Puna Community Policing Officer Eddie Cardines honored for catching thieves preying on hikers.
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For his determined efforts and collaborative approach tracking down criminal suspects who had assaulted hikers in Keaau, Puna Community Policing Officer Eddie Cardines was recognized by the Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii as Officer of the Month for July during a ceremony at the Pahoa Police Station last week.
An increase in electric rates is leading to the highest power cost surcharge on county water bills in at least two years, with the Water Board on Tuesday approving a 16% hike in the power cost charge.
HONOLULU — Some Native Hawaiians are objecting to President Joe Biden’s choice for U.S. attorney, saying Clare Connors treated dozens of elders like criminals when her office prosecuted them for blocking a road while protesting the construction of a the Thirty Meter Telescope
Volunteer firefighter Lizzy Stabo returned to the Big Island Monday evening after spending nearly eight weeks in an Oahu burn unit following an accident suffered while fighting a long-burning underground fire in Ka‘u.
This is a USGS video taken Saturday morning. The view is from the southern rim of Halema‘uma‘u crater inside Kilauea volcano.
An additional $300,000 will soon be made available to coffee farmers to battle coffee leaf rust on the Big Island.
Several dozen residents gathered in front of the Hilo courthouse Monday to protest a failed injunction against COVID-19 restrictions.
A Puna man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of kidnapping and armed robbery following a harrowing incident last week at a Hilo fast-food restaurant.
HONOLULU (AP) — More than half of Honolulu first responders who applied for exemptions from the city’s vaccine mandate cited religion as their reason for not getting inoculated.
Honua‘ula Forest Reserve Makaula ‘O‘oma tract welcomed the addition of new koa trees Saturday as students and volunteers planted seedlings in the cloud forest located in Kaloko mauka.
Despite challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, 16 new nurses graduated from Hilo Medical Center’s Nurse Residency Program on Friday morning.
Hawaii County is receiving $1 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help pay for battling the largest wildfire in island history, but whether the volunteers who threw themselves into the fight will get their costs reimbursed remains to be seen.