Police seek leads on missing South Kohala woman

Police are seeking information on a 58-year-old South Kohala woman who was last seen Sept. 26 departing on a flight to her native China at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole.

Police arrest five in Hilo theft sting

After conducting an anti-theft operation targeting people shoplifting from a Hilo department store, Hilo Community Policing Section officers arrested five individuals for theft and trespassing on Wednesday.

Mosquito proposal approved

A state Department of Agriculture advisory committee approved proposals by the Department of Land and Natural Resources to import 208 million mosquitoes to the state per year.

Senate negotiators announce a deal on guns, breaking logjam

WASHINGTON — Senate bargainers on Sunday announced the framework of a bipartisan response to last month’s mass shootings, a noteworthy but limited breakthrough offering modest gun curbs and stepped-up efforts to improve school safety and mental health programs.

Group claims Judges for Justice interfering with exoneraton effort

The Hawaii Innocence Project has replied to a motion by a Seattle group seeking to unseal post-conviction DNA testing conducted on a key piece of evidence in the Dana Ireland murder, saying the leader of the group is interfering with HIP’s efforts to exonerate one of the men convicted in the case.

1/6 panel to hear Trump campaign manager, probe election lie

WASHINGTON — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot is delving deeper into what it calls “the big lie,” Donald Trump’s false claims of voter fraud that fueled his relentless effort to overturn the 2020 election and led a mob of his supporters to lay siege to the U.S. Capitol.