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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.
More than 100 passengers were greeted with cheers and songs Sunday morning after disembarking Southwest Airlines first flight from Honolulu to Hilo.
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.
A chemical analysis of lava samples taken during the 2018 Kilauea eruption confirmed theories that the eruption drew from magma deeper than previous eruptions.
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.
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.
The third and final phase of the Mohouli Heights Senior Neighborhood in Hilo is nearly finished, months ahead of schedule.
KAILUA-KONA The West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery Association received a generous donation from the estate of Dr. Earl Bakken earlier this month.
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.
Although East Hawaii is known for its prodigious rainfall, 2019 will be remembered as a year in which rain reigned in West Hawaii, especially in the Kona coffee belt.