Police officers stood watch at Pahoa and Keaau high schools Wednesday after warnings of gun violence at the schools circulated online.
Hawaii Island’s police chief said the decision to post extra officers on public school campuses Wednesday in Puna and Kona was made because social media “fed into the anxiety” of the community in the wake of perceived threats of possible gun violence made on the internet.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s nuclear missile scare showed that the state began testing alerts before fully developing a plan to address the ballistic missile threat and that a public outreach campaign months earlier wasn’t effective, said a report released Tuesday.
A charter amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot adding more transparency to how top county officials get raises took its first step forward Tuesday when the County Council Finance Committee voted 9-0 to advance the measure to the first of three council votes.
Hawaiian Paradise Park will soon have a master plan for its own Hawaii County park.
Addie Souza is too young to drive, but on Tuesday, the 4-year-old got a crash course in traffic safety.
In the beginning, becoming the “Iron Man,” was more about bragging rights than anything else.
A move to take County Council budget planning behind closed doors will be heard today by the council Finance Committee.
State lawmakers introduced a bill that would make it a crime to falsely present an animal as a service animal.