Human-induced changes to Earth’s carbon cycle, such as rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and ocean acidification, have been observed for decades. However, a study published this week in Science showed human activities, in particular industrial and agricultural processes, have also had significant impacts on the upper ocean nitrogen cycle, according to The School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at University of Hawaii at Manoa.
The search for a small boat that reportedly began taking on water Thursday morning miles offshore of Kailua-Kona will continue throughout the night and into Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard tells West Hawaii Today.
A 52-year-old man apparently drowned Tuesday afternoon in waters off Kua Bay in North Kona, according to the Hawaii County Fire Department.
A 57-year-old Pahoa man is in police custody Thursday evening following a reported stabbing in Puna that sent a 32-year-old man to an Oahu hospital.
A breakout from the June 27 lava flow is now within 3.1 miles of Apaa Street in Pahoa, Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Thursday morning.
Thanksgiving is a time to gather, share a big meal and reflect on blessings.
A former county councilman has lost his civil lawsuit against the county.
HONOLULU — Officials on Hawaii’s Big Island will hold inaugural ceremonies for incoming members of the Hawaii County Council.
Oversight of genetically modified crops in Hawaii remains the state’s kuleana, a federal judge ruled Wednesday when invalidating Hawaii County’s law restricting the use of transgenic plants.
For most, Thanksgiving is usually the time for a family reunion, but for a select group of ultra-endurance athletes, that get-together with ohana takes place a day later.
A Waikoloa man is has been charged with 15 offenses in connection with an affray in Waikoloa early Monday that sent two men to the hospital, according to the Hawaii Police Department.