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The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday a plan that will provide full benefits for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, often referred to as food stamps, for the month of February if the government shut down, now in its third week, continues.
Police are seeking leads on a missing 15-year-old Hilo girl last seen Nov. 28 in Hilo during the early evening.
KAILUA-KONA — A Kailua-Kona woman was indicted on a charge connected to an attempted child abduction last August at an elementary school.
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Preliminary hearings are scheduled for 2 p.m. this afternoon for a man and woman arrested Friday after police executed a search warrant on a Fern Forest subdivision residence.
Police identified a 64-year-old Hilo man who died early Saturday morning after being in police custody as Colin Miller.
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed against Big Island Dairy that alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act.
Squatters, homeless, vacation rentals, taxes and an emergency relief package in the wake of last year’s volcanic eruption top the priority list Mayor Harry Kim is presenting to the state Legislature this year.
County officials shot down a bill that would require the county to establish a plan to control feral animals and waste at county facilities.
The Department of Public Safety said the old county jail is slated to be demolished soon.
HONOLULU — A tugboat was searching Tuesday for crew members who weren’t rescued when the ship they were on caught fire while transporting automobiles from Japan to Hawaii.