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OHA incumbents face challengers

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

HILO — Two incumbents face challengers in the final two races for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs on the Nov. 8 general election ballot.

  1. | Posted: Oct 19 2016 - 11:09am

    MAHUKONA — The search for missing fisherman Charles Locklar continued Tuesday, but to no avail.

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

    KAILUA-KONA — Movies, they say, are an escape from reality. But just as the 2016 presidential race has invaded every other part of American life, so too has it invaded our cinemas.

  3. | Posted: Oct 19 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — On Monday, the Big Island Drug Court building was more a reunion of long-lost family members than a graduation of probationers.

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

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The U.S. Air Force is spending nearly $1 billion to build a radar installation that will help keep astronauts and satellites safe by tracking pieces of space junk as small as a baseball. That is, if global warming doesn’t get in the way.

  5. | Posted: Oct 19 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Less than three weeks after a crash in Honalo killed a 23-year-old man, a second driver, 24, was hospitalized after a witness said he crashed into the same utility pole, downing the pole and snarling traffic in the area.

  6. | Posted: Oct 18 2016 - 11:19am

    WASHINGTON — Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get a 0.3 percent increase in monthly benefits next year, the fifth year in a row that older Americans will have to settle for historically low raises. The adjustment adds up to a monthly increase of less than $4 a month for an average recipient.

  7. Posted: Oct 18 2016 - 11:13am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi’s trial (all times local):

  8. | Posted: Oct 18 2016 - 10:28am

    HONALO — A road closure along Mamalahoa Highway near St. Paul Road is rerouting traffic away from the highway.

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

    KAILUA-KONA — A former South Kohala patrolman alleged to have struck and killed a bicyclist while on duty more than 19 months ago will make his initial court appearance Wednesday.

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

    HILO — After years of struggling to fill county boards and commissions, Mayor Billy Kenoi’s administration this week has sent 10 nominees to the County Council for confirmation.

  11. | Posted: Oct 18 2016 - 8:33pm

    HILO — The start of witness testimony in the Thirty Meter Telescope contested case will be Thursday.

  12. | Posted: Oct 18 2016 - 12:05am

    A jury was seated Monday in the trial of Mayor Billy Kenoi, clearing the way for opening arguments that will start today in Hilo Circuit Court.

  13. | Posted: Oct 18 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — A former police officer was found dead on Sunday, two days before he was scheduled to change his plea in an assault case.

  14. | Posted: Oct 18 2016 - 10:53am

    The Kilauea volcano lava lake has burped fresh lava onto the floor of the Halemaumau crater for the first time since spring, 2015.

  15. | Posted: Oct 18 2016 - 12:05am

    MAHUKONA — Charles Locklar and his uncle, Jesse Sparks, abandoned ship in the waters off Lapakahi State Park during the last hours of daylight Saturday.