Hawaii County plans to reinforce its restrictions on accessing Kaohe Homesteads after a tour company was found to be using the neighborhood to reach the June 27 lava flow.
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Hawaii Island police have located 29-year-old Hilo resident Bryce D. Feary, who was wanted on warrants.
Big Island police arrested 21 drivers for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant between Sept. 22 and Sunday. Ten of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were younger than age 21, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
Activity along the leading edge of the June 27 lava flow continues, however, the flow did not signs of advancing during the past 24 hours, the Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Tuesday.
A Kona woman was charged with several narcotics offenses after she was found in a stolen vehicle in North Kona on Wednesday.
A group of Samoan and New Zealander cyclists visiting Hawaii Island last week on an awareness-raising mission lost their passports, money and personal belongings Thursday when someone broke into a van belonging to Peoples Advocacy for Trails Hawaii, or PATH.
Hilton Lewis didn’t plan to stay in Hawaii for very long.
Kohala Councilwoman Margaret Wille thinks she may have found the way to eliminate fraudulent use of the homeowner property tax exemption.
With Hawaii Island’s power supply riding on wooden, flammable utility poles, what can be done when they’re threatened by 2,100-degree molten lava?
The Village Green Society and Hawaii’s Volcano Circus will be fined $53,743 for building illegal structures on state land and removing protected trees.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this week awarded more than $447,000 to help public housing and Housing Choice Voucher residents throughout Hawaii connect with local services to improve their education and employment and to put them on a path to self-sufficiency.
A Puna woman is in police custody after being charged with three offenses in connection with a confrontation in August.
An hour before the sun rises each day, the very raucous and loud calls of nine rare alala, or Hawaiian crows, can be heard by the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center staff. Inside their large open-air aviary, these juveniles seemed to engage in a vocal sparring of sorts in a manner that’s reminiscent of monkeys for research associate Amy Kuhar.
It’s not known when, or even if, lava from Kilauea Volcano’s June 27 flow will reach Pahoa town or cross Highway 130, but the leading edge of the flow again started to advance over the weekend after stalling for several days. Among those using the time granted by the molten rock’s slow advance to prepare for a potential disaster are telephone service providers.
Despite — and because of — potential disaster looming above Pahoa, restaurants are experiencing a boom in business.