“In 67 minutes of video, brutality followed by nonchalance.”
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In 67 minutes of video, brutality followed by nonchalance
If you stumbled on the scene too late, you might have missed him there, bloodied and beaten.
Maui firefighter injured when swept away in storm drain
WAILUKU, Maui — A Maui firefighter was critically injured when he was swept into a storm drain and carried the length of eight football fields until being dumped on the shoreline, officials said.
Puna roads EA expected soon
After a year of waiting, the next step in the restoration of Puna roads severed by the 2018 Kilauea eruption is nearly complete.
Saving all lives
Five years since its inception, Magical Creatures Sanctuary has become home to more than 90 animals that were saved from slaughter, rescued from neglect, have special needs, or were orphaned or injured in the wild.
Kilauea Avenue work set for this spring
A two-year-long project to improve Kilauea Avenue in Hilo is expected to begin this spring.
Lawmakers mull bill for bringing felony charges
A bill to codify how charges are filed in serious felony cases passed the state Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday.
Fatal stabbing case moved to Kona after Hilo judges recuse themselves
The case of a 21-year-old Hilo man accused of fatally stabbing his grandparents will be heard in Kailua-Kona.
Mental fitness hearing delayed
A 52-year-old Hilo man who pleaded not guilty to a host of charges filed in connection with the alleged September 2022 abduction and ensuing crimes committed against a 15-year-old Kona girl was in court Thursday for a mental health fitness hearing.
‘A long time coming’
The much-needed and long-planned Kukuiola Emergency Shelter and Assessment Center moved a step closer to fruition Thursday with a groundbreaking and blessing ahead of the start of mass grading of the site in Kailua-Kona.
Search for Ireland’s killer continues
Hawaii County’s police chief and prosecuting attorney issued separate statements late Thursday afternoon saying they will be steadfast in their quest to bring to justice the man who left DNA on several pieces of key evidence in the 1991 rape and murder of Dana Ireland.
Pahoa man indicted for McDonald’s incident
A 35-year-old Pahoa man who allegedly threatened Pahoa McDonald’s employees on Jan. 20 while loudly demanding money has been indicted by a Hilo grand jury.
Mountain View man charged with assault of police officers
A Mountain View man is facing felony charges after allegedly assaulting police officers earlier this week.
Monk seal dies from injuries following shark bite
The Marine Mammal Center and The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Wednesday that a juvenile female Hawaiian monk seal known as RM28 died at Ke Kai Ola, the center’s hospital in Kailua-Kona, after suffering severe shark bite trauma.
County to receive donated rapid-response shelters
The Hawaii County Office of Housing and Community Development will soon have another tool for its toolbox to address homelessness and emergencies on the Big Island.
Freed after 20 years, Hawaii man reflects on case, future
HONOLULU — On Ian Schweitzer’s first morning of freedom Wednesday, he woke up in a hotel room, looked over the balcony at the ocean and took in the beauty of the island he had been away from for over 20 years while imprisoned for a 1991 killing and rape he has always maintained he didn’t commit.
Police misconduct down in ‘22: Two HPD officers discharged, eight suspended
Two Hawaii Police Department officers were discharged and eight received suspensions ranging from one to 21 days in 2022, the department’s annual disciplinary report to the state Legislature revealed.
Kona man charged in robbery investigation
Hawaii Island police have charged a man in with robbery, assault, and drug offenses stemming from an incident that occurred early Tuesday at a gas station in Kailua-Kona.
Hilo man charged in bomb threat investigation
A 43-year-old Hilo man is facing a charge of terroristic threatening after a reported bomb threat Tuesday at a retail shopping center in Hilo.
Lawmakers target flavored tobacco products
Hawaii received an “F” grade for its policies on flavored tobacco products, according to the American Lung Association’s annual State of Tobacco Control report.
Ocean View man charged with theft of rental vehicle, other offenses
A preliminary hearing is slated next month for a a 46-year-old Ocean View man accused of auto theft, drug possession and other offenses.