Homesteaders eye dispute between Fevella, Aila: Senate minority leader seeks probe of DHHL

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.

Hearing set for man in Kona car attack

A judge declined a request for a bail reduction Monday for a 32-year-old Captain Cook man accused of taking part in a bizarre assault of three men early Sunday in a Kailua-Kona parking lot.

Pahoa man faces numerous drug, gun charges

A judge on Friday increased bail on a 34-year-old Pahoa man described by county Prosecutor Kelden Waltjen as a “repeat offender with six prior felony convictions.”

Volcano murder suspect pleads not guilty

A 32-year-old Volcano man accused of entering a neighbor’s property on April 26 and shooting the man to death pleaded not guilty to all charges Wednesday in Hilo Circuit Court.

Ka‘u drowning victims mourned

Friends and family of two Kona men who apparently drowned late Friday night in Ka‘u took to social media to express their condolences.

Hearing set for alleged HPM thief

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.”