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KAILUA-KONA The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration Thursday for failing to protect cauliflower coral around the Hawaiian Islands, the agency said in a news release.
KAILUA-KONA The science department at Hawaii Community College Palamanui is about to take a giant leap forward with the creation of a physics lab on campus.
KAILUA-KONA A man who allegedly threatened to kill his ex-wife and blow up his Ahulani Street residence triggered a nearly six-hour standoff between the suspect and police on Thursday in North Kona.
KAILUA-KONA If spectator Sandy Vincent tried what she saw on Thursday, the law would come down on her.
KAILUA-KONA Big Island police Thursday charged a 31-year-old Puna man with assault, terroristic threatening and other offenses following a reported shooting Monday at a residence in Hawaiian Paradise Park.
WAILUKU Hawaii will consider whether to restrict access to a nature reserve where rock-climbing activities are threatening native plant species, officials said.
KAILUA-KONA A nearly six-hour standoff between a barricaded man and police ended peacefully Thursday afternoon.
Police: 4,632 citations issued, 46 arrested amid stepped-up traffic enforcement near Maunakea Access Road
KAILUA-KONA Stepped-up traffic enforcement efforts on Daniel K. Inouye Highway near Maunakea Access Road continues amid the Thirty Meter Telescope protest.
KAILUA-KONA A Circuit Court judge last week verbally issued a second order to show cause to the warden of Hawaii Community Correctional Center for not transporting defendants to the Keahuolu Courthouse for scheduled proceedings.
HILO Armed with a letter from county Corporation Counsel Joe Kamelamela, an oral assurance from the state attorney general and his own understanding of the law based on readings provided by the state Office of Disciplinary Counsel, county Prosecuting Attorney Mitch Roth told the Board of Ethics on Wednesday hes confident there would be no conflict of interest if he prosecuted protesters arrested on Maunakea.
KAILUA-KONA Kona Patrol Officer Travis Wong was honored by the Kona Crime Prevention Committee as the October Officer of the Month at their monthly luncheon on Wednesday.
HONOLULU Honolulus airport ranked the third worst in North America for customer satisfaction and the second worst among large airports in annual survey of air passengers.
HILO After a meeting between Thirty Meter Telescope opponents and Mayor Harry Kim at the Maunakea Access Road on Monday, neither side has any intention of backing down.
HILO As more money pumps into county road projects, thanks in part to a 161% increase in the fuel tax rate since 2017, the county is having trouble spending it fast enough.
KAILUA-KONA Big Island police have cited three triathletes and responded to two crashes involving cyclists ahead of the Ironman World Championship.