Mayor Billy Kenoi has nominated former Hilo County Councilman Donald Ikeda to the Windward Planning Commission.
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A Kona grand jury indicted a 32-year old Paauilo man with habitual drunken driving.
A 13-year-old California girl who alleges she was sexually abused by her stepgrandfather in Hawaiian Acres almost six years ago said it took her years to realize it wasn’t her fault.
Hawaii Island coffee farmers offered split opinions Tuesday afternoon on a pair of resolutions that call on the state Legislature to enact “truth in labeling” laws regarding the labeling of coffee blends.
As the state Department of Health works on the first update to its water quality plan since 1990, most people commenting during a public meeting Tuesday were concerned about a single aspect of the multifaceted plan — the impact of wastewater on water quality and what should be done about it.
WASHINGTON — Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar’s al-Udeid air base in the global war on extremism.
NEW YORK — Investors played it safe on Monday ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting. While large company stocks ended the day little changed, smaller, riskier stocks slumped.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — After a ruinous war, Gaza is rushing back to a veneer of normalcy at astonishing speed. Street cafes and beaches are packed with people until late at night. Families crowd the few public parks. Wedding halls are booked solid.
Kerry: US won’t rule out working with Iran against Islamic State
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico — Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula on Monday that leveled everything from ramshackle homes to luxury hotels and big box stores, leaving entire neighborhoods as disaster zones.
INVERNESS, Fla. — A billboard at the county line advertises home health care services. Local churches try to create a feeling of belonging for elderly members who may be disconnected from family up north. Lawyers and accountants make house calls like doctors. Elderly residents get ferried to stores by a fleet of county minivans.
A Hilo grand jury indicted a former supervisor at the state Department of Human Services for allegedly stealing about $45,000 in public assistance, or welfare, benefits from the office.
The Puna Community Medical Center, potentially threatened by a lava flow approaching Pahoa, was told Monday it will be able to keep its insurance following news reports that its policy was being dropped in November.
A Kona grand jury indicted a 44-year-old Mountain View man for the death of a Kona woman in a bizarre traffic crash more than 2 1/2 years ago in Kailua-Kona.
The lava flow approaching Pahoa advanced about 300 yards into the northwest section of Kaohe Homesteads on Monday.