National park releases draft air tour management plan

The National Park Service and Federal Aviation Administration on Monday released a draft Air Tour Management Plan (ATMP) and an associated draft Environmental Assessment mandated by a 2000 law and ordered by a federal appeals judge in 2020 in response to a lawsuit by a community group.

Community mourns death of UH-Hilo student

Family, friends and fellow students are mourning a 19-year-old University of Hawaii at Hilo student who — apparently accidentally — fell to her death last month from the balcony of her sixth-floor apartment in Hilo.

Leed wants public apology from Prince Kuhio Plaza

Notable singer Melveen Leed wants a public apology from management of Prince Kuhio Plaza for cutting off her impromptu performance at the mall’s craft fair earlier this month during the Merrie Monarch Festival.

Documents ID officers shot at in crime spree

Court documents identified the three Kona patrol officers police say were endangered by a Kailua-Kona couple apprehended Thursday in Volcano after an early morning crime spree culminated in a cross-island manhunt.

Lawyers in Boy Scout shooting case express frustration

Lawyers for the family of an 11-year-old Boy Scout killed last August when an AK-47 semi-automatic rifle was accidentally discharged at a shooting range wrangled in court Friday with lawyers for the Boy Scouts of America and its Aloha Council.