Ron Ingrahm, 67, is believed to be the man who made a mayday call early Thursday reporting that his small boat was taking on water miles offshore of Kailua-Kona, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday afternoon.
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La Kuokoa, or Hawaiian Independence Day, was celebrated on Friday in Kona.
Hawaii County Civil Defense officials continue to monitor a breakout from the June 27 lava flow that is now within 3 miles of Apaa Street in Pahoa.
Hawaii Island police have released 57-year-old Daniel Holland of Pahoa, who was arrested Thursday in connection with a reported stabbing in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Puna.
A Puna man was arrested this week and charged with arson and other offenses in connection with a domestic dispute.
A Puna man has been charged in connection with a burglary committed in June.
HONOLULU — A state employee faces a January trial on charges of stealing state money while working for Gov. Neil Abercrombie.
A 52-year-old Kailua-Kona man apparently drowned Tuesday afternoon in waters within Kua Bay in North Kona, according to the Hawaii County Fire Department.
HONOLULU — State Senate President Donna Mercado Kim is questioning a decision by the state’s information technology office to suddenly fire 11 employees.
The holiday season officially is here, and that means a plethora of parades, starting with the Lehua Jaycees’ 29th annual Hilo Holiday Parade at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in Hilo.
Human-induced changes to Earth’s carbon cycle, such as rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and ocean acidification, have been observed for decades. However, a study published this week in Science showed human activities, in particular industrial and agricultural processes, have also had significant impacts on the upper ocean nitrogen cycle, according to The School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Giant helpings from the heart were served at Jackie Rey’s Ohana Grill Thursday.
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 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.