A judge Thursday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to exempt state employees and contractors from county and state laws banning aerial hunting.
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The Hawaii County Council voted 5-4 Wednesday to appeal a federal judge’s ruling striking a law that restricts genetically modified crops on the island.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Supreme Court will be hearing oral arguments in a state Republican representative’s lawsuit challenging the gay marriage law.
HONOLULU — A federal grand jury in Hawaii has indicted the president of a telecommunications company on charges that he illegally used $4 million in corporation money over a decade and underreported his income tax.
Hawaii Public Radio is nearing its goal of erecting a transmitter and tower at Kulani Cone on the slopes of Mauna Loa to broadcast its second programming stream, KAHU-FM, also known as HPR-2, to East Hawaii.
The Hawaii State Department of Health has installed three temporary particulate monitors to measure and inform residents on the Big Island of the air quality levels from the lava flow from Kilauea volcano. Two monitors are currently located in Pahoa and one in Leilani Estates.
BUTTE, Montana — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found.
HONOLULU — The Hawaiian Homes Commission has approved changes to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands’ month-to-month land leasing program with the intent of making lease processes more transparent and fair.
Big Island police are investigating a robbery of a convenience store on Kekela Street in Hilo.
Laaloa Beach Park, also known as Magic Sands, reopened Thursday morning, a day after the popular Kona park was closed because a 12-foot tiger shark was spotted about 20 feet offshore, Hawaii County Fire Department Battalion Chief Gerald Kosaki said.
Hawaii County Fire Department rescue personnel have recovered what they believe to be the body of a missing 13-year-old boy who went cliff diving on Sunday near Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.
The Hawaii State Judiciary and Department of Accounting and General Services unveiled preliminary design concepts Tuesday of the proposed $90 million Kona Judiciary Complex slated for a 10-acre parcel in Keahuolu, North Kona.
The June 27 lava flow advanced about 290 yards between Tuesday morning and Wednesday afternoon and could reach the Pahoa Village Road-Highway 130 intersection in less than a week, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira said Wednesday.
The first shops began to shutter, while many others prepared to follow suit, Tuesday at Pahoa Marketplace as the June 27 lava flow continued its approach less than a mile away.
Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that closed down one lane of a busy Puna highway during the afternoon rush hour Tuesday.