KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police are investigating a reported sexual assault that occurred last week near an Ocean View business.
KAILUA-KONA — Fireworks appear to have sparked three brush fires reported within an hour Friday, forcing a road closure on Highway 190 near Puuanahulu.
KAILUA-KONA —The state Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Kamehameha Schools on Friday signed a historic agreement to promote the recovery of 32 federally endangered species and one threatened species on Hawaii Island.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people.
WAILUKU — The Hawaii water commission has ordered the full restoration of flows to 10 Maui streams and ordered no or limited diversions for seven streams to restore habitats.
HILO — Kamehameha Schools will start a new search for an operator to harvest approximately 10,000 acres of forest land on the Hamakua Coast after Hawaii Forest withdrew from lease negotiations earlier this month.
WASHINGTON — On the issue of child separation, President Trump had to be dragged kicking and screaming into basic humanity. His initial goal was to create terror in migrants without provoking revulsion in the broader public. He failed. Trump may be immune to sympathy, but he is not immune to pressure. His partial backdown proves he is not completely indifferent to public outrage, which hopefully will generate more of it.
HILO — As the reality of the county’s budget crisis sank in Thursday, Mayor Harry Kim held an emergency Cabinet meeting seeking $5 million in cuts, and the Salary Commission voted to postpone discussion of a new round of top officials’ raises until August.
NEW YORK — The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick. The Dallas Mavericks looked all the way to Slovenia for the player they hope can be their next European superstar.
SARANSK, Russia — With nagging injuries, heavy marking from opponents and some simply uninspired play, the top stars of the 2018 World Cup have struggled to deliver on the impossible expectations they carried into the tournament, with one prominent Portuguese exception.
The Kona Marathon Events will have much to celebrate as Sunday marks the 25th Anniversary of the popular endurance running event.
McALLEN, Texas — The U.S. government wrestled with the ramifications Thursday of President Donald Trump’s move to stop separating families at the border, with no clear plan to reunite the more than 2,300 children already taken from their parents and Congress again failing to take action on immigration reform.
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HONOLULU— An 800-pound chunk from the USS Arizona battleship that sank during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is heading to Texas for display at a war memorial.
HONOLULU — A Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission has fined a state representative more than $15,000 after finding more than two dozen violations of campaign spending laws.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in an appeal that could determine whether an embattled multi-nation telescope project can be built on a mountain Native Hawaiians consider sacred or have to move to a backup site in Spain’s Canary Islands that’s less desirable to scientists hoping to use the instrument for groundbreaking discoveries.