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Accessed on 18 October 2019, 1525 UTC, Post 19700.
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New federal legislation introduced this week would require all new cars to be equipped with advanced alcohol detection technology that would be able detect whether a driver is drunk.
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Hawaii Island and the island chain can expect a wetter-than-average rainy season.
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WAILUKU, Maui (AP) A defendant on trial for killing a Hawaii man with a machete called the victim and his companion demons before he attacked, a witness testified.
Indoor amusement facilities such as fitness and martial arts centers, pool halls and game rooms will be allowed in commercial and industrial zones under changes the County Council approved Wednesday.
A 62-year-old Mountain View man authorities say ran an unlicensed medical marijuana dispensary told potential jurors Wednesday he is being prosecuted for providing sick people with an “uninterrupted supply” of medical-grade cannabis for “compassionate use” — something he said the state failed to do when it passed a medical cannabis law in 2000.
Police are seeking help with locating two individuals reported missing in separate incidents.
Police say two people were arrested after an investigation of business and vehicle break-ins between Oct. 5-10 in the vicinity of Holomua and Makaala streets in Hilos Kanoelehua Industrial Area.
A blessing ceremony was conducted Wednesday for the new — and long-awaited — Kuawa Street ball fields.
A new resolution proposed by members of the University of Hawaii Board of Regents would establish deadlines for the decommissioning of several Maunakea telescopes and set groundwork for future educational programs on the mountain.
The Big Island is officially facing a climate crisis, according to a resolution unanimously passed Wednesday by the Hawaii County Council.
A brief look at other news from throughout the state.
HONOLULU — A retired Honolulu police chief convicted of conspiracy in Hawaii’s biggest corruption case wants a divorce from his wife and co-defendant, a former deputy city prosecutor.
KAILUA-KONA Jury trial for three people accused of aiding cop killer Justin Waiki entered its third week on Tuesday.
A Hilo grand jury indicted a 34-year-old Hilo man with several charges for the alleged May 8 home invasion of a Puna house owned by a police officer.
The mother of an minor girl is suing the state Department of Human Services, alleging her daughter was sexually abused while in a foster home.
The old Hilo Memorial Hospital has a new purpose: helping homeless men.
Hawaii County Council members appeared pleased with the current state of the Kilauea recovery after an update provided Tuesday to the Committee on Governmental Relations and Economic Development.
The county Department of Parks and Recreation has closed Spencer Beach Park in North Kohala. The closure is necessary to protect individuals from swarming bees after a large keawe tree collapsed in the park.
Hawaii Island is moving toward banning county-applied herbicides on parks and roadsides.