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Police say a 66-year-old Kailua-Kona man is in critical condition at The Queens Medical Center in Honolulu after a moped crash Saturday in Kailua-Kona.
KAILUA-KONA An Oahu man has been indicted on sex assault and kidnapping charges stemming from a December 2013 incident on the Big Island.
Hamakua Councilwoman Valerie Poindexter said Monday she plans to move to Roanoke, Virginia, with her family, but she will finish her council term first.
A calm, if breezy, Christmas is expected on the Big Island, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
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.
Although the Maunakea Access Road has reopened, some tour companies have decided to wait and see what happens this week before resuming summit tours.
First responders and civilians, including family and friends, searched for a missing 6-year-old boy in the Keaukaha area of Hilo for a fourth day Monday.
HONOLULU A former Hawaii governor on Monday called for long-shot presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard to resign from Congress after she voted present on two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
HONOLULU (AP) New U.S. Navy contracting terms have resulted in a pullout by a major contractor that is expected to result in the loss of hundreds of jobs at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, officials said.
Hawaii Island police continue to ask for the publics assistance in the search for Benjamin Benny Rapoza, a missing 6-year-old Hilo boy.
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.
A 55-year-old homeless Puna man accused of the Dec. 4 beating death of an acclaimed artist has been indicted by a Hilo grand jury.
Legislation passed by lawmakers earlier this year that decriminalizes the possession of three grams or less of marijuana and allows such past possessions to be expunged from criminal records will take effect early next year.
KAILUA-KONA A teen accused of sexually assaulting an elderly woman at a South Kohala campground this summer has been found fit to stand trial.
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.
The Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency is taking the next steps for a new bus hub in Pahoa and will seek additional funding for the project from the County Council.
Although Big Island Dairy has satisfactorily completed all closure requirements set forth in an agreement with the state Department of Health, others have shown interest in the Ookala property for future dairy operations.
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.
Police have arrested and charged two Honokaa women with drug and firearms offenses after officers allegedly smelled marijuana in a car at a DUI roadblock in Waimea.
Police arrested a 32-year-old man wanted for the arson last month of a vacation rental home on Pukeawe Circle in Volcano Golf and Country Club subdivision in Volcano.
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