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KAILUA-KONA A hearing to set the minimum prison term a Kailua-Kona teen will receive for his role in the 2016 rape of a woman at Old Kona Airport Park has been delayed again.
KEALAKEKUA A Leilani Estates man has been sentenced to serve up to five years in prison for pointing a gun and firing shots at a lava evacuee last year amid Kilauea Volcanos Lower East Rift Zone eruption.
KAILUA-KONA The Department of Land and Natural Resources said Thursday that the State Historic Preservation Division has yet to receive word from the federal government that would allow it to move forward with its review for the proposed Saddle Road extension project.
HILO Had it been the opening of a Broadway play, the reviews would have called it a smash hit, or maybe it would have been referred to as boffo, in the tabloids.
HILO – On the main soccer field Saturday at Hilo Bayfront, the Chicas vintage edition paved its the way to the championship game, and a little while later across the stream the clubs next generation did the same.
A 42-year-old Puna man who was previously involved in a high speed pursuit involving the damage to police vehicles, and the subject of two search warrants involving the Special Response Team, has been arrested for additional offense while out on bail.
HILO Effective Aug. 1, the county will no longer accept construction and demolition debris or grading and grubbing materials at the South Hilo Sanitary Landfill, the Department of Environmental Management announced Wednesday.
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.
Preparing for the 2020 census: People will be able to fill out their forms online for the first time
HILO For the first time, the nations population will be invited to fill out and return their census forms online.
HILO The University of Hawaiis Institute for Astronomy was awarded a contract by NASA to continue to manage its telescope on Maunakea.
KAILUA-KONA Hawaii Island police are still seeking witnesses who were at Manuka State Wayside Park during a shooting involving a Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Ranger.