A 52-year-old man apparently drowned Tuesday afternoon in waters off Kua Bay in North Kona, according to the Hawaii County Fire Department.
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A 57-year-old Pahoa man is in police custody Thursday evening following a reported stabbing in Puna that sent a 32-year-old man to an Oahu hospital.
The search for a small boat that reportedly began taking on water Thursday morning miles offshore of Kailua-Kona will continue throughout the night and into Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard tells West Hawaii Today.
The Land Use Commission did not follow state law when it reverted land under a South Kohala development from urban to agriculture, the Hawaii Supreme Court said Tuesday.
Oversight of genetically modified crops in Hawaii remains the state’s kuleana, a federal judge ruled Wednesday when invalidating Hawaii County’s law restricting the use of transgenic plants.
Thanksgiving is a time to gather, share a big meal and reflect on blessings.
Another West Hawaii water system is looking to alternative energy to cut the costs of pumping fresh water from deep in the island.
A 26-year-old Naalehu man accused of possessing scores of marijuana plants and 52 pounds of dried marijuana entered not guilty pleas to a half-dozen felony charges on Wednesday in 3rd Circuit Court.
A Waikoloa man is has been charged with 15 offenses in connection with an affray in Waikoloa early Monday that sent two men to the hospital, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
A former county councilman has lost his civil lawsuit against the county.
HONOLULU — Officials on Hawaii’s Big Island will hold inaugural ceremonies for incoming members of the Hawaii County Council.
Missing Big Island extended furlough inmate Coburn Kaimiola Jr. has been returned to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
The remainder of Pahoa Village Road reopened at noon Wednesday in time for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said.
Extended furlough inmate Tasha Gardner failed to report for her scheduled check in Tuesday at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center and the Hawaii Police Department was notified, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
A Kona man is facing felony charges after he was arrested for beating his dog in a car Monday in Kealakekua.