crimes reported in the Kona District is a regular feature of West Hawaii Today and is compiled using Hawaii Police Department records. The department considers North and South Kona one district.