The U.S. Air Force “has returned 363 acres it leased on Molokai Island to the Department of Hawaiian Homelands.”
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A judge has reduced bail for a 42-year-old Hilo man charged with numerous offenses after police arrested him allegedly sleeping in a stolen truck.
Hunters will be able to take more feral pigs more frequently in certain Puna forest reserves under new regulations passed Friday by the state Board of Land and Natural Resources.
HONOLULU — Affordable housing, expanding pre-K education and addressing corruption are top of the agenda as Hawaii lawmakers return to the state Capitol next week.
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is nearing deals with two Pacific Island nations to extend ties that are considered critical to maintaining balance in the U.S.-China rivalry for influence in a region where the Chinese are rapidly expanding their economic, diplomatic and military clout.
The Captain Cook Fire Station will be renamed the Kealakekua Fire Station in a ceremony on Tuesday.
HONOLULU — A cloud shot up vertically like a plume of smoke in a matter of seconds before a Hawaiian Airlines flight last month hit severe turbulence and 25 people on board were injured, according to a preliminary report Friday by the National Transportation Safety Board.
A dozen or more times each season humpback whales are spotted entangled in fishing gear or marine debris while in their principal breeding and calving grounds within the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and nearby waters.
A 59-year-old homeless woman police say burned to death Jan. 2 in a large banyan tree on Banyan Drive in Hilo was, in better times, an award-winning coffee farmer.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s new attorney general said Tuesday more than two dozen elders won’t be subject to another round of prosecutions for blocking a road three years ago to prevent the construction of a new telescope on a mountain summit many Native Hawaiians consider sacred.
Applications for a state-funded rental assistance program will open next week for the first time in five years.
New hunting regulations that would double the amount of feral pigs a hunter could take each day in certain Puna forest reserves will once again be considered by the state Board of Land and Natural Resources Friday.
A 31-year-old Waimea man released on bail for recent fireworks and drug offenses, was recently charged threatening a Hawaii Police Department officer.