Fall enrollment at University of Hawaii at Hilo declined for the second year in a row, despite hopes by administrators the university could maintain last year’s student levels.
Pahoa High School plays their first home football game in 13 years and celebrates their homecoming court with a parade around the field on Saturday, September 27, 2014.
Kohala Councilwoman Margaret Wille thinks she may have found the way to eliminate fraudulent use of the homeowner property tax exemption.
The Village Green Society and Hawaii’s Volcano Circus will be fined $53,743 for building illegal structures on state land and removing protected trees.
Hawaii County plans to reinforce its restrictions on accessing Kaohe Homesteads after a tour company was found to be using the neighborhood to reach the June 27 lava flow.
With Hawaii Island’s power supply riding on wooden, flammable utility poles, what can be done when they’re threatened by 2,100-degree molten lava?
A breakout near the front of the June 27 lava flow advanced another 100 yards to the north as of Monday morning, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
An hour before the sun rises each day, the very raucous and loud calls of nine rare alala, or Hawaiian crows, can be heard by the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center staff. Inside their large open-air aviary, these juveniles seemed to engage in a vocal sparring of sorts in a manner that’s reminiscent of monkeys for research associate Amy Kuhar.
It’s not known when, or even if, lava from Kilauea Volcano’s June 27 flow will reach Pahoa town or cross Highway 130, but the leading edge of the flow again started to advance over the weekend after stalling for several days. Among those using the time granted by the molten rock’s slow advance to prepare for a potential disaster are telephone service providers.
The leading edge of the June 27 lava flow from Kilauea Volcano has started to advance again after stalling for several days, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
Despite — and because of — potential disaster looming above the town of Pahoa, restaurants are experiencing a boom in business.
Restaurants appear to be getting the most attention as the Pahoa love fest continues in light of the approaching lava, but other businesses also have noted changes to their daily routines.