BOE approves misconduct code revisions

HONOLULU — The Hawaii school board has voted to elevate the seriousness of high school bullying and harassment as disciplinary offenses, officials said.

Bike and swim leads to arrest

Hawaii Island Police have arrested and charged a 29-year-old Hilo woman following a bizarre chase on a bicycle that ended in the apprehension in the waters at Coconut Island, police said in a news release.

North Kohala Agricultural Water Study meeting Aug. 30

An upcoming informational meeting on the North Kohala Agricultural Water Study will be jointly hosted by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and Hawaii Island Sen. Lorraine Inouye. The meeting will take place from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Kohala Village Hub, 55-514 Hawi Road, in Hawi, North Kohala.

Volcano Watch: What does water in Halemaumau mean?

VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK — The slowly deepening pond of water on the floor of Halemaumau, the first in recorded history, has captured the interest of media and the public, both locally and nationally. Many questions are being asked. The two most frequent are, where is the water coming from, and what is its importance?

Bench Warrants 08-16-19

As of Thursday August 15, 2019 the following individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants:

Honokaa Pool still closed

KAILUA-KONA — The Honokaa Pool remains closed several months after county officials had expected to reopen the facility to Hamakua residents.