Tropical Storm Simon is forecast to strengthen, possibly reaching hurricane-strength on Saturday, as it churns in the Eastern Pacific, National Hurricane Center forecasters based in Miami said Thursday morning.
A County Council committee reached an agreement on a proposed bill that’s being touted as a way to encourage truth in labeling on coffee packages here.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed an executive order Wednesday granting Hawaii County its portion of Chain of Craters Road.
When Kristin Drost first came to Kailua-Kona to compete in Ironman, she noticed something that took her by surprise: A place known for hosting a world championship triathlon had no youth clubs for the sport.
Having already conquered “the final frontier” many times over, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano have accepted a new mission and will reach for the stars at the 2014 Ironman World Championship next week.
Glance at the numbers and it’s obvious — Saturday’s Big Island Interscholastic Federation matchup between Konawaena and Hilo at Wong Stadium is going to be a battle.
The deadline to register to vote in the General Election is Monday.
Oahu Publications Inc. announced Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire West Hawaii Today in Kona and the Hawaii Tribune-Herald in Hilo from Las Vegas-based Stephens Media LLC.
The state Office of Elections was “absurdly out of touch” with the situation in Puna after Tropical Storm Iselle, state Sen. Russell Ruderman said Tuesday afternoon.
Shower and thunderstorm activity associated with an area of low pressure located about 150 miles south of Manzanillo, Mexico has become better organized during the past few hours, and a tropical depression will likely form in the coming 24 hours, National Hurricane Center forecasters based in Miami say.
The June 27 lava flow remains weak while inflation, a sign of intruding magma, continues at Kilauea.