The state Board of Land and Natural Resources fines boat owner for damaging coral.
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HONOLULU — The search for a Washington state woman whose husband couldn’t find her after spotting a shark while they were snorkeling off Maui was called off Friday.
HONOLULU — Honolulu police officers shot and killed a man who refused to come out of a Waikiki hotel room and had fired several rounds, forcing the evacuation of about 90 tourists and international students.
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.
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.
Fifth-grade girls from schools across West Hawaii gathered Thursday for the first time in three years to attend GEMS — Girls Exploring Math and Science.
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.
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.
Hawaii Radiologic Associates completed its investigation into a cyberattack on Oct. 20 that resulted in the closure of all its facilities.
PEARL HARBOR — 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.
The issue of vacation rentals in the state agriculture district is back up for discussion, this time by the county Board of Appeals.
Progress continues on a new Hawaii Island shooting facility at a proposed Pu′uanahulu location near Waikoloa.
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 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.
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.
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Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net).