Hawaii Island traffic fatalities return to prepandemic levels in 2021.
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Last year was a much deadlier one on Big Island roads than 2020, when coronavirus-related lockdowns resulted in shuttered drinking establishments and fewer drivers on the roads.
‘It could have been worse’: Tsunami triggered by volcanic eruption in Tonga causes minor damage in West Hawaii
A Keauhou Bay business sustained heavy damage Saturday morning as an approximately 3-foot tsunami surge tore through the Sea Quest retail store.
HONOLULU — Contracted health care workers will arrive in Hawaii this weekend to help hospitals that are short-staffed and nearing capacity.
WAILUKU, Maui — An attempt to recall Maui Mayor Mike Victorino has failed after organizers didn’t collect the minimum number of signatures needed, The Maui News reported.
Hundreds of people who waited hours in line for a COVID test Friday at Old Kona Airport Park learned Thursday that those tests were lost in transit.
HONOLULU — Three former Honolulu officials were arrested Wednesday for allegedly conspiring to hide the source of public funds used to get a police chief to retire amid a corruption investigation that ultimately put him and his former prosecutor wife in federal prison.
The historic Pukalani Stables in Waimea will be donated to the Paniolo Preservation Society, Parker Ranch announced recently.
A high surf advisory is now in effect for west-facing shores of the Big Island through 6 p.m. Thursday.
Police arrested and charged 28-year-old Alden Pauline III of Mountain View for firearm and drug offenses.
Two partial road closures will take place on Thursday in South Kohala while Hawaii Police Department personnel conduct investigations of two recent traffic collisions.
HONOLULU — Honolulu’s top prosecutor said Tuesday a judge was wrong to grant an acquittal to a state lawmaker charged with driving under the influence after police saw her driving the wrong way down a major thoroughfare.
HONOLULU — After initially resisting, the U.S. Navy will comply with Hawaii’s order to remove fuel from a massive underground storage tank facility near Pearl Harbor blamed for contaminating drinking water, officials said Tuesday.
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