Man falls into ocean fleeing police

Hawaii Island police are investigating an incident in which a man appears to have died in the ocean off the Puna coastline, the Hawaii Police Department said Monday.

More marked police cars sought

KAILUA-KONA — About a decade ago, the Hawaii Police Department acquired its first fleet of marked police vehicles, costing around $2 million.

Outlook: drought-free

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii has been drought-free since Feb. 27, the longest the state has gone without a drought since February of 2016.

Life happens … in business, too

Our steady mantra at the Small Business Development Center is “come up with a business plan” before acting on your business ideas. A business plan is a map and a map is useful in getting you to where you want to go. You need to know where the obstacles lie in your path, and what is the shortest, or maybe the most scenic, route to your destination.

HCFCU appoints new leaders