Tilapia Fishing Tournament Focuses on Education, Outreach

A weeklong fishing tournament on the banks of Wailoa River in Hilo was geared toward removing invasive fish species from the waterway.
February 22, 2020

Donations Sought for Veterans Home Military Memorabilia Wall

Administrators at Hilo's veterans home hope to honor veterans for their service with a display of military memorabilia on the facility's walls.
February 22, 2020

Big Island Lane Closures: Feb. 22-28

Hawai‘i Department of Transportation released of lane closures scheduled for Feb. 22-28.
February 22, 2020

2 Big Island Men Cited for Illegal Aquarium Gear, Aquarium Fish

Two Big Island men were cited after aquarium fishing gear and over 500 live tropical fish were found on a vessel in Kawaihae Small Boat Harbor.
February 22, 2020

Washington Man Suspected in Wife’s Death is Free to Leave State

Sonam Saxena, 43, of Bellevue, Washington, was taken into custody Thursday afternoon after reporting his wife, Smriti Saxena, 41, missing on Tuesday at 11:20 p.m.
February 21, 2020

Four on Big Island Monitoring for COVID-19

On Feb. 20, the State Department updated its travel guidance and recommended US citizens reconsider travel by cruise ship to or within East Asia and the Asia-Pacific Region.
February 21, 2020

Hilo Woman Wanted for Questioning in Burglary

Authorities seek the public's help in locating a Hilo woman wanted for questioning in a burglary investigation.
February 21, 2020

Washington Man Arrested on Suspicion of Murder Released from Custody

A Washington man has been released from police custody as authorities continue to investigate the death of his wife.
February 21, 2020

3 Small Quakes Rattle Puna

The  US Geological Survey recorded three small earthquakes around Puna — two offshore and one one by Pahala.
February 21, 2020

Hit-and-Run Crash in Kea‘au Sends 1 to Hospital

At approximately 7:05 a.m., Hawai‘i Police Department responded to the intersection of Highway 130 and Kaloli Drive.
February 21, 2020

 
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