A 34-year-old homeless man was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for assaulting a police officer and threatening a Hilo convenience store clerk.
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Hawaii County Civil Defense will suspend daily lava flow and eruption updates effective Saturday.
The world’s largest defense contractor, Lockheed Martin, is teaming up with NELHA-based Kampachi Farms on a venture to make open-ocean aquaculture commercially viable.
When it comes to population increases in Hawaii County, more of us flew here than grew here, according to the latest data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The state Commission on Water Resource Management is chiefly concerned with how much water is available and how those quantities should be managed.
A standing room only crowd of nearly 1,000 people filled the new St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church on Alii Drive for the dedication ceremony with The Most Reverend Larry Silva, Bishop of Honolulu presiding. The dedication ceremony and mass was followed by a reception at Hale Halawai. Groundbreaking for the church was held Sept. 28, 2012, after the old structure and adjacent wooden administration building were demolished following structural damage from the Oct. 15, 2006, earthquake. A temporary church was set up under a tent in the Honokohau Business Park while the new 9,500-square-foot $11 million church was constructed.
From riding waves to taking a stroll along Alii Drive, good times were had by all in Kailua-Kona on Wednesday.
Trial has been set for a 22-year-old Honomu man accused of the fatal stabbing of a homeless man.
With the threat level from Kilauea volcano downgraded Wednesday, Hawaii County will consider scaling back its lava flow updates and overflights that have been a nearly daily occurrence for the past six months, said Civil Defense chief Darryl Oliveira.
A higher percentage of the Big Island labor force was without a job in January than the month prior, Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations data reveals.
HONOLULU — A legislative committee has approved a bill related to Hawaii’s health exchange, but it removed a key part of the proposal that would allow the exchange to issue $28 million in debt financing.
PEARL HARBOR — When a Vietnam veteran briefly stopped in Hawaii on his way home from war, he vowed to return one day to honor the people who perished during the attack on Pearl Harbor. With just less than two months to live, Joseph Hooker realized his longtime dream on Wednesday.
A 42-year-old man has been charged with three offenses in connection with a reported assault Monday night in Waiakea.
Boaters intent on getting close to humpback whales will no longer be allowed to put themselves in front of the giants and wait for them to swim past, under just one new rule being proposed by the Hawaii Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary.
Hawaii County Civil Defense reports very little activity in the downslope areas of the June 27 lava flow.