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Former Big Island resident Liahona Olayan impressed “American Idol” judges after performing a solo and duet on Monday night’s show.
Mark Van Pernis was called rude, crusty, insulting, confrontational and condescending, among other adjectives, during a grueling three-hour Tuesday evening session of a County Council panel that ended with a recommendation to not immediately remove him from the powerful Leeward Planning Commission.
The county Parks and Recreation Department on Tuesday announced the reopening of its open-air covered play courts in Pahoa, Panaewa and Waimea.
The county will spend nearly $6 million in federal funds on six low-income housing projects this year, according to an action plan presented to a County Council committee.
A 23-year-old Kurtistown man appeared Tuesday in Hilo Circuit Court after being arrested Monday on an extradition complaint alleging he’s wanted in Pennsylvania on multiple counts of sexual assault.
Hawaii County Council members were lukewarm Tuesday about a proposal to investigate ways to manage home insurance rates in Lava Zones 1 and 2.
During the week of March 29-April 4, Hawaii Island police arrested 29 motorists for DUI. Six of the drivers were involved traffic accidents; none were younger than 21.
The 3rd Circuit Court is seeking applications for independent grand jury counsel for Hilo and Kona. The compensation shall be as provided by law.
Kamehameha Schools and Kaunamano Farm donated a total of $10,000 to ‘Iolani Palace as part of a fundraiser in support of the ongoing operations of the historic landmark that has been severely impacted by the downturn of tourism as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Honolulu police fatally shoot 16-year-old during car chase
As the county grapples with a pandemic economy, closure of the Hilo landfill and loss of overseas markets for recyclables, there are more general priorities than specific recommendations in a 395-page 10-year solid waste plan slated for consideration by the County Council.
More than 5,100 people received a COVID-19 vaccine Saturday at a mass vaccination clinic hosted by Hilo Medical Center.
Unrestricted interisland travel could still be months away as COVID-19 cases mount on neighbor islands.
The board of directors of the East Hawaii Cultural Center filed a lawsuit in Hilo Circuit Court asking that a judge remove five trustees of an endowment trust set up in 2009.
Puna Geothermal Venture will host a virtual community meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 14.
A 42-year-old Volcano man faces firearms, theft and drug charges after an incident Friday in Glenwood.
Police report that 13-year-old Chanel Cumlat-Lewis, reported as a runaway last month, was located in Puna in good health on Saturday.
Police have initiated an attempted murder investigation following an incident early Saturday morning in Ocean View.
HONOLULU — A new study from the University of Hawaii’s School of Architecture offers detailed short- and long-term design alterations that could help the state combat the effects of climate change.
A County Council subcommittee searching for a county auditor has narrowed the list to two mainland candidates.