About 100 people attended the grand opening Wednesday of the Sacred Heart Affordable Housing Project in Pahoa.
Coconut rhinoceros beetle grubs have been found at a home in Waikoloa Village, state Department of Agriculture officials said Friday.
Kamehameha Schools-Hawaii went briefly into a “soft lockdown” Thursday morning as police officers arrested a 52-year-old man walking along Highway 11 in Keaau with a handgun.
The principal of one of the state’s top-performing elementary schools is hoping lawmakers will appropriate funding for new classrooms.
A hydrologist at the National Weather Service in Honolulu confirmed Wednesday what he told the Tribune-Herald earlier this month: Residents should prepare for an extended statewide drought.
There has been more than a 60% increase on Hawaii Island between 2021 and 2023 in the number of participants in programs aimed at the prevention of domestic violence, according to a statewide private nonprofit organization providing those services.
About 50 gathered Monday at Lili‘uokalani Gardens in Hilo for an interfaith “Vigil for Israel” — a nation currently embroiled in war after being attacked from the Gaza Strip more than a week ago by the Islamic terrorist group Hamas.
A judge has declined to release from jail a 60-year-old Keaau man accused of sexually assaulting an elderly family member.
Auto thefts on the Big Island spiked sharply during the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to Hawaii Police Department statistics.
A Hilo grand jury has indicted a 42-year-old Hilo woman who allegedly locked her 12-year-old son in his bedroom without food as punishment for taking food from the family’s locked refrigerator.
Jim Kauahikaua, a research geophysicist at Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and the federal facility’s former scientist-in-charge, died Sunday at home in Hilo. He was 72.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story had an incorrect title for Deputy Prosecutor Joseph Lee. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
A 37-year-old Kurtistown man allegedly broke into a 45-year-old woman’s home, pounded on the woman’s bedroom door, and threatened to strangle her and torch her home if she didn’t let him into the bedroom.
At least two shots were fired during a road rage incident in lower Puna on Thursday evening, according to court documents filed by police.
A 70-year-old Hilo man accused of killing an elderly cyclist Tuesday morning in a hit-and-run collision might have struck the victim intentionally with his pickup truck.