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 woman in Pahoa was killed Tuesday evening after being electrocuted by a downed power line.
A Maunakea telescope has discovered a distant solar system that could indicate what our own solar system will look like after the sun dies.
A former County Council chairman and Big Island mayoral candidate pleaded guilty today to embezzlement of more than $38,000 from AmeriCorps and of offering a bribe in return for grants under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
Kilauea volcano continues putting on a show.
A woman was fatally electrocuted in Pahoa Tuesday evening when power lines fell on a parked vehicle in Hawaiian Shores subdivision in Pahoa.
HONOLULU — Organizers are planning for the Honolulu Marathon, even though it’s not clear government officials will allow it to be held in December.
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.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the vote of the court was unanimous. It was not. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
A backlog in building permits was expected, but it’s worse than contractors suspected — and the county previously reported — in the transition to an online permitting system for two county departments.
The state Department of Health is requesting public feedback on a plan to remove lead from the soil within Kolekole Beach Park.