The Big Island’s unemployment rate decreased for a third straight month in November, the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations reported Thursday.
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The $80 million project to widen Queen Kaahumanu Highway is awaiting sign-offs from the parties that have a stake in how construction is aligned.
Hawaii County will likely start the new year as the only county in the state banning electronic cigarettes at parks, beaches and other public places.
The process by which planned unit developments are approved is a step closer to being under greater public control.
A 28-year-old man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to meth trafficking charges filed after he and a Kona woman were arrested reportedly in possession of more than a pound of illegal narcotics Dec. 10 at a Big Island airport.
Malama Market’s shelves were left mostly bare Thursday as lower Puna’s supermarket closed its doors in anticipation of the arrival of the June 27 lava flow.
Police serving a warrant for contempt of court Wednesday afternoon made a bigger discovery — an allegedly stolen pickup truck with a bullet hole.
An 18-year-old Kailua-Kona man facing charges stemming from a “Peeping Tom” incident in a Target restroom last month failed to appear for his arraignment in 3rd Circuit Court on Wednesday.
Hawaii Island police early Thursday arrested a woman in Kona sought for questioning in connection with the robbery of a Hilo convenience store on Tuesday.
Hawaii Island police have identified the body recovered from an underwater cavern system near Hapuna Beach on Wednesday as 13-year-old Gwyneth Agustin Borromeo, also known as Jayson, of Waikoloa.
Hawaiian Airlines on Thursday announced a definitive purchase agreement with Airbus, finalizing the Memorandum of Understanding announced earlier this year to acquire six new A330-800neo aircraft starting in 2019.
A judge Thursday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to exempt state employees and contractors from county and state laws banning aerial hunting.
The Hawaii County Council voted 5-4 Wednesday to appeal a federal judge’s ruling striking a law that restricts genetically modified crops on the island.
HONOLULU — The state Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit challenging Hawaii’s gay marriage law, more than a year after same-sex couples were allowed to legally marry on the islands.
HONOLULU — The president of a Hawaii telecommunications company has been indicted on charges of diverting $4 million of the corporation’s money for personal expenses over the course of a decade.