Two Puna residents were arrested Thursday for trespassing into a restricted area near active lava.
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The June 27 lava flow remains active, however, it has not advanced since Thursday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director said around 11:30 a.m. Friday. It is currently about 160 yards or approximately 480 feet from Pahoa Village Road and 0.47 miles from Highway 130.
The June 27 lava flow stalled at its front Thursday outside a Pahoa home while activity continued about 400 yards upslope.
A Halloween display at Ken Nakamoto’s house on the corner of Kapuahi and Ala Kapua streets in the lower Palisades area will provide trick or treaters a frightful delight tonight in Kailua-Kona.
A 34-year-old Waikoloa man charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing two women in a parking lot confrontation earlier this month will remain on supervised release, South Kohala District Court Judge Melvin H. Fujino ruled Thursday.
The finish line for the Laaloa Avenue extension has been pushed back to the end of the year, but the stalled Mamalahoa Bypass project to the south appears closer to moving ahead.
More than 80 members of the Hawaii Army and Air National Guard deployed Thursday in Puna to assist police as the June 27 lava flow continues its relentless march in Pahoa.
Four additional cases of measles have been confirmed on Maui and Kauai, bringing the total number of confirmed measles cases in these two separate clusters in Hawaii to seven, the state Department of Health reported Thursday.
PAHOA — Ten miles from Pahoa, a rural Big Island town that is being menaced by a stream of lava from Kilauea volcano, there’s another community that was almost entirely swallowed by the molten rock nearly 30 years ago.
A retired Hawaii County economic development specialist has been appointed to the state Agribusiness Development Corporation board of directors, Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced Thursday. She will assume the seat representing Hawaii County.
MILFORD, Pa. — Onlookers shouted “Are you sorry?” and “Why did you do it?” at the suspect in a fatal ambush on a Pennsylvania state police barracks as troopers led him from his first court appearance Friday following a grueling seven-week manhunt.
NEW YORK — Solid quarterly results from a range of big companies helped send the stock market slightly higher Thursday. The standout was Visa, whose 10 percent jump helped tug the Dow Jones industrial average up nearly 200 points.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy powered its way to a solid annual growth rate of 3.5 percent from July through September, outpacing most of the developed world and appearing on track to extend its momentum through this year and beyond.
FORT KENT, Maine — Insisting she is perfectly healthy, nurse Kaci Hickox again defied the state’s Ebola quarantine Thursday by taking a bike ride with her boyfriend, and Maine health authorities struggled to reach a compromise that would limit her contact with others.
NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook’s declaration that he’s “proud to be gay” wasn’t exactly news in Silicon Valley, where his sexual orientation was no secret. But advocates say that given Apple’s immense reach and visibility, his coming-out could help change attitudes in workplaces across America.