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A 33-year old Hilo man accused of possessing a loaded handgun and more than 3 grams of methamphetamine when police pulled his car over in the parking lot of a county park is free on reduced bail.
A U.S. District Court complaint accusing a Kona woman of using bitcoin to try to hire a hit man to kill her husband was dismissed after a higher court’s ruling in an unrelated case limited agents’ ability to search electronic devices.
A survey of Hawaii residents indicates a majority think the state government is managing the COVID-19 pandemic well.
The Hawaii Police Department conducted a special private recognition of Police Week on Monday at the Hilo police station because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kapua Kaulia, 37, has attended Hawaii Community College’s Palamanui campus for three years. This week, she will become the first in her family to graduate from college.
With Hawaii’s unemployment rate skyrocketing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of applicants for food stamps also has increased dramatically.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Thursday he’s inclined to extend his “safer-at-home” order through the end of June to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
HONOLULU — The first segment of Honolulu’s $9.2 billion rail line will not be operational until next March, three months later than previously forecast, officials said.
No new cases of COVID-19 were reported today by the state Department of Health, but one was taken off the previous statewide case total, making the count 637.
The American Civil Liberties Union called Hawaii County’s defense of the April removal of a downtown Hilo homeless camp “confusing.”
The state director of Labor and Industrial Relations told the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday that the Unemployment Insurance Division hopes this week to roll out federal jobless benefits for the self-employed and independent contractors who lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A bill creating a structure for a luxury residence tax — with 99% of the targeted property situated in three West Hawaii council districts — easily passed its first hearing Wednesday before the County Council, with one more vote to go before heading to Mayor Harry Kim, who supports it.
Officials suggest COVID-19 testing of air passengers prior to their arrival as condition to restarting tourism
Hawaii’s lieutenant governor and a member of its congressional delegation on Wednesday floated the idea of COVID-19 testing for any arriving air passenger prior to travel as a condition to reopen the tourism industry.
HONOLULU — Some of the state’s hotels say they need more guidance about how to enforce a 14-day quarantine on travelers, including what to do if guests refuse to comply or how to participate if they still use physical keys instead of cards.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the U.S. Geological Survey are seeking community feedback on a series of proposed recovery projects within the park.
During the week of May 6-12, Hawaii Police Department officers arrested 11 people and cited 20 others for violating Gov. David Ige’s emergency stay-at-home order.