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$5K reward still offered for info leading to arrest, conviction in arson cases

| | Jul 26 2017 - 9:00am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — The number of suspicious wildfires continues to grow as authorities are now investigating a series of blazes along Highway 190 this month.

  1. | Posted: Jul 19 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — The Hawaii County Council advanced a bill Tuesday banning alcohol at James Kealoha Beach Park in Hilo.

  2. | Posted: Jul 19 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A 59-year-old Hilo woman accused of starving her 9-year-old granddaughter to death last year removed the girl from a Hilo elementary school for home schooling eight months prior to the child’s demise.

  3. | Posted: Jul 19 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Hawaii Island drivers are guaranteed to see a boost in gas prices Aug. 1 as higher fuel taxes take effect.

  4. | Posted: Jul 19 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Someone stole a water heater from a Hilo nonprofit serving some of the area’s most vulnerable children.

  5. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 6:31pm

    HILO — Hawaii County real estate trends continued ticking upward as the first half of the sales year came to a close, with the busy market leading to increases in new construction as existing inventory is bought up.

  6. | Posted: Jul 19 2017 - 8:36pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Costco Wholesale Corporation paid a fine of nearly $4,800 for violating state recycling requirements, officials reported Monday.

  7. | Posted: Jul 19 2017 - 8:36pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii State Department of Health food safety inspectors will begin stepping up enforcement of state law that bans the use of the latex gloves by the food service industry, officials announced Monday.

  8. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 9:59pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Police are looking for a 37-year-old man wanted in connection to a reported attempted murder incident in the Ka‘u area that left one man injured, authorities said Tuesday.

  9. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 9:59pm

    HILO — Public Works Director Frank DeMarco has decided to retire.

  10. Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 5:04pm

    A 22-year-old Hilo woman died following a single vehicle crash Tuesday in Hilo.

  11. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 4:44pm

    KAILUA-KONA — The Kona district had the highest amount of DUI arrests during the week of July 10-16, police reported Tuesday.

  12. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 8:59am

    HILO — A 9-year-old Hilo girl whose parents and grandmother are alleged to have starved her to death last year was on the radar of Child Welfare Services since at least 2007, according to court documents.

  13. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Three brush fires ignited on Highway 190 over the weekend appear to be connected, officials confirmed Monday afternoon.

  14. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Keith Okamoto, Hawaii County Department of Water Supply manager and chief engineer, came to Kona on Monday to offer a presentation on the area’s water emergency to the Hawaii County Council’s Agriculture, Water and Energy Sustainability Committee.

  15. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Hawaii County is taking another crack at property tax reform.