Visitor arrivals and spending have been slowly improving across the state and even reached record highs, according to the latest reports from the Hawaii Tourism Authority.
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The dispute over whether Environmental Management Director Bobby Jean Leithead Todd is qualified for her position returns to a 3rd Circuit courtroom next month.
A military exercise appears to be the cause of several loud booms that rattled buildings across the Big Island on Friday.
Hawaii County’s Highway Maintenance Division is scheduled to resurface Mamalahoa Highway starting Monday.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife is implementing phase two of ungulate control programs in the Puuwaawaa Forest Reserve.
HONOLULU — A lawmaker from the Big Island wants to hold Hawaii’s Chief Elections Officer Scott Nago accountable for voting problems that she says denied residents of her district the right to vote.
HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are considering whether it makes sense to get out of some requirements of the federal Affordable Care Act so that they can make substantial changes to the state’s troubled health insurance exchange.
West Hawaii residents are spending 25 cents less per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline than they were at the start of the year, AAA and gasbuddy.com data shows.
The older of two brothers who perished in a house fire Thursday in Holualoa apparently died while trying to save his younger sibling.
A breakout from the June 27 lava flow remains at a standstill Friday morning, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.
Giving international travelers one last chance to spend money before they leave Hawaii, state Rep. Cindy Evans is proposing slot machines for international departure areas of airports.
Two boys are dead after an early morning fire that destroyed a home in Holualoa on Thursday.
A Hawaii Police Department sergeant in charge of traffic enforcement in West Hawaii is facing domestic abuse charges.
A female detainee escaped from a holding area at the Kona Courthouse on Thursday, prompting Deputy Sheriffs to chase the shackled woman through the parking lot before they captured her a few minutes later.
H awi resident Lisa Denning had a rare close encounter with one of Hawaii’s lesser-known whales — an extreme diver that’s known to plummet to depths seven times deeper than the more familiar humpback whale.