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Some Big Island Beaches Close After Shark Bites Woman

Some Big Island Beaches Close After Shark Bites Woman

The victim, 65, was airlifted to a hospital after being attacked by a 5-foot black tip reef shark.

Ige Visits Maui Jail Following Riot And Escape Department of Public Safety

Ige Visits Maui Jail Following Riot And Escape

The governor was joined by Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda and Mayor Mike Victorino.

Who Owns Aloha? Hawaii Considers Protections For Native Culture AP

Who Owns Aloha? Hawaii Considers Protections For Native Culture

Saying it had trademarked the name “Aloha Poke,” a Chicago restaurant chain recently demanded that a Honolulu eatery change its name.

Big Island Earthquake Unrelated To Volcano Activity

Big Island Earthquake Unrelated To Volcano Activity

The quake caused no detectable changes in activity at Kilauea and Mauna Loa volcanoes

Grandma’s Deposition In Kealoha Corruption Case Postponed Submitted

Grandma’s Deposition In Kealoha Corruption Case Postponed

Florence Puana was hospitalized over the weekend. Prosecutors want to question her early because of her poor health.

Scientists Monitor Increased Seismic Activity On Mauna Loa

Scientists Monitor Increased Seismic Activity On Mauna Loa

There have been up to 90 earthquakes weekly since August, with most considered mild at magnitude 2.0 or less.

Both Maui Inmates Who Escaped Are Back In Custody

Both Maui Inmates Who Escaped Are Back In Custody

UPDATED: One man turned himself in to police hours after the Sunday escapes, while the other was captured Monday.

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Hits Big Island; No Risk Of Tsunami

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Hits Big Island; No Risk Of Tsunami

The epicenter was about 15 miles southwest of Kailua-Kona.

Not So Fast For Black Hole’s Hawaiian Name AP

Not So Fast For Black Hole’s Hawaiian Name

A UH Hilo professor dubbed it “Powehi,” but the first black hole to be photographed has no official name.

Ex-Maui Inmate Gets $10K In Sex Assault Lawsuit Settlement AP

Ex-Maui Inmate Gets $10K In Sex Assault Lawsuit Settlement

Woman claimed a corrections officer threatened to remove her from a work furlough program if she didn’t have sex with him.

Maui’s Top Legal Official Resigns Following Abuse Arrest Wikimedia Commons

Maui’s Top Legal Official Resigns Following Abuse Arrest

Protesters had demanded the removal of Patrick Wong after his arrest on a domestic abuse charge.

Ex-Mayor Peter Carlisle Wants To Be Honolulu Prosecutor Again AP

Ex-Mayor Peter Carlisle Wants To Be Honolulu Prosecutor Again

His longtime political rival, Keith Kaneshiro, has taken a leave of absence because he’s a target in a federal investigation.