A breakout from the June 27 lava flow remains about 3.6 miles upslope of Apaa Street in Pahoa, Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Friday morning.
A Kohala volunteer fire company is closer to having a new base following an approval for a garage facility by the Leeward Planning Commission on Thursday.
The Big Island’s unemployment rate held steady while the statewide unemployment rate dropped slightly in October, the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations reported Thursday.
Hawaii Island police are investigating an incident in which a man attempted to steal a parked vehicle in Hilo.
HONOLULU — Environmental groups on Thursday sued the National Marine Fisheries Service to challenge a new rule for fishing bigeye tuna, a popular species for sushi and fish steaks.
HONOLULU — The U.S. Attorney’s office in Hawaii says it collected more than $6.5 million in fines and penalties this fiscal year.
A 23-year-old Ocean View man was sentenced to a lengthy prison term Wednesday for his role in a violent robbery earlier this year on South Point Road in Ka‘u.
HONOLULU— About 6 percent of Hawaii’s homeless population moved to the state in the last 12 months and about 16 percent arrived within the last five years, according to a University of Hawaii report
HONOLULU — The state Campaign Spending Commission referred two complaints to city prosecutors to decide whether criminal charges should be filed for activities in the 2012 mayoral campaign.
A bill prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes anywhere smoking traditional cigarettes is banned moved ahead Wednesday to its final vote, after attempts to first amend, then delay, the measure were batted away by a County Council majority.
The June 27 lava flow took centerstage Wednesday during a Congressional subcommittee hearing on volcano monitoring in the United States.