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KAILUA-KONA He was the master of mahimahi, the man many in the aquaculture community knew as the go-to when it came to rearing any impossible-to-raise fish.
HONOLULU The U.S. stock market had a record bull run in 2019.
HILO The wheels on the bus arent going round the island as frequently as before, as the county Mass Transit Agency struggles with a shortage of Hele-On buses to cover all the routes.
HILO Mark LeRoy periodically stretched his legs as he stood Monday outside of a meeting room at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel.
HILO An adult and three children clinging to an overturned kayak were rescued Monday morning in waters off Puako Beach Drive in South Kohala.
Big Island Police are requesting the publics assistance in locating 33-year-old Joseph Augustino Narzisi, who is wanted for escape.
Big Island Police are asking for the publics help in locating two individuals wanted for questioning in a criminal investigation.
KAILUA-KONA Charges in a 2-year-old drug case have been dropped because of officer misconduct, a judge ruled.
HILO A ban on the countys use of herbicides isnt a sure thing quite yet.
HILO The Big Islands shortage of affordable housing is reaching the crisis stage, says a County Council member sponsoring a nonbinding resolution pushing for the creation of an affordable housing fund.
HILO The family of a Hilo soldier, whose long-lost World War II dog tag was found on a French battlefield, has been located.
HILO A recently announced conservation easement will protect hundreds of acres of agricultural and culturally significant lands in Kau in perpetuity.
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.
KAILUA-KONA A South Kona man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after his flight from police earlier this year resulted in a traffic crash that killed a 22-year-old woman in Ohio.
KAWAIHAE Kawaihae Harbor-North is closed indefinitely following damage caused by high surf that battered west-facing shores over the New Years holiday.
Hawaii County Civil Defense reports all beach parks are open Friday morning with the exception of Spencer Park and Ohaiula Beach, which is scheduled to reopen at 2 p.m.
KAILUA-KONA Proceedings have resumed in the case of two Puna women accused of murder in the 2018 death of a 6-year-old boy at a Kealakehe apartment complex.
HONOLULU With sightseers hoping to get a birds-eye view of flowing lava, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in 2018 was the most popular site in the country for commercial air tours of national parks.
KAILUA-KONA Big Island police received nearly 100 calls regarding fireworks 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.
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