Elderly man dies in Hilo house fire

A man believed to be in his mid- to late-70s was found dead Saturday in the rubble of a home destroyed by a mid-morning fire in downtown Hilo.

One dead in downtown Hilo house fire

CORRECTION 9-17-18: A previous version of this story had an incorrect address provided by the Fire Department. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.

Center of Olivia just 100 miles from Hilo

UPDATE 5:07 p.m.: As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, the center of Tropical Storm Olivia was 100 miles northeast of Hilo. The tropical cyclone packed maximum sustained winds of 50 mph and was moving to the west at 15 mph.