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Kim finds evidence gathered not admissible, closing drug case involving officer recommended for firing
KAILUA-KONA Charges in a 2-year-old drug case have been dropped because of officer misconduct, a judge ruled.
HONOLULU An event described as the Super Bowl of astronomy kicks off today in Honolulu as thousands of scientists descend on the Hawaii Convention Center for the biggest meeting of the year for American astronomers.
KAWAIHAE Kawaihae Harbor-North is closed indefinitely following damage caused by high surf that battered west-facing shores over the New Years holiday.
Hawaii officials want to deploy a wasp throughout the state to combat another type of wasp that threatens a species of native trees.
Hawaii County Civil Defense reports a handful of West Hawaii beaches are closed Thursday due to rough ocean conditions and/or debris cleanup.
Scheduled training at Pohakuloa Training Area resumes Jan. 21 with helicopter gunnery and marksmanship work, the U.S. Army announced Wednesday. The day and night training includes the use of small arms and rocket munitions. The training is anticipated to last through Jan. 28.
HONOLULU Hawaiian Telcom painted over an unauthorized mural on one of its buildings by renowned marine artist Robert Wyland.
HILO The finder of a dog tag, lost on a French battlefield during World War II, is searching now for the family of the Hilo man it once belonged to.
The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy medevaced on Wednesday a 69-year-old man from the cruise ship Grand Princess as the ship sailed some 210 miles northwest of Hilo.
KAILUA-KONA A preliminary hearing is set later this month for a 34-year-old man facing a negligent homicide charge stemming from a vehicle-versus-pedestrian crash on New Years Day in South Kohala.