Mayor Billy Kenoi said he is “very disappointed” by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision to deny the state’s request for a major disaster declaration in the wake of Tropical Storm Iselle.
HONOLULU — Hawaii tourism officials said Thursday they were tempering their expectations, but they still anticipate continued growth for the state’s biggest industry.
A lava flow that could threaten the Pahoa area may have stalled, according to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit seeking to allow voters on the storm-damaged Big Island to vote, the Associated Press reported.
The State of Hawaii’s request for a major disaster declaration because Tropical Storm Iselle was denied Thursday by Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator W. Craig Fugate.
Hawaii Health Systems Corporation will begin eliminating positions across the statewide system as early as December, officials said this morning.
Hawaii Island police have located 16-year-old Shania Akiona of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing.
Tropical Storm Marie continues to weaken Thursday morning as it churns some 865 miles west of Punta Eugenia, Mexico, National Hurricane Center forecasters say.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species, partly because of climate change.
HONOLULU — A University of Hawaii report is warning the state’s tourism industry to start preparing now for the effects of climate change.
HONOLULU — Hawaii tourism officials are releasing their goals for the state’s biggest industry this year and next year.