Prosecutors charge 62-year-old Hilo man with “habitual DUI for the third time within a decade.”
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Prosecutors have filed charges against a 62-year-old Hilo man, accusing him of habitual drunken driving for the third time within a decade.
HONOLULU — Residents of Hawaiian homelands may soon have more options for connecting to the internet.
Executives for a stalled $10.5 million composting project addressed a County Council panel Tuesday, extolling the virtues of a centralized system, while other island recycling groups pushed for a distributed system of smaller facilities across the island.
A Kona police officer and five residents were honored by the County Council Tuesday for heroic efforts that saved the lives of two women caught in high surf last year.
With the legislative session kicking off Wednesday, the County Council has been eager to hear about Mayor Mitch Roth’s priorities for Hawaii Island.
The addition of a new Big Island seat in the state House has set up a battle about whether it should go to East Hawaii or West Hawaii.
The first cruise ship to make call since March 12, 2020, in Kailua-Kona arrived in Kailua Bay Sunday morning.
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.
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