After East Hawaii’s rainy season got underway with a drier-than-usual October, November saw the cloudbursts predicted by the National Weather Service, with mostly above-average rainfall totals on the Big Island’s windward side.
Oft-delayed construction of a permanent structure at the Hilo Farmers Market is underway, with concrete poured and construction equipment sitting on the cordoned-off lot on the north mauka corner of Kamehameha Avenue and Mamo Street, next to Reuben’s Mexican Food.
When Mitch Roth, the county prosecutor of eight years, takes the oath of office as mayor of Hawaii County on Monday, it will likely close the book on the public life of Mayor Harry Kim, a man who has dedicated his entire adult life to public service.
A Hawaii spokeswoman for the parent company of Monsanto Co. told the Tribune-Herald the use of Roundup herbicide isn’t the cause of the cancer suffered by three Big Island men suing the chemical giant and other corporate entities.
A 38-year-old Hilo woman police say rammed the car of one officer and almost hit two other officers in the process told officers she had been sleeping in the driver’s seat in the middle of the road when they arrived, according to court documents.
Only three halau — two from California and a Honolulu juggernaut that competes every five years — have decided not to participate in a 2021 Merrie Monarch Festival that will be held without a live audience, according to Merrie Monarch President Luana Kawelu.
A Honolulu law firm has filed a trio of product liability civil lawsuits this month on behalf of three Big Island men against the chemical giant Monsanto Co. in Hilo Circuit Court.
Felony charges of first-degree theft and second-degree forgery against a Hilo attorney have been dropped.
A 31-year old Mountain View woman facing numerous drug and firearms charges after allegedly attempting to flee from police Nov. 11 in Fern Acres subdivision remains in custody at Hawaii Community Correctional Center, unable to post $144,000 bail.
Emergency responders and family members are searching again today for a 44-year-old Honaunau man who was last seen and heard from early Wednesday afternoon when his Jeep became disabled in the Keanakolu Area, about 16-18 miles up Mana Road, which runs up Maunakea from Waimea.