A man who died in a single-vehicle crash on the Big Island has been identified. Big Island police say 54-year-old Dino Capello of Mountain View was a passenger in the Honda SUV that struck a utility pole on North Glenwood Road Wednesday afternoon.
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The U.S. has warned Americans not to travel to Pakistan and evacuated most government personnel from the country’s second largest city because of a threat to the consulate there, a U.S. official said Friday, the latest example of the danger facing diplomats operating in volatile parts of the Muslim world.
Nagasaki’s mayor has criticized Japan’s government for failing to sign on to an international nuclear disarmament effort as the country marked the 68th anniversary Friday of the atomic bombing of his city.
UPDATE // Board of Water Supply crews have completed repairs to an 8-inch water main located at 1404 Honokahua Street.
Charley Hername appeared in court for the alleged murder of Teresita Hernane.
After a $15 million renovation, the University of Hawaii’s biology laboratories at Edmonson Hall have a new look.
Sen. Brian Schatz is joining with Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin in sponsoring a bill to increase Social Security benefits for seniors by about $65 a month.
Kauai’s historic Coco Palms Resort is getting a new owner. The hotel has been sitting vacant since 1992 when it was damaged by Hurricane Iniki.
The Hawaiian Humane Society accepted 21,000 stray animals last year. But under a new budget, its staff will no longer be responding to calls to pick up loose, sick, or injured animals.
Honolulu City Councilmember Ikaika Anderson has announced his bid for Congress.
A 74-year-old Kauai man accused of driving under the influence was arrested after he crashed a school bus into a boat in Kapaa Thursday morning.
In normal lighting, they look just like any other white rabbits. But flip the switch and turn on a black light, and the furry critters glow green. A University of Hawaii scientist says this approach could lead to new and competitively efficient ways to produce medicines.
Sixteen people are being honored with the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Among those being recognized is late Sen. Daniel Inouye.
Some say the wait is long, but it’s well worth it. A family owned and operated hidden breakfast spot in Kailua is expanding and is hoping to bring their aloha abroad.
Big Island police have identified the human remains discovered last week in a remote location at the 12,000-foot elevation of Mauna Kea.
Last January, veteran scuba diver Keller Laros made international news when millions watched a video of him cutting free a bottle-nosed dolphin that was entangled in fishing line. But it’s not the only creature in the ocean he’s been helping off the Kona coast.
Big Island police arrested a 25-year-old woman at the Hilo airport Tuesday on multiple theft and forgery charges.
UPDATE // An 8-month-old child who was kidnapped in Wailuku Wednesday evening was found in good health.
A 36-year-old Mountain View man and his male passenger died on Wednesday from injuries they received in a single-vehicle crash on North Glenwood Road in Mountain View. Police believe speed and alcohol were factors in the crash.
Staff Sgt. Michael Davis took cover under a desk when he realized the rapid gunfire wasn’t from a training exercise at his Texas military base. He saw blood spray, then someone else get shot. When the soldier thought it safe to flee, he stood up — but he was quickly shot in the back.