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A midday Monday incident in Hawaiian Paradise Park involving police, a low-flying county helicopter and numerous sounds that neighbors construed as gunfire have some nearby residents in shock and wondering why police didnt notify them about what had occurred.
The Hawaii Supreme Court has vacated the conviction of a man accused of vandalizing the statue of King Kamehameha the Great on the Hilo Bayfront during the Labor Day 2015 weekend.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo is seeking from the Legislature this year funds for eight full-time equivalent positions and operating funds to support educational and cultural programming at Halepohaku, the Maunakea Visitor Information Station and Imiloa Astronomy Center.
HONOLULU A panel of Hawaii lawmakers on Monday passed a resolution calling for the governor to convene a Native Hawaiian reconciliation commission, a step that comes after protests blocking the construction of one of the worlds largest telescopes.
As children born after the release of the iPhone enter their teens, more and more studies suggest that too much screen time is harmful for developing children even as kids are spending more time on their phones than ever.
Police have identified the 31-year-old North Kohala man who died after his motorcycle sideswiped a pickup truck early this morning on Queen Kaahumanu Highway (Route 19) in North Kona as Ira Michael De Mattos.
Responders are working to re-float and move the 63-foot fishing vessel Midway Island, which is currently aground north of Hilo.
Police say a 31-year-old North Kohala man died after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck early this morning on Queen Kaahumanu Highway, .1 mile north of the 79-mile marker in North Kona.