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NORTH KOHALA Looking mauka up Kohalas leeward slope, its not easy, at first, to picture the dry forest that once dominated this landscape with koaia, iliahi and other native trees and shrubs.
HILO 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.
HILO 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.
HILO 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.
Fire damages park bathroom
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.
KAILUA-KONA The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands this year plans to award handful of vacant lots and start construction on more than a hundred homes for beneficiaries at the Villages of Laiopua in Kealakehe.