Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 30-year-old woman who was reported missing and has a 1-year-old child with her.
Lower Puna residents who receive government housing assistance, already stressing over the threat of lava consuming their homes, are facing a new fear. They may have to leave their beloved community.
Kona Community Hospital has donated its mobile medical van to the Puna Community Medical Center to assist those affected by the June 27 lava flow.
After consuming a shed and a pile of tires the day before, the June 27 lava flow moved within 100 feet of a home Wednesday and continued to threaten a cluster of residences on Pahoa Village Road.
A four-month investigation into reports of a “Peeping Tom” in South Kohala has led to the arrest of a teenager.
A 25-year-old man is in police custody in connection with burglaries at two Hilo businesses.
The new Hawaii Community College - Palamanui is on course to be completed in May, according to the project’s superintendent.
The preliminary hearing for a 55-year-old Kona man accused of robbing a Kailua-Kona pharmacy on Sunday has been postponed.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Michael Hass wears a white lab coat as he leans over the liquid nitrogen to grind a brittle a leaf from a mango tree with mortar and pestle into fine white powder. He is attempting to break the leaf cells open in order to extract DNA, part of a larger scale project collecting DNA from various rare and endangered plant species at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.
National Park Service officials are seeking feedback on a plan to quadruple the entry fee to the popular Puuhonua o Honaunau site in South Kona.
For the first three quarters of 2014, visitor spending and arrivals to the Hawaiian Islands continued to be slightly ahead of record pace in 2012 and 2013. While just shy of targets, the Hawaii Tourism Authority is optimistic that 2014 will be another record-breaking year for Hawaii’s tourism economy.