Eight applications have been submitted by qualifying organizations and state and county agencies seeking federal reimbursement for protective actions taken or planned in response to the June 27 lava flow ahead of the Dec. 3 deadline.
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Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists determined Monday afternoon that lava was no longer moving through the tube system below a breakout located 3.5 miles above Apaa Street.
Work continues Tuesday to reopen the remainder of Pahoa Village Road in time for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said shortly after 11:30 a.m.
Hawaii Island police are searching for a 27-year-old Kailua-Kona man who was reported missing.
Matson Navigation Co. is increasing its Hawaii service container rates effective Jan. 4, 2015.
The cause of a Hawaiian Acres structure fire Monday is “undetermined,” according to the Hawaii County Fire Department.
Residents of lower Puna who may be affected by the lava flow are being asked to complete a Community Needs Survey.
Army officials are opening several sites for bird hunting from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday at Pohakuloa Training Area.
Army officials are opening several sites for bow hunting from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Pohakuloa Training Area.
Hawaii Island police have initiated assault and terroristic threatening cases in connection with a confrontation early Sunday at a home in Volcano.
Coral reefs are considered the marine equivalent of tropical rain forests. The very mention of them tends to bring to mind the corals themselves, which are tiny animals belonging to the group Cnidaria and living in colonies consisting of many individuals, each called a polyp. Or, images are evoked of fish and other marine inhabitants that rely on this diverse and beautiful ecosystem for habitat, shelter and food.
“Catastrophic cuts to services” are on the horizon if legislators don’t provide more funding this year, says the head of East Hawaii’s public health care system.
Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant between Nov. 17 and Sunday. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes.
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.