Paradise Helicopters donates $10K

Paradise Helicopters is donating $10,000 to relief efforts for communities on Hawaii Island affected by recent volcanic activity, the company announced Thursday.

DPS to probe own mistaken release

A new restriction is in place for Hawaii Community Correctional Center inmate releases as Public Safety officials probe a July blunder that resulted in an accused murderer being erroneously released into the community.

False missile alert plays key role in Hawaii governor race

Hawaii Gov. David Ige wants voters to look at his four years of accomplishments, including his handling of the Big Island’s erupting volcano, as reasons to give him a second term. But U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, his main opponent in Saturday’s Democratic primary in the heavily blue state, wants voters to look at 38 minutes in January as reason enough to send Ige packing.