HONOLULU — A Hawaii County law restricting genetically engineered crops is invalid, a federal judge said in an order issued Wednesday.
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Missing Big Island extended furlough inmate Coburn Kaimiola Jr. has been returned to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
The remainder of Pahoa Village Road will reopen at noon Wednesday in time for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira says.
Extended furlough inmate Tasha Gardner failed to report for her scheduled check in Tuesday at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center and the Hawaii Police Department was notified, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
A Kona man is facing felony charges after he was arrested for beating his dog in a car Monday in Kealakekua.
A breakout from the June 27 lava flow remains within 3.2 miles of Apaa Street in Pahoa, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said shortly before noon Wednesday.
Responding to public opposition, the state Department of Health dramatically watered down its proposed rules phasing out cesspools, but it’s unknown if Gov. Neil Abercrombie will sign the package before he leaves office Monday.
A strong flow of recovery and reconstruction supplies through Hilo Harbor kept Young Brothers shipping totals on the rise at that port, even as other maritime entry points around the neighbor islands saw cargo volume slip 2.1 percent in the third quarter.
No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck early Wednesday in waters off Indonesia.
A Waikoloa man is in police custody in connection with an affray in Waikoloa early Monday that sent two men to the hospital.
DETROIT — A dispute between U.S. safety regulators and air bag maker Takata Corp. escalated Wednesday when the government threatened fines and legal action unless the company admits that driver’s air bag inflators are defective and agrees to a nationwide recall.
Area artists, cultural advisers and students collaborated to create a large-scale, outdoor mural focusing on the Hawaiian lyrics, stories of place, cultural and historical heritage of Keauhou.
The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Office of Consumer Protection on Tuesday warned Hawaii residents to protect themselves as they gear up for the holiday shopping season.
Eight applications have been submitted by qualifying organizations and state and county agencies seeking federal reimbursement for protective actions taken or planned in response to the June 27 lava flow ahead of the Dec. 3 deadline.
Matson Navigation Co. is increasing its Guam and Micronesia service container rates effective Jan. 25, 2015.