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Hundreds braved the brutal midday sun Tuesday, holding signs, waving and chanting adjacent to Waiakea Center in Hilo while passing drivers on Kanoelehua Avenue sounded their horns almost incessantly.
Victory is all but assured for three Hawaii Island incumbents, despite what seems a renewed interest in politics, with lots of candidates competing for office this election.
An environmental court judge on Tuesday issued fines to one of two people charged for allegedly illegally collecting 550 aquarium fish earlier this year off South Kohala.
A manager of Volcano Golf and Country Club allegedly vowed to bulldoze the entire property rather than return it to its lessor, Kamehameha Schools.
Walt Southward, a retired public relations consultant and newspaperman who worked for the former Hilo Tribune-Herald and Honolulu Advertiser died Sunday in Hilo. He was 83.
During the week of May 25-31, Hawaii Island police arrested 15 motorists for DUI. Four of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents and one was younger than 21.
Police are seeking for the public’s assistance to find a missing 17-year-old boy.
Police have found missing teen Kailey Puanani Doll in good health Monday in Hilo.
HONOLULU — Two members of the Honolulu Police Commission resigned after voicing frustration about the limited power the commission has to oversee the police department and its chief.
The Daniel K. Inouye Highway has reopened after a traffic crash this morning in Hilo that left one person dead.
The state Department of Health reports one new COVID-19 case in Hawaii today, with the statewide case number now at 653.
Police say Daniel K. Inouye Highway is closed in both directions between the 8- and 9-mile markers near Kaumana Drive above Hilo because of a traffic collision.
The state Supreme Court is seeking attorney and non-attorney applicants to fill six positions on the Disciplinary Board.
A preliminary hearing is set for today for a 61-year-old man accused of attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his wife Saturday.
The state Public Utilities Commission will conduct an emergency investigation into Young Brothers’ financial condition after the interisland shipper notified the state it needed millions in funding to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
More East Hawaii businesses reopened their doors Monday after more than two months of closure because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A University of Hawaii economist predicts that by 2022, tens of thousands of Hawaii residents will leave to seek employment elsewhere because of the effect COVID-19 has had on the state’s economy.
Gov. David Ige said Monday he hopes his decision to end on June 16 the 14-day mandatory quarantine currently in effect for interisland travelers will help restart the kamaaina tourism economy.
Gov. David Ige this afternoon announced the lifting of the mandatory 14-day quarantine on interisland travelers in Hawaii, effective June 16.
The state Department of Health reports three no new COVID-19 cases in Hawaii today, with the statewide case number remaining at 652.
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