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HILO A Maunakea observatory has discovered four mysterious objects at the center of the galaxy that defy previous classifications.
KAILUA-KONA Hawaiian monk seal RA20 has been making her presence in Big Island waters known as of recent, hauling out at a variety of spots in West Hawaii, including in the heart of Kailua Village.
HONOLULU A man shot and killed two police officers Sunday as they responded to a home in a leafy neighborhood beneath the rim of a famed volcanic crater near Waikiki Beach, authorities said.
HAGATNA, Guam Scientists in Guam are trying to determine how to remove a man-made underwater mountain built out of vehicle tires 50 years ago.
HONOLULU Hawaiis governor says two police officers have died after a shooting in Honolulu on Sunday.
HILO The working poor and schoolchildren are left stranded. Bus schedules are inconsistent and would-be riders waiting at bus stops often dont know when a route has been canceled.
HONOLULU Hawaiian Electric announced Friday that it experienced a 21% jump in solar generation capacity last year, its largest-ever annual increase for the five isles it has served since 2005.
HILO The third and final phase of the Mohouli Heights Senior Neighborhood in Hilo is nearly finished, months ahead of schedule.
KAILUA-KONA A fifth accomplice was sentenced Friday to six years in jail for her role in assisting Justin Waiki after the July 2018 murder of Hawaii County Police Officer Bronson Kaliloa.
KAILUA-KONA The first graduate this year from a Jail Diversion program that offers offenders a new path in life was praised for his success in following through with the plan.
Man charged for robbing tourists
HONOLULU The family of a 5-year-old boy who died on a kayaking excursion filed a lawsuit against the school that conducted the trip.
HILO A fast-tracked bill to buy land owned by a distant relative of Puna Councilwoman Ashley Kierkiewicz is raising questions after her relationship was disclosed when the County Council was asked to approve a $1.45 million appropriation for the purchase and construction of a bus depot there.
KAILUA-KONA The West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery Association received a generous donation from the estate of Dr. Earl Bakken earlier this month.
HONOLULU Months of frustration on the part of Native Hawaiian activists at Maunakea, Kahuku and Waimanalo coalesced in a passionate rally at the state Capitol on Wednesday for the opening day of the 2020 Legislature, but key lawmakers said they were unclear about the rallys message.
HONOLULU Reports of a ghost net floating off the coast of Hawaii have mariners, pilots and residents on the lookout for the large array of netting that poses a threat to sea life.