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Bill would lift property insurance freeze in Puna

Apr 19 2015 - 12:05am || Comments

A bill lawmakers passed Friday could soon make it easier for lower Puna residents to obtain property insurance as the June 27 lava flow remains a more distant threat.

  • | Posted: Apr 18 2015 - 12:05am

    A buildup of fumes from a solvent closed the Kailua-Kona Post Office retail lobby Friday morning.

  • | Posted: Apr 18 2015 - 12:05am

    The TMT Observatory Corp. has, for a third time this month, postponed construction of its large telescope on Mauna Kea.

  • | Posted: Apr 18 2015 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — A group of Native Hawaiians wants to bring back a centuries-old island burial practice it says is more environmentally friendly than some modern interment methods.

  • Posted: Apr 18 2015 - 12:05am

    Beginning again today, the Tribune-Herald is publishing each Saturday a photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection. The museum is seeking help identifying the people and places in the pictures, most of which are from the 1950s and ’60s. Those with information about the subjects in the photos can contact the museum by calling 935-5021 or emailing archives@lymanmuseum.org. THIS PHOTO (NO. 06367) was taken April 21, 1963.

  • Posted: Apr 18 2015 - 12:05am

    More than 1,300 visitors studied and voted for their favorite turning during Wailoa Center’s Big Island Woodturners 17th annual exhibit that concluded March 31.

  • Posted: Apr 18 2015 - 12:05am

    An animation video titled “Weird Loud and Proud” is one of two entries from Honokaa Intermediate School selected as finalists in the ‘Olelo Youth Xchange Student Video Competition.

  • Posted: Apr 17 2015 - 5:11pm

    The TMT Observatory Corp. is continuing to postpone construction of its large telescope on Mauna Kea, a spokeswoman confirmed.

  • Posted: Apr 17 2015 - 2:09pm

    Police are warning the public about a possible towing scam.

  • Posted: Apr 17 2015 - 2:08pm

    During the week of April 6-12, Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21.

  • Posted: Apr 17 2015 - 2:08pm

    A group that opposed last year’s reopening of Kulani Correctional Facility is appealing a court decision that allowed the prison near Hilo to reopen.

  • | Posted: Apr 17 2015 - 9:24am

    A Hawaii County Council committee Tuesday approved $1.5 million in grants for Big Island nonprofit organizations for fiscal year 2015-16.

  • Posted: Apr 17 2015 - 12:05am

    HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Sandra E.K. Vincent of Sandy’s Creations (left) sells her Niihau shell Leis during the Merrie Monarch Invitational Hawaiian Arts and Crafts Fair Wednesday afternoon at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo.

  • Posted: Apr 17 2015 - 12:05am

    Volcano School of Arts and Sciences Middle Public Charter School was named 2014 Recycle-Bowl Hawaii champion for recycling the most pounds per student per school over the four weeks of competition in October-November.

  • Posted: Apr 17 2015 - 12:05am

    Tune in to the CW network as “Rock the Park” travels to the Aloha State to feature two of Hawaii’s beloved attractions, Haleakala National Park and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

  • Posted: Apr 17 2015 - 12:05am

    Residents, visitors and families of all ages are invited to attend the 2nd annual Kailua Kanikapila Community Picnic featuring Hawaiian music by Hilo’s Darlene Ahuna and Kanakapila from 4 p.m.-sunset Saturday at the Hale Halawai County Pavilion oceanfront lawn.