Gilbert Acosta named 2020 Special Olympics Outstanding male athlete of the Year.
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Waimea resident Gilbert Acosta was recently honored as the 2020 Special Olympics Hawaii Outstanding State Male Athlete of the Year.
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HONOLULU — A Hawaii state judge has issued a ruling requiring Honolulu taxpayers to pay the legal defense costs of the city’s former police chief, who was convicted in a federal criminal corruption and fraud case.
Hawaii Island hospitals could begin administering the COVID-19 vaccine as early as next week, officials said Monday afternoon, hours after the arrival of the first doses on Oahu.
Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for suspected drunken driving Dec. 7 and Sunday. Three of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes.
Hawaii Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 33-year-old Waimea man who has been missing for nearly two months.
State health officials reported 15 new cases of COVID-19 were Monday on Hawaii Island, bringing the island’s total case count to 1,733.
An employee at the Hale Kaulike Courthouse in Hilo has tested positive for COVID-19, the Hawaii State Judiciary announced Monday.
Oracle Corp. co-founder Larry Ellison said he has moved his primary residence to Hawaii, becoming the latest Silicon Valley executive to depart the state where they built their fortunes.
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