Redistricting Commission considers jail and prison populations.
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Should inmates in Big Island correctional facilities be counted at the facility itself or where they usually live when they’re not incarcerated?
Some Big Island residents who are fully inoculated against COVID-19 with a vaccine from Pfizer are now eligible for a booster dose — although the state Department of Health continues to prioritize immunizations for the unvaccinated.
A public meeting Wednesday about the decommissioning of Hoku Ke‘a became a discussion about the relocation of the University of Hawaii’s teaching telescope elsewhere on Maunakea.
Federal authorities have charged a 32-year-old man who allegedly assaulted a flight attendant Thursday morning on a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu to Hilo.
A Hawaii Supreme Court ruling on a subpoena by the attorney general to access bank records of a nonprofit organization opposed to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope has both parties claiming victory.
The state Department of Health today reported 403 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, including 68 new infections on the Big Island.
Neighbors of a Hawaiian Beaches home destroyed Wednesday evening in what authorities think might be an intentionally set fire said there had been suspicious activity at the house prior to the blaze.
Hawaii County is moving forward with plans to construct a 10 million gallon water reservoir to serve coastal areas of South Kohala.
A Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant was “understandably shaken up” but is doing well following an alleged assault by a passenger Thursday aboard a plane bound for the Big Island, President and CEO Peter Ingram said in a memo to employees.
Hawaii County has formed a partnership with the state Department of Education to help alleviate student transportation issues on Hawaii Island caused by a shortage of school bus drivers and routes.
HONOLULU — Guam’s government is appealing a judge’s ruling that removed a barrier to women in the U.S. territory accessing telemedicine abortions.
HONOLULU (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited Hawaii this week as the remains of 68 Korean and six presumed U.S. service members were repatriated during a ceremony at Pearl Harbor.
The Ironman World Championship will be held outside of Hawaii for the first time in its 40-plus history, race officials announced today.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines said Thursday a passenger assaulted one of its flight attendants in an unprovoked attack during a flight.
The state Department of Health today reported 445 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, including 81 new infections on the Big Island.
The Edmund C. Olson Trust has filed a lawsuit against two corporate officers of Tower Development Inc. for pursuing redevelopment projects on Banyan Drive.
A lawsuit demanding that two proposed redevelopment projects on Banyan Drive be halted could disrupt a Friday meeting of the Board of Land and Natural Resources.