A Hilo man has been charged with three offenses in connection with an alleged assault last Saturday evening in Hilo.
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Tropical Storm Norbert has formed in the Eastern Pacific about 375 miles southeast of the southern tip of Baja California. The system is tracking to the north at 9 mph, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph, prompting a tropical storm watch for the southern end of the Baja California peninsula. The storm is expected to strengthen and turn more northwesterly over the next few days, with winds strengthening to 65 mph on Thursday before gradually weakening. Tropical storm force winds extend 60 miles from the center.
It was a family “a-fair” Monday at the Christ Church Episcopal in Kealakekua.
It’s that time of year again.
On an overcast Wednesday afternoon, a few dozen Kealakehe Elementary School students walked to the bottom of the ramps in the middle of the campus to take a glimpse of art in progress.
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.
In addition to a wealth of candidates on the Nov. 4 General Election ballot, Hawaii County voters will have five state constitutional amendments and one county charter amendment to vote up or down.
A high surf advisory remains in effect for the Big Island’s south-facing shores, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Aquatic Resources, in cooperation with the Kapoho Vacationland community association, is advising the public that access to the state marine life conservation district at Waiopae tidepools in Kapoho will be allowed by foot only through the Vacationland subdivision until removal of storm debris from Hurricane Iselle can be completed.
A Kona grand jury has indicted a 36-year-old Ka‘u man with attempted second-degree murder for an assault on his 42-year-old sister earlier this month that reportedly almost killed her.
Glenn Cornick, a Hilo resident and the original bassist for the classic British rock band Jethro Tull, died Thursday in Hilo. He was 67.
A lava flow moving toward populated areas along Kilauea’s east rift zone remains difficult to predict a week after scientists and public safety officials began warning about its approach.
More than 5,000 comments about Native Hawaiian recognition are being processed by the U.S. Department of the Interior, according to a government website.
Residents and visitors hungry to understand the old Hawaii got a window into history Thursday in Kailua Village.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie released $1 million for capital improvement funds for repairs and updates to Kohala Hospital, officials said Friday.