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KEALAKEKUA Brian Lee Smith was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the 2018 shooting death of Thomas Ballesteros Jr.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami has named the first storm of the 2019 Pacific hurricane season.
The U.S. Department of Transportation will award four airports in Hawaii a total of $10,055,250 to purchase aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicles, reconstruct taxiways and install runway lighting, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, a member of the Senate Appropriations and Commerce, Science and Transportation Committees, announced Monday.
KAILUA-KONA Kailua-Konas first medical marijuana dispensary opens this weekend.
A 36-year-old Hilo man is hospitalized in serious condition and a woman with a lengthy criminal history is in police custody after an early morning shooting Tuesday in Keaukahas Hawaiian Homes neighborhood.
A fire that damaged vehicles outside a Hilo business Monday night is being investigated as arson after the vehicles and business were found burgled.
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