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KAILUA-KONA The parents of a 3-year-old who died in 2017 while in foster care are suing the state, Catholic Charities, the caregivers and others for the wrongful death of their son.
During the week of March 25-April 3, Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for DUI. Six of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident and one was younger than 21.
KAILUA-KONA Two years into a 10-year rest period at the Kaupulehu Marine Reserve on the North Kona coast of Hawaii Island, fish populations are starting to bounce back, according to a release issued by the Nature Conservancy (TNC) Wednesday.
The Hilo transfer station will open at normal hours today after closing Friday afternoon due to a vehicle wreck.
The National Park Service is investigating a theft of government property that occurred within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park about a year-and-a-half ago.
Affordable housing units are being planned for Pahoa.
KAILUA-KONA The Charter Commission afforded West Hawaii residents a platform Wednesday to make their voices heard on potential amendments to the countys foundational document.
Long-abandoned plans to build a three-story building at the Hilo Farmers Market have been formally scrapped.
KEALAKEKUA A scheduled preliminary hearing for a Kailua-Kona man charged in connection to a shooting last month was continued to later this month.
KAILUA-KONA Blackstone Group, which last year agreed to buy Mauis Grand Wailea for a reported $1.1 billion, said Thursday that it has acquired the Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehamehas Kona Beach Hotel.
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