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In a replay of a 2014 West Hawaii council race, a powerful Honolulu pro-construction political action committee has targeted a sitting councilwoman by standing up a well-financed challenger in an attempt to unseat her.
A Kona Circuit Court judge on Wednesday severed the case of two Puna women accused of murder in the 2018 death of a 6-year-old boy at a Kealakehe apartment complex. Supervised release was also granted to one of the defendants.
Mayor Harry Kim’s reelection campaign is getting by with a little help from his friends. And his employees.
Hawaii Community College — Palamanui graduated 102 students this school year, with associate degrees and certificates in Hawaiian studies, natural science, culinary arts and other academic programs. But due to COVID-19, the in-person commencement ceremony that traditionally occurs in May was canceled.
HONOLULU — United Airlines has announced that it will increase flights next month as it resumes service on more than 25 international routes and begins gearing business toward leisure air traffic because of the pandemic.
Ho’ola Na Pua hosted Thursday peaceful protests in Honolulu and Hilo to raise awareness about the issue of child sex trafficking in Hawaii on “World Day Against Trafficking in Persons.”
Accessibility improvements for Laaloa Beach Park, also known as Magic Sands Beach Park, are one step closer to reality.
A 38-year-old Kailua-Kona man Thursday pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and other charges filed connection with a June 21 crash in Ka‘u that killed a 31-year-old woman.
A Utah couple was charged by police on Thursday in Hilo for violating the state’s 14-day quarantine order.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues to warn consumers and health care professionals not to use certain alcohol-based hand sanitizers due to the dangerous presence of methanol, or wood alcohol — a substance often used to create fuel and antifreeze that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin as well as life-threatening when ingested.
HONOLULU — A sailing crew embarked from Honolulu on a mission to locate and recover the boat of Paralympian who died during a solo attempt to row from California to Hawaii.
Hawaii health officials Friday reported 123 new cases of COVID-19 as the state’s total case count topped 2,100.
The cause of a Thursday afternoon brush fire that broke out along Highway 11 in Puna remains under investigation.