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KAILUA-KONA In her public life, Linda Coble was known as a trailblazing journalist and as the wife to one of Hawaiis most well-known television news anchors, Kirk Matthews.
A man told police he was struck numerous times by a metal pipe or piece of rebar by his hanai brother while another man said he was purposely hit by a vehicle reportedly carjacked by the alleged assailant, according to court documents filed by police.
The Hawaii County Department of Public Works has received a three-month extension from the Federal Highway Administration to complete reconstruction of Highway 132 in lower Puna, although the department anticipates work will be finished well before the new deadline.
Puna Geothermal Venture is continuing its work toward recovery, plant officials said during a community meeting Wednesday afternoon in Pahoa.
Abrahm Abe Phillip Bernard, 50, of Puna and Honolulu died May 30 in California. Born in Honolulu, he was care center manager for all of Hawaiian Memorial Life Plan firms: Borthwick Mortuaries, Ballard Family Mortuaries and Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery and a graduate of Cypress College of Mortuary Science. Visitation 10:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Ballard Family Mortuary. Celebration of life memorial service at 11 a.m. Lunch and fellowship at noon. Casual attire, flowers welcome. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Survived by father, Ronald Bernard of Oahu; mother, Ida Malakaua of Pahoa; brothers, Ronald (Maka) Bernard Jr., Lawrence Pahukoa and Charles Pahukoa of Hilo; sisters, Tanya (Donovan) Hegarty of Waimea and Kaui Alexander of Hilo, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Police have charged a 50-year-old Pahoa man with property crimes stemming from a theft Monday at a Hilo candy shop.
HONOLULU (AP) Hawaiis economy will likely slow to a near standstill in coming years, according to a new report published Friday.
It was mostly business as 28 protesters of the Thirty Meter Telescope project, mostly kupuna, or elders, made their initial court appearances today in Hilo District Court on obstruction charges for blocking construction trucks and workers from scaling Maunakea to start construction on July 17.
KAILUA-KONA Finance Committee members on Tuesday gave favorable recommendation to Mass Transit Administrator Brenda Carreiras request to fast-track approval for a multi-year contract for Hele-On bus service with no financial information attached.
Tropical Storm Kiko appears as though it will remain a tropical storm throughout the weekend, according to forecasters from the National Hurricane Center in Miami.
Officers assigned to the Thirty Meter Telescope protester blockade and encampment on Maunakea Access Road issued 547 traffic citations and arrested 11 suspects in the week between Sept. 12-18, police said Thursday.