‘Surf City comes to Hilo’

The once-in-a-decade type of surf predicted for the Big Island’s windward shores materialized Wednesday, and surfers took full advantage of large, rideable waves along Hilo’s Bayfront.

Higa loses appeal

A 12-year-old chapter in Hawaii County’s political history has closed with an appellate court order and a former county official deciding not to pursue further litigation.

State lawmaker to resign after misconduct probe

HONOLULU — A former speaker of the state House of Representatives will resign by next week to resolve sexual harassment allegations brought by several women, the latest case of an elected official being forced from office because of misconduct.