HILO (AP) — A small earthquake shook the Hilo area Friday night.
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A new traffic signal at the intersection of Laaloa Avenue and Highway 11 in Kona will begin a 24-hour flashing operation at 10 a.m. Monday.
Hawaii County Civil Defense’s assessment of the June 27 lava flow as of 8:15 a.m. Saturday showed the original flow front and south margin breakout remain stalled. The breakout along the north side of the flow continues to be active and widening; however, it has shown little sign of advancement since midweek.
The Hawaii Fire Department used a helicopter Saturday morning to rescue a surfer from high waves on Hapuna Beach.
A program that allows neighbors of Puna Geothermal Venture to sell their homes to Hawaii County is on hold, a move that leaves 30 applications in limbo.
Waimea Middle School Principal Matt Horne thinks his students are too important to just leave their futures to chance. Of the 285 students attending his public conversion charter school, nearly 70 percent are considered at risk or in need.
Photos by HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald.
Big Island police Saturday charged one person and released three others in connection with a fatal stabbing Jan. 20 in Hilo.
Two national parks confronted serious damage to historic structures and state officials were assessing damage to Kawaihae Harbor in the wake of persistent waves in the 12 to 18 foot range this week.
Citing uncertainty about oil prices and instability in the ownership of the state’s electric utility, Mayor Billy Kenoi on Friday yanked the plug on a proposed waste-to-energy incinerator.
Police executed a search warrant Friday afternoon on a Honomu home where the four suspects in the fatal stabbing of a homeless man reside.
The June 27 lava flow continued to widen Friday morning while showing little, if any, forward progress.
A settlement is in the works between Hawaii County and the state Department of Health, which last year fined the county more than $350,000 for violations at two landfills.
The Hawaii County Council has entered a new era of accessibility to the public — starting today, council and committee meetings will be streamed live on the county’s website.
State and county parks officials were assessing damage to recreation areas and cleaning up debris as high surf continued to pound beaches and close roads in West Hawaii on Thursday.