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Hawaii County prosecutors will have to wait a couple more months before they can move into their new home at the West Hawaii Civic Center.
A group of about 45 volunteers from all over the Big Island converged on Honokohau Harbor on Saturday in an effort to help beautiful Hawaii.
BOISE, Idaho Police say the mother of two missing kids has been found in Hawaii along with her new husband, but theres still no sign of the children in the cross-country investigation that includes several mysterious deaths.
Three organizations Tawhiri Power, Hu Honua Bioenergy and Puna Pono Alliance have filed motions to intervene in a docket before the state Public Utilities Commission regarding an amended and restated power purchase agreement between Hawaiian Electric and Puna Geothermal Venture.
HONOLULU Hawaii lawmakers have proposed initiatives to help reduce the number of traffic-related fatalities after transportation officials confirmed more than 100 deaths in the last year.
Special Olympics West Hawaii honored athletes, individuals and organizations Saturday during the organizations annual Sports Sign Ups and Recognition Luncheon at Kahaluu Beach Park.
When lifesaving equipment like Jaws of Life extrication tools are donated to the Hawaii Fire Department but then sit months in a warehouse until the paperwork is completed and the donation is formally accepted by the County Council, something needs to change.
North Hawaii Community Hospital will quadruple its emergency room size with the opening of the new facility on Wednesday.
HONOLULU The Honolulu Medical Examiners Office has identified the remains of two people found in a burnt-out home where a man allegedly shot and killed two Honolulu police officers and attacked a neighbor before setting the house ablaze last weekend.
HONOLULU Residents have been allowed to return to their homes following a suspected landlord-tenant dispute where two police officers were fatally shot and two others died. A fire that followed last Sunday violence destroyed seven homes.
HONOLULU More than 300 students, professors and others have attended the first free Hawaiian language class offered on the University of Hawaii Manoa campus on Oahu, student leaders said.
More than a month after the Hawaii County Council rejected a $10 million deal with the state to reimburse police costs related to the standoff at Maunakea Access Road, a new agreement has still not been finalized.