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KAILUA-KONA The 26-year-old woman bitten by a shark Tuesday in Kealakekua Bay has been released from the hospital in good condition, a Kona Community Hospital spokeswoman said Friday.
KEALAKEKUA A 38-year-old man responsible for an islandwide crime spree on Wednesday made two court appearances Friday morning.
HILO In a 5-0 vote, the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled Friday the state hasnt properly managed ceded lands at Pohakuloa leased to the Army for military training.
KAILUA-KONA Kaiser Health Foundation is asking a federal judge to block The Queens Health Systems from directly billing its members until the court renders a decision on Kaisers allegations of unfair billing practices.
HILO An overflow crowd of about 200 people packed a Hilo courtroom and an adjacent hallway as nine kupuna were arraigned this morning on charges they obstructed Maunakea Access Road on July 17 to prevent construction vehicles and workers from scaling Maunakea to build the Thirty Meter Telescope.
LIHUE Hawaii officials are seeking the best way to remove a horse carcass thats lodged in beach rocks, a report said.
HONOLULU Repairs to the USS Arizona Memorial in Honolulu are progressing, but officials have not yet set a date to reopen the tourist attraction.
HONOLULU Seven people were taken to the hospital Thursday after smoke filled the cabin of a Hawaiian Airlines flight from California to Hawaii.
MAUNAKEA The Hawaii Police Department commander in charge of the stepped-up traffic enforcement on Daniel K. Inouye Highway near Maunakea Access Road said authorities probably shouldve started it a lot sooner.
HILO A study of public and commercial tour capacity on Maunakea is proceeding, even though tourism on the mountain has been at a standstill for more than a month.
KAILUA-KONA The organizers of the annual Hawaii Island Festival of Birds have announced the cancellation of this years event, citing difficulty accessing forest reserves around Maunakea.
KAILUA-KONA – A 38-year-old man faces 39 charges in connection to a crime spree Wednesday that spanned East and West Hawaii.
KAILUA-KONA Deniz Tek was driving home with his wife Wednesday night, heading northbound on Palani Road around 10:15 p.m., when they came upon a single-vehicle wreck about a half mile south of Hina Lani Street.