Ex-JROTC instructor sentenced to 14 years for sexually exploiting one of his Hawaii high school students.
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HONOLULU (AP) — A former Junior ROTC instructor has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for sexually exploiting one of his Hawaii high school students.
A three-year Hawaii County plan to fully reopen Waipio Valley Road by mitigating its safety hazards was met with little opposition Wednesday.
HONOLULU — A former U.S. defense contractor in Hawaii accused with his wife of living for decades under stolen identities of dead babies will get a new attorney, a federal judge ruled Thursday. According to prosecutors, Walter Glenn Primrose and Gwynn Darle Morrison are the real names of the couple who have been living for decades under stolen identities, Bobby Fort and Julie Montague. Prosecutors say Primrose spent more than 20 years in the Coast Guard, where he obtained secret-level security clearance.
Mauna Loa’s increased activity continues; agencies monitor volcano for any sign of increasing threat
Mauna Loa’s continuing seismic activity is causing concern for some residents on Hawaii Island, but there are no signs an eruption is imminent, according to a Hawaii Emergency Management Agency advisory issued this afternoon.
The U.S. Department of the Interior will host its first formal consultation meeting with the Native Hawaiian community on Thursday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. HST.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect responsible for an armed robbery at a Kealakekua restaurant Tuesday evening.
Hawaii County is hoping to secure part of a $275 million federal recycling grant to pull the island out of its solid waste slump.
Police have identified the victim found in the Sparky Kawamoto Swim Stadium swimming pool in Hilo as 24-year-old Tyler Michael Thor Withers.
Streamlining the building permit process, cracking down on unpermitted structures, renegotiating the county’s composting contract, exploring public-private partnerships for wastewater processing and beefing up the Information Technology Department are the top recommendations of the Cost of Government Commission.
A new minimum term will be set for a former Hawaii Police Department officer behind bars since his January 2002 arrest for fatally shooting his 42-year-old wife in Waikoloa Village.
While national average test scores for English and math continued to decline following the COVID-19 pandemic, the scores of Hawaii’s fourth- and eighth-graders remained steady.
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