Longs Drugs will be the next major retailer to close in Pahoa as the June 27 lava flow continues to threaten the community.
The June 27 lava flow continues to slow as it approaches Pahoa Marketplace.
The Big Island’s unemployment rate decreased for a third consecutive month in November, the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations reported Thursday.
Malama Market’s shelves were left mostly bare Thursday as lower Puna’s supermarket closed its doors in anticipation of the arrival of the June 27 lava flow.
Hawaii County likely will start the new year as the only county in the state banning electronic cigarettes at parks, beaches and other public places.
Police serving a warrant for contempt of court Wednesday afternoon made a bigger discovery — an allegedly stolen pickup truck with a bullet hole.
A judge Thursday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to exempt state employees and contractors from county and state laws banning aerial hunting.
Gov. David Ige will make an appearance tonight at the lava community meeting to speak with Puna residents affected by the June 27 flow.
The June 27 lava flow was 0.8 miles from Highway 130 on Thursday morning after advancing 165 yards in the past day, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
Hawaii Public Radio is nearing its goal of erecting a transmitter and tower at Kulani Cone on the slopes of Mauna Loa to broadcast its second programming stream, KAHU-FM, also known as HPR-2, to East Hawaii.
A Pacific Helicopter chopper lifts a new lifeguard tower as it works with the Hawaii Fire Department to transport the tower from Hilo’s Bayfront to Honolii Beach Park on Wednesday morning in Hilo.
The June 27 lava flow could reach Pahoa Marketplace by Christmas.
The Hawaii County Council voted 5-4 Wednesday to appeal a federal judge’s ruling striking a law that restricts genetically modified crops on the island.
Hawaii County Fire Department rescue personnel have recovered what they believe to be the body of a missing 13-year-old boy who went cliff diving on Sunday near Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.
The June 27 lava flow was about 0.9 miles from Highway 130 on Wednesday morning after advancing about 220 yards in the past day, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
The active front of the June 27 lava flow continued marching down the steepest path of descent Tuesday, still headed in the direction of the Pahoa Marketplace, albeit moving a bit slower than in days past.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Health Connector has signed up about 3,500 people for health insurance during the past month, an improvement from last year when just 275 people signed up for coverage in the first month of the troubled health exchange taking enrollments.
The first shops began to shutter, while many others prepared to follow suit, Tuesday at Pahoa Marketplace as the June 27 lava flow continued its approach less than a mile away.
The Hawaii Fire Department continued searching Tuesday for a 13-year-old boy who jumped off a cliff Sunday into the ocean near Hapuna Beach Park.
The June 27 lava flow was about 1 mile from Highway 130 as of Tuesday morning, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.