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KAILUA-KONA Hawaii native Bill Coney and his partner Dr. Susanne Otero are on a mission to save the coral reefs in their home state and around the world.
Officials looking at council woman’s husband in relation to alleged assault on another public servant
A retired Hawaii County police detective is under investigation for allegedly assaulting another county official while still a member of the department in the vicinity of a building that houses government offices.
HONOLULU The remote and rugged terrain on the Hawaiian island of Kauai where a sightseeing helicopter crashed, killing all seven people aboard, could make it difficult or even impossible to piece together what led to the wreck.
A 43-year-old Waimea woman was critically injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on the Queen Kaahumanu Highway south of the 77 mile-marker.
Hawaii Countys Disaster Recovery Task Force will begin reviewing proposed strategies related to recovery efforts from the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano at its meeting next month.
KAILUA-KONA The Honokaa Public Library is one of two Hamakua properties nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.
The county is poised to receive $4 million from the Hawaii Housing Finance &Development Corp. to build a road accessing the Kukuiola emergency shelter project and Village 9 affordable rental community project on Kealakehe Parkway.
HONOLULU Tour helicopter operations in Hawaii are under increased scrutiny after a deadly crash this week, one of several recent accidents in the state, with a congressman calling the trips unsafe and lacking proper oversight.
HONOLULU (AP) Honolulu authorities say a pilot mobile homeless center program has seen success after launching multiple inflatable tents at a park on Oahu.
HONOLULU The remains of six people have been found after a helicopter on a tour of one of the most rugged and remote coastlines in Hawaii crashed at the top of a mountain on Kauai, authorities said.
There have been numerous complaints from the public about the illegal use of fireworks well before the permitted hours on New Years Eve.