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Throughout next week, Hawaii police officers will take a break from Serve and Protect to just serving food.
KAILUA-KONA Police on Friday identified the pedestrian killed in an early Thursday hit-and-run collision in Kailua Village.
A woman who was killed in a traffic collision Wednesday on Highway 130 has been identified.
A pay plan for firefighters that includes raises as well as bonuses and other perks could be on shaky ground, with Mayor Harry Kim opposed and the County Council offering only tepid support.
Twelve homeless people sheltering in Mooheau Park were moved to shelters following a deep clean of the parks facilities.
University of Hawaii at Hilo pharmacy students will have a new home in the fall.
KAILUA-KONA Staff shortages in the county Department of Environmental Management forced the closure Friday of two transfer stations in Kona, an issue thats repeatedly plagued the department in recent months.
HONOLULU The public defender who was instrumental in uncovering allegations that a Hawaii law enforcement power couple conspired to frame a relative for a mailbox theft testified Friday he was suspicious about how easily it appeared to be removed in surveillance footage.
KAILUA-KONA A contractor has been hired to repair the Kona Community Aquatic Center, but county officials say the county pool facility will remain closed through the summer.
HONOLULU An ex-Honolulu prosecutor testified Thursday that his former supervisor assigned him her uncles criminal case without telling them they were related and at odds over money.
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