Police arrest 19 for DUI

During the week of March 12-18, Hawaii Island police arrested 19 motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents.

High surf warning posted for north and east shores

A northeast swell expected to arrive tonight has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a high surf warning for the north and east facing shores of all Hawaiian Islands from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 6 p.m. Thursday.

Hokule‘a to visit Hilo during April

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island residents will have the opportunity to see and engage with Hokulea and her crew when she returns to the island later this month for the first time since 2014 after she departed Hilo for the three-year Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage.

Trial set in Leilani standoff

A 33-year-old Pahoa man who allegedly abducted his children’s mother, shot a man who was with her and then held off police with a rifle for several hours late last year before shooting himself in the face pleaded not guilty Monday to numerous charges stemming from the incident.