Truck in deadly Maunakea crash might have been recalled for a braking issue.
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A pickup truck that skidded off a rainy Maunakea Access Road and plunged into a ravine Saturday, killing a 9-year-old girl and injuring seven others, might have been subject to a manufacturer’s recall for a faulty brake master cylinder.
LIHUE — An influx of out-of-state homebuyers and renters pushed up housing prices on Kauai last year, officials said.
A 28-year-old Waimea man is charged with several felony property crimes after allegedly burglarizing the same Hilo house on Dec. 30 and 31.
An investigation is underway to determine the culprit behind an act of vandalism over the holiday weekend at the Captain Cook Monument on the shoreline of Kealakekua Bay.
The Big Island on Monday reported a record-breaking 359 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total case count since late February 2020 to 13,909.
Flying in a helicopter in the skies over North Kona, Linda Thomas-Vandervoort was able to assess West Hawaii’s homeless population from a different angle
State health officials reported 238 new COVID-19 cases Sunday on the Big Island as the omicron variant continues to fuel a surge in coronavirus infections.
Fire officials are investigating the cause of a Saturday evening residential fire in Hilo.
Hele-On bus rides may be free for the next two years if a bill being discussed by the Hawaii County Council passes.
A 26-year-old Volcano woman will be sentenced later this month for multiple robberies and a brazen daylight parking lot incident in which two police officers discharged their service weapons.
HONOLULU — Hawaii has reported another day of near-record coronavirus cases, ending the year with a surging infection rate and hospitals on edge.
Mochi production at temples around Hawaii are usually a cooperative event with members before New Years, however with cases of COVID rising, missions have scaled back the annual event to a handful of individuals.
HONOLULU — Military officials say they need more time to flush jet fuel from their Pearl Harbor water system, but some of the 4,000 military families who were displaced because of contaminated drinking water could begin returning by the end of next week.
A new law setting stricter rules for governmental bodies holding remote meetings, including a requirement to provide a physical location for the public to testify, is supposed to go into effect Saturday, but Gov. David Ige has delayed that part of the new law in an emergency proclamation effective through Feb. 28.
A Hawaii Supreme Court verdict regarding a Maui telescope protester could have implications for Maunakea protesters.
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