Scenes from the Second Annual Hawaiian Honey Festival Saturday morning at Nani Mau Gardens.
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U.S. Geological Survey scientists at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO), scanning HVO’s Kilauea East Rift Zone webcam images, noted a new breakout of lava on Saturday, Nov. 15. It occurred in the vicinity of Pu‘u Kahauale‘a, a forested cone completely surrounded by Pu‘u ‘O‘o lava flows. This cone lies in the uppermost part of the June 27th lava flow, about 1.6 kilometers (1 miles) northeast of Pu‘u ‘O‘o. Throughout the day, helicopter pilots corroborated HVO’s observations.
Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate our blessings. Unfortunately we often take our blessings for granted. Recent reports from our Farmer to Farmer project contacts in Haiti made me realize again how blessed we are to live in Hawaii. Haiti is a beautiful country that shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was “damaging the presidency” with his unilateral action on immigration. He said the Republican-run House will not stand by, but gave no hint of what the response would be.
SAN DIEGO — Capt. Derek Herrera wanted to remain on active duty after a sniper’s bullet in Afghanistan left him paralyzed two years ago.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — A new blast of lake-effect snow roared through western New York with thunder and lightning on Thursday, raising to nearly 6 feet the three-day total in parts of the Buffalo area.
Couple keeps rodents as pets
Although it finally feels like fall, and we were seeing Christmas decorations in some stores even before Halloween, the Christmas holidays don’t seem real until we get our Thanksgiving meal digested.
Each year, to the delight of Hilo-area folks, a poinsettia sale featuring plants in a variety of brilliant colors ranging in size from a 4-inch pot up to a 2-gallon container, is hosted by members of the Hawaii Island Retired Teachers Association.
HONOLULU (AP) — A committee of the Honolulu City Council has advanced a bill to set aside city parking spaces for car-sharing vehicles.
HONOLULU (AP) — A Coast Guardsman will be imprisoned for five years after being convicted of committing a lewd act on a minor on Oahu.
HONOLULU — Environmental groups on Thursday sued the National Marine Fisheries Service to challenge a new rule for fishing bigeye tuna, a popular species for sushi and fish steaks.
HONOLULU (AP) — A prominent Hawaii shark expert incarcerated for child pornography charges will return to his state job when his sentence is finished.
HONOLULU — Residents of Hawaii pay the highest prices in the nation for their tasty Thanksgiving birds and fixings, and Alaska feasts are almost as expensive.
HONOLULU — The new leader of Hawaii’s troubled health exchange said he wants more oversight for the institution, and that he wants to expand the scope of some of the contractors that verify how well the Connector website is functioning.