Ballet Folklorico to perform in Hilo, Waimea

The Ballet Folklorico will perform at the University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center and Kahilu Theatre in Waimea during an official visit as representatives of La Serena, Chile, a Sister City of the County of Hawaii.

Warriors defeat Wildcats for BIIF boys basketball Division I title

Kamehameha Schools Hawaii guard Kiai Yasso jumps for a lay up during the BIIF Division I Championship against Konawaena Tuesday at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium. KS-Hawaii defeated the Wildcats 47-33. The Warriors finished 10-3 in the league and 13-9 overall this season and will go on the play in the HHSAA Championship tournament.

Cowboys claims BIIF boys basketball Division II title

Kohala’s Isaac Libron steals the ball from Honokaa during the BIIF Division II Championship Tuesday at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo. Kohala defeated Honokaa 57-53. The Cowboys finished 11-1 in the league and 16-2 overall this season and will go on the play in the HHSAA Championship tournament.

Police seek Kona man on outstanding warrant

Hawaii Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 28-year-old Hudson Patrick Ho‘oulu Sauer, of Kona, who is wanted for an outstanding warrant of arrest relative to several vehicle thefts, and for questioning in other criminal investigations.

Monk seal dies from injuries following shark bite

The Marine Mammal Center and The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Wednesday that a juvenile female Hawaiian monk seal known as RM28 died at Ke Kai Ola, the center’s hospital in Kailua-Kona, after suffering severe shark bite trauma.

Kona man charged in robbery investigation

Hawaii Island police have charged a man in with robbery, assault, and drug offenses stemming from an incident that occurred early Tuesday at a gas station in Kailua-Kona.