Traveling between Kona and San Diego just got a little more direct thanks to the addition of a new route by Alaska Airlines.
Activity persists Thursday morning along the surface and margins of the June 27 lava flow, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.
Hawaii public school students in grades 3 through 8 and grade 11 will begin taking a new state assessment this month that better informs educators on each child’s progress toward being ready for college and careers.
A portion of the roadway to Keauhou Small Boat Harbor will be repaved on Thursday and Friday, the Hawaii County Department of Public Works says.
HONOLULU — The Navy has joined a search for a 17-year-old hiker who has been missing in Hawaii for almost a week.
HONOLULU — A group of Hawaii lawmakers wants to strengthen the state’s response to incidents of sexual assault.
Mayor Billy Kenoi has tapped the founder of Mokulele Airlines to head the county Department of Research and Development.
Vietnam War veteran Charles Thompson stood up and pleaded for quicker medical care and help at a town hall meeting Wednesday for one reason — his grandson. It was his third time requesting assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The Hawaii Island Humane Society commemorated the start of preliminary groundwork, including grubbing and rough grading, on its new 12-acre campus in Keauhou with a traditional Hawaiian blessing for the contractor at The Animal Community Center Monday.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency expanded its public assistance program for the June 27 lava flow to include debris removal and infrastructure repairs, the agency announced Wednesday.
HONOLULU — Nearly half of the guards at four prisons across Hawaii called in sick on Super Bowl Sunday.