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2 injured in single-engine plane crash on Kauai in Hawaii
HONOLULU — Two people were injured when a single-engine plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Lihue Airport on Kauai Island in Hawaii, authorities said Thursday.
Mitigation route closed: Response to Mauna Loa eruption cost county nearly $400K
The short-lived Mauna Loa eruption cost Hawaii County almost $400,000.
Lawsuit alleges bad behavior by Hilo police
A former Hilo businessman is suing the Hawaii Police Department and two of its officers, claiming he was wrongly arrested, his civil rights were violated, one of his firearms was stolen after a search of his home, and police tampered with his cellphone.
Sign wavers encourage safe driving over the holidays
Crossing guards, officers with the Hawaii Police Department, representatives of the Hawaii County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney and partners of the East Hawaii Drug Free Coalition and other volunteers waved signs to encourage safe driving this holiday season.
Sand removal set for Bayfront Highway
Work will begin next week to remove a large berm of sand on the makai side of Bayfront Highway in Hilo.
Ethics complaints filed against two county planners
Two island residents have filed ethics complaints against Planning Department staffers, saying they were laughed at and disrespected when they opposed developments in Pepeekeo and Keaukaha.
‘Deep monitor well’ planned for Waimea
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources will dig a nearly 2,000-foot well to monitor groundwater conditions in Waimea.
HFD on target to meet budget
The Hawaii Fire Department remained on target to its annual budget as of November, just under halfway through the fiscal year.
Report: More than 25% of missing girls in state are Native Hawaiian
A study released Wednesday found that Native Hawaiian women and girls “experience violence at rates disproportionate to their population size.”
‘Home for the Hilodays’ show features singing, dancing
“Home for the Hilodays,” a singing- and dancing-filled holiday extravaganza, is back at the Palace Theater this weekend.
Man charged with abuse, firearm offenses
Police have charged 44-year-old Jacob Walter Umemoto of Hilo with abuse of family household member and various firearm offenses following a domestic-related incident Friday with his 17-year-old daughter while at a residence on Hookina Place.
Police seek missing Waimea woman
Hawaii Island police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 33-year-old Mary Kaniho of Waimea, who was reported missing by her family.
Alleged bank robber indicted
A Kailua-Kona grand jury on Monday indicted a 52-year-old Pahoa man accused of robbing a Hilo bank on Dec. 6.
Waikoloa man hospitalized after apparent shark attack
A 68-year-old Waikoloa man was hospitalized Tuesday following a reported shark attack in waters off Anaehoomalu Bay.
‘They know better’: Finalist for police chief criticized for accepting free hotel stay worth $1,953
A retired Hawaii Police Department assistant chief told the Tribune-Herald on Tuesday that a HPD major in the running for police chief and a captain who answers directly to her shouldn’t have accepted four nights in a Kailua-Kona hotel paid for by the Ironman Triathlon.
ERUPTIONS PAU: Mauna Loa, Kilauea take a break at nearly the same time, says HVO
Mauna Loa and Kilauea volcanoes almost simultaneously have stopped erupting.
Police Commission grills chief candidate Bird over hotel stay paid for by Ironman
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story had an incorrect number of nights of the hotel stay. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
UPDATE: Waikoloa man in stable condition after shark attack
UPDATED 2:48 p.m.
Mauna Loa and Kilauea eruptions halt, HVO reports
UPDATED 9:45 a.m.
No liquid lava detected outside of Fissure 3 as eruption weakens further
The only liquid lava still present Monday in the Mauna Loa eruption was confined to Fissure 3.
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