Juvenile racer snake captured on Maui

KAILUA-KONA — A small juvenile snake was captured after it was seen slithering out of a newly arrived visitor’s backpack Monday night at a Maui vacation rental in Pukalani.

Police arrest 25 for suspected DUI

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police arrested 25 motorists for suspected drunken driving between June 3 and Sunday. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic crash and three were younger than age 21.

State warns of unofficial annual business report solicitations

HONOLULU — The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Business Registration Division is repeating its warning to local businesses and the public about unofficial solicitations being sent out regarding annual business report filings.

Kona teen reported missing

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating a teenager who was reported missing in Kailua-Kona.

Observatory to stay on Hawaii Island

HONOLULU – Following a meeting with Dr. Jim Reilly, Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Sen. Mazie K. Hirono announced Thursday that USGS has committed to keeping the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) on Hawaii Island.

In brief

1 dead, 130 injured as twisters rip through Ohio and Indiana

Kamuela Post Office will move

HONOLULU – The U.S. Postal Service announced today its decision to proceed with its proposal to relocate its postal retail services from the Kamuela Post Office at the Parker Ranch Center to another location within the community. This decision is final.

Memorial Day events today

KAILUA-KONA — West Hawaii residents have a pair of options when it comes to commemorating Memorial Day today at public ceremonies.