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Top Story: Hawaii County officials are skeptical about a bill giving counties responsibility to care for Historic State Lands.
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Delays in getting archaeological plan reviews from the State Historic Preservation Division have added years to the construction of Hawaii County projects, but county planning officials are skeptical a bill currently making its way through the Legislature is the answer.
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A 24-year-old woman originally from Oregon who went missing Sunday near the Wainaku Scenic Point apparently had been on the Big Island a few months.
Prosecutors have re-filed charges against a 32-year-old Kailua-Kona man accused of assaulting a Hawaii Police Department officer last spring in what was deemed a racially motivated attack.
For 20 years, Tommy Kahikina Ching has been on a mission to feed the hungry on our island.
A U.S. senator has requested federal assistance to manage an invasive insect that has devastated thousands of acres of pasture land on the Big Island.
HONOLULU Honolulu requested proposals from private organizations interested in providing managed, fee-based access to its famed Haiku Stairs.
Police are investigating possible DUI charges against UFC Hall of Fame former two-division champion BJ Penn of Hilo.
Police are looking for a 24-year-old Oregon woman who was reported missing.
Hilo Medical Center is hoping to expand its Hawaii Pacific Oncology Center and construct a rural and telehealth center in an effort to offer more care closer to home.
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay will be rebranded as an Outrigger Resort later this spring.
Candidates are coming forward to fill the upcoming void in the Office of the County Prosecutor that will be left as Prosecutor Mitch Roth is running for mayor.
The state Department of Healths Office of Environmental Quality Control has found no significant environmental impacts will arise from the development of a proposed rock quarry near the Hilo landfill.
A particularly vigorous thunderstorm moving off shore brought a spectacular lightning show to East Hawaii skies Monday night.
During the week of Feb. 2-9, Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for DUI. Four of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. None of the drivers were younger than 21.
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.
Lawmakers debate child care and early learning goals
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.
Police are asking for the publics assistance in identifying the suspect in a vandalism incident that took place Dec. 5 at the Cooper Center in Volcano.
Police are seeking assistance in identifying the a suspect wanted for questioning in the robbery last month of a Pahoa convenience store.
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