Jury selection underway in murder trial

Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of a 43-year-old man accused stabbing his mother to death almost three years ago in an area of lower Puna covered by lava from Kilauea volcano earlier this year.

Weekend roadwork at Hilo intersection

A continuous 24-hour closure of the West Kawailani Street and Iwalani Street intersection will begin at 6 a.m. Friday and continue through 6 p.m. Sunday, weather permitting.