The June 27th lava flow, named for the date it began erupting, continues to advance to the northeast of Puu Oo on Kilauea’s East Rift Zone. While the lava flow is not an immediate concern to residential areas, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Scientist-in-Charge Jim Kauahikaua, it could become one in weeks to months if the lava continues to advance.
HILO — The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife has closed the Puna hiking trail until further notice, due to severe tree fall caused by Hurricane Iselle. These downed trees are blocking access to Haena beach in the South Hilo area.
No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-4.1 earthquake that struck early Friday in deep waters southwest of Lanai, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu says.
Hawaii Fire Department officials are investigating the cause of a Thursday evening fire at a home on Forest Drive in Pahoa.
Tropical Storm Karina gained some strength early Friday, however, the storm is expected to weaken in the coming days, National Hurricane Center forecasters in Miami said.
Lowell was downgraded to a tropical storm Thursday and additional weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, National Hurricane Center forecasters said Friday morning.
Tropical Storm Marie formed early Friday far offshore of the southwestern coast of Mexico, National Hurricane Center forecasters say.
Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecasters are keeping tabs on an area of low pressure more than 600 miles east-southeast of the Big Island.
CafePress Inc. said Thursday it entered into an agreement to settle a lawsuit brought against the company by Big Island artist Brad Parker through Tiki Shark Art Inc. Tiki Shark Art Inc. will receive no financial settlement from CafePress.
Scientists using Hawaii Island’s Subaru Telescope have detected a star that’s providing evidence to back up theories and simulations about the existence of very massive stars after the universe’s creation.
Consider it an opportunity to celebrate summer or just the fact it’s the weekend.