A University of Hawaii economist said Tuesday a prolonged federal government shutdown could have serious local consequences.
Tackling Puna’s cesspools: Environmental impact statement outlines options for wastewater treatment services
A final environmental impact statement about the addition of wastewater treatment services for Puna was released Saturday by the state Office of Planning and Sustainable Development.
Two of three Native Hawaiian men convicted of the 1991 Christmas Eve abduction, rape and killing of Dana Ireland in lower Puna will have their day in court on Oct. 23.
A 40-year-old Hilo man has been indicted in a case in which a federal DNA database identified him as the suspect in an alleged 2019 sexual assault.
A 30-year-old Keaau man is dead and four Hawaii Police Department officers have been placed on paid administrative leave following an officer-involved shooting incident this afternoon at Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Puna.
Leina‘ala Ann Teruya Drummond was Miss Hawaii 1964, the first neighbor island contestant to win the coveted pageant crown. The Maui native also danced hula in Danny Kaleikini’s show at the Kahala Hilton in the late 1960s and was a Maui County Council member in the early 1990s.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story had an incorrect date for the Lahaina wildfires. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
A murder charge has been dismissed against an Oahu prison inmate for the beating and strangulation death 45 years ago of a Northern California park ranger who was on the Big Island for her dream vacation.
County looks to the future: General Plan 2045 envisions next 25 years, seeks to balance growth with sustainability
The county Planning Department on Monday unveiled a draft of the county’s General Plan 2045.
A 36-year-old Hilo man police say had more than a half-pound of methamphetamine in his car remains in custody at Hawaii Community Correctional Center in lieu of $113,000 bail.
Uncle Billy’s survey complete: ‘Suspected asbestos’ found; concerns raised about feral cats on property
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources said Monday a hazardous materials survey indicated “suspected asbestos” in the former Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel.
Police have charged a 31-year-old Keaau man with kidnapping and other offenses in connection with a domestic incident that occurred Tuesday evening on Ainaloa Drive in Puna.
CORRECTION: A previous version of the story contained an incorrect last name for Judge Kimberly Taniyama. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error and apologizes to the judge.
A 33-year-old Hilo man accused of several property crimes in connection with a Monday morning incident on Banyan Drive has been ordered to return to court Friday for a preliminary hearing.