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Alleged rape victim’s family sues The Arc of Hilo, former driver

| | Sep 26 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

HILO — The parents of a physically and mentally disabled woman allegedly sexually assaulted June 30 in a van owned by The Arc of Hilo are suing the driver and the nonprofit organization.

  1. | Posted: Sep 25 2017 - 8:40pm

    WASHINGTON — Violent crime in America rose in 2016 for the second straight year, driven by a spike in killings in some major cities, but remained near historically low levels, according to FBI data released Monday.

  2. | Posted: Sep 26 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — The parents of a physically and mentally disabled woman allegedly sexually assaulted June 30 in a van owned by The Arc of Hilo are suing the driver and the nonprofit organization.

  3. | Posted: Sep 26 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — With the resignation Friday of Parks and Recreation Director Charmaine Kamaka, Mayor Harry Kim has lost his third department head in almost as many months.

  4. | Posted: Sep 26 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A warehouse fire in New Industrial Kohanaiki Park two weeks ago has left the business owner baffled and frustrated.

  5. | Posted: Sep 26 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A Hilo couple is transforming their 7-acre Panaewa property into a Halloween pumpkin patch and fall extravaganza.

  6. | Posted: Sep 26 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Fire crews have contained a brush fire that scorched 1,645 acres in Ka’u.

  7. Posted: Sep 25 2017 - 5:24pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — A former Big Island resident is awaiting trial in Indonesia over a surfing dispute that happened two years ago.

  8. Posted: Sep 25 2017 - 4:12pm

    On Friday, North Hilo Patrol Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Highway 19 near the 24 mile marker, after it was reported by the victim that the suspect, 47-year-old Aljune Soria, shot at him several times with a rifle after he was involved in a previous argument with the victim.

  9. | Posted: Sep 25 2017 - 8:40pm

    KAILUA-KONA — The Kohala Ranch Water Company returned water service to its roughly 400 North Kohala customers Sunday night, 10 days following the failures of both of its deep wells on Sept. 14.

  10. Posted: Sep 25 2017 - 12:12pm

    Hawaii Island police report that Kawika Buckland, 20, was arrested for the offense of theft 2 after Puna Patrol officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision.

  11. Posted: Sep 25 2017 - 11:32am

    Hawaii Island police have located and taken into custody a 28-year-old Puna man wanted on an outstanding bench warrant and questioning in an unrelated assault investigation.

  12. | Posted: Sep 25 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Manaola Yap’s introduction to the world of fashion was a bit different than most other designers.

  13. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 7:08pm

    WASHINGTON — Citizens of eight countries, including North Korea and Venezuela, will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday that will replace his expiring travel ban.

  14. | Posted: Sep 25 2017 - 8:11am

    HILO — It’s just a three-letter acronym on a sticky note affixed to an official Hawaii County hiring document.

  15. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 7:08pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A masked gunman opened fire at a Nashville church Sunday, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, authorities said.