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‘I’ll beat your ass’: Puna man indicted for alleged domestic violence
A 19-year-old Puna man has been indicted by a grand jury for a violent domestic incident last week that allegedly included an abduction, a beating and an involuntary car ride from Hilo to Puna for the victim.
Two men charged with break-in of business owner’s car
Hawai‘i Island police have arrested and charged two Hilo men with various offenses following the Sunday break-in of a downtown Hilo business owner’s vehicle.
Roundabout slated for Hilo
Downtown Hilo will get a roundabout in 2027, according to a state plan published Tuesday.
DLNR IDs women cited for illegally feeding Waikoloa feral cats
The Department of Land and Natural Resources on Tuesday released the names of the two women cited by state conservation officers April 18 during a protest by feral cat activists at Queens’ Marketplace Shopping Center.
Supporters of Kona Aerials Gymnastic Team Inc.’s application for a Special Permit packed council chambers Friday at the West Hawaii Civic Center to present testimony to the Leeward Planning Commission.
Life Care Center clear of COVID following outbreak
Life Care Center of Hilo recently experienced a large COVID-19 outbreak, resulting in 93 confirmed cases and one death since April.
Police: Missing Hilo man moved to Oregon
Police say a 73-year-old Hilo man who was reported missing in March has been found.
Battle over documents continues in wrongful death lawsuit
The Boy Scouts of America voiced concerns about lax supervision and unauthorized firearms being used at BSA shooting ranges weeks before an 11-year-old Boy Scout from Hilo was killed last August by the accidental discharge of an AK-47 semi-automatic rifle.
Keiki at Hilo school learn the joy reading: Kapi‘olani Elementary is first on Big Island to get support from Olympian’s foundation
Just under 50 kindergarteners at Chiefess Kapi‘olani Elementary School in Hilo participated in the Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation’s reading program this year.
Energy contracts renegotiated: Hawaiian Electric says the move will reduce customers’ power bills
New energy contracts between power providers and Hawaiian Electric will lead to cheaper energy bills for Big Island customers.
Tutoring program offers virtual classes this summer
A tutoring program is offering virtual classes to help Hawaii students catch up and stay ahead this summer before returning to school next year.
Keaau boy, 9, to represent Hawaii at national diabetes event
Drass Jordan of Keaau is a typical 9-year-old boy who loves soccer, archery, hip-hop, and hanging out with his three sisters and baby brother. But at the age of 2, Drass was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease where a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin.
Chief talks trust: EHCC panel discussion focuses on relationship between community and police
Police Chief Ben Moszkowicz told about 50 who attended a panel discussion Saturday at East Hawaii Cultural Center “trust is the currency” that leads to better relations between the community and police.
Konawaena High School held their commencement ceremony Saturday boasting 19 valedictorians at Julian Yates Field.
House bills aimed at making campuses safer pass session
Two bills aimed at making University of Hawaii campuses safer for students have passed the legislative session.
Ho‘okele ABA Center offers therapy for keiki with autism
A new center opened in Kailua-Kona to provide therapists to local keiki with autism.
Waipi‘o rockfall mitigation work to start next week
Rockfall mitigation work will begin on Waipi‘o Valley Road starting Wednesday
Father of man charged in Honokaa shooting witnessed the attack
The father of a 29-year-old man accused of the nonfatal shooting of another man Tuesday evening on the Salvation Army’s Honokaa campus was a witness to the shooting, according to court documents filed by police.
Woman accused of stealing nene makes initial court appearance
A 57-year-old woman accused of stealing a nene gosling from Wailoa State Recreation Area in late March made her initial appearance Friday in Hilo Environmental Court.
Volcano Watch: Ups and downs at Kilauea summit: Quiescence, eruptions, and constant change
May 3 marked the fifth anniversary of the start of Kilauea’s historic 2018 eruption that resulted in extensive lava flows from the East Rift Zone and major collapses of the summit caldera floor. Since that 2018 activity, Kilauea has experienced nearly constant change with distinct episodes of calm, unrest, eruptions, and everything in between.