Traveling between Kona and San Diego just got a little more direct thanks to the addition of a new route by Alaska Airlines.
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HONOLULU — Nearly half of the guards at four prisons across Hawaii called in sick on Super Bowl Sunday.
Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant from Feb. 23 through Sunday. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than age 21, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
Police have identified a suspect in a suspicious church fire in Captain Cook last Thursday. No arrests have yet been made in the suspected arson case, police said.
A winter storm warning is in effect for the Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa summits through 6 a.m. Thursday.
A flash flood watch has been issued for the Big Island, according to the National Weather Service. It remains in effect for the entire Big Island until 6 a.m. Thursday.
Tucked away along the South Kona coastline, far from the reach of most, is a mostly intact fishing village that the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust hopes to protect in perpetuity.
Two contentious bills relating to aquarium fishing are dead in the state House of Representatives.
For weeks, 13-year-old Serena Ball’s focus has been the pronunciation, origins, roots and spelling of more than a thousand words.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige has extended the disaster emergency relief period for areas impacted by the lava flow on the Big Island.
HONOLULU — Karlotta Carvalho said she was a student at the University of Hawaii when she was awakened by a large shadow hovering over her bed in the middle of the night.
A 51-year-old Pahoa man who shot his landlord’s son in the chest with a spear gun more than 20 months ago was sentenced Monday to five years in prison.
The dispute over nighttime well drilling at Puna Geothermal Venture remains headed toward litigation after a compromise proposed by Hawaii County Council member Margaret Wille failed to gain support from either side of the issue.
Dozens of people came out Tuesday to support two nonbinding resolutions asking the administration to seek long-term contracts to divert materials from the county’s two landfills.
Hawaii County police and fire officials were in agreement Monday that a bicyclist apparently struck and killed by an on-duty police officer early Sunday morning was not involved in a hit-and-run.