Predicting where the June 27 lava flow will go next is a fluid undertaking.
Breakouts on the June 27 lava flow remained several miles upslope of Pahoa on Thursday morning.
Scientists using Mauna Kea’s W.M. Keck Observatory have peered 90 million light years from Earth into a region located within the Big Dipper and made a surprising discovery.
Two top administrators of the state Department of Health’s Adult Mental Health Division appeared in a Hilo courtroom Tuesday to explain delays in performing a mental examination for a woman jailed several months for relatively minor offenses.
Hawaii County’s Civil Defense chief said he will continue to assess whether road restrictions should be lifted as the June 27 lava flow remains calm near Pahoa.
The June 27 lava flow took centerstage Wednesday during a Congressional subcommittee hearing on volcano monitoring in the United States.
Big Island police are following up on a handful of leads the public has provided in the wake of two violent home invasions this month in the Kona Palisades area.
A bill prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes anywhere smoking traditional cigarettes is banned moved ahead Wednesday to its final vote, after attempts to first amend, then delay, the measure were batted away by a County Council majority.
Geologists say a tube system that has supplied lava to the outer reaches of the June 27 flow could slowly be refilling several miles upslope of Pahoa while breakouts continue to keep the threat far from homes.
Following a wave of testimony supporting new regulations on aquarium collectors, a County Council committee Tuesday postponed action, saying more scientific information is needed before a bill is implemented.
A significant fish kill in the Kapoho tide pools this weekend represents yet another worrisome event within a fragile ecosystem that is seemingly under siege from all sides.
A new building will be cropping up at the West Hawaii Civic Center in a few years, thanks to initial action Tuesday by County Council’s Finance Committee.
A $28 million program aimed at benefiting farmers will continue in its current state a little longer despite fears some landowners are abusing the program at the expense of other taxpayers.
HONOLULU — The state will save about $21.5 million by tapping into federal funding to pay for health care for people living here under the Compact of Free Association.
A rescue chopper lands Tuesday afternoon on a rock outcropping in the Wailuku River just makai of the Wainaku Street bridge. Hawaii County Fire Department responded shortly after 4:45 p.m. upon receiving a report that a man jumped into the water about 40 feet below from the area of the bridge. The man was airlifted from the river in a stretcher suspended by rope from the helicopter and set down in a parking lot across Wailuku Drive. A waiting ambulance transported him to Hilo Medical Center. The man was in “satisfactory condition,” according to Hawaii Police Department Sgt. Darryel Tolentino.
The June 27 lava flow remained inactive in Pahoa on Tuesday morning as breakouts near Pu‘u ‘O‘o divert its supply.
The June 27 lava flow offered little for geologists and Civil Defense officials to observe Monday around Pahoa as it focused its activity miles upslope from the town it has left on edge for the past few months.
A 32-year-old Honokaa man accused of causing a traffic collision that killed two women in Hamakua more than two years ago is back behind bars.
The lava flow above Pahoa is inspiring innovative ideas from students about how to deal with its effects.
A perennial battle between aquarium fish collectors and conservationists will be played out in County Council chambers today, as a council committee takes up a measure regulating the transport of fish off-island.
Farmers will have to dedicate their property to agricultural use a minimum of three years to get tax breaks under a bill to be considered today by County Council’s Finance Committee.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Oahu — The Air Force’s top boss said Monday she hopes to make all jobs in the service open to qualified women in the next year and a half.
A 21-year-old Pahoa man pleaded not guilty Monday to two counts of attempted murder for a machete attack last month in a housing complex just mauka of the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
The June 27 lava flow remained quiet around Pahoa on Monday morning with the closest surface flows occurring 6 miles upslope of Apa‘a Street, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.