14 arrested for suspected DUI

Hawaii Police Department officers arrested 14 motorists for suspected drunken driving between June 13 and Sunday. Six of the drivers was involved in a traffic crash.

Senate confirms three judicial appointments

The state Senate voted Tuesday to confirm the Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald’s appointments of Jill M. Hasegawa and Joanna E. Sokolow to the District Family Court of the Third Circuit (Hawaii Island) and Gregory H. Meyers to the District Court of the Fifth Circuit (Kauai).

State makes searching for a job easier

The state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) has launched the Hawaii Career Acceleration Navigator (HI CAN), a digital hub connecting unemployment insurance (UI) claimants and jobseekers to high-impact career pathways.

Wong joins Hawaii’s state arts agency

Allison Wong will join the team at the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) as Executive Director, effective Aug. 1. A leader in Hawaii’s arts community for over a decade, Wong has a passion for championing the power of culture and art to promote connection, enrich the human experience, and transform lives and communities.

La‘i‘opua 2020 celebrates Kona in a musical video

Celebrate the mele and hula of Kona on July 3 with the live launch of “Kona Mele,” a music video honoring Kona and the area’s celebrated practitioners of mele and hula. The event will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Makaeo Pavilion at Old Kona Airport Park.

Police seek South Kona woman for questioning

Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance with locating 44-year-old Janeal McCullough of South Kona, who is wanted for questioning in connection with several financial criminal investigations.