The June 27 lava flow remains active, however, it has not advanced since Thursday, Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Friday morning. It is currently approximately 160 yards or approximately 480 feet from Pahoa Village Road and about a half-mile from Highway 130.
The finish line for the Laaloa Avenue extension has been pushed back to the end of the year, but the stalled Mamalahoa Bypass project to the south appears closer to moving ahead.
A Halloween display at Ken Nakamoto’s house on the corner of Kapuahi and Ala Kapua streets in the lower Palisades area will provide trick or treaters a frightful delight tonight in Kailua-Kona.
In the first week of the Big Island Interscholastic season, many thought that the matchup between Konawaena and Kamehameha would be a preview of the Division II title game.
A retired Hawaii County economic development specialist has been appointed to the state Agribusiness Development Corporation board of directors, Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced Thursday. She will assume the seat representing Hawaii County.
A high surf advisory is in effect for the Big Island’s east-facing shores until 6 a.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
HONOLULU — State deputies have evicted six families from a Hawaiian homestead property in Waimanalo that was being used as a farm for abandoned animals.
Four additional cases of measles have been confirmed on Maui and Kauai, bringing the total number of confirmed measles cases in these two separate clusters in Hawaii to seven, the state Department of Health reported Thursday.
A 34-year-old Waikoloa man charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing two women in a parking lot confrontation earlier this month will remain on supervised release, South Kohala District Court Judge Melvin H. Fujino ruled Thursday.
A second man has been arrested in connection with burglaries Monday at two Hilo businesses, according to Hawaii Police Department.
Hawaii Island police have located 30-year-old Alzha Meyers, who was reported missing. She and the 1-year-old child were found unharmed Wednesday night in Hilo.