Search for missing woman intensifies

The father and brother of a Hilo woman originally from Oregon who went missing Sunday near Wainaku Scenic Point have come to the Big Island to help in the search.

Concerns raised about Maunakea debris

After a windy week along the Daniel K. Inouye Highway, the camp at the Maunakea Access Road has incurred ire from, among others, supporters of the Thirty Meter Telescope.

BJ Penn ‘getting better’ following auto accident

The mother of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn said Thursday the mixed martial artist is recovering at home from a concussion sustained in a traffic accident the evening of Feb. 7 on Kanoelehua Avenue near Prince Kuhio Plaza in Hilo.

Attempted murder on officer charge refiled

Prosecutors have re-filed charges against a 32-year-old Kailua-Kona man accused of assaulting a Hawaii Police Department officer last spring in what was deemed a racially motivated attack.

Legislature mulls handing off SHPD responsibilities to counties

Delays in getting archaeological plan reviews from the State Historic Preservation Division have added years to the construction of Hawaii County projects, but county planning officials are skeptical a bill currently making its way through the Legislature is the answer.

HPP residents up in arms after disruptive police incident

A midday Monday incident in Hawaiian Paradise Park involving police, a low-flying county helicopter and numerous sounds that neighbors construed as gunfire have some nearby residents in shock and wondering why police didn’t notify them about what had occurred.