Defendant in child sex sting seeks dismissal of case.
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A 32-year-old Naalehu man arrested 13 months ago in a child-sex sting operation in Hilo has filed a motion in Hilo Circuit Court seeking dismissal of his case, alleging prosecutorial misconduct and excessive use of hearsay.
LUC vows vacation-rental battle: Land Use Commission to take lawsuit to Intermediate Court of Appeals
A Kona judge’s order overturning Hawaii County’s prohibition of short-term vacation rentals in the agricultural district could set a statewide precedent, the state Land Use Commission said Wednesday in unanimously agreeing to seek a ruling from the Intermediate Court of Appeals.
An advisory committee for the Hawaii Department of Agriculture will determine today whether to recommend that the state import mosquitoes to reduce avian malaria.
HALEIWA, Oahu — Hawaii photographer Clark Little is known for his stunning images from inside the barrels of some of the most powerful and dangerous waves on Earth.
The state Department of Health has identified one additional probable case of monkeypox in a Hawaii resident.
COVID-19 cases continue to decline for both the Big Island and the state.
After over two years of planning, four gardeners from Japan traveled to Hilo and built two suhama, or stone beaches, at Liliuokalani Park and Gardens.
A community group suing the county, Mayor Mitch Roth and Public Works Director Ikaika Rodenhurst over the closure of Waipi‘o Valley Road to all but a handful of people accuses the defendants in a legal document of trying “to pull a fast one on the court.”
With drought conditions having already taken hold and expected to worsen over the summer months increasing the risk of wildfire, the state and Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization kicked off Tuesday the annual Wildfire and Drought Lookout! awareness campaign.
WASHINGTON — A Taiwanese F-16 fighter jet made an emergency landing at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Hawaii on Monday afternoon, and the U.S. Air Force pilot who was flying the aircraft was taken to the hospital for treatment, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
In an effort to reduce car crashes on Maunakea Access Road, Maunakea rangers are inspecting the brakes of all vehicles descending the mountain.
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