It’s been a decade since Chef Philip “Ippy” Aiona was, at 23, the youngest competitor on “Food Network Star,” winning fans with his flowing locks, since shorn, and easy smile, which he still possesses. He went deep into the competition, a mere episode from the finals.
Among the bills passed this legislative session and sent to Gov. David Ige for his consideration is one that would stiffen penalties for violating the state’s aquatic resources law.
A bill passed last week by state Legislature would eliminate the use of monetary bail and require defendants to be released on their own recognizance for certain nonviolent offenses.
A 38-year-old Puna man pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter and use of a firearm in the commission of a separate felony for a fatal shooting three years ago in Mountain View.
A 36-year-old Mountain View man was sentenced last month to 13 years in federal prison for using the U.S. Postal Service to distribute methamphetamine.
It’s been 25 years since John Cruz’s debut album, “Acoustic Soul,” won Contemporary Album of the Year at the 1997 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards and Cruz claimed the Hoku for Most Promising Artist.
The state Land Use Commission’s denial of an application by Connections New Century Public Charter School for a special use permit to build a campus in Hilo on about 70 acres of state land zoned for agriculture is being appealed.
Hilo surgery center is in jeopardy of closing: Owners allege hospital is discouraging doctors from using the facility
Hilo’s only outpatient general surgical center could be in danger of closing its doors.
The unanimous passage Thursday of a bill that would appropriate $600 million to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands by a House-Senate conference committee was met with applause and fanfare.
A stalled project to demolish the former cargo ramp at Hilo International Airport is back on track after the release of $4.5 million in capital improvement funds in mid-April by Gov. David Ige.
A 64-year-old Hilo man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 23 felony charges in connection with the sexual assault of two minor girls.
A court document filed by prosecutors identifies a 39-year-old man critically injured in a motorcycle-pickup truck collision Thursday night as Joel Cabel.
The overall winner at the 59th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival hula competition is from Kauai, but the halau has roots in Hilo.