U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz took testimony Thursday from seven Native Hawaiian community leaders in East Hawaii, at Hale ‘Olelo, the College of Hawaiian Language at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Orchid Land Surfshop is celebrating 50 years in business this month.
For the third year in a row, there will be no Hawaii County Fair come mid-September.
‘For the good of many, a few must suffer’: Letter from fallen Hilo-born soldier highlights Memorial Day ceremony
Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, with beach outings, backyard barbecues, graduation parties and other family gatherings — and Monday painted a picture-perfect day for those celebrations.
A group seeking to overturn convictions in the Dana Ireland murder trial filed a motion Thursday seeking to unseal post-conviction DNA testing conducted on a piece of key evidence in that case.
The Corporation Counsel has filed a motion seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed last month against the county, Mayor Mitch Roth and Public Works Director Ikaika Rodenhurst over the closure of Waipi‘o Valley Road to all but a handful of people.
All systems are go for a new covered play court at Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Elementary and Intermediate School in Papaikou.
Morgan “Max” Victor’s family describe him as “the life of the party.”
The state Public Utilities Commission has again rejected an amended power purchase agreement between Hawaiian Electric Co. and Honua Ola Bioenergy.
It’s been a decade since Chef Philip “Ippy” Aiona was, at 23, the youngest competitor on “Food Network Star,” winning fans with his flowing locks, since shorn, and easy smile, which he still possesses. He went deep into the competition, a mere episode from the finals.
Among the bills passed this legislative session and sent to Gov. David Ige for his consideration is one that would stiffen penalties for violating the state’s aquatic resources law.
A bill passed last week by state Legislature would eliminate the use of monetary bail and require defendants to be released on their own recognizance for certain nonviolent offenses.
A 38-year-old Puna man pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter and use of a firearm in the commission of a separate felony for a fatal shooting three years ago in Mountain View.