Finalists for a waste-to-energy incinerator at a pre-bid conference Thursday asked county officials for more time to prepare their proposals, but Mayor Billy Kenoi, on a fast track to get a facility on the ground before he leaves office in late 2016, said three months is long enough.
No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-4.1 earthquake that struck early Friday in deep waters southwest of Lanai, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu says.
Hawaii Fire Department officials are investigating the cause of a Thursday evening fire at a home on Forest Drive in Pahoa.
Tropical Storm Karina gained some strength early Friday, however, the storm is expected to weaken in the coming days, National Hurricane Center forecasters in Miami said.
Lowell was downgraded to a tropical storm Thursday and additional weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, National Hurricane Center forecasters said Friday morning.
Tropical Storm Marie formed early Friday far offshore of the southwestern coast of Mexico, National Hurricane Center forecasters say.
Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecasters are keeping tabs on an area of low pressure more than 600 miles east-southeast of the Big Island.
CafePress Inc. said Thursday it entered into an agreement to settle a lawsuit brought against the company by Big Island artist Brad Parker through Tiki Shark Art Inc. Tiki Shark Art Inc. will receive no financial settlement from CafePress.
Consider it an opportunity to celebrate summer or just the fact it’s the weekend.
Oscar Wilde regarded the theatre as the greatest of all art forms. According to Wilde, the theatre is “the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another, the sense of what it is to be a human being.” The Kahilu Theatre, under the leadership of artistic and managing director Tim Bostock, carries on this great tradition and announces its 2014-2015 presenting season, which runs from September to June. In addition to Kahilu’s education programs and community rentals, Kahilu is also a presenting theatre, meaning it hosts visiting companies whose productions have been developed elsewhere and brought into the theatre.
A 22-year-old Volcano man accused of breaking into Alii Ice Co. in Hilo pleaded not guilty Thursday to an unrelated strong-arm robbery charge.