Civil Defense officials will call for an evacuation should a worrisome lava flow approaching neighborhoods near Pahoa appear to be within five days of encroaching on populated areas.
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.
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.
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.
Editor’s note: Longtime sports editor Bill O’Rear will retire from the Tribune-Herald on Friday after more than 30 years covering Big Island sports. Today, he writes the first of two final columns. The second column will run in Friday’s edition.
Hawaii Electric Light Co. is proposing to boost its use of renewable energy sources by 2030, providing for 92 percent of the Big Isle’s energy needs, but would also require customers with rooftop solar to pay more than they do now.
Five months ago, Michael Kaha signed in as the Wheelabrator representative at a pre-bid conference for a waste-to-energy incinerator in Hawaii County.
Police will investigate a complaint alleging Hawaii County Council District 5 candidate Tiffany Edwards Hunt committed voter fraud by registering to vote from her husband’s surf shop in Pahoa rather than her home in Hawaiian Acres during the 2012 election.
While all but a relative handful of electrical customers have been restored service after the devastation of Tropical Storm Iselle, about 1,600 Hawaiian Telcom customers remain without landline telephone and/or Internet service.
The attorney for a Kona artist who sued an online publishing company said Monday a settlement reached last week was “amicable.”
The ordinarily quiet streets of Kaohe Homesteads south of Pahoa bustled with activity Tuesday.
Hawaii Island public safety officials are asking lower Puna residents to remain vigilant as scientists continue to track a lava flow that is within 2 miles of homes.
KAPOLEI, Oahu — Hawaii can stimulate its economy and generate jobs without raising taxes, the state’s four gubernatorial candidates said during a forum Tuesday.
One of the finalists for Hawaii County’s waste-to-energy incinerator is expected to penalize the City and County of Honolulu big bucks for not providing enough garbage for its plant last year.