CLARIFICATION/CORRECTION 7-30-21: Gov. David Ige on July 19 announced the release of more than $2.6 million in capital improvement funding for the development of subsistence agricultural lots in Honomu, with Big Island Sen. Lorraine Inouye a part of the funding process as a member of the Senate Ways and Means Committee. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
Appeals were filed late last month in a trio of lawsuits that requested an updated environmental review be completed for Puna Geothermal Venture, which was damaged by lava in 2018.
An alleged burglar who was recorded by a security camera used a bolt cutter to cut the lock off a shipping container at the Hawaii Academy of Arts and Sciences late Saturday morning and stole an estimated $11,000 worth of tools, according to court documents filed by police.
With the Father’s Day discovery of a message in a bottle at the Makuu Drive shoreline in Hawaiian Paradise Park, Abbie Graham became a part of something bigger than she imagined.
Gov. David Ige said Tuesday it’s not yet time to roll back government-imposed coronavirus-related restrictions on restaurants and other businesses.
The chairman of the Hawaii Restaurant Association said it’s time for Gov. David Ige and the counties’ mayors to lift restrictions on the state’s eateries and retail outlets.
The Hilo Orchid Society has canceled its popular annual orchid show for 2021, as it did in 2020, because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The idea of a casting a bottle with a message adrift in the ocean and hoping someone finds it has been a staple of literature for centuries, a plot device in movies for decades — and even a 1979 hit by the rock band The Police.
A judge maintained bail Monday for a 39-year-old Pahoa man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend last week.
A 40-year-old Hilo man who was on court-supervised release without monetary bail for auto theft is back behind bars after allegedly stealing more than $26,000 worth of power tools from HPM Building Supply in Hilo, capping what police describe as a “month-long crime spree.”
On Friday’s 100th anniversary of the signing into law of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act by President Warren G. Harding, the “groundbreaking legacy” of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana‘ole — champion of the law intended to provide homes for Native Hawaiians — was celebrated.
The state Public Utilities Commission has reopened the docket for Honua Ola Bioenergy, formerly known as Hu Honua, the nearly completed biomass power plant in Pepeekeo.
The victim in one of the Big Island’s most extreme child abuse cases posted a YouTube video Monday and spoke of her abuse at the hands of her caregiver’s family in 2005.
A 30-year-old Hilo man accused of the fatal shooting Dec. 18 of a Puainako Center employee at the Hilo shopping mall pleaded not guilty Wednesday to numerous offenses.