Ex-HCCC guard sentenced to 12 years in prison for attacking an inmate.
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HONOLULU (AP) — A former Hawaii prison guard was sentenced to 12 years in prison for assaulting an inmate.
HONOLULU (AP) — A judge dismissed a lawsuit by a man in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands challenging a ban against cockfighting in U.S. territories.
820 seek lava buyouts: Final application phase for county’s Kilauea disaster recovery program closes
More than 800 victims of the 2018 Kilauea eruption are hoping Hawaii County will buy their properties after the final application phase for the Voluntary Housing Buyout Program ended last month.
The Hawaii Police Department at 8:36 a.m. issued an advisory to avoid Kanoelehua Avenue between Kahaopea Street and Ahona Place for the next four hours due to downed utility lines.
The Christmas Extravaganza Craft Fair is back in-person this year and will feature more than 80 vendors selling thousands of handmade items.
Gov. David Ige signed a fifth emergency proclamation Thursday extending Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotment benefits through Jan. 16, 2023. The program is backed by federal COVID-19 relief funding.
The Eastside Actors Studio Theater will be presenting “The Marijuana-Logues” at KukuAu Studio this weekend.
Big Island residents are once again asked to conserve power this evening as Hawaiian Electric experiences an energy shortfall.
The County Council has passed a pair of resolutions urging state legislators to devote resources to improving Hawaii County’s road infrastructure.
The County Council on Wednesday passed a controversial bill limiting where people can carry guns on the Big Island.
Hawaii Attorney General Holly T. Shikada announced Wednesday that a settlement in principle was struck between Walmart and lead negotiators to resolve allegations that the company contributed to the opioid addiction crisis by failing to appropriately oversee the dispensing of opioids at its stores.
Two new COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Hawaii County this week by the state Department of Health.
A bill that would temporarily suspend the requirement that the Department of Public Works review plans submitted for building permit applications was met with mixed reactions Tuesday.
The Department of Water Supply has successfully addressed three issues identified in a 2020 audit that found the department lacked sufficient contingency plans to ensure the public had dependable access to water when equipment breaks down, the county auditor told the County Council inane Committee on Tuesday.
Rat lungworm experts like Franny Brewer of the Big Island Invasive Species Committee believe education and awareness are key in preventing the disease.
Trial has been set in a civil lawsuit brought against Hawaii County, two Hawaii Police Department officers, and the man who allegedly shot and killed a 59-year-old Volcano resident in 2021.