A lunchtime brush fire kindled in a beachside area at the north of end of Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area on Tuesday. Moments later, an elderly woman’s Mercedes and garage caught fire in Keauhou.
Just before she adjourned an informational briefing at Kona Community Hospital, House Health Committee Chairwoman Della Belatti offered one final insight into how the Legislature may try to address state health system woes.
Many lower Puna residents and home owners are faced with two difficult choices as they wait to see how far the June 27 lava flow will go — pack up and leave or stick it out and hope for the best.
When Matthew Barrett moved into his home in Kaohe Homesteads in December, he had a plan.
Lava from the June 27 flow continued to advance slowly Sunday as fire fighters worked to contain a brush fire nearby.
On a typically sunny Puako morning, Bluewater Pacific’s Matt Casey stops by a construction site to check the progress of the installation of a new type of septic system.
Kalapana — it’s where the road ends and the land of Pele begins.
Jack Thompson remembers well the last time a wayward lava flow threatened a community on Hawaii Island.
Lava from the June 27 flow moved into lighter vegetation and ignited a brush fire Saturday afternoon, Hawaii County Civil Defense officials said.
The Kohala Center has received a $2.18 million federal grant to build a commercial kitchen, work spaces and other facilities designed to help farmers and food producers develop and market their products.
Students are back in class at Honokaa schools, where some 1,000 people were evacuated Thursday after fumes from a mixture of pesticides sent more than two dozen people to area health centers.