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A Christmas morning confrontation in Leilani Estates ended without physical injuries despite two shotgun blasts and an intentional auto collision, according to court document filed by police.
Nearly a quarter million acres on Hawaii Island are proposed to be designated as critical habitat for the federally threatened ‘i‘iwi, or scarlet honeycreeper.
WASHINGTON — Republican Kevin McCarthy is the new House speaker, but as bruising as it was for him to seize the gavel in a history-making election, it may be even more difficult for the embattled leader to do much with the powerful position — or to even keep it.
A 32-year-old Mountain View man wanted by police and after allegedly fleeing the scene of a traffic stop in mid-August has been apprehended and charged with numerous felonies.
The 71-year-old Hilo man who jumped to his death Wednesday from the Puueo Bridge in downtown Hilo was a colorful character who pulled off an upset win in the GOP primary election for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District in 2012 — while homeless — and co-wrote one of Hawaii’s most beloved songs.
The Waiakea girls basketball team defeated Honokaa 56-26 in a game on Thursday evening. The Warriors are now undefeated at 8-0 in league play and will go on to play at Kealakehe on Tuesday. The Dragons are 4-3 and will play at Ka’u next Saturday.
The current eruption of Kilauea is not expected to migrate beyond the summit area of the volcano in the immediate future, scientists say.
HONOLULU — A witness saw a medical transport plane that disappeared on a flight between Maui and the Big Island go into a spiraling descent and hit the ocean, according to a preliminary report released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board.
Two Hilo men facing criminal charges in the wake of a large affray Wednesday afternoon in downtown Hilo made their initial court appearances Thursday afternoon.
A 33-year-old Hilo man is facing sex assault and domestic-related offenses in connection with an alleged altercation on Monday night, police said Thursday.
A federal drug defendant arrested on the Big Island for allegedly possessing a large quantity of fentanyl didn’t appear in court Thursday as scheduled.
Stricter parking controls and other rules might be coming to Hawaii County beach parks under a series of bills proposed Thursday at a County Council committee hearing.
A woman accused of assaulting her live-in boyfriend allegedly admitted during the attack that earlier in the day she killed the couple’s 5-month-old son, but wouldn’t have done so if the victim had a better job.