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In our main story, all former employees of a Hilo physician raided by police in 2018 have pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges.
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HILO All four former employees of a Hilo physician raided by authorities in October 2018 for overprescription and illegal distribution of opioid prescription painkillers and other narcotics have pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges in the case.
HILO It appears the wetter-than-average rainy season for Hawaii Island has arrived at least in some areas.
WAIMEA Scott Presler wants to help turn the blue state of Hawaii red like hot lava.
Around the state: Rare fatal accident reported on Lanai; Man held in death of alleged trespasser in Kalihi
KAILUA-KONA Theres nothing sweeter than when a plan comes together.
HILO Whether the countys short-term vacation rental law is constitutional is beyond the scope of the county Board of Appeals, members said Friday in unanimously voting to deny a Captain Cook homeowners request to take up the issue.
HONOLULU The U.S. Navy is considering a plan to use double-wall tanks to upgrade a fuel storage facility in Honolulu, officials said.
HILO 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.
KAILUA-KONA Hawaii Island police detectives are renewing their request for the publics assistance in locating a 37-year-old Pahoa man who was reported missing.
HONOLULU Plaintiffs and defendants reached a settlement over a deadly Honolulu high-rise fire, although the amounts to be paid by insurance companies remains confidential, attorneys said.
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.