Family members confirm that former state Rep. Bob Herkes, 83, has died. Updates online later today and in tomorrow’s print edition.
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HONOLULU — University of Hawaii regents have approved an interim chancellor for the Manoa campus.
Hawaii Fire Department officials are investigating the cause of a Thursday evening fire at a home on Forest Drive in Pahoa.
A group of Pahoa residents, working with the American Civil Liberties Union in Hawaii, have filed a complaint with the Hawaii Supreme Court, asking the state’s top judges to allow every resident affected by Tropical Storm Iselle to cast a ballot in the primary.
CafePress Inc. said Thursday it entered into an agreement to settle a lawsuit brought against the company by Big Island artist Brad Parker through Tiki Shark Art Inc. Tiki Shark Art Inc. will receive no financial settlement from CafePress.
Tropical Storm Marie formed early Friday far offshore of the southwestern coast of Mexico, National Hurricane Center forecasters say.
Finalists for a waste-to-energy incinerator at a pre-bid conference Thursday asked county officials for more time to prepare their proposals, but Mayor Billy Kenoi, on a fast track to get a facility on the ground before he leaves office in late 2016, said three months is long enough.
Scientists using Hawaii Island’s Subaru Telescope have detected a star that’s providing evidence to back up theories and simulations about the existence of very massive stars after the universe’s creation.
Rumors to the contrary notwithstanding, the Konawaena High School library’s doors remain open.
Consider it an opportunity to celebrate summer or just the fact it’s the weekend.
A 22-year-old Volcano man accused of breaking into Alii Ice Co. in Hilo pleaded not guilty Thursday to an unrelated strong-arm robbery charge.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a request seeking a Presidential Disaster Declaration for federal assistance in recovery efforts following Tropical Storm Iselle.
HONOLULU — A man who escaped from custody while awaiting trial for killing his friend in a windward Oahu state park has been found not guilty of murder.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Democratic candidate for governor has pulled out of the first debate of the general election because of a disagreement with the forum’s organizers about video distribution.
Quashing the polio virus for good may take a belt-and-suspenders approach, a new study suggests. One in which children get not only a dose of the cheap and easy-to-administer oral vaccine, but at least one dose of the inactivated vaccine — the one developed by Jonas Salk that is predominantly used in developed countries.