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.