Hawaii County officials are keeping a constant eye on the June 27 lava flow as it begins to reach the outskirts of Pahoa.
Mauka from the Kekaha Kai State Park entrance on Queen Kaahumanu Highway is land the Hawaii Racing Association believes is best suited for a motorsport park.
The June 27 lava flow advanced an additional 130 yards Thursday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira said Thursday afternoon.
The Hawaii State Department of Health has confirmed three cases of measles in the state, one on Maui and two on Kauai. The cases on the two islands are not related to each other and have separate travel histories, but all cases are unvaccinated young adults with recent travel either to the Philippines or Indonesia and Malaysia.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is in Pahoa offering low-interest loans to victims of Tropical Storm Iselle.
A 26-year-old Naalehu man arrested Tuesday for allegedly growing marijuana with intent to distribute made his initial court appearance Wednesday.
DETROIT — The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired immediately, but its message has generated some confusion about which cars are actually affected.
HONOLULU — A federal magistrate judge will be hearing arguments a lawsuit seeking to invalidate Hawaii County’s law restricting the use of genetically modified crops.
An 33-year-old Ainaloa man arrested last week by federal authorities for allegedly using the mail to import almost 4 ounces of methamphetamine to the Big Island has been released on bail.
A 32-year-old Kurtistown man pleaded guilty Wednesday for his role in the slaying of a 44-year-old Hawaiian Acres man in late 2012.
Big Island hunters will have more opportunities to bag feral pigs, goats and sheep under a package of changes to hunting rules set to go before the state Board of Land and Natural Resources on Friday.