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Jail fire suspect charged

| | Oct 19 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

HILO — A Hilo man was formally charged Tuesday for starting a fire at the old Hilo jail earlier this week.

  1. | Posted: Sep 29 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — The state Land Board will require the University of Hawaii to remove three telescopes atop Mauna Kea and create new educational programs as conditions for allowing construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope.

  2. | Posted: Sep 29 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — The water crisis in North Kona objectively became a glass half empty situation Wednesday when the storage tank at the Honokohau Deep Well site dipped below 50 percent capacity.

  3. | Posted: Sep 29 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Hawaii County is ramping up awareness next month about the threat of little fire ants.

  4. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 10:21am

    HONOLULU — The state Board of Land and Natural Resources on Thursday voted 5-2 to adopt the recommendation of retired judge Riki May Amano to approve the application for a Conservation District Use Permit to build the Thirty-Meter Telescope.

  5. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — West Hawaii’s second annual faith-based summit to end family homelessness on Wednesday was one part interconnectivity, one part grassroots homelessness solutions and one part spirituality.

  6. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — The latest victim of rat lungworm disease is a Pahoa infant believed to have eaten a slug or snail.

  7. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County warned residents Wednesday of the possibility of being cut off from the water supply temporarily after tank levels declined in the past few days.

  8. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — When Hawaii Police Officer Marco Segobia took to the podium in the ballroom at the King Kamehameha Beach Hotel, he said he couldn’t believe he was up there.

  9. | Posted: Sep 28 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — County Human Resources Director Sharon Toriano resigned suddenly Wednesday, following a critical audit that showed “questionable hiring practices,” and a West Hawaii Today article Monday indicating preferential treatment of job applicants through her use of sticky notes on official hiring documents.

  10. | Posted: Sep 27 2017 - 8:12pm

    HONOLULU — The only solar program available that credits residents for the excess energy their solar systems send into the grid on Hawaii Island has hit its limit.

  11. Posted: Sep 27 2017 - 3:52pm

    Hawaii Island police have located a 39-year-old Hilo man wanted for questioning for a robbery that occurred Tuesday, at approximately 2:30 p.m. in Panaewa.

  12. Posted: Sep 27 2017 - 3:21pm

    A water level decline the past few days in North Kona tanks has prompted Hawaii County to warn residents of the possibility of being cutoff from the supply temporarily.

  13. | Posted: Sep 27 2017 - 3:06pm

    KEALAKEKUA — ChoiceMART is playing the long game.

  14. | Posted: Sep 27 2017 - 10:58am

    HILO — Six youngAlala — critically endangered Hawaiian crows — were released Wednesday into Puu Makaala Natural Area Reserve on the Big Island.

  15. | Posted: Sep 27 2017 - 10:52am

    HONOLULU — The number of public school students taking and passing Advanced Placement exams jumped by double-digit percentages over last year, a step forward in college readiness in Hawaii.