VIDEO: Albertini vindicated after testimony interruption

Jim Albertini, file photo

Video from Hawaii County Council, Voice of Stephanie Salazar HILO, Hawaii – Last week, Albertini claimed vindication following a Memorandum received from Hawaii County Corporation Council Lincoln Ashida. The Memorandum was sent to the members of the Hawaii County Council, at the request of Kona Councilwoman Karen Eoff, following an incident in February in which […]

VIDEO: Papaikou Mill Beach access legal update


PAPAIKOU, Hawaii – The community met in Papaikou on Tuesday evening to talk about the eminent domain proceedings to acquire the trail to Papaikou Mill Beach. The trail has been a huge point of contention between locals who have used the shoreline access for generations, and the landowners who say the trail is their property […]

VIDEO: Ashida, Roth in run-off for Prosecuting Attorney


This video is part of an Election Wrap Special by Big Island Video News, video by David Corrigan, Voice of Stephanie Salazar HILO, Hawaii: Hawaii County Corporation Counsel Lincoln Ashida had a strong showing on primary election night in his bid for County Prosecuting Attorney… his 19,771 votes were not enough to break the 51% […]

SPECIAL VIDEO SECTION: County Prosecutor Forum

Left to right: Ashida, Dolan, and Roth square off in Hilo

HILO, Hawaii: The next head of the island’s largest law firm – the office of the Prosecuting Attorney – will be chosen in the upcoming election. The League of Women Voters of Hawaii County joined forces with and American Association of University Women, hosting this a forum at Aunty Sally’s Lu’au Hale in Hilo on […]

PUNA: Corp. Counsel discusses Hawaiian Kingdom plates

by David Corrigan & Tiffany Edwards Hunt HILO, Hawaii: Although South Kona councilwoman Brenda Ford’s proposed Aliyah’s Law would combat drunk driving by allowing police to impound the cars of drunk drivers, there were some activists who opposed the provision to A provision that would allow police to impound cars because of fraudulent plates drew […]

VIDEO: Hawaii budget battle escalates, legal conflict alleged

Video  by David Corrigan | Voice of Stephanie Salazar The chair of the county council is striking back in the escalating budget battle, calling into question the county’s law team. Last week, Mayor Billy Kenoi vetoed the amended budget that was passed by the Hawaii County Council, saying it was apparently illegal. In his veto […]

VIDEO: Hawaii County Police 78th Recruit Class

Mobile version of video August 14, 2010 – Hilo, Hawaii Video footage courtesy Hawaii County Police Department After completing six months of intensive training, 13 members of the Hawaii Police Department’s 78th Recruit Class were recognized Friday (August 13) during ceremonies held at the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo. During the ceremony, the recruits heard plenty […]

VIDEO: Harry Kubojiri chosen as new Hawaii County Police Chief

December 4, 2008 – Hilo, Hawaii After deliberating in executive session, the seven member Hawaii County Police Commission unanimously voted to appoint Harry Kubojiri the new chief of police. The commission chose between two leading candidates, Kubojiri and Chadwick Fukui, although County Corporation Counsel Lincoln Ashida stressed that the search was not limited to the […]