Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said in a written statement Tuesday it became fully operational Aug. 13. The federally operated observatory had been less than fully operational since the previous Friday morning after Tropical Storm Iselle directly hit the Big Island on Aug. 7.
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During the week of Aug. 11-17, police arrested 20 motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes.
Almost half the state’s 13,115 medical marijuana patients live on Hawaii Island, but it took a request by state Sen. Will Espero for a medical marijuana task force to schedule a public hearing here.
The cross is Christianity’s most prominent and cherished symbol, so the pastor and parishioners of a Hilo church were stunned when a 7-foot-tall cross was stolen last week from the front lawn of their house of worship.
Chief Elections Officer Scott Nago will likely be in the hot seat Friday as the state Elections Commission takes a look back at this month’s primary.
Workers performing a preliminary damage assessment for the Federal Emergency Management Agency completed Tuesday surveying homes in Puna hit hard by Tropical Storm Iselle.
Police are increasing DUI enforcement as part of a national campaign called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” which started Aug. 15 and remains in effect through Sept. 1.
A 38-year-old Pahoa man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges stemming from a vehicle hijacking and chase last month that ended up in a police-involved shooting.
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa said Tuesday she will not file a legal challenge of her Democratic primary loss to U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz for the seat once held by the late Sen. Daniel Inouye.
Police are requesting the public’s help in identifying two people wanted for questioning in connection with a criminal property damage case.
Hawaii Electric Light Co. continues to restore electric service to customers who lost power as a result of Tropical Storm Iselle.
It’s been 11 days since Kapoho’s Vacationland Hawaii subdivision was devastated by Tropical Storm Iselle, and neighbors there say they need more guidance and help as they continue to clean up their homes and the popular tide pools around them.
A West Hawaii County Council member says council meetings have lost transparency to the public because some council members have been using a parliamentary maneuver to stifle debate.
Hawaii Island voters may like their County Council member, but they are not always fond of their state representative.
A 22-year-old Volcano man pleaded not guilty Monday to numerous charges stemming from a break-in last week at a Banyan Drive ice factory.