Police write 540 tickets-arrest three on DKI Highway

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Police write 540 tickets, arrest three on DKI Highway

Police said that between Oct. 3-9, stepped-up enforcement on Daniel K. Inouye Highway (Highway 200) near the protester blockade on Maunakea Access Road resulted in 540 traffic citations and three suspects arrested for three offenses.

Flags to fly at half-staff for former Maui council chair

At the request of Maui Mayor Michael Victorino, Gov. David Ige has ordered the U.S. flag and Hawaii state flag be flown at half-staff at the state Capitol and all state offices and agencies as well and Hawaii National Guard on ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Sunday, Oct. 13, and Friday, Oct. 18, until sunset.

Army rescues man from mountain

KAILUA-KONA — A mix of light snow and rain was falling Thursday evening high on the slopes of Maunakea when a U.S. Army helicopter spotted a lost and cold mountain biker as daylight faded.

Maunakea VIS face-lift complete

A million-dollar renovation at the Maunakea Visitor Information Station has been completed for months now, but nobody has been able to experience it yet.

THINK Fund surpases 100-scholarship milestone

A fund established by the Thirty Meter Telescope that awards scholarships to Big Island science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, students has granted more than 100 scholarships during the past four years.

Army helicopter rescues mountain biker on Maunakea

A 53-year-old visitor from Europe who rode a mountain bike from Holualoa to Maunakea was rescued from the 12,000-foot level of the the northeast side of the mountain late Thursday afternoon or early Thursday evening by an Army Black Hawk helicopter.

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