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For the second year in a row, youth from the Keaukaha Canoe Club are anticipating an international trip of a lifetime.
County Council members hope to broaden how Kilauea recovery grants can be awarded in Lower Puna.
A single piece of military hardware has been recovered from an 11,000-acre area in Waimea over the last 17 years, according to a report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Hawaii County and the state have reported a significant shortage of school bus drivers for the upcoming year, according to the state Department of Education.
Police are investigating a possible drowning that occurred near the public beach access at Hokulia in Kailua-Kona.
A 38-year-old Hilo woman is accused of choking her 4-year-old daughter and assaulting an elderly woman who attempted to intervene.
Police say a 32-year-old Hilo man charged with attempted second-degree murder admitted to beating a 41-year-old Hilo man to within an inch of his life on the Hilo Bayfront late Friday night.
Two male divers reported missing were pronounced dead at Velzyland Beach on Oahu early Sunday morning after rescuers recovered their unresponsive bodies from the ocean, adding to concerns about drownings in Hawaii, which the most recent data shows has the nation’s second-highest resident drowning rate.
The latest legal challenge against the Thirty Meter Telescope project hinges on whether construction of the controversial and long-delayed observatory has actually already begun.
Big Island farmers are praising a bill that Gov. Josh Green recently signed into law extending lease renewals for up to 30 years in certain agriculture parks on the neighbor islands.