Madame Pele is expected to make her debut in Pahoa early Saturday morning as the June 27 lava flow reaches Cemetery Road/Apa‘a Street.
Margaret Masunaga officially became District Judge Masunaga upon her confirmation Thursday by the state Senate in a special session.
Mauka from the Kekaha Kai State Park entrance on Queen Kaahumanu Highway is land the Hawaii Racing Association thinks is best suited for a motorsport park.
HONOLULU (AP) — A lawyer representing a group seeking to invalidate Hawaii County’s law restricting the use of genetically engineered crops urged a judge Thursday to make the same decision he recently made invalidating Kauai’s law.
Hawaii Island Sears and Kmart stores don’t appear to be on the chopping block, and a company representative said all stores part of the latest round of closures nationwide already were notified.
Some Ocean View residents aren’t waiting around for a new county garbage disposal facility.
A 21-year-old Pahoa man accused of slashing a 21-year-old Hilo man with a machete during an altercation early Saturday morning made his initial court appearance Monday.
Hawaii County Civil Defense has placed a mobile command center on Cemetery Road as Madame Pele nears the outskirts of Pahoa.
The June 27 lava flow is 0.3 miles from Cemetery Road and Apaa Street after covering 425 yards since Wednesday morning, Hawaii County Civil Defense said.
The state Senate Judiciary Committee gave its unanimous approval Wednesday to the confirmation of Margaret Masunaga as a district judge in Kona, despite a negative rating by the Hawaii State Bar Association.
A 33-year-old Hilo woman, allegedly pregnant, who failed to complete a court-ordered anger management program, was subdued Tuesday by sheriff’s deputies after she became agitated and violent during a court hearing.
Big Island hunters will have more opportunities to bag feral pigs, goats and sheep under a package of changes to hunting rules set to go before the state Board of Land and Natural Resources on Friday.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is in Pahoa offering low-interest loans to victims of Tropical Storm Iselle.
A 32-year-old Kurtistown man pleaded guilty Wednesday for his role in the slaying of a 44-year-old Hawaiian Acres man in late 2012.
The Big Island is seeing consistent growth in the number of employed people, as well as stability and expansion in five key industries.
A 29-year-old Hilo man accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger on a flight to Japan on Oct. 11 will be detained without bail, U.S. Magistrate Judge Kevin Chang ruled Tuesday.
A 39-year-old Pahoa man will be extradited to Carson City, Nevada, to face child pornography possession charges.
Three of five bills aimed at reducing loopholes and making property tax collections more fair survived their first readings by County Council and will be considered a final time when the council meets early next month.
Construction of the Chain of Craters alternate route will speed up Friday as bulldozers begin making a path over a wall of lava rock covering the road in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
The state Department of Education anticipates requesting an additional $159 million from the state during the next legislative session to cover expenditures in fiscal years 2016 and 2017.
The front of the June 27 lava flow advanced 30 yards since Monday, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
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The leading edge of the June 27 lava flow remained at a standstill Monday.
An army of public officials rushed to the defense of Margaret Masunaga, a Hawaii County deputy corporation counsel, after the Hawaii State Bar Association deemed her unqualified to be a district judge.
Early walk-in voting begins today at five locations on the Big Island.
Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation Mission 3 crew members and Kim Binsted, HI-SEAS’ principal investigator, pose for a photo in front of the HI-SEAS dome on Mauna Loa. The six crew members entered the dome last Wednesday and will spend the next eight months there simulating a mission on Mars. The simulation is the longest tried in the United States, according to HI-SEAS. From left, Neil Scheibelhut, Sophie Milam, Zak Wilson, Binsted, Jocelyn Dunn, Allen Mirkadyrov and Martha Lenio. Scheibelhut and Milam are University of Hawaii at Hilo graduates. For more about the mission, visit hi-seas.org.