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Although the Mauna Loa eruption continues, Daniel K. Inouye Highway was granted a reprieve Thursday when the primary lava flow stopped advancing.
Three Kazakhstani visitors were cited Wednesday after being observed by three different law enforcement agencies trespassing within the closed area of the Mauna Loa Forest Reserve.
A former Hawaii Police Department officer imprisoned since fatally shooting his wife in 2002 will spend at least nine more years behind bars before becoming eligible for parole under a new minimum term set by the Hawaii Paroling Authority.
The Board of Land and Natural Resources is mulling a rule that would prohibit the taking of a certain fish anywhere in West Hawaii waters for at least two years.
The issue of vacation rentals in the state agriculture district is back up for discussion, this time by the county Board of Appeals.
Hawaii Radiologic Associates completed its investigation into a cyberattack on Oct. 20 that resulted in the closure of all its facilities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.