Lava is again advancing beneath the surface along ground cracks toward neighborhoods near Pahoa, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory says.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie released $1 million for capital improvement funds for repairs and updates to Kohala Hospital, officials said Friday.
Hawaii Island police are investigating a significant increase in reported car break-ins over the past three months, particularly in the Waiakea Uka and Kaumana areas of Hilo.
It’s not often that the season opener has major playoff implications, but that is exactly the case Friday night when Konawaena hosts Kamehameha in a battle of Big Island Interscholastic Federation Division II contenders.
HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii says she won’t consider approving $2.4 million in settlements for hundreds of Thai farm workers until the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a news conference clarifying that the agreements are still subject to court approval.
A 46-year-old Mountain View man is in federal custody for allegedly violating his probation on marijuana distribution charges.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit seeking to allow voters on the storm-damaged Big Island to vote.
Mayor Billy Kenoi said he is “very disappointed” by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision to deny the state’s request for a major disaster declaration in the wake of Tropical Storm Iselle.
Hawaii Island police are searching three Big Island men for violating probation.
National Hurricane Center forecasters say Marie has been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone.
Six Kona Community Hospital employees are among 34 Hawaii Health Systems Corp. workers set to lose their jobs by December.