Merrick Nishimoto leaving as deputy director of the Department of Public Works.
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Lt. Gov. Green said recent uptick in COVID-19 cases the result of ‘people gathering and not being quite safe enough’
Lt. Gov. Josh Green said Monday that the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases in Hawaii reflects increased activity among residents as restrictions are lifted.
The board of directors for Na Leo ‘O Hawaii TV is putting Stacy Higa, its CEO and president, on leave after a former associate alleged in federal court he and Higa were involved in a scheme to fraudulently funnel federal coronavirus relief funds to the Big Island public-access cable TV nonprofit.
Two men from the mainland are being held on suspicion of manslaughter following the death of a 30-year-old man at a Kailua-Kona vacation rental.
The Hawaii Police Department is investigating the theft of an electronic shopping cart Saturday afternoon from a large retail store in Kailua-Kona.
Ten new COVID-19 cases were reported on the Big Island Monday, bringing the total case count to 2,457.
HONOLULU — The city of Honolulu’s former Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act program administrator has pleaded guilty to federal charges including embezzlement and agreeing to a bribe, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s largest labor union has filed a grievance over recent layoffs by the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, which is building a delayed and beleaguered commuter rail line project.
HONOLULU — A former Junior ROTC instructor at a Hawaii high school should remain locked up pending trial because he allegedly sexually abused a student and made video recordings of his abuse, U.S. prosecutors said.
HONOLULU — The Honolulu Police Department has arrested six people and cited 93 over trespassing onto an illegal tourist attraction during a roughly 10-day period earlier this month.
Unable to hold their annual Egg Rush at Old Kona Airport Park because of COVID, Oasis Church held a drive through event Saturday at Kona International Market.
HONOLULU — Republican state Sen. Kurt Fevella organized a protest along a highway in Hawaii against a proposed 9-acre solar farm on property owned by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.