Hawaii grand jury indicts ex-Nevada deputy attorney general on 1972 murder charge.
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HONOLULU — A Hawaii grand jury on Friday indicted a former deputy Nevada attorney general on charges of second-degree murder in connection with the 50-year-old cold case of a Honolulu woman killed in 1972.
The state Department of Education reported chronic absenteeism, or students missing 15 or more days of school, more than doubled for the state during the 2021-22 school year.
A draft environmental assessment for a planned University of Hawaii teaching telescope at Halepohaku predicts no major impact to the environment.
A visit in the early 1980s by astronaut and Kealakekua native Ellison Onizuka to Waiakeawaena Elementary School turned out to be a life-defining event for at least one student of the Hilo school.
Police said Friday they’ll forward their investigation into the shooting of a Honomu couple’s horse to prosecutors for possible charges when their probe is complete.
More than 14% of the Hawaii Police Department’s budgeted sworn positions were unfilled as of mid-September.
The Kona Orchid Society is helping beautify West Hawaii by planting donated orchids at various sites in Kona.
Hawaii Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating 47-year-old Derek Lee Kalani Aiona, who was reported missing in August 2020. He is believed to reside in the Puna district; however, he has no known permanent address.
A man is facing assault charges after reportedly shooting paintballs at random people on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona early Sept. 22.
Hawaii Island police have identified the skeletal remains found on Sept. 2 on an undeveloped lot off of Kuakini Highway in Kailua-Kona, as 80-year-old Ronald Brown, of Kailua-Kona.
A federal bill that would more than double the state’s annual funding for rapid ohia death abatement has exciting implications, say state researchers.
Both the U.S. and Hawaii are headed toward a mild recession, according to a new report released today by the Economic Research Organization at the University of Hawaii.
RENO, Nev. — A former deputy Nevada attorney general accused of a 1972 killing in Honolulu told a Reno judge Wednesday he wants to fight extradition to Hawaii because he believes his constitutional rights were violated when he was arrested last week.
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