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| | 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 15 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — A wave is coming, and it’s only a matter of time.

  2. | Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 10:37pm

    HILO — East Hawaii residents had the chance to discuss the impacts of upcoming changes to the region’s flood insurance rate maps during an open house session earlier this week.

  3. Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 5:34pm

    Hawaii Island police arrested three family members Friday in connection with a murder investigation. Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Section arrested 49-year-old Kevin Lehano, 33-year-old Tiffany Stone and 59-year-old Henrietta H. Stone at approximately 3 p.m. for second degree murder under the strength of a bench warrant following a grand jury indictment.

  4. Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 3:27pm

    Military units are scheduled to conduct various types of training at Pohakuloa Training Area in August that may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities.

  5. Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 2:12pm

    Mayor Harry Kim on Friday expressed his appreciation to federal, state, county agencies and private entities for their response to the recent Waimea fire, which burned some 2,200 acres of pasture last week.

  6. | Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 11:01am

    HILO – Extended furlough inmate Josiah Smith failed to report to the Hale Nani Reintegration Center in Hilo for his scheduled check-in at 8 a.m. Hale Nani staff attempted to contact and locate him. When attempts failed Hawaii Police were notified.

  7. | Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 8:25am

    The Hawaii Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.

  8. | Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 8:00am

    KAILUA-KONA — After a malfunction at the recently repaired Keahuolu Deepwell put North Kona on the edge of water service disruptions, Hawaii County Department of Water Supply has pulled the system back from the brink.

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

    HONOLULU — In another setback for President Donald Trump, a federal judge in Hawaii has further weakened his already diluted travel ban by vastly expanding the list of family relationships with U.S. citizens that visa applicants can use to get into the U.S.

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

    HILO — Audits of county hiring and cash-handling practices should be completed in the next few months, legislative Auditor Bonnie Nims said Thursday.

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

    WAIMEA — Fire officials have determined the point of origin in a brush fire that scorched 2,200 acres of Waimea pasture last week.

  12. | Posted: Jul 13 2017 - 9:48pm

    KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Police Department has arrested two people in connection with a rash of auto thefts spanning several communities across Hawaii Island.

  13. | Posted: Jul 13 2017 - 8:55am

    KAILUA-KONA — The Office of Maunakea Management is putting a callout for volunteers to assist in eradicating invasive species from the upper elevation areas of Mauna Kea.

  14. | Posted: Jul 13 2017 - 8:48am

    Don Straney, chancellor of the University of Hawaii at Hilo, is leaving Aug. 1 for a higher-level leadership position within the UH system.

  15. | Posted: Jul 13 2017 - 8:47am

    HILO — Louis Sardis, a 65-year-old driver for The Arc of Hilo accused of sexually assaulting a mentally and physically disabled woman on July 30 aboard one of the nonprofit organization’s service vans, is currently suspended from his job.