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The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, CALEA, will visit Hawaii Island as part of re-accreditation process for the Hawaii Police Department.
KAILUA-KONA Honolulu prosecutors are now handling the case of an 18-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a 78-year-old woman at a county campground in South Kohala.
A 22-year-old Pahoa man is being charged in connection with two separate burglaries from a charter school in Puna.
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— One might assume that better weather conditions during the summer make the roads safer, but it’s actually the opposite.
The University of Hawaiis administration asked the UH Board of Regents to consider approving the latest draft of proposed administrative rules that will govern public and commercial activities on UH-managed lands on Maunakea, according to an announcement Friday from UH.
Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope wave signs Friday along Kamehameha Avenue near the King Kamehameha statue in Hilo.
Less than halfway into July, records — mostly for heat — have been falling on a near-daily basis somewhere in Hawaii.
Hawaii County is working to improve streetlights around the Big Island.
During the week of July 1-7, Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for DUI. Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Two of the drivers were under the age of 21.
NEW YORK — They literally don’t see it coming.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Anticipating the U.S. Supreme Court might end mandatory union fees for public employees, some labor-friendly states enacted laws last year to protect membership rolls while unions redoubled their recruitment efforts.
A brief look at other news from throughout the state.
Police say a body was found off Bayfront Highway in Hilo Thursday morning.
Hawaii was ranked among the worst states for businesses, according to scorecard on state economic climates published this week by CNBC.
KAILUA-KONA Prosecutors are seeking relief from the Hawaii Supreme Court in the case of four of the seven defendants accused of aiding accused cop killer Justin Waiki.
The county will be closing Waipio Valley Road to all but residents and farmers for general maintenance every third Wednesday of the month for the foreseeable future.
The University of Hawaiis Institute for Astronomy was awarded a contract by NASA to continue to manage its telescope on Maunakea.
HONOLULU Intense turbulence struck an Air Canada flight to Australia on Thursday and sent unbuckled passengers flying into the ceiling, forcing the plane to land in Hawaii.
Legislation recently signed by Gov. David Ige aims to address agricultural theft and vandalism on Hawaii Island and Maui.
For the first time, the nations population will be invited to fill out and return their census forms online.
convicted ex-prosecutor part ways
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