Roughly 14 years ago, Kona resident Donna St. John was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative brain disorder that affects one’s movements, body and emotions. At first, she refused to believe it. For a long time, she found ways to ignore symptoms and cope. She did so until she could no longer conceal it.
A large northwest swell will bring warning level surf to the Big Island’s west-facing shores through 6 a.m. Tuesday, the National Weather Service in Honolulu says.
A flash flood watch goes into effect at 6 p.m. Monday ahead of the arrival of an upper-level trough and associated cold front that will bring the potential for heavy rain and thunderstorms to all of the Hawaiian Islands.
Up to 6 inches of snow could fall on the Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea summits between Monday evening and Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
As lower Puna girds itself for the possibility that lava could soon cross Highway 130, the University of Hawaii is preparing to help affected students.
Optical turbulence, frozen precipitation and strong subtropical highs — all playthings of the scientists who forecast what’s going on in the sky above Hawaii Island.
On two sides of the island, toys were finding their way to the hands of needy families on Saturday.
The June 27 lava flow was about a half-mile from Pahoa Marketplace on Saturday morning after advancing 160 yards in the past day, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
A wind advisory has been posted for the Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa summits through noon Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
The school attended by a Waikoloa boy who drowned last Sunday is raising funds to try to help the family with funeral expenses.
KAILUA, Oahu — A tumultuous year all but behind him, President Barack Obama set off for his annual winter getaway in Hawaii hoping for one thing: Quiet.