Hawaii County Police Commission narrows pool of police chief candidates to 21.
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The Hawaii County Police Commission met Thursday to address the selection of a new chief, but the panel isn’t any closer to choosing the new head of the island’s law enforcement following Paul Ferriera’s retirement on Sept. 1.
Community members and county officials attended the groundbreaking for the Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce Cultural and Educational Center on Saturday.
A pair of proposed bills that would loosen Hawaii County’s hiring criteria for the directors of certain departments will not be discussed until next year.
Drones with claws and chainsaws are flying over Big Island forests, thanks to the invention of a University of Hawaii professor.
About 20 Hawaii Police Department officers underwent a 40-hour training program in Hilo this past week aimed at de-escalating the potential for danger in encounters with people experiencing mental health or addiction problems.
One family’s attempt to subdivide a 5.29-acre parcel off Kuakini Highway has escalated into a battle with longtime Native Hawaiian inhabitants of the area.
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.