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$5K reward still offered for info leading to arrest, conviction in arson cases

| | Jul 26 2017 - 9:00am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — The number of suspicious wildfires continues to grow as authorities are now investigating a series of blazes along Highway 190 this month.

  1. | Posted: Jul 7 2017 - 3:01pm

    The search for a man missing off of Kaalualu Bay has been suspended, the Coast Guard announced in a press release Friday.

  2. | Posted: Jul 7 2017 - 3:01pm

    Hawaii Island Police have requested the public’s help to locate four individuals.

  3. | Posted: Jul 7 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Residents planning to build in flood-prone areas will be required to take an additional step to get an exemption, under a bill advanced Thursday by a County Council committee.

  4. | Posted: Jul 7 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — The Kona community lost a friend the day Elvis Sheppard died from injuries suffered in a motorcycle crash on Hina Lani Street in April.

  5. | Posted: Jul 7 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — An Army medic charged with conspiring with his lover to kill his wife was convicted in Hawaii of sexually abusing a child.

  6. | Posted: Jul 7 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — The entire upper floor of the Lyman Museum is closed until late next year as the museum reconstructs its popular Island Heritage Gallery.

  7. | Posted: Jul 7 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A 65-year-old driver for The Arc of Hilo alleged to have sexually assaulted a 32-year-old mentally and physically handicapped woman inside a service van owned by the nonprofit organization last week appears to be on the verge of accepting a plea deal offered by the prosecution.

  8. | Posted: Jul 6 2017 - 9:35pm

    KAILUA-KONA — The plan is to leave Kailua Pier at 4 a.m. and pedal the Walmart bike up one of the connectors, like Hina Lani Street, to Mamalahoa Highway.

  9. | Posted: Jul 6 2017 - 10:30am

    HILO — Hawaii County might soon clamp down on drinking at James Kealoha Beach Park.

  10. | Posted: Jul 6 2017 - 10:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Firefighters responded to fires in West Hawaii on Tuesday that were possibly started by fireworks, the Hawaii Fire Department said, but there were no injuries or structure damage reported as a result of any of them.

  11. | Posted: Jul 6 2017 - 10:02am

    KAILUA-KONA —Hawaii County Department of Water Supply finished repairs on the recently downed Keahuolu Deepwell ahead of schedule and it is up and running as of Wednesday afternoon, according to an update issued by Hawaii County Civil Defense.

  12. | Posted: Jul 6 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — The University of Hawaii’s 2.2-meter telescope isn’t the biggest observatory on Mauna Kea.

  13. | Posted: Jul 6 2017 - 12:06am

    NAALEHU — Fire-rescuers searching for a 48-year-old fisherman missing in waters off Ka‘u Wednesday expressed their admiration for the 10-year-old grandson of the missing man, who saw his grandfather disappear after falling into the ocean early Monday evening.

  14. | Posted: Jul 6 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Christmas came in July for the county Mass Transit Agency, when seven buses from Honolulu arrived Wednesday at Hilo Harbor.

  15. | Posted: Jul 5 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — An eclectic group of locals, visitors and first-time parade goers lined Kuakini Highway and Alii Drive Tuesday evening along the route of the 22nd annual Kailua-Kona Independence Day Parade to celebrate the Fourth of July in America’s 50th state.