Stacy Higa pleads guilty in federal court to embezzling, bribery.
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Stacy Higa admitted in federal court Wednesday to embezzling money from two federal programs and using some of it for cosmetic dental surgery and to help fund his 2020 campaign for mayor.
A Maunakea telescope has discovered a distant solar system that could indicate what our own solar system will look like after the Sun dies.
HONOLULU — Redevelopment of state land surrounding Aloha Stadium could start late next year or early 2023, though there is still no timetable for replacing the rusting 46-year-old amphitheater.
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The state Department of Health is requesting public feedback on a plan to remove lead from the soil within Kolekole Beach Park.
An environmental assessment of a flood-control project of the Waiakea and Palai streams in Hilo was released Friday with a finding of no significant impact.
The state Supreme Court on Tuesday denied by a unanimous 5-0 vote a petition by the Office of the Public Defender seeking an order to decrease populations in correctional facilities in an attempt to stem the spread the spread of the novel coronavirus.
On the heels of the governor and Legislature scooping up the counties’ share of a tax on hotels and short-term rentals, County Council members next week will discuss imposing their own.
A wanted 34-year-old Puna man has been apprehended after nearly four years on the run, Hawaii County Prosecutor Kelden Waltjen announced Tuesday.
Hawaii Island police are requesting the public’s assistance for information regarding an agricultural theft that occurred Oct. 7 in Hilo.
Six new COVID-19 cases were reported Tuesday on the Big Island, bringing the total case count to 10,498 since late February 2020.
WAILUKU — The median sales price of a single-family home in Maui County dropped below $1 million last month as people priced out of the market have chosen to pause their home buying.
HONOLULU — Hawaii has not experienced a large spike in evictions despite the expiration of both state and federal moratoriums meant to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect renters during the coronavirus pandemic economic downturn.