Hawaii police find more than three pounds of methamphetamine and other drugs at a Hilo home.
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A Hilo man is facing an array of drug offenses after police reportedly turned up a litany of illicit drugs, including more than three pounds of methamphetamine and lesser amounts of fentanyl, cocaine and marijuana during the execution of a search warrant last week at a Hilo home.
Hawaii students are not learning enough about money, according to a Hawaii County Council resolution to be introduced this week.
Police towing fewer cars under ‘Aliyah’s Law’: Author of 2012 ordinance questions implementation; mayor wants law ‘applied more’ for DUIs
The author of Aliyah’s Law, a Hawaii County ordinance enacted in 2012 that allows police to order a vehicle towed at the driver’s expense, is questioning the implementation of the law named after Aliyah Braden, a 17-month-old toddler killed in fatal 2009 drunken driving crash.
Hawaii Community Correctional Center is in its fourth month of a COVID-19 lockdown which includes a halt to transportation of inmates for court hearings.
All signs are pointing toward a worsening COVID-19 surge in Hawaii, according to statistical models.
The Hawaii Police Department’s Community Policing Unit was called to Costco Friday, not for a crime but to collect non-perishable food for The Food Basket, Hawaii Island’s lone food bank.
HONOLULU — A police captain on the Hawaii island of Kauai has filed a lawsuit alleging his police chief discriminated against him for being Japanese American, including an episode when the chief squinted his eyes, bowed repeatedly and said he couldn’t trust Japanese people.
The Hawaii Police Department will ramp up enforcement over Labor Day weekend in an effort to clamp down on illegal gatherings that could further the spread of COVID-19.
Although the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands had planned a sweep of individuals who continue to occupy the area around the Maunakea Access Road, three Hawaii lawmakers have formally asked the department chair to explore possibilities that would permit the protesters to remain on the mountain.
Police, Mothers Against Drunk Driving and family members who have lost loved ones to drunken drivers spread the message to drive sober this holiday weekend during a Friday afternoon sign waving event on Kuakini Highway.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health experts and medical groups are pushing to stamp out the growing use of a decades-old parasite drug to treat COVID-19, warning that it can cause harmful side effects and that there’s little evidence it helps.
HONOLULU — President Joe Biden’s appointment of two Native Hawaiians to the U.S. Department of the Interior could influence federal policy for Hawaii’s Indigenous people and other Pacific Islanders.
The Big Island’s COVID-19 case tally neared 8,000 Friday with 131 new coronavirus cases reported on the state’s southernmost island.
The Delta variant now accounts for nearly all COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, according to a new variant report issued by the state Department of Health.