The June 27 lava flow advanced 100 yards between Tuesday and Wednesday and a narrow finger that was advancing along the south edge of the June 27 lava flow has now become the leading edge of the flow, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports.
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Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015, the Social Security Administration announced today.
The Big Island is seeing consistent growth in the number of employed people, as well as stability and expansion in five key industries.
Construction of the Chain of Craters alternate route will speed up Friday as bulldozers begin making a path over a wall of lava rock covering the road in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
A 39-year-old Pahoa man will be extradited to Carson City, Nev., to face child pornography possession charges.
The Hawaii Department of Education anticipates requesting an additional $159 million from the state during the next legislative session to cover expenditures in fiscal years 2016 and 2017.
The Mauna Kea Access Road reopened Tuesday afternoon, the Mauna Kea Weather Center said.
Three of five bills aimed at reducing loopholes and making property tax collections more fair have survived their first reading at the County Council and will be considered a final time when the council meets early next month.
With rakes, paintbrushes, brooms and trowels, nearly 50 volunteers spent Tuesday sprucing up the welcome center and surrounding areas at Hawaii Island Humane Society’s Animal Community Center in Keauhou Mauka.
Proponents of a state constitutional amendment to allow farmers, ranchers and owners of other agricultural endeavors to request special purpose revenue bonds say the measure won’t cost taxpayers any money.
A 29-year-old Hilo man accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger on a flight to Japan on Oct. 11 will be held without bail, U.S. Magistrate Judge Kevin Chang ruled Tuesday.
Nearly 12 inches of rain fell on the southeastern slope of Mauna Loa as Hurricane Ana passed the Big Island this past weekend, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports.
Oahu-based Marines will convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa Training Area, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Friday through Monday.
Waimea resident Willard Rapoza Jr. died early this week after crashing on an all-terrain vehicle, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
A plan to open a recycling redemption center in the Seaview Center subdivision has some neighbors concerned.