Hawaii County Civil Defense officials are asking Pahoa residents to get ready to evacuate as a 96-foot-wide stream of lava prepares to enter the small historical town.
The June 27 lava flow continued its advance toward Pahoa on Friday, traveling nearly 10 to 15 yards per hour, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said Friday afternoon.
The timeframe to resume the Queen Kaahumanu Highway widening project is back in federal hands.
HONOLULU — Large sections of coral reef on windward Oahu and parts of Kauai are continuing to suffer from high ocean temperatures, raising the risk that they will die, scientists said Friday.
Researchers are launching a new tagging program for ahi in West Hawaii that will help them better understand the patterns of this highly migratory and elusive fish.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Friday requested a presidential disaster declaration in response to the June 27 lava flow.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard reflected on her own military experiences Friday, when she stopped in Kailua-Kona to honor local coach and military trainer John Kaiwi for his work with West Hawaii military recruits.
HONOLULU — A shipping company pleaded guilty plea Friday to criminal charges from a 1,400-ton molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor that killed more than 26,000 fish and other marine life, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the company has agreed to pay.
There’s a “desperate” need for election workers, as Hawaii County finds itself short 67 volunteers for precincts in Waimea, Waikoloa, Kona and Ka‘u.
The preliminary hearing for a 26-year-old Naalehu man arrested Tuesday for allegedly growing marijuana with intent to distribute has been delayed until mid-November.
Margaret Masunaga officially became District Judge Masunaga upon her confirmation Thursday by the state Senate in a special session.