Laaloa Avenue extension will open for public use at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Hawaii County Department of Public Works.
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HONOLULU — Volunteers are surveying the number of homeless people in Hawaii, counting those living in shelters or on the streets.
The leading edge of a breakout from the June 27 lava flow appeared to be at a standstill Tuesday morning, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.
Insurance reform and roads for Puna, and an international airport for Kona top Mayor Billy Kenoi’s wish list to the state Legislature.
Big ahi are on an unseasonable run off the coast of Hawaii Island, creating a boon for fishermen and consumers alike.
The suspect in the fatal stabbing of a homeless man last week in Hilo will receive a mental examination.
Hawaii Island police have located Kurtistown resident Isaac Kamalii, who is being featured on “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted.”
Hawaii Island police arrested 23 motorists for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant between Jan. 19 and Sunday. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than 21, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
A man accused in a spear-gun attack 19 months ago in lower Puna pleaded no contest Monday to second-degree assault.
A Captain Cook man is facing a litany of charges after police connected him to several vehicle break-ins in North Kona.
Hilo will host the Big Island’s lone public hearing on new rules for the medical use of marijuana. A total of four hearings are planned statewide by the Hawaii Department of Health.
A program that allows neighbors of Puna Geothermal Venture to sell their homes to Hawaii County is on hold, a move that leaves 30 applications in limbo.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige wants to build a better home for the state’s young and elderly. But to do that, the state needs more money.
HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. David Ige says he plans to be more aggressive about bringing federal money to Hawaii.
HONOLULU — Nearly two dozen environmental groups on Monday called on Gov. David Ige to withdraw his nomination of development executive Carleton Ching to lead the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.