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KEALAKEKUA Brian Lee Smith was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole on Wednesday for second-degree murder in the 2018 shooting death of Thomas Ballesteros Jr.
HONOLULU Superintendent Christina Kishimoto, after hearing that Roundup was being used on some campuses, sent a memo Tuesday to all principals stressing that herbicides are banned at Hawaii public schools.
KEALAKEKUA – The jury returned guilty verdicts Tuesday in the trial against Wesley Samoa, Natisha Tautalatasi and Lama Lauvao charged in the Sept. 17 beating of hotel security guard John Kanui.
KAILUA-KONA Kailua-Konas first medical marijuana dispensary opens this weekend, providing patients here a legal avenue for obtaining their medicine.
KAILUA-KONA Police have arrested a 21-year-old Kailua-Kona man wanted for questioning as part of an attempted murder investigation.
HONOLULU If U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbards somewhat obscure presidential campaign is ever going to catch fire, this week may be the time.
HILO Twenty bills might be on the chopping block after Gov. David Ige revealed Monday which of them he is considering vetoing.
KAILUA-KONA Big Island police are asking for the publics help locating a 21-year-old man wanted in connection with a reported shooting early Friday in Waimea.
HONOLULU A decades-long study has revealed that Hawaii leads the world in modern extinctions of plant species.
KAILUA-KONA Old Kona Airport Park will be closed Tuesday morning to treat the Hawaii County recreation area for fire ants.
KAWAIHAE Its back.
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