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Payment to HCC hackers was first for state

The decision by the University of Hawaii to pay the hackers responsible for a ransomware attack on Hawaii Community College was the first such payment in state history, according to the governor’s office.

High winds spark brush fires in West Hawaii

As of Tuesday afternoon, the Hawaii County Fire Department was battling three brush fires in North and South Kohala that resulted in mandatory evacuations for several areas.

Captain Cook man accused of negligent homicide

Police have arrested 63-year-old Ronald Smith Fitzwater of Captain Cook for negligent homicide and failure to render aid after an 88-year-old Honaunau man died following a single-vehicle collision Sunday near Kealakekua Ranch Center.