Women arrested for 6-year-old’s murder

KAILUA-KONA — Two women charged in connection with the murder of a 6-year-old boy on Halloween night 2018, and abusing him and his siblings for months prior, pleaded not guilty to a host of charges Monday.

Trial in firefighter death delayed

KEALAKEKUA — The trial for a 21-year-old man accused of manslaughter and negligent homicide in the death of a Hawaii Fire Department captain has been pushed back.

Highways reopen after brush fires

SOUTH KOHALA — Two major West Hawaii highways were closed Tuesday afternoon as firefighters worked to extinguish two separate brush fires that broke out in South Kohala.

Tourism businesses take stand

KAILUA-KONA — A West Hawaii business canceled its luau show Monday after organizers of the demonstration on Maunakea called upon the visitor industry to suspend operations to show support for the protectors.