Hawaii County’s new police chief will be sworn in on January 17.
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Some 18 months after the county called a halt to filling citizen boards that advise the government on planning and design because the administration wanted to take a hard look at how the boards can best be used, the county has filled some of the regional boards but is actively searching for volunteers for the Kona and Puna boards in particular.
A new CEO has been named to oversee Kona Community and Kohala hospitals.
A 29-year-old Hilo man was indicted Wednesday by a Hilo grand jury for allegedly strangling his 24-year-old girlfriend to death almost 2 1/2 years ago.
An estimated 650 Hawaiian Electric customers will remain without power through Christmas as crews work to restore power following a severe storm earlier this week.
U.S. Rep Kai Kahele has introduced a bill to reduce the Native Hawaiian blood quantum required for those wanting to succeed relatives who currently have a lease from the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands or are on the application waiting list.
Officials are proposing the release of a parasitoid wasp from Africa to assist in the fight against the invasive coffee berry borer.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Family and friends are mourning a Bellingham, Washington, woman who died in an apparent shark attack during a Hawaii vacation earlier this month.
Kudos for KOA: Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport takes No. 2 spot in analysis of 100 busiest airports
Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole was ranked by Forbes Advisor as the second-best airport for holiday travel in the nation, the financial media outlet announced last week.
HONOLULU — Tiffany Reyes had just gotten back to her seat from the bathroom and was about to buckle her safety belt when Hawaiian Airlines Flight 35 dipped.
The state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands will receive $17.3 million in federal funding to expand internet connectivity in Native Hawaiian communities.