Hawaii Volcano Observatory’s scientist in charge said Tuesday progress is being made toward its new facilities.
Federal authorities have charged a 32-year-old man who allegedly assaulted a flight attendant Thursday morning on a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu to Hilo.
A Hawaii Supreme Court ruling on a subpoena by the attorney general to access bank records of a nonprofit organization opposed to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope has both parties claiming victory.
Neighbors of a Hawaiian Beaches home destroyed Wednesday evening in what authorities think might be an intentionally set fire said there had been suspicious activity at the house prior to the blaze.
Deputy Public Defender Jon Ikenaga told the state Supreme Court on Wednesday the current COVID-19 situation in Hawaii’s jails and prisons is “significantly more dire” than in August 2020 when the court issued an order to decrease populations in correctional facilities in an attempt to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Kolekole Bridge disruption: Emergency weight limit impacts emergency responders, truckers, mass transit
State Sen. Lorraine Inouye on Friday said the state Department of Transportation is declaring the area of Hawaii Belt Road near Kolekole Bridge a “traffic emergency zone.”
A retired police officer is scheduled to face trial for allegedly stealing cocaine from an evidence locker in the Hilo Police Station and intimidating a witness.
A decision by the City and County of Honolulu to fire a 24-year police officer for refusing to be vaccinated could have implications on Hawaii Island.
Hawaii Island is almost 5,000 air miles from New York City, but when four commercial aircraft hijacked by terrorists crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field on Sept. 11, 2001, shock waves resounded across the world, including here.
Fire Chief Kazuo Todd told the Hawaii County Fire Commission during its monthly meeting Wednesday that a firefighter from a Pahala volunteer company was severely injured Friday while fighting a long-burning underground fire in Ka‘u.
A County Council committee observed a moment of silence Tuesday for an 85-year-old woman who died Sunday, almost a month after being attacked by multiple dogs Aug. 14 in Hawaiian Paradise Park.
Hawaii Community Correctional Center is in its fourth month of a COVID-19 lockdown which includes a halt to transportation of inmates for court hearings.
Even though the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to rage in 2021, impaired-driving arrests on the Big Island have essentially returned to prepandemic levels.