The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources has reopened all state parks, state small boat harbors, and managed forest areas on all of Hawaii’s islands.
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WAILUKU — A spokesman for the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources says a shark knocked a Maui man off a stand-up paddleboard and left the tail of his board with bite marks.
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HONOLULU — A shortage of paying customers at University of Hawaii football games may cause financial problems for the athletic program and its 21 sports.
DETROIT — The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.
Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation Mission 3 crew members and Kim Binsted, HI-SEAS’ principal investigator, pose for a photo in front of the HI-SEAS dome on Mauna Loa. The six crew members entered the dome last Wednesday and will spend the next eight months there simulating a mission on Mars. The simulation is the longest tried in the United States, according to HI-SEAS. From left, Neil Scheibelhut, Sophie Milam, Zak Wilson, Binsted, Jocelyn Dunn, Allen Mirkadyrov and Martha Lenio. Scheibelhut and Milam are University of Hawaii at Hilo graduates. For more about the mission, visit hi-seas.org.
Editor’s note: This log of property crimes reported in the Kona District is a regular feature of West Hawaii Today and is compiled using Hawaii Police Department records. The department considers North and South Kona one district.
Early walk-in voting begins today at five locations on the Big Island.
Hawaii Island police arrested 18 motorists for alleged driving under the influence of an intoxicant between Oct. 13 and Sunday. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was under the age of 21.
Hawaii Island police are searching for a 36-year-old woman who was reported missing.
The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is encouraging the state’s 18,000 real estate professionals to renew their licenses online at pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl, starting today.
WAILUKU — A man surfing with his three young sons used his fist and surfboard to fend off a shark attack in waters off Maui that were rough and murky from a hurricane that churned passed Hawaii over the weekend.
Alternating single lane closures will be in effect on Mamalahoa Highway, between mile markers 45 and 39.5, in the vicinity of Kapapala Ranch for pavement reconstruction, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The Mauna Kea Access Road remains closed Tuesday because of damage caused by Hurricane Ana this weekend.
A high surf advisory has been extended for north-facing shores of the Big Island through 6 a.m. Tuesday.