The United States Coast Guard assisted in transporting two rehabilitated Hawaiian monk seals to Oahu from Kailua-Kona on Thursday.
A couple wanted for involvement in several auto thefts has been identified and arrested.
A 41-year-old Kona man was arrested on drug and weapons offenses after being arrested for driving without a license.
A 28-year-old Puna man has been charged in two stolen vehicle incidents.
First Hawaiian Bank will hold forums in Hilo and Kona, presenting its economic forecast for both the county and the state.
Emily Smith, 36, of Ocean View faces first-degree arson and third-degree assault charges.
One Hawai'i County seat is open, along with two City and County of Honolulu seats, and one student seat.