State lawmakers will delay pay raises for themselves, the governor, and judges, citing economic issues created by the coronavirus pandemic.
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HONOLULU — The U.S. Navy sailor who shot and killed himself at a luxury Hawaii resort was assigned to the Naval Submarine Support Center in Pearl Harbor.
It’s been hot, and it’s been cold.
WAILUKU — A Maui man won’t serve additional jail time for biting another’s man ear.
About 65% of the county’s $590.8 million operating budget goes for salary and wages, a figure that could increase as government negotiators undertake what Human Resources Director William Brilhante calls “the perfect storm” of collective bargaining, with contracts for all 10 of the county’s bargaining units ending June 30.
The Hawaii County Fire Commission Wednesday set aside its March 10 selection of the Big Island’s next fire chief, opting to redo the vote in open session after questions were raised about how the vote was initially cast.
Big Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying four persons of interest for theft and related incidents that occurred at a hotel on Waikoloa Beach Drive in South Kohala.
HONOLULU — Officials are warning people to stay out of the water after sharks were seen eating the carcass of a whale that has washed ashore on an Oahu beach.
Big Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating more than a dozen deep-cycle batteries with an estimated value of $3,900 that were removed from a radio tower in a remote area of Kaʻu during the first week of April.
Editor’s note: Each Wednesday, West Hawaii Today is publishing a story about individuals, groups or organizations that have helped make life better for others in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The victim in a sexual assault that allegedly occurred in Volcano early Sunday morning has filed for a temporary restraining order against the man charged in the case.
HONOLULU — A pilot’s aggressive takeoff led to an aerodynamic stall, causing the 2019 crash of a skydiving plane on Oahu that killed all 11 people on board, government safety investigators have determined.