The June 27 lava flow remains active, however, it has not advanced since Thursday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director said around 11:30 a.m. Friday. It is currently about 160 yards or approximately 480 feet from Pahoa Village Road and 0.47 miles from Highway 130.
A 34-year-old Kailua-Kona woman was attacked by a shark Friday morning while surfing at Halaula Lighthouse in North Kohala.
Four additional cases of measles have been confirmed on Maui and Kauai, the state Department of Health reported Thursday. So far this year, there have been nine confirmed cases in the islands.
The Hawaii District Health Office sanitation inspectors began in October posting color-coded placards based on the state’s recently updated Food Safety Code. Following the completion of each health inspection, a new placard is posted at each food establishment in a location visible to all customers and the public.
The General Election is Tuesday and the Office of Elections and the county clerks of Hawaii are sharing the following tips and reminders for voters:
The finish line for the Laaloa Avenue extension has been pushed back to the end of the year, but the stalled Mamalahoa Bypass project to the south appears closer to moving ahead.
A Halloween display at Ken Nakamoto’s house on the corner of Kapuahi and Ala Kapua streets in the lower Palisades area will provide trick or treaters a frightful delight tonight in Kailua-Kona.
In the first week of the Big Island Interscholastic season, many thought that the matchup between Konawaena and Kamehameha would be a preview of the Division II title game.
A retired Hawaii County economic development specialist has been appointed to the state Agribusiness Development Corporation board of directors, Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced Thursday. She will assume the seat representing Hawaii County.
A high surf advisory is in effect for the Big Island’s east-facing shores until 6 a.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
PAHOA — Ten miles from Pahoa, a rural Big Island town that is being menaced by a stream of lava from Kilauea volcano, there’s another community that was almost entirely swallowed by the molten rock nearly 30 years ago.