Keaka Martin, accused of trying to kill two officers in Hilo in January 2013, was convicted today on 10 counts, including one of first-degree attempted murder.
The 51st Merrie Monarch Festival's competitive events begin with the only performances on stage by individuals.
The little fire ant poses an enormous problem for Hawaii and should be treated accordingly -- the sooner the better.
Police said Keahi Sale, the object of an intense manhunt Saturday, was held by bystanders at Spencer Beach Park after the kidnapping victim called out for help.
The justices will give area high school students and the public an opportunity to hear attorneys argue the merits in a case involving government records.
The fire of unknown origin blackened 12 acres on the southern end of Punaluu Beach before being brought under control at about 10 p.m. Tuesday.
A former deputy prosecutor, the county's current top civil attorney is wrapping up a record 26 straight years of legal service to the county.