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A 66-year-old Hilo man arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of DUI and first-degree negligent homicide following a traffic collision that killed a bicyclist on Kaumana Drive has a prior conviction for DUI.
Police assigned to the Thirty Meter Telescope protester blockade and encampment on Maunakea Access Road issued 358 traffic citations and arrested two suspects on Daniel K. Inouye Highway for six offenses from the period between Oct. 31-Nov. 6, police said Thursday.
A woman rescued Thursday from the rocky coastline north of Hilo near Onomea four days after her kayak sank on Sunday is fortunate she carried a whistle.
KAILUA-KONA Guilty verdicts were handed down Thursday for three defendants accused of aiding cop killer Justin Waiki following a six-week trial.
MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land with pristine white sand beaches that are teeming with life.
The Hawaii Fire Department rescued a woman from the Onomea shoreline this morning who apparently had been stranded there for four days after her kayak sank on Sunday.
After eight hours of impassioned opposition from community members, the University of Hawaii Board of Regents ultimately voted Wednesday to amend and approve a draft of administrative rules governing Maunakea.
HONOLULU A settlement was reached in a deadly Honolulu high-rise fire, although the amounts to be paid by insurance companies to plaintiffs remains confidential.
KAILUA-KONA Mayor Harry Kim remains steadfast in his commitment to finding a way forward as the standoff over the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea continues.