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HILO The group behind the Thirty Meter Telescope plans to apply for a permit to build on the Canary Islands, its second choice for the project after Maunakea.
HILO Police arrested a 26-year-old Pahoa man on suspicion of second-degree murder after his uncles body was found with apparent injuries to his head and body early Monday morning in the middle of Highway 137 in lower Puna.
HONOLULU Tropical Depression Flossie maintained its strength Monday as it moved closer to the islands.
— Mazda believes that the ideal driving position can create more exhilarating driving experiences, add comfort and help improve driver safety.
KAILUA-KONA Its a day filled with excitement, anticipation, apprehension and a few fears and tears.
HILO Five hundred new Dell desktop computers with the latest Windows 10 software are heading to county offices, if the County Council approves a modernization plan proposed by the administration.
KAILUA-KONA The Office of Environmental Quality Control has received a draft analysis for the countys planned emergency shelter and an affordable rental project in Kailua-Kona.
KAILUA-KONA The countys Planning Department said it will release a draft of the general plan, which is used to guide land use and development on the island, this Friday.
Hawaii Police Detectives charged two people with an Ocean View burglary.
Hawaii Island Police have arrested a Pahoa man in connection with a body found on the roadway in Puna today.
HILO Elections are more than a year away and for some senators three years away but that hasnt kept state lawmakers from holding fundraisers during the legislative session and collecting money from the very people who are trying to influence their votes.
KAILUA-KONA Two properties on Honokaas main street have been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.
KAILUA-KONA A larger Safeway being built as part of the Niumalu Marketplace is on track to open up in summer 2020, the projects developers said Wednesday.
Photos by HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald.
KEALAKEKUA The trial for a 21-year-old man accused of manslaughter and negligent homicide in the death of a Hawaii Fire Department captain has been pushed back.
The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the publics help in identifying anyone who may have information about the cause of three suspicious fires that occurred Wednesday.
WAIKOLOA VILLAGE With vertical construction at Waikoloa Plaza planned to get underway soon, developers anticipate the new shopping center will be able to offer the community shopping and dining by fall of next year.
HILO The University of Hawaii Board of Regents approved Friday the formation of a Maunakea Governance Task Group after a protracted public hearing.
HILO Big Island tour companies are increasingly learning not to put all their eggs in one basket, as even temporary closures of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the Maunakea summit play havoc with tour groups plans.
Rainfall associated with Tropical Storm Erick continued throughout Friday as the cyclone passed south of Hawaii Island on Friday, and Tropical Storm Flossie crossed into the Central Pacific.
KEALAKEKUA A motion for a new trial in the case of three individuals found guilty in the September 2018 beating of a hotel security guard was denied Friday in Circuit Court.
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