When Richard Stevens looks at a trail, he doesn’t see a path over rock. Instead, he sees a web of life.
CHICAGO — With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation’s most influential pediatricians group says in a new policy.
WAILUKU, Maui — An asteroid warning system that includes a telescope atop Haleakala is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
HONOLULU — Two small planes ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii, but the five people aboard both aircraft survived, authorities said.
The Hawaii County Fire Department used a helicopter Saturday morning to rescue a surfer from high waves on Hapuna Beach.
The Sunday morning assessment of the June 27 lava flow from Kilauea volcano shows the original flow front and south margin breakout remain stalled, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.
HONOLULU — There’s a lot on the agenda for the first full week of Hawaii’s 2015 legislative session. Lawmakers introduced more than 650 bills in the span of two days. The proposals range from allowing dogs in restaurants to encouraging public participation in government. The first committee hearings on bills will be held this week.
Hawaii County Civil Defense’s assessment of the June 27 lava flow as of 8:15 a.m. Saturday showed the original flow front and south margin breakout remain stalled. The breakout along the north side of the flow continues to be active and widening; however, it has shown little sign of advancement since midweek.
A program that allows neighbors of Puna Geothermal Venture to sell their homes to Hawaii County is on hold, a move that leaves 30 applications in limbo.
Shane Dorian hosted the 20th annual Keiki Classic at Banyans on Saturday. More than 50 young surfers competed in 11 heats to see who has what it takes to ride where the local pro honed his skills in the early years.
Warning-level surf continues to pound west-facing shores of the Big Island. A National Weather Service-issued high surf warning remains in effect until 6 p.m. Saturday.