The Village Green Society and Hawaii’s Volcano Circus will be fined $53,743 for building illegal structures on state land and removing protected trees.
No tropical cyclones are expected to form within the Central North Pacific Basin through Wednesday morning, according to forecasters at the Central Pacific Hurricane Center on Oahu. The Central North Pacific Basin is located between 140 degrees west longitude and the International Dateline.
HONOLULU — A group is claiming a world record for a popular Hawaii dish, after putting together a massive bowl of rice, hamburger, eggs and gravy.
The leading edge of the June 27 lava flow has not advanced during the past 24 hours, a Hawaii County Civil Defense overflight on Monday morning found.
Standing in new dental offices in the Queens’ MarketPlace, former Waimea dentist Craig Fostvedt was glad to be back on the Big Island.
Tropical Storm Rachel is forecast to weaken during the coming 48 hours as the tropical cyclone moves toward the north approximately 485 miles west of the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula, National Hurricane Center forecasters in Miami say.
It’s not known when, or even if, lava from Kilauea Volcano’s June 27 flow will reach Pahoa town or cross Highway 130, but the leading edge of the flow again started to advance over the weekend after stalling for several days. Among those using the time granted by the molten rock’s slow advance to prepare for a potential disaster are telephone service providers.
An hour before the sun rises each day, the very raucous and loud calls of nine rare alala, or Hawaiian crows, can be heard by the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center staff. Inside their large open-air aviary, these juveniles seemed to engage in a vocal sparring of sorts in a manner that’s reminiscent of monkeys for research associate Amy Kuhar.
Restaurants appear to be getting the most attention as the Pahoa love fest continues in light of the approaching lava, but other businesses also have noted changes to their daily routines.
When the lands get really dry and other plants are stressed, the wiliwili drops its leaves and blooms.
Much scientific study has been done to determine what types of eruptions produce long lava flows. In the 1970s, a very simple idea seemed to guide future work — the length of a lava flow is limited by either the supply of lava or by how well the lava is thermally insulated during its transport to the flow front.