Hawaii County Civil Defense is asking Pahoa residents in the path of the June 27 lava flow to be prepared for an evacuation by Tuesday after the flow crossed Apaa Street.
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HONOLULU — Large sections of coral reef on windward Oahu and parts of Kauai are continuing to suffer from high ocean temperatures, raising the risk that they will die, scientists said Friday.
With the June 27 lava flow accelerating toward Pahoa, area health care providers say they are busy preparing for the possibility that highway access to lower Puna will be cut off.
Madame Pele is expected to make her debut in Pahoa early today as the June 27 lava flow reaches Apaa Street.
Researchers are launching a new tagging program for ahi in West Hawaii that will help them better understand the patterns of this highly migratory and elusive fish.
The timeframe to resume the Queen Kaahumanu Highway widening project is back in federal hands.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Friday requested a presidential disaster declaration in response to the June 27 lava flow.
NEW YORK — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa.
NEW YORK — The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard reflected on her own military experiences Friday, when she stopped in Kailua-Kona to honor local coach and military trainer John Kaiwi for his work with West Hawaii military recruits.
MARYSVILLE, Wash.— A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.
Gunman in Canada attack once complained about mosque being too liberal
HONOLULU — A shipping company pleaded guilty plea Friday to criminal charges from a 1,400-ton molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor that killed more than 26,000 fish and other marine life, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the company has agreed to pay.
Margaret Masunaga officially became District Judge Masunaga upon her confirmation Thursday by the state Senate in a special session.
Mauka from the Kekaha Kai State Park entrance on Queen Kaahumanu Highway is land the Hawaii Racing Association believes is best suited for a motorsport park.