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PUU WAAWAA Nene wandered, honked and flew around the 55-acre enclosure at Puu Waawaa Forest Reserve as volunteers planted, watered, weeded, collected native seeds and created trails at the dryland forest for Mondays Kaiser Permanentes annual Day of Service.
HILO The vice chairman of the state Senate Committee on Agriculture and Environment said Monday the state is lacking in a genuine commitment in supporting agriculture.
HONOLULU An Oahu handyman with a history of run-ins with police and neighbors faced eviction when he stabbed a woman and killed two officers before the house he and two women were believed to be inside burned, authorities and neighbors said.
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.