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Top Story: A 32-year-old man suspected of arson, kidnapping, and sexual assault appeared in court Monday.
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HILO The 32-year-old suspect in an arson last month of a vacation rental home in the Volcano Golf and Country Club subdivision in Volcano appeared in court Monday for that and several unrelated offenses.
HILO Although the Maunakea Access Road has reopened, some tour companies have decided to wait and see what happens this week before resuming summit tours.
KAILUA-KONA Who does the Salvation Army call when its in need?
KAILUA-KONA A contested hearing over doctors reports regarding the fitness of a man accused of sexually assaulting a minor has been set for late January.
KAILUA-KONA Forty years ago, Norman Sakata took a Kauai-based art program for elementary school students and expanded it into an annual, statewide tradition to promote awareness of blindness and vision impairment.
HILO Hawaii Island continues to lead the state in population growth, but some of the 42 small towns that dot the island have seen population drop, according to detailed estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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.