Crews began work Monday to reopen the remainder of Pahoa Village Road in time for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said Monday.
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A ridge created by the June 27 lava flow as it advanced downslope in the previous months has created a barrier that scientists and officials say is sending a breakout away from the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision in Puna.
University of Hawaii researchers use tracking devices to gain new insights into tiger shark movements in coastal waters around Maui and Oahu. The ongoing study reveals their coastal habitat preferences.
The second annual Hawaiian Honey Festival was held Saturday morning at Nani Mau Gardens in Hilo. The event included a chance to meet the National Honey Queen, education on the honey bee and honey, live music, craft and trade booths, keiki activities and honey-based food selections, as well as a “People’s Choice” awards.
Alternating single lane closures will be in effect on Mamalahoa Highway, between mile markers 45 and 39.5, in the vicinity of Kapapala Ranch in Kaʻu for pavement reconstruction, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Alternating single lane closures remain in effect 24/7 on the Umauma stream bridge on Hawaii Belt Road, near mile marker 16 in Hakalau, for steel bridge repairs, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A wind advisory has been posted for the Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa summits through 6 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
It was a day of small victories that could lead to big changes in young lives.
It was a long was to drive for a free turkey, but for Ka‘u resident Mary Lou Otero, the trip was well worth it.
Home sales have not ceased in lower Puna since residents began bracing for the June 27 lava flow.
Thanksgiving is just days away, the official start of the holiday season and the time of year when folks celebrate with family and friends, reflecting upon the people and things they’re truly grateful for in their lives.
A Kona man has been charged with 16 offenses stemming from the break-in of a car on Oct. 28, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
Two Big Island men have been charged with felonies after an illegal weapon was offered for sale online.
The slow-moving lava flow from Kilauea volcano is costing more than frayed nerves.
A breakout from the June 27 lava flow is currently entering a crack system located about 3.6 miles upslope of Apaa Street in Pahoa, Hawaii County Civil Defense and U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory officials said Friday.