HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige has extended the disaster emergency relief period for areas impacted by the lava flow on the Big Island.
For weeks, 13-year-old Serena Ball’s focus has been the pronunciation, origins, roots and spelling of more than a thousand words.
Tucked away along the South Kona coastline, far from the reach of most, is a mostly intact fishing village that the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust hopes to protect in perpetuity.
A 51-year-old Pahoa man who shot his landlord’s son in the chest with a spear gun more than 20 months ago was sentenced Monday to five years in prison.
The dispute over nighttime well drilling at Puna Geothermal Venture remains headed toward litigation after a compromise proposed by Hawaii County Council member Margaret Wille failed to gain support from either side of the issue.
Dozens of people came out Tuesday to support two nonbinding resolutions asking the administration to seek long-term contracts to divert materials from the county’s two landfills.
Police have identified a suspect in a suspicious church fire in Captain Cook last Thursday. No arrests have yet been made in the suspected arson case, police said.
Activity continues along the surface and margins of the June 27 lava flow, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports Tuesday.
Hawaii County police and fire officials were in agreement Monday that a bicyclist apparently struck and killed by an on-duty police officer early Sunday morning was not involved in a hit-and-run.
Hawaii Island lost a centenarian — and likely its oldest resident — last month.
A landmark church in Kailua-Kona that has been a spiritual hub and community gathering place for many will reopen this month after several years of rebuilding.