Lava continued to advance northeast Sunday through the Wao Kele o Puna Forest Reserve, and was about 1.2 miles from a rural neighborhood on the reserve’s eastern boundary, according to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
Photos by HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald
HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said he lost his bid for re-election in a Democratic primary because of his decision to call a special session to legalize gay marriage.
The Hilo Jaycee’s 64th Annual Hawaii County Fair is just around the corner, and whether you’re four or 64, there’s bound to be something for you.
In addition to a wealth of candidates on the Nov. 4 General Election ballot, Hawaii County voters will have five state constitutional amendments and one county charter amendment to vote up or down.
Glenn Cornick, a Hilo resident and the original bassist for the classic British rock band Jethro Tull, died Thursday in Hilo. He was 67.
A Kona grand jury has indicted a 36-year-old Ka‘u man with attempted second-degree murder for an assault on his 42-year-old sister earlier this month that reportedly almost killed her.
HONOLULU — Hawaii has about four times as many vacation rentals for travelers than the state’s tourism agency previously believed.
More than 5,000 comments about Native Hawaiian recognition are being processed by the U.S. Department of the Interior, according to a government website.
A lava flow moving toward populated areas along Kilauea’s East Rift Zone remains difficult to predict a week after scientists and public safety officials began warning about its approach.
Mayor Billy Kenoi said he is “very disappointed” by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision to deny the state’s request for a major disaster declaration in the wake of Tropical Storm Iselle.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit seeking to allow voters on the storm-damaged Big Island to vote.
Six Kona Community Hospital employees are among 34 Hawaii Health Systems Corp. workers set to lose their jobs by December.
Four Big Island residents denied a contested case hearing for the Thirty Meter Telescope’s sublease are taking the issue to court.
There was a special group of Santa’s little helpers that weren’t at the North Pole Wednesday.