Police say a Kona rancher chased down a man suspected of burglarizing his barn Sunday and detained him for police after receiving leads over social media.
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A County Council committee reached an agreement on a proposed bill that’s being touted as a way to encourage truth in labeling on coffee packages here.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed an executive order Wednesday granting Hawaii County its portion of Chain of Craters Road.
When Kristin Drost first came to Kailua-Kona to compete in Ironman, she noticed something that took her by surprise: A place known for hosting a world championship triathlon had no youth clubs for the sport.
The June 27 lava flow remains weak while inflation, a sign of intruding magma, continues at Kilauea.
The state Office of Elections was “absurdly out of touch” with the situation in Puna after Tropical Storm Iselle, state Sen. Russell Ruderman said Tuesday afternoon.
Disability advocates are suing the state Department of Human Services in an attempt to force the agency to provide early treatment in autism cases.
Over the past several days, Deb Wickham has been the unofficial pinniped matriarch in West Hawaii. As the operations manager for Ke Kai Ola, she has been busily overseeing the vital rehabilitative care of two young, malnourished female Hawaiian monk seals.
A 24-year-old Hilo man will be sent back to Florida to face charges he skipped out on probation for armed robbery and grand theft.
The U.S. Coast Guard and Hawaii Fire Department are searching for a 65-year-old man reported missing Wednesday near Pohoiki Bay.
HONOLULU — Attorneys are trying to reach about 1,800 young adults who would be eligible for free educational services that the Hawaii Department of Education failed to provide when they were students.
Fall enrollment at University of Hawaii at Hilo has declined for the second year in a row, despite hopes by administrators that they could maintain last year’s student levels.
HONOLULU — The number of tourists to Hawaii declined 1.3 percent last month from the same period last year to more than 730,000.
HONOLULU — A chemistry professor at the University of Hawaii is suing the school, claiming it breached a condition attached to a $1.2 million grant it accepted for an astrochemistry laboratory.
Centuries before Captain James Cook explored the South Pacific, Polynesian seafarers in canoes crossed vast swaths of water to colonize lonely islands from Samoa and New Zealand all the way to Hawaii. But how they managed such a feat remains something of a mystery.