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Accessed on 10 January 2020, 1420 UTC, Post 20105.
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KAILUA-KONA The undermining of the seawall on Alii Drive at Oneo bay where the latest sinkhole appears has been a problem for over a decade.
HILO Two weeks after Thirty Meter Telescope opponents relinquished control of the Maunakea Access Road, both sides are wondering what the next moves will be.
HILO A state corrections officer pleaded no contest last month to possessing methamphetamine.
1917 begins with two young British soldiers asleep under a tree and in a minute or two you realize you are watching one long tracking shot with no edits as they wake up and make their way to their commander for instructions, played well by Colin Firth.
HILO Its a new year, but closures of some of the countys solid waste facilities continue to plague the Department of Environmental Management.
Hawaii Island Police are asking for the publics assistance in identifying two persons of interest for identity theft and fraudulent use of a credit card that occurred in Hilo after they were caught on video surveillance. The investigation stems from the theft of a wallet from a motor vehicle in August 2019.
On Friday January 3, Hawaii Island Police Detectives charged a 34-year-old Puna man with various offenses after evading police on an unlicensed motorcycle. After conferring with prosecutors, Christopher K. Lucrisia was charged with felony Resisting an Order to Stop, Resisting Arrest, Defacing Serial Numbers on a Motor Vehicle, No Motor Vehicle Insurance, Driving without a Driver License, third-degree Promoting a Dangerous Drug, fourth-degree Theft, and Habitual Property Crime offender.
HILO Voluntary housing buyouts will be a priority for a portion of federal funding the county is set to receive for recovery efforts related to the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano in lower Puna.