A 46-year-old South Kona woman faces up to 15 years in prison for fatal hit-and-run crash.
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A 46-year-old South Kona woman faces up to 15 years behind bars after a jury found her guilty Wednesday of negligent homicide and leaving the scene of an accident involving death in connection with a July 2018 hit-and-run crash in South Kona that killed a 61-year-old visitor.
Stark philosophical differences among County Council members, coupled with limited funds and a lot of funding requests, led to some tense moments Thursday that threatened to blow up a special session on the budget but ultimately culminated in compromise.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved a request from the state Department of Agriculture to allow the use of a specific fungicide to help coffee growers manage and control the coffee leaf rust, officials said Thursday afternoon.
HONOLULU — A Honolulu police officer was directly behind a car when he fired 10 shots at the back of the driver’s seat during a shooting last month that killed a teen who authorities say was a suspect in a series of violent crimes, according to body camera footage obtained by Hawaii News Now.
HONOLULU — U.S authorities are investigating allegations that a Hawaii-based defense contractor illegally donated $150,000 to the reelection fund of a Maine senator who advocated for an $8 million Navy contract with the company, according to court documents unsealed this week.
Contract negotiations with Waste Management Inc. have already resulted in some savings, a county official told the County Council on Wednesday.
Drought conditions are forecast to worsen over leeward areas of the Big Island as the state heads into the dry season.
The National Weather Service’s Central Pacific Hurricane Warning Center Wednesday predicted a below-average hurricane season this year.