Police are searching for the driver involved in a hit-and-run traffic collision in Ka‘ū that left a 26-year-old woman pedestrian with life-threatening injuries. The single-vehicle collision occurred late Saturday evening near the intersection of Paradise Parkway and Luau Drive in Ocean View.
State funds have been released to develop an agricultural water resource for North Kohala.
Ka‘u residents had mostly conservative ideas about how best to utilize nearly 5,000 acres of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park land.
Fern Forest subdivision in Puna will become the newest front in a war against an aggressive invasive plant spreading around the Big Island.
A 40-year-old Hilo man has been indicted in a case in which a federal DNA database identified him as the suspect in an alleged 2019 sexual assault.
Two of three Native Hawaiian men convicted of the 1991 Christmas Eve abduction, rape and killing of Dana Ireland in lower Puna will have their day in court on Oct. 23.
Marian Yuriko Kihara, 85, of Pahoa died Aug. 22 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Kealakekua, she was a retired secretary of the former RAK Repair in Hilo, a cook at the former Mall Foods Snack Bar in Hilo and member of Honomu Henjoji Mission (Odaishisan). Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Online condolences: dodomortuary.com. Survived by husband, Richard A. Kihara of Pahoa; sons, Gary (Debbie Connally) Kihara of Volcano and Clyde (Mari) Kihara of Pahoa; daughter, Cynthia (Cory) Shinshiro of Pahoa; brothers, Walter (Ruby) Hiraishi of Kailua, Oahu, and Jack (Gail) Hiraishi of Honolulu; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; nephews, nieces, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
A 30-year-old Keaau man is dead and four Hawaii Police Department officers have been placed on paid administrative leave following an officer-involved shooting incident this afternoon at Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Puna.
HONOLULU — Soon after one of Maui’s Japanese Buddhist temples, the Lahaina Hongwanji Mission, burned in the deadliest U.S. wildfire in more than a century, its resident minister was desperate to go back and see what remained.
HONOLULU — Residents who survived the wildfire that leveled the Maui town of Lahaina might not be able to afford to live there after it is rebuilt unless officials alter the zoning laws and make other changes, economists warned Friday.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story had an incorrect date for the Lahaina wildfires. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.
Leina‘ala Ann Teruya Drummond was Miss Hawaii 1964, the first neighbor island contestant to win the coveted pageant crown. The Maui native also danced hula in Danny Kaleikini’s show at the Kahala Hilton in the late 1960s and was a Maui County Council member in the early 1990s.