PAHOA — Lava that was threatening homes more than a week ago continues to cool as Hawaii County prepares to restore access to Pahoa Village Road in time for Thanksgiving.
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“Catastrophic cuts to services” are on the horizon if legislators don’t provide more funding this year, says the head of East Hawaii’s public health care system.
The most direct route into Pahoa Village from Hilo and upper Puna should be open by Thursday, according to the county’s Civil Defense chief.
Coral reefs are considered the marine equivalent of tropical rainforests. The very mention of them tends to bring to mind the corals themselves, which are tiny animals belonging to the group Cnidaria and living in colonies consisting of many individuals, each called a polyp. Or, images are evoked of fish and other marine inhabitants that rely on this diverse and beautiful ecosystem for habitat, shelter and food.
During the week of Nov. 17-23, Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes.
Police say an armed assault was reported early Sunday morning at a Volcano home.
For First Hawaiian Bank customers, the future is now.
Two South Kohala men have been charged with felonies after an illegal weapon was offered for sale online, police said.
The Hawaii Aloha Chapter of the Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) was named the CRS Chapter of the Year during the council’s inaugural and awards ceremony in New Orleans earlier this month.
Jan-Guard Hawaii Inc., of Honolulu has gained accredited-member status in the National Home Watch Association. The NHWA was formed in 2010 in order to establish and maintain the highest industry standards for Home Watch and absentee homeowner services throughout the United States and Canada. Visit www.nationalhomewatchassociation.org .
Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers announce the promotion of Julie Keller to broker-in-charge of the Hilo office at 500 Kalanianaole Ave. in Keaukaha.
Sunday morning’s assessment of the June 27 lava flow from Kilauea volcano showed breakouts upslope of Pahoa remain active, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
As of Thursday, the following individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants:
A Kona man has been charged with 16 offenses stemming from a car break-in on Oct. 28.
It was a long was to drive for a free turkey, but for Ka‘u resident Mary Lou Otero, the trip was well worth it.