With rakes, paintbrushes, brooms and trowels, nearly 50 volunteers spent Tuesday sprucing up the welcome center and surrounding areas at Hawaii Island Humane Society’s Animal Community Center in Keauhou Mauka.
A 29-year-old Hilo man accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger on a flight to Japan on Oct. 11 will be held without bail, U.S. Magistrate Judge Kevin Chang ruled Tuesday.
The leading edge of the June 27 lava flow has resumed its advance toward the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision of Puna.
Construction of the Chain of Craters alternate route will speed up Friday as bulldozers begin making a path over a wall of lava rock covering the road in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
The Big Island is seeing consistent growth in the number of employed people, as well as stability and expansion in five key industries.
Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015, the Social Security Administration announced today.
HONOLULU — The state Department of Education says it needs $19 million in emergency funding from the state Legislature to cover shortfalls in its school lunch and bus transportation programs.
A 39-year-old Pahoa man will be extradited to Carson City, Nev., to face child pornography possession charges.
The Hawaii Department of Education anticipates requesting an additional $159 million from the state during the next legislative session to cover expenditures in fiscal years 2016 and 2017.
DETROIT — The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired immediately, but its message has generated some confusion about which cars are actually affected.
HONOLULU — The state Board of Education is giving Hawaii’s public schools superintendent an “exceeds expectations” rating for the current year.
The Mauna Kea Access Road reopened Tuesday afternoon, the Mauna Kea Weather Center said.