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.
A possible plea deal is in the works for a 54-year-old former Hilo man who allegedly burglarized the home of a police officer in March.
Newly minted U.S. Army soldiers marching in graduation ceremonies at Fort Benning, Georgia, will soon be treading in the figurative footsteps of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, one of Hawaii’s best-known leaders.
The Puna Community Medical Center’s plan to bring emergency room facilities to Pahoa took a major step forward Friday with the granting of a 65-year land lease.
A federal judge who struck down Kauai County’s GMO and pesticide disclosure law will also decide the fate of Hawaii County’s ban on most genetically modified crops.
The state of Hawaii depleted its Major Disaster Fund in response to Tropical Storm Iselle, according to a Thursday letter sent by Gov. Neil Abercrombie to President Barack Obama seeking federal assistance.
There’s a line in the 1939 classic movie “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”: “Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for.”
NAPA, Calif. — The San Francisco Bay Area’s strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California’s wine country early Sunday, igniting gas-fed fires, damaging some of the region’s famed wineries and historic buildings, and sending dozens of people to hospitals.
Photos by HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune Herald.
Anyone who ever made the drive down Highway 132 from Pahoa to Lava Tree State Park is familiar with the massive, all-enveloping canopy that blocked out the sun, making one feel as though they were traveling through an enormous, living tunnel.
The steam release at Puna Geothermal Venture earlier this month was well within safety limits for hydrogen sulfide, according to the state Department of Health.