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Judge lifts West Hawaii aquarium fishing injunction
An Oahu Circuit Court judge Monday lifted an injunction prohibiting the issuance or renewal of aquarium fishing permits for West Hawaii waters.
Upping the ante: State lawmakers introduce several gambling bills
A raft of gambling-related bills have been introduced in the state Legislature and have passed first readings on their respective chamber’s floors.
Police seek leads on wanted Kona man
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in finding a 28-year-old Kona man wanted on an outstanding warrant of arrest related to several alleged vehicle thefts, and for questioning in other criminal investigations.
Tax breaks urged for ALICE families: Gov. Green pivots from GET reform efforts
Removing the general excise tax on food and medicine might not be the best way to help struggling Hawaii residents, Gov. Josh Green said Monday.
Research: Type 2 diabetes on the rise for Hawaii’s youth; obesity a factor
Several studies conducted by Hawaii researchers are predicting rates of type 2 diabetes, as well as other chronic conditions, will increase dramatically in the coming years among youth statewide.
Lawmakers considering $250,000 settlement in case stemming from sexual assaults at Kona school
The state Department of Education is set to pay a quarter-million-dollar settlement in a 2021 case brought by a Big Island family alleging the agency failed to protect a female student from repeated sexual assault on a public school campus.
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.
‘This is my life’s purpose’ Hamakua sanctuary cares for nearly 100 animals
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 rehabilitation set for this spring
A 2-year-long project to improve Kilauea Avenue in Hilo is expected to begin this spring.
Puna roads EA expected soon: County ready to push forward with work
After a year of waiting, the next step in the restoration of Puna roads severed by the 2018 Kilauea eruption is nearly complete.
Hawaii firefighter injured when swept away in storm drain
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A Hawaii 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.
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.
Tips still sought in theft at Volcano House
One of two people sought in association with the theft of a piece of artwork in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is no longer a suspect, but the other is still unidentified.
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.
Mental fitness hearing delayed for Mahi
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.
Bills seek GET exemptions: Some focus on medical services in an effort to ease physician shortage
This year in the state Legislature, there are roughly two dozen House bills and another two dozen Senate bills targeting the general excise tax, many of which request exemptions.
The hunt for unknown male in Ireland case
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.
Kamehameha defeats Hawaii Preparatory 2-0
The Kamehameha Hawaii girls soccer team defeated Hawaii Preparatory 2-0 in the BIIF Division II Championship match on Thursday. The Warriors will play a team that has not been determined yet in the HHSAA winning bracket tournament.
Warriors defeat Vikings 53-48
Both holding league records of 7-3, the Waiakea and Hilo boys basketball teams competed for third place in BIIF Division I on Thursday night. On their senior night, the Waiakea Warriors defeated the Hilo Vikings 53-48.
Hearing set for Mountain View man who allegedly injured two officers
Court documents identify two police officers who sustained injuries Tuesday while apprehending a 47-year-old Mountain View man sought on an arrest warrant.