Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk

HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii says she won’t consider approving $2.4 million in settlements for hundreds of Thai farm workers until the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a news conference clarifying that the agreements are still subject to court approval.

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Scientists: Lava flow poses no imminent threat

A lava flow moving toward populated areas along Kilauea’s east rift zone remains difficult to predict a week after scientists and public safety officials began warning about its approach.

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A Jackson’s chameleon climbs through foliage in a Holualoa yard. Barbara Millslagle/Community Contributor

Where Earth Meets Fire: contemporary art on the Big Island

The Big Island is celebrating ceramics with Where Earth Meets Fire: Contemporary Ceramics on the Big Island, an exhibition running from Sept. 6 through Oct. 31 at Donkey Mill Arts Center in Holualoa. A free opening reception is planned for Sept. 6, and attendees are encouraged to bring a dish to share.

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