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 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.
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.
HONOLULU — A Japanese deputy mayor visiting Hawaii to establish a sister-cities relationship with Honolulu died after he was pulled from waters off popular Waikiki Beach.
Waikoloa resident Leo Koichy has died from injuries he received when he fell from a moving vehicle on Oct. 10, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
The global system of submarine telecommunication cables that support our connected world is deaf, dumb and blind to the external ocean environment and represents a major missed opportunity for tsunami warning and global climate monitoring, according to University of Hawaii scientists and a United Nations task force.
Keonepoko Elementary became the first public school to close as a result of the June 27 lava flow.