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Top Story: The first major storm of the year blankets Mauna Kea with snow and forces closure of the Mauna Kea Access Road.
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Four generations of family of a 71-year-old man who was allegedly beaten and stabbed to death with his own cane by a naked intruder sat in court Friday, some openly sobbing, some cursing softly at the suspect as he was led into and out of the courtroom.
A 34-year-old Pahoa man who abducted his childrens mother, shot a man who was with her, and then held off police with a rifle for several hours before ending the standoff by shooting himself in the face two years ago was acquitted on Jan. 3 of all charges by reason of mental irresponsibility.
Legislation tackling health-care costs, homelessness and cesspools are among six priorities identified by Mayor Harry Kim as the four county mayors head to Honolulu Wednesday to address legislative money committees.
HONOLULU (AP) A company that wants to build a surf park on Oahu says the $72 million facility could include Hawaiis first man-made barreling wave.
Two weeks after Thirty Meter Telescope opponents relinquished control of the Maunakea Access Road, both sides are wondering what the next moves will be.
The new year has brought rain to East Hawaii, as well as windy weather and high surf to most of the Big Island.
A 30-year-old man has been charged in the slaying of a 71-year-old Eden Roc resident.
A state corrections officer pleaded no contest last month to possessing methamphetamine.
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.
HONOLULU Honolulu police officers killed a man they believed was armed during a struggle in a car after they identified him as fugitive, an official said.
Its a new year, but closures of some of the countys solid waste facilities continue to plague the Department of Environmental Management.