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With the June 27 lava flow accelerating toward Pahoa, area health care providers say they are busy preparing for the possibility that highway access to lower Puna will be cut off.
Madame Pele is expected to make her debut in Pahoa early Saturday morning as the June 27 lava flow reaches Cemetery Road/Apa‘a Street.
Margaret Masunaga officially became District Judge Masunaga upon her confirmation Thursday by the state Senate in a special session.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a request Friday for a Presidential Disaster Declaration asking for federal assistance to supplement local emergency protective measures in response to the ongoing Kilauea lava flow.
Hawaii County officials are keeping a constant eye on the June 27 lava flow as it begins to reach the outskirts of Pahoa.
Hawaii County’s Department of Environmental Management began removing structures from the Pahoa Transfer Station on Friday morning in anticipation of the encroachment of the June 27 lava flow.
The June 27 lava flow had advanced another 300 yards by Friday morning, bringing it to within 250 yards of the Apa‘a Street area near the Pahoa Transfer Station.
Some Ocean View residents aren’t waiting around for a new county garbage disposal facility.
Hawaii Island Sears and Kmart stores don’t appear to be on the chopping block, and a company representative said all stores part of the latest round of closures nationwide already were notified.
There’s a “desperate” need for election workers, as Hawaii County finds itself short 67 volunteers for precincts in Waimea, Waikoloa, Kona and Ka‘u.
Mauka from the Kekaha Kai State Park entrance on Queen Kaahumanu Highway is land the Hawaii Racing Association thinks is best suited for a motorsport park.
Police arrested a second individual for an alleged machete attack in Hilo early Saturday morning at Hale Kawili Apartments just mauka of the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
A 21-year-old Pahoa man accused of slashing a 21-year-old Hilo man with a machete during an altercation early Saturday morning made his initial court appearance Monday.
Hawaii County Civil Defense has placed a mobile command center on Cemetery Road as Madame Pele nears the outskirts of Pahoa.