The slow-moving lava flow from Kilauea volcano is costing more than frayed nerves.
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PAHOA — Pahoa Village Road will likely be reopened by Thanksgiving assuming Madame Pele doesn’t return for the holiday.
Predicting where the June 27 lava flow will go next is a fluid undertaking.
Residents seemed to have mixed views about a county project to bring sewer lines to the Lono Kona subdivision. But even those in support of the plan at a public hearing Tuesday night in Kailua-Kona worried about how the system would impact their wallets.
Several portions of the Pohakuloa Training Area will be open for bird hunting from 5 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
A 44-year-old South Kona man will stand trial in February in connection with the July shooting death of a 52-year-old Honaunau resident.
The Big Island’s unemployment rate remained steady while the statewide unemployment rate dropped slightly in October, the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations reported Thursday.
A Kohala volunteer fire company is closer to having a new base following an approval Thursday for a garage facility by the Leeward Planning Commission.
Hawaii Island police are warning the public about phone scams from criminals claiming to be the Internal Revenue Service.
Police are seeking a suspect who allegedly tried to steal a parked pickup truck at the Hilo Walmart.
Lava activity along the upper reaches of the June 27 flow has remained “fairly consistent” during the last few days, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira said Thursday.
A West Hawaii majority emerging from the Nov. 4 election is poised to name Kona Councilman Dru Kanuha chairman and Hamakua Councilwoman Valerie Poindexter vice chairwoman.
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Breakouts on the June 27 lava flow remained several miles upslope of Pahoa on Thursday morning.
Big Island police are following up on a handful of leads the public has provided in the wake of two violent home invasions this month in the Kona Palisades area.