The number of Hawaii Island residents caught driving under the influence is down from last year, but police say that doesn’t mean people are drinking and driving any less.
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If a set of bills in the Legislature continue on their present course, Makalei will have an advanced life support ambulance and personnel to fill a critical gap in emergency services in that fast-growing North Kona area.
Hilo resident Kip Cline is no stranger to adventure. This is a guy who, spontaneously and without training, tackled both Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on a bicycle.
It’s been another rough legislative session for Kona coffee growers who want only local products to carry the local label.
Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Friday morning that breakouts persist within the flow pad and along both margins of the flow, extending from about 8 miles upslope of the flow’s stalled leading edges to Kilauea Volcano’s Puu Oo vent.
Big Island police are asking for the public’s help locating a 17-year-old Hilo girl who has been missing for more than a month.
The price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in West Hawaii showed little fluctuation this week, an analysis of GasBuddy.com and AAA data shows.
Hawaii County Fire Department operations in West Hawaii are not being jeopardized by recent turmoil in the office that resulted in two battalion chiefs being put on paid leave, a top-ranking Fire Department official said this week.
The alarm bells may no longer be sounding, but few people in Puna have any illusions that they are completely out of harm’s way.
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While the June 27 lava flow is not dead, the downgrading of the threat from Kilauea volcano Wednesday could provide the Federal Emergency Management Agency with a closing date for the disaster.
Hawaii County’s unemployment rate increased slightly last month while jobs in construction, manufacturing and government expanded on the Big Island.
Bank of Hawaii granted $15,000 to the Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation for the purchase two all-terrain vehicles for Punaluu Beach and Hapuna Beach State Park. The ATVs have the capability to quickly carry life-saving equipment and supplies to drowning victims and spinal cord injury victims quickly, which assists in the life-saving measures provided by Hawaii County Fire Department.
A woman who fell from an embankment Tuesday near the Wainaku Bridge remained hospitalized in Honolulu on Thursday.
GLOUCESTER, Mass. — Marine researchers say they have determined the preferred habitat of the striped marlin in the Pacific Ocean in the largest study undertaken to track the fish.