A less aggressive strain of rapid ohia death, Ceratocystis huliohia, was recently detected in a single tree on private property in East Maui, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources said Tuesday.
HONOLULU A 51-year-old Kona woman accused of using bitcoin to try to hire a hit man on the internet to kill her husband remains in custody at the Federal Detention Center in Honolulu, pending arrangements by federal court officials for her release.
Police said Tuesday a man who died after being struck Friday by a pickup truck will be added to the years traffic fatality totals, but another who died in May of a heart attack that resulted in a single-vehicle crash will be subtracted.
With drums, dance, laughs and lei, dozens gathered Tuesday morning at the University of Hawaii at Hilo for kipaepae ceremonies to celebrate the arrival of new Chancellor Bonnie Irwin and bid farewell to Interim Chancellor Marcia Sakai.
State Rep. Joy San Buenaventura of Puna said Tuesday civil assets forfeiture reform legislation she sponsored is in response to “innocent people whose property was seized because of legalized theft by the government.”