On a windy afternoon in March, firefighter Jeremy Buttz dropped from a helicopter into the choppy waters off the Kohala Coast to stay with two kayakers who had been blown out to sea.
HILO — State and federal environmental officials in Hawaii say that an invasive tree popular on the Big Island caused more damage after Tropical Storm Iselle because it was too weak and brittle.
HONOLULU — Hawaii education officials say the vast majority of public school teachers rate as effective or better under a new evaluation system.
Vacation. It’s supposed to be time off and away from work. However, more than 3/4 of U.S. respondents to a TripAdvisor survey say they have worked while on vacation during the past year.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Tuesday announced the release of more than $22 million to the Department of Accounting and General Services for various capital improvement projects updating state facilities, information technology infrastructure and business management software.
HONOLULU — U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says federal officials have wrapped up their assessment of damage on the Big Island from Tropical Storm Iselle and are close to submitting their report to Gov. Neil Abercrombie.
The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory resumed monitoring volcanoes and earthquakes Aug. 13, officials said.
Big Island police are requesting the public’s help in identifying two people wanted for questioning in connection with a criminal property damage case.
The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration continue to hear from taxpayers who have received unsolicited calls from individuals demanding payment while fraudulently claiming to be from the IRS.
Tropicalu Storm Lowell continues to pack 50 mph winds Monday afternoon as it moves toward the northwest about 740 miles sothwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, National Hurricane Center forecasters said.
Karina remains a tropical storm Tuesday afternoon as it churns some 1,360 miles east of the Big Island, National Hurricane Center forecasters in Miami said.