Hawaii police are investigating the traffic death of an unidentified man after a traffic collision in Keaau.
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The U.S. Coast Guard said Monday evening it had suspended its search for a 46-year-old man who reportedly fell into the ocean Saturday at Kaiwi Point.
Residents attending public hearings in Kona and Hilo this past week were pretty clear: They didn’t want the Kailua Village business district to be split between County Council districts, nor Waimea, nor Hawaiian Paradise Park, nor the Keaukaha and Panaewa Hawaiian Home Lands property.
The Hawaii Police Department’s mission statement mentions “preserving the spirit of aloha” and “working cooperatively with the community to … provide a safe environment.”
A Big Island man pleaded not guilty Friday to attempted murder and four other charges stemming from a domestic violence incident earlier this month in which police allege the man tried to strangle the victim.
Fewer holes of golf and more timeshare units could become the name of the game for Waikoloa Resort developers, following approvals Thursday by the Leeward Planning Commission.
After nearly two years without a traditional graduation, the University of Hawaii at Hilo celebrated more than 200 graduates at an in-person commencement Saturday morning.
Hawaii Police Department officers spread some holiday cheer among West Hawaii keiki Saturday during the annual Shop with a Cop event in Kailua-Kona.
University of Hawaii representatives have pushed back against a report recommending that the state create a new organization to manage Maunakea.
WAILUKU, Maui — Federal and state officials on Maui want to use bacteria to get rid of nonnative mosquitoes that carry avian malaria to help prevent the extinction of native forest birds found only in Hawaii.
Forests in the Pu‘uwa‘awa‘a vicinity are about to receive additional protections from threats like wildfires and hoofed animals thanks to a new award from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation funded with support from the U.S. Army and Fish and Wildlife Service.
HONOLULU — The seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases in Honolulu has surged nearly fivefold in the past two weeks, according to data from the Hawaii state Department of Health.