County fair kicks off today

The Hawaii County Fair will bring familiar family favorites and new features to Hilo when it returns this week for its 69th year.

Woman pleads no contest to manslaughter

KAILUA-KONA — A Naalehu woman faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading no contest to a single charge of manslaughter in connection with an April double stabbing at a Ka‘u park that left one dead.

Alleged Bade accomplice agrees to plea deal

A second of four former employees of a Hilo doctor raided by authorities last October for alleged overprescription and illegal distribution of opioid prescription painkillers and other narcotics has made a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

Former cop makes plea deal in domestic abuse case

A former Hawaii Police Department officer pleaded no contest Tuesday to third-degree assault for an April 8 domestic abuse incident that resulted in his wife being treated at Hilo Medical Center for bruising to her throat area.