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Sentencing is set for early June for a woman accused of aiding accused cop-killer Justin Waiki following the fatal shooting of a Hawaii Police Department officer in July 2018.
Little is known about the second death of a Hawaii resident from the COVID-19 coronavirus.
The numbers of first-time Big Island unemployment claims filings have skyrocketed in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic.
Arraignment and plea hearings for two Kona men accused of illegally harvesting aquarium fish offshore of Kawaihae in February have been rescheduled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s state government is attempting to determine how to make more workers productive amid prohibitions on less essential work that cannot be done during the coronavirus outbreak.
HONOLULU — A school on Hawaii island has distributed laptops to students who need the computers to take part in online education during the coronavirus outbreak.
Wednesday had the largest number of new COVID-19 cases reported in Hawaii over a one-day period, and Gov. David Ige said the pandemic “has turned our community upside down and is forever altering the way that we once lived.”
More than 230 vehicles, many with individuals from multiple families, made their way through The Food Basket’s first Ohana Drop last week in Pahala.
Mayor Harry Kim issued his third Supplementary Emergency Proclamation late Wednesday, suspending the ban on single-use plastic bags, among other actions.
197 inmates tagged for release: HCCC awaits Supreme Court ruling for largest inmate release in the state
Hawaii Community Correctional Center, frequently the state’s most crowded jail, is also the one that will release the most inmates under a plan being worked out between the state Public Defender’s Office and county prosecutors.
A 53-year-old Puna man has been charged with attempted murder, terroristic threatening, abuse and other charges stemming from a domestic incident Monday in Orchidland Estates.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii man accused of killing his girlfriend and their infant son had an initial hearing at the Honolulu Police Department headquarters.
HONOLULU — Hawaiian Electric Company Inc. has proposed using giant batteries manufactured by auto maker Tesla Inc. to provide energy to Oahu’s power grid.
Counsel for a 19-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a septuagenarian last summer at a Kawaihae campground is seeking “emergency and humanitarian release” for his client due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The first COVID-19-related death in Hawaii is that of an elderly Oahu man who tested positive for the coronavirus after being hospitalized, authorities revealed Tuesday during a statewide media conference.