If the county moves ahead with the purchase of more than 1,200 acres of Ka‘u coastline, as the County Council’s Finance Committee recommended Tuesday, it will create the largest beach park in the state, Lehua Lopez-Mau said.
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Three boat owners are missing their motors following a series of thefts at Honokohau Harbor that are believed to be related.
“The whistling man leaves these,” Abraham Sadegh points to a handwritten note torn from a thick, yellowed chunk of cardboard.
The new Waipio Community Ohana voted to kill a senate bill establishing a temporary working group to help the state acquire lands in Waipio Valley during a meeting on Sunday.
The final results of an autopsy on the body of 39-year-old Randall Hatori of Kailua-Kona concluded that the cause of death was cardio-respiratory arrest because of the combined effects of high levels of methamphetamine in his blood, an enlarged heart and a physical struggle.
Hundreds of distressed homeowners facing foreclosure in Hawaii were likely misled by a loan modification program operated by the Homeowner Legal Assistance Association, a Florida corporation, for approximately 17 months in 2009 and 2010, according to an investigation conducted by the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Office of Consumer Protection.
Not a single Hawaii County resident showed up for Tuesday night’s budget hearing.
A former Big Island man accused of sexually abusing boys he fostered and adopted is shown fleeing a film crew in an online documentary published Monday.
HAGATNA, Guam — Guam police say four people have died of injuries sustained in a car crash that also injured one other person.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Firefighters Association has announced it supports Gov. Neil Abercrombie in his bid for re-election.
HONOLULU — U.S. Coast Guard officials say a ship docked at Sand Island dumped about 4,800 gallons of sewage into the ocean because a valve was left open.
Police seek man wanted on warrants
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder urged Congress on Tuesday to approve $15 million in funding for “active shooter” training for law enforcement officers in light of the recent shootings at Fort Hood and a Jewish community center in Kansas.
BOSTON — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city’s resilience in the face of a terror attack.
LIHUE, Kauai— The Kauai Fire Department is seeking a 22 percent increase in overtime funds for the upcoming fiscal year, saying some of the increase is required for the county to comply with collective-bargaining agreements.