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.
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A Captain Cook man is facing a litany of charges after police connected him to several vehicle break-ins in North Kona.
A breakout from the June 27 lava flow has resumed its advance, Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Monday.
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.
When Richard Stevens looks at a trail, he doesn’t see a path over rock. Instead, he sees a web of life.
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.
The unseasonably dry weather that’s plagued East Hawaii since the start of the year took a hiatus Saturday — in a big way.
Big Island police Saturday charged one person and released three others in connection with a fatal stabbing Tuesday in Hilo.
The Hawaii County Fire Department used a helicopter Saturday morning to rescue a surfer from high waves on Hapuna Beach.
HONOLULU — There’s a lot on the agenda for the first full week of Hawaii’s 2015 legislative session. Lawmakers introduced more than 650 bills in the span of two days. The proposals range from allowing dogs in restaurants to encouraging public participation in government. The first committee hearings on bills will be held this week.
HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. David Ige says he plans to be more aggressive about bringing federal money to Hawaii.
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 — 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.
Two small planes ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii, with one nose-diving before leveling out and drifting down to the water beneath a massive parachute.
CHICAGO — With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation’s most influential pediatricians group says in a new policy.