Hawaii County Lava Footage: 0.5 miles above Hwy 130 filmed on January 17, 2015.
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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.
Wailoa Center’s Fountain Gallery will present the Minihune Miniatures Club display opening Friday, Feb. 6th, from 5-7 p.m. Any Town, Anytime is an exhibit where you can see a 1950s peddler’s cart with 15 cent hot dogs next door to a modern day tea shop, around the corner from a Victorian conservatory and just down the street from the Craftsman-style house that belongs to a rock and roll witch. This collection of shops and houses combines different eras, occupations and fantasies.
The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii on Thursday recognized Lloyd Ishikawa as East Hawaii “Officer of the Month” for January.
The Office of Housing and Community Development is currently accepting applications to its Residential Emergency Repair Program. RERP loans are available to low-and moderate-income homeowners who are interested in repairing and improving their primary residence. The RERP loan can be used for roof repairs, electrical and plumbing work, sewer improvements, the installation of a solar water heating system and termite treatment and repairs to termite or wood rot damage.
Tickets are on sale for the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s 15th Annual Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards Banquet, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 28, at Nani Mau Gardens at 5 p.m. Tickets are $85 each or $680 for a table of eight.
The Rotary Club of Pahoa Sunset presented more than $28,000 to 31 Puna District farmers in the form of $750.00 individual grant checks on Jan. 20, and presented a $5,000 check to Hawaii Island Food-basket on Jan. 8.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s new monarch inherits the throne at a moment when the oil-rich kingdom is being buffeted by a plunge in the value of its most valuable commodity, growing challenges by activists at home and deepening turmoil on its borders that stands to benefit rival Iran.
WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — For the first time in nearly 40 years, Joseph Sledge woke up behind bars with a chance of becoming a free man.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Kauai police are warning the public about recent reports of counterfeit money.
HONOLULU (AP) — The family of a missing Hawaii man is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to his whereabouts. The last time anyone talked to Jeff Meek of Keaau was Nov. 8.
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials on Friday were surveying the ocean and shoreline for signs of spilled oil after a towing vessel sank off Oahu.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police are closely enforcing pedestrian laws following a series of deaths since the new year.