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The owners of a downtown Hilo property that has become a homeless encampment have accrued nearly $200,000 in fines after failing to remove illegal structures for the better part of a year.
HOLUALOA A man is in police custody in the wake of crime spree that reportedly began Wednesday in Hilo, involved gunshots fired at a Kailua-Kona shopping center and the response of the police departments Special Response Team to a Holualoa home.
KEALAKEKUA BAY Adventures in Paradise guide Lalu Gardner was taking a group out on a morning kayak tour of Kealakekua Bay on Tuesday when he heard a blood-curdling scream.
The mother of a 21-year-old Waimea woman killed Sept. 2, 2017, in a fiery traffic collision between a sport-utility vehicle and a Hawaii Gas propane tanker in Honomu has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the victims companion, who was driving the SUV.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has cleared or reduced the debts of nearly 40 Kilauea eruption victims who had previously been told to return federal disaster relief payments.
Police have increased the issuing of citations on vehicles traveling or parked near Maunakea Access Road on the Daniel K. Inouye Highway.
Hilo Sen. Lorraine Inouye urged Gov. David Ige in a letter to uphold the law and move forward with the Thirty Meter Telescope project despite the current standoff on Maunakea Access Road.
Big Island beekeepers are buzzing.
New black sand beaches have formed near Kapoho, created by the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano in lower Puna.