The State’s request for a major disaster declaration due to Tropical Storm Iselle was denied today by Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator W. Craig Fugate, according to a statement by Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, formerly state Civil Defense.
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Police have located a missing 16-year-old Kona girl.
Oahu-based Soldiers are scheduled to convoy between Keaukaha Military Reservation in Hilo and Pohakuloa Training Area Friday and Sunday between 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The attorney for a Kona artist who sued an online publishing company said Monday a settlement reached last week was “amicable.”
When 9-year-old Jade Hao did the annual vision screening last March at Kealakehe Elementary School, there was one thing amiss: She couldn’t see out of her left eye.
Councilwoman Brenda Ford says South Kona needs a new well — the sooner the better.
While all but a relative handful of electrical customers have been restored service after the devastation of Tropical Storm Iselle, about 1,600 Hawaiian Telcom customers remain without landline telephone and/or Internet service.
Police will investigate a complaint alleging Hawaii County Council District 5 candidate Tiffany Edwards Hunt committed voter fraud by registering to vote from her husband’s surf shop in Pahoa rather than her home in Hawaiian Acres during the 2012 election.
Five months ago, Michael Kaha signed in as the Wheelabrator representative at a pre-bid conference for a waste-to-energy incinerator in Hawaii County.
A federal jury in Honolulu found Kali Lotoaiki Laulea, 33, of Kailua-Kona guilty Wednesday today after a five day trial in United States District Court.
Hawaii Electric Light Co. is proposing to boost its use of renewable energy sources by 2030, providing for 92 percent of the Big Isle’s energy needs, but would also require customers with rooftop solar to pay more than they do now.
The Kahakai Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is holding a community meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Kahakai Elementary School in Hawaiian Beaches.
The ordinarily quiet streets of Kaohe Homesteads south of Pahoa bustled with activity Tuesday.
Hawaii Island public safety officials asked Monday night for Lower Puna residents to remain vigilant as scientists continue to track a lava flow that is now within 2 miles of a populated subdivision.
Hawaii Island public safety officials are asking lower Puna residents to remain vigilant as scientists continue to track a lava flow that is within 2 miles of homes.