A project to improve the accessible passenger loading zone for buses parking at Wailuku River State Park, Rainbow Falls section, begins Monday, according to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
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Activity continued Tuesday along the surface and margins of the June 27 lava flow, Hawaii County Civil Defense said. A helicopter overflight of the flow planned for Wednesday morning has been delayed because of inclement weather.
Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant from Feb. 23 through Sunday. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than age 21, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige has extended the disaster emergency relief period for areas impacted by the lava flow on the Big Island.
A flash flood watch has been issued for the Big Island, according to the National Weather Service. It remains in effect for the entire Big Island until 6 a.m. Thursday.
A winter storm warning is in effect for the Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa summits through 6 a.m. Thursday.
Two contentious bills relating to aquarium fishing are dead in the state House of Representatives.
For weeks, 13-year-old Serena Ball’s focus has been the pronunciation, origins, roots and spelling of more than a thousand words.
Tucked away along the South Kona coastline, far from the reach of most, is a mostly intact fishing village that the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust hopes to protect in perpetuity.
A 51-year-old Pahoa man who shot his landlord’s son in the chest with a spear gun more than 20 months ago was sentenced Monday to five years in prison.
The dispute over nighttime well drilling at Puna Geothermal Venture remains headed toward litigation after a compromise proposed by Hawaii County Council member Margaret Wille failed to gain support from either side of the issue.
Dozens of people came out Tuesday to support two nonbinding resolutions asking the administration to seek long-term contracts to divert materials from the county’s two landfills.
Police have identified a suspect in a suspicious church fire in Captain Cook last Thursday. No arrests have yet been made in the suspected arson case, police said.
Hawaii Island extended furlough inmate Jason Cantan turned himself in voluntarily at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo at 11 a.m. Monday, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
Hawaii County police and fire officials were in agreement Monday that a bicyclist apparently struck and killed by an on-duty police officer early Sunday morning was not involved in a hit-and-run.