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Top story: The Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency is taking the next step for a new bus hub in Pahoa.
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HILO A 21-year-old Mountain View man police say was the driver of a Honda Civic that an officer fired a shot at on Nov. 19 in Glenwood has waived his right to the remainder of a preliminary hearing that started last week.
KAILUA-KONA A man whose alleged threats triggered a six-hour standoff with police in Kalaoa in October has been deemed unfit to proceed in an earlier, unrelated case, and committed to the Hawaii State Hospital.
KAILUA-KONA Kukila Lincoln has big plans for his football career, and on Wednesday he took one step closer to playing the sport professionally.
Hawai Island Police arrested and charged the suspect wanted in connection with an arson investigation that occurred on Nov. 17 in the Volcano Golf & Country Club subdivision, in Volcano.
Due to the high wind warning expected at 6 p.m. tonight, the Mass Transit Agency is cancelling the Hele-On route 7:15 p.m. Hilo to South Kohala and the 11:05 p.m. return tonight.
KAILUA-KONA Hawaii Island Police have arrested and charged two Honokaa women with drug and firearms offenses stemming from an investigation that was initiated Thursday evening in Waimea.
HONOLULU Longshot presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard is facing some heat in her heavily Democratic home state of Hawaii for voting present on two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
HILO After more than five months of waiting, the impasse at Maunakea Access Road has seemingly broken, with Gov. David Ige on Thursday reopening the road and withdrawing law enforcement from the mountain.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, a 2020 presidential candidate, broke with most members of her party Wednesday and voted present on the two articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
KAILUA-KONA A 24-year-old Pennsylvania man arrested Wednesday in Kailua-Kona in connection with vandalizing a California synagogue will be extradited back to the Golden State.
HILO A program aimed at keeping frequent 911 callers in their homes and out of the emergency room received a shot in the arm Wednesday, with a $125,000 grant from the West Hawaii Community Health Center to the Hawaii Fire Department.