Astronomers using Maunakea observatories find “at least 70 planets withing our galaxy that do not orbit a star.”
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HONOLULU — Honolulu police have arrested an off-duty police officer for alleged assault as part of an investigation into an accidental shooting that injured a man.
The holiday season, the Jonathan Dale Miller Foundation’s kicked off its month of giving on the Big Island with a tremendous bash Dec. 11 in Miloli’i.
Christmas was made a little merrier for families attending the King’s Daughters Ministry celebration Friday at the Kainaliu thrift store.
HONOLULU — A magnitude-4.9 earthquake struck a submerged volcano south of Hawaii’s Big Island on Friday.
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.