Governor candidates respond to questions about disaster response in Hawaii County during a Governor Candidate Forum Thursday evening at Sangha Hall.
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Hawaii County Civil Defense is asking Pahoa residents in the path of the June 27 lava flow to be prepared for an evacuation by Tuesday after the flow crossed Apa‘a Street.
DETROIT — Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high humidity.
WASHINGTON — Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.
LIHUE, Kauai (AP) — Kauai County officials are reviewing security measures and community lending policies after the thefts of equipment worth $86,000.
HONOLULU (AP) — A shipping company pleaded guilty plea Friday to criminal charges from a 1,400-ton molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor that killed more than 26,000 fish and other marine life, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the company has agreed to pay.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri funeral director is sending his father out with a bang.
OTTAWA, Ontario — The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on his right shoulder.
ONCUPINAR, Turkey — The Turkish border crossing of Oncupinar, an hour’s drive from the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, is a chaotic buzz of people waiting to pass into one of the most violent regions in the world.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada’s Parliament once complained a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday.
A reserve police officer is the Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii’s Officer of the Month for October.
The American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter is thanking AT&T for a $25,000 donation to help disaster relief efforts throughout the state.
Keaau Public and School Library will offer a series of Preschool Storytime programs this fall at 10 a.m. Mondays, beginning Oct. 27.
The County of Hawaii Department of Parks and Recreation, Elderly Activities Division, Elderly Recreation Services and the Hawaii Japanese Center is hosting a Kamana Senior Art Exhibit.
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