Short-term rentals in agriculture districts again an issue.
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Short-term rentals in agriculture districts again an issue
The issue of vacation rentals in the state agriculture district is back up for discussion, this time by the county Board of Appeals.
Executive director: No patient info stolen from Hawaii Radiologic
Hawaii Radiologic Associates completed its investigation into a cyberattack on Oct. 20 that resulted in the closure of all its facilities.
Mauna Loa lava flow slows, inches toward highway
Lava inched slightly closer to the Daniel K. Inouye Highway on Wednesday after the main Mauna Loa flow slowed to less than 20 feet per hour.
2 new COVID deaths reported in Hawaii County
The state Department of Health reported two new deaths from COVID-19 this week for Hawaii County, with seven new deaths statewide.
Hawaii remembrance draws handful of Pearl Harbor survivors
PEARL HARBOR, Oahu — A handful of centenarian survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor joined about 2,500 members of the public at the scene of the Japanese bombing on Wednesday to commemorate those who perished 81 years ago.
Bogus call draws swift response to Keaau High: Police swarm campus after report of active shooter
A call to dispatchers Wednesday morning claiming there was an active shooter and multiple casualties at Keaau High School turned out to be a hoax.
Another HCCC guard sentenced in inmate assault
A former adult correctional officer at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center was sentenced Monday to eight years in a federal prison for his role in the brutal beating of an inmate and violating the man’s civil rights by conspiring to cover up the assault.
Photos: Hilo boys basketball team defeats Ka‘u, 73-36
The Hilo boys basketball team defeated Ka‘u 73-36 Tuesday in a home game. The Vikings, 3-0, will go on to play Kealakehe at home and the Trojans, 1-3, will play at Honokaa with both games at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Obituaries for December 8
Constance Constancia Aldaya, 80, of Hilo, formerly of San Bruno, Calif., died Nov. 14 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Pahala, she was an accountant for multiple San Francisco-based companies and a 1960 graduate of Kamehameha Schools. Private services. Survived by husband, James Aldaya of Hilo; children, Jaime Aldaya of Palm Springs, Calif., Deanna (Brett) Uchida of Newman, Calif., Jerod (Lorraine) Aldaya of San Bruno, Calif., and Jolen (Alaina) Aldaya of Prospect Park, Pa.; sisters, Frances Pahukoa of Pearl City, Oahu, Felicita Dumayas of Kahului, Maui, Julinda (Pablo) Pastor of Daly City, Calif., Charlene Palmer of Arizona, Chris Cera of Honolulu and Leilani Cera of Hilo; brothers, Gilbert Cera of Papaikou, Glenn Cera of Pahoa, Gary Cera of Nanakuli, Oahu, and Greg Cera of Wahiawa, Oahu; six grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Police respond to Keaau High after active shooter hoax call
Police and firefighters responded Wednesday morning to Keaau High School after a report to dispatchers claimed there was an active shooter on campus and multiple casualties.
Lava 1.8 miles away from Daniel K. Inouye Highway
Lava is still about 1.8 miles away from Daniel K. Inouye Highway, contrary to reports Tuesday.
Commission names final four for Big Island police chief
The Hawaii County Police Commission on Tuesday revealed the four finalists to succeed Paul Ferreira, who retired Aug. 31 as the county’s police chief.
‘We feel so lucky’: Crowds flock to Maunakea VIS to see Mauna Loa eruption
Thousands of residents and tourists braved the cold and the possibility of altitude sickness last weekend to see one of the best views of the Mauna Loa eruption — from its sister volcano, Maunakea.
Stemming the tide of corruption: Commission submits 31 proposals for change
A commission created to recommend ways to stem the tide of corruption in Hawaii state and local government has released an ambitious agenda that includes 31 proposals for the 2023 Legislature that convenes next month.
Bail denied for man accused of kidnap, sex assault of teen
A 52-year-old Hilo man who pleaded not guilty to a host of charges filed in connection with the alleged Sept. 16 abduction and ensuing crimes committed against a 15-year-old Kona girl has been denied bail and ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
Hawaii Island shooting facility eyes final state approval
Progress continues on a new Hawaii Island shooting facility at a proposed Pu‘uanahulu location near Waikoloa.
Mauna Loa lava flow edges closer to Saddle Road
Lava from the Mauna Loa eruption closed the distance to Daniel K. Inouye Highway to just 1.5 miles, Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Tuesday afternoon.
Commission reveals finalists for Big Island police chief
The Hawaii County Police Commission today named four finalists to succeed Paul Ferreira, who retired Aug. 31 as the county’s top cop.
Thousands visit lava viewing area as flow moves within 2 miles of highway
More than 14,000 vehicles have traversed the county’s lava viewing route since it opened last week.
Electronics recycling events announced
There will be electronics recycling collection events at Mr. K’s Recycle & Redemption (815 Kinoole Street, Hilo) this Saturday and again on Jan. 14, 2023.
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