Tropical storm Genevieve formed in the Eastern Pacific overnight. Located about 1,400 miles east-southeast of Hilo, the system is forecast to pass well south of the islands. The storm is moving to the west at approximately seven miles an hour, with sustained winds to 45 miles per hour extending 60 miles out from the center.
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HONOLULU – The people of Tanohata Village, in the Iwate Prefecture, on Japan’s northeast coast “are slowly, but surely walking on the path to recovery as a united body,” according to Tanohata Village Mayor Hiroshi Ishihara. The tiny village was devastated by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in 2011.
A 44-year-old Honaunau man who allegedly shot his neighbor earlier this month pleaded not guilty Thursday to attempted murder.
A disorganized area of low pressure located about 975 miles southeast of the Big Island of Hawaii continues to produce widely scattered thunderstorms across a broad area. This system may develop during the next few days as it moves westward across the Central Pacific. Formation chance through 48 hours, medium, 30 percent.
A disorganized area of low pressure located about 975 miles southeast of the Big Island of Hawaii continues to produce widely scattered thunderstorms across a broad area. This system may develop during the next few days as it moves westward across the central Pacific, National Weather Service forecasters said.
Trustees for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs announced today that they have extended the timetable for the nation-building process they previously committed to facilitate.
Trail maintenance will warrant the closure of the Ala Hele Ike Hawaii trail, also known as the Mauka-Makai trail on Monday Aug. 4 through Friday Aug. 8 and the following week, Aug. 11 through Aug. 15. The trail will reopen for visitor use during the weekends. In consideration of visitor safety from falling trees and equipment use during this tree trimming work, this area of the park will be closed during the dates listed above.
A Hawaii County Fire Department helicopter airlifted eight hikers on a trip Wednesday to view an active lava flow in the Kahaualea Forest Reserve after one of the group members, a 36-year-old woman, sprained her right ankle and was unable to walk out.
Here’s a list of where to vote in the Aug. 9 Primary Election and Nov. 4 General Election on the Big Island.
A dozen candidates are running for governor in the 2014 election. Nine candidates are running for lieutenant governor.
These candidates are looking to represent Big Islanders in the Hawaii Senate.
These candidates are looking to represent Big Islanders in the Hawaii House of Representatives.
These candidates are vying to represent Hawaii residents in the U.S. Senate.
These four candidates are vying to represent Big Island residents in the U.S. House of Representatives.
These candidates are vying to represent residents as a member of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees.