Despite COVID-19 surge, Hawaii police will continue DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols during the Christmas and New Year’s weekends.
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State and county officials are urging residents to keep their holiday celebrations small as COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise statewide.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, launches its annual Santa locator tool today for keiki who want to track when jolly old Saint Nick will reach the Aloha State.
The state Department of Health suspects that there could be at least four cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19 on the Big Island.
HONOLULU — A U.S. appeals court ruling Wednesday affirmed a ban against cockfighting in U.S. territories.
A Mountain View man charged with methamphetamine trafficking has changed his plea in federal court.
Big Island airports have been busy amid the holidays with nearly 21,000 trans-Pacific arrivals between Sunday and Wednesday.
The University of Hawaii Maunakea Rangers rescued a lost hiker in thick white-out conditions Tuesday evening on the Humuula Trail at the 13,000-foot elevation of the mountain.
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HONOLULU — Hawaii health officials reported another 707 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases Tuesday, the fifth straight day of elevated infection numbers.
HONOLULU — A hearings officer expects to issue a recommendation early next week on whether the Navy has to comply with Hawaii’s order to empty fuel from a massive storage tank facility blamed for contaminating Pearl Harbor drinking water.
First the pandemic lockdown orders and then delays getting permits from a backlogged Department of Public Works have led to a 382-day delay in the county Department of Water Supply being able to transition some of its electrical use to solar power.
A 28-year old Kailua-Kona man will stand trial on a manslaughter charge stemming from an assault Dec. 3 that left a 64-year-old Holualoa man dead.