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Hilo High School will have a new leader come Tuesday.
From potholes to police actions, Hawaii County paid out more than $104,000 last year in small claims to people saying they suffered damage from something the county did.
Although Gov. David Ige approved the University of Hawaiis new administrative rules governing Maunakea in January, it could still take a year before all of those rules can be implemented
HONOLULU (AP) Possession of small amounts of drugs that are considered dangerous would be decriminalized in Hawaii under a proposed bill, potentially reducing the amount of money spent on enforcement.
Hawaii Island Police are conducting a death investigation after the discovery of a body Friday evening (Feb. 14) at a homeless encampment on the edge of the Wailuku Riverbank in Hilo.
Hawaii Island Police are conducting a Coroners Inquest investigation after the discovery of a body Saturday morning near the Wainaku Scenic Lookout just outside of Hilo.
Police said this morning theyre investigating the discovery Friday night of a body in Hilo.
The Judicial Selection Commission has submitted the names of four nominees for the judicial vacancy in Hilo Circuit Court, a position vacant since the November retirement of Circuit Judge Greg K. Nakamura.
Kulani Correctional Facility and Hawaii Community Correctional Center both have new wardens.
The office of the state attorney general responded late Thursday to a lawsuit by three Native Hawaiians challenging the states jurisdiction over the Maunakea Access Road.
Emergency warning sirens around the Big Island are operational again after nearly 10% were in need of repair last October.
Police seized well over a pound of methamphetamine plus other drugs during a raid Monday on 17th Avenue in Hawaiian Paradise Park.
The father and brother of a Hilo woman originally from Oregon who went missing Sunday near Wainaku Scenic Point have come to the Big Island to help in the search.
A Japanese man who traveled to Hawaii earlier this month has since been diagnosed with COVID-19, the newly identified coronavirus that has infected thousands in China and elsewhere around the world, state health officials confirmed Friday.
After a windy week along the Daniel K. Inouye Highway, the camp at the Maunakea Access Road has incurred ire from, among others, supporters of the Thirty Meter Telescope.
Police have opened a missing persons investigation in connection with two overdue fishermen believed to have been swept into the ocean in Kau.
Police identified a pedestrian who died after being struck by at least three vehicles during Thursdays morning rush hour traffic on Highway 130 near the Keaau Transfer Station as 58-year-old David Foster Perrells, of Pahoa.
Youth mentoring opportunities on the Big Island are being diminished with the closing of Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii Island programs at the end of the month.
A Native Hawaiian advocacy group has sued the state for its management of the land around the Maunakea Access Road.