Detention, preliminary hearings set for Kona woman facing federal drug charges.
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Detention, preliminary hearings set for Kona woman facing federal drug charges
Detention and preliminary hearings have been set for next month for a 44-year-old Kona woman facing federal drug charges.
Commission says county erred in sewer bills
The county was in error 23 years ago when it started charging owners of a historic home on Alii Drive two sewer fees instead of one, the county Environmental Management Commission said Wednesday.
Police arrest 23 for DUI
During the week of April 18-24, Hawaii Island police arrested 23 motorists for DUI. Eight of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One was younger than 21.
To the rescue: Two ‘heroes’ save baby lamb from side of cliff
Last Friday night around 8:30 p.m., a 6-day-old baby lamb fell off a cliff in Ninole, landing on a ledge above another 250-foot drop. Before slipping further into darkness, two community members — Nathan Foster and Louis Taasan — came to the rescue.
March was a good month for Hawaii tourism
Nearly as many out-of-state visitors arrived in Hawaii last month as they did in March 2019.
Round 3 for tax credit plan: Council members to discuss giving a $250 offset to qualifying homeowners
A proposed $250 tax credit for qualifying homeowners will be discussed once again at a County Council committee hearing next week.
State briefs for April 29
Workers hope to create first unionized Starbucks in Hawaii
Hilo man, 64, pleads not guilty to nearly two dozen sex assault charges
A 64-year-old Hilo man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 23 felony charges in connection with the sexual assault of two minor girls.
Meeting about PTA lease extension draws mostly opponents
The U.S. Army found few supporters at a Monday public discussion about whether part of the Pohakuloa Training Area should remain under Army control.
Officials say pandemic isn’t over: Ige, others announce shift in strategy but urge caution
Despite an increase in COVID-19 case numbers over the last week, Gov. David Ige announced Wednesday that the state’s pandemic strategy is shifting from an emergency response to public health management.
Documents: Haku Waipa was victim in Puna slaying
A court document filed by police identifies the man who was shot, killed and found burned in his own vehicle Saturday afternoon in Puna as Haku Waipa.
Prosecutors want no bail for Hawaii love triangle killing
HONOLULU — A Hawaii man charged with murder in the shooting death of his wife’s lover should be locked up because of his wealth and the danger he poses to his family, a prosecutor said.
Woman facing drug charges in court today
Federal prosecutors have asked a U.S. District Court judge to hold a 44-year-old Kona woman facing federal drug offenses without bail.
Man accused of chaining minor to floor in court
A 48-year-old South Kona man charged with first-degree unlawful imprisonment and persistent nonsupport in connection to allegations of keeping a minor under the age of 16 chained to a floor was in court this week for a bench trial.
HMC to give away COVID home tests Friday
Hilo Medical Center will be distributing 1,500 home COVID-19 testing kits at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium at 10 a.m. Friday.
Voyaging canoes cross the Equator
The Polynesian voyaging canoes Hokule‘a and Hikianalia on Wednesday crossed Ka Piko o Wakea, also known as the Equator, as they continue on their journey to Tahiti.
New executive director for TMT
Robert P. Kirshner has been named executive director of the Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory, or TIO.
Hilo man accused of sexually assaulting two minors
Police arrested a 64-year-old Hilo man this morning after he turned himself in on a bench warrant after indictment for 23 counts of sex assault involving minors.
DHHL to settle lawsuit for $328M
Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Tuesday that the state has agreed to pay $328 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by 2,700 Native Hawaiians who languished on a waitlist to receive homestead leases and suffered other harms from the mismanagement of the Department Hawaiian Home Lands.
New barracks unveiled at PTA: Project is part of a $210 million effort to improve the Army facility
Two rows of new barracks were unveiled at the Pohakuloa Training Area during a ceremony held Tuesday.
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