Volunteers plant native saplings at veterans cemetery.
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The number of nonresident military families and students to be extracted from population counts before state House and Senate seats are allocated to islands is down significantly from the 2010 census, a factor that could affect the distribution of legislative seats for the coming decade.
Gov. David Ige said Tuesday it’s not yet time to roll back government-imposed coronavirus-related restrictions on restaurants and other businesses.
The chairman of the Hawaii Restaurant Association said it’s time for Gov. David Ige and the counties’ mayors to lift restrictions on the state’s eateries and retail outlets.
HONOLULU — A judge began hearing from witnesses Tuesday to determine whether there is probable cause for murder and attempted murder charges against three Honolulu police officers in a shooting that killed a 16-year-old Micronesian boy.
Big Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 31-year-old Bronson Rodney Amaral, who should be considered armed and dangerous.
The state Department of Health Tuesday alerted residents and visitors that Johnson &Johnson Consumer Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of five Neutrogena and Aveeno aerosol sunscreen product lines.
As storm clouds drifted away, Kahu Kimo Awai blessed the front entrance of the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens while keiki watched with bated breath.
Areas of East Hawaii, Hamakua and North Kohala continue to lead the island in the percentage of the population vaccinated for COVID-19.
A Kailua-Kona woman faces up to five years behind bars when sentenced this fall after meting a plea deal with prosecutors that dropped attempted murder charges stemming from a June 2020 traffic collision.
Felicia weakened to a tropical storm Monday morning some 1,445 miles east of Hilo.
The U.S. Army reported Monday a brush fire that charred more than 2,000 acres on Maunakea’s western flank was more than 90% contained.
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