One lane of Hawi Road reopened

KAILUA-KONA — The northbound lane of Hawi Road between Akoni Pule Highway and Keawe Iki Street in Hawi has reopened after being closed Tuesday morning due to a downed utility pole resulting from a traffic crash.

Keauhou fire now 80% contained

KAILUA-KONA — Firefighters continued efforts Monday to extinguish a 3,739-acre fire on the northeastern slopes of Mauna Loa.

21 arrested for suspected DUI

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for suspected drunken driving between Aug. 6 and Sunday. Three of the drivers were younger than age 21.

Sirens to be tested Tuesday through Thursday

KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency and Hawaii County Civil Defense will conduct siren testing starting Tuesday and continuing through Thursday at various locations on Hawaii Island

Lane closures planned islandwide

KAILUA-KONA — Motorists should expect delays this week on Mamalahoa Highway in Ka‘u as the state Department of Transportation paves a section of roadway near Manuka.