Ho found unfit for trial

A Kailua-Kona judge has ruled that a Hilo man accused of stabbing his maternal grandparents to death in January is unfit to stand trial.

Dog attack victim still in ICU

A 32-year-old Puna woman police say was mauled by a neighbor’s dog Saturday remained in the intensive care unit Tuesday at Hilo Medical Center with substantial injuries.

Honoring sacrifice and service

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer — for many, a day for the beach, a backyard barbecue or to just hang out with family and friends.

HVO clears final hurdle in move to UH-Hilo

In a couple of years, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists and support staff should be able to move from their temporary headquarters at Hilo Iron Works and a Keaau warehouse and into fancy new digs at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Trial set for suspect in nunchucks assault

Trial has been set for a 31-year-old Pahoa man who allegedly tied up, slashed, stabbed and used nunchucks to severely beat an acquaintance earlier this month at the victim’s Hawaiian Paradise Park home.

Battle over documents continues in wrongful death lawsuit

The Boy Scouts of America voiced concerns about lax supervision and unauthorized firearms being used at BSA shooting ranges weeks before an 11-year-old Boy Scout from Hilo was killed last August by the accidental discharge of an AK-47 semi-automatic rifle.

Two Puna men charged with property crime spree

A pair of Puna men face numerous charges in connection with a property crime spree including a string of burglaries that took place between March and May at the Storage Star storage facilities in Keaau.