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Guy Cruz and his ‘golden voice’ dies at 49

| | Sep 26 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

HILO — One of Hawaii’s most beloved music families lost a second member of the ohana in the same week — and a third this year.

  1. | Posted: Sep 19 2016 - 12:05am

    An elderly Puna woman is suing Hawaiian Airlines and a Puna company that contracts baggage handling and wheelchair service, alleging she was taken for a rough ride by a porter at Hilo International Airport.

  2. | Posted: Sep 19 2016 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — The bomb that rocked a New York City neighborhood known for its vibrant arts scene and large gay community contained residue of an explosive often used for target practice that can be picked up in many sporting goods stores, a federal law enforcement official said Sunday, as authorities tried to unravel who planted the device and why.

  3. Posted: Sep 19 2016 - 12:05am

    Authorities call NYC explosion a bombing, say motive unknown

  4. | Posted: Sep 19 2016 - 12:05am

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A man in a private security uniform stabbed nine people at a Minnesota shopping mall, reportedly asking one victim if they were Muslim before an off-duty police officer shot and killed him in an attack the Islamic State group claimed as its own.

  5. | Posted: Sep 18 2016 - 8:04pm

    HONOLULU — Stacy Lenze is on the front lines of the opioid addiction epidemic in Honolulu.

  6. | Posted: Sep 18 2016 - 8:02pm

    The Portuguese Cultural and Education Center plans to begin courting major donors in addition to seeking donations from the general public.

  7. | Posted: Sep 18 2016 - 12:05am

    PAHALA — The screech of steel on steel echoed through the cavernous Ka‘u gym Saturday, as contractors worked overtime to meet an Oct. 4 deadline.

  8. | Posted: Sep 18 2016 - 12:05am

    OOKALA — Ookala residents are cleaning out from severe mudslides and flash flooding that occurred Wednesday evening.

  9. | Posted: Sep 18 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Cheers erupted from a crowd of dozens at Kona Commons Saturday morning as a team of athletes from Special Olympics West Hawaii tugged and pulled a 36,000-pound touring bus 30 feet across the parking lot, kicking off the 2016 Bus-A-Move Muscle Throwdown.

  10. | Posted: Sep 18 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Suicide is a bigger problem in paradise than one might expect.

  11. | Posted: Sep 17 2016 - 9:43pm

    HONOLULU — United States District Judge Derrick K. Watson Friday sentenced George Lindell, 68, and Holly Hoaeae, 41, both formerly of Maui, to 210 months and 120 months imprisonment, respectively, for their involvement in operating an extensive Ponzi scheme in which 166 individuals were induced to invest over $26 million dollars.

  12. | Posted: Sep 17 2016 - 9:42am

    The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted” highlights a 39-year-old man wanted for escape, 55-year-old man wanted for questioning in an arson investigation and a 36-year-old man wanted for abuse.

  13. | Posted: Sep 17 2016 - 9:42am

    GEOLOGIST SEAMOUNTS — The turquoise waters became darker and darker, and squiggly glow-in-dark marine creatures began to glide past in the inky depths like ghosts.

  14. | Posted: Sep 17 2016 - 9:41am

    KAILUA-KONA — The NextEra deal is dead, and one looming question presides over its demise: What comes next for Hawaii, a state that has set the most ambitious renewable energy goals in the nation?

  15. | Posted: Sep 17 2016 - 9:41am

    KEAUHOU — They came from places as far as Okinawa, Japan, Oregon and California and as near as their own backyard to dance at the 34th Annual Kupuna Hula Festival.