The leading edge of a breakout from the June 27 lava flow has not advanced since Monday, Hawaii County Civil Defense reported Wednesday morning.
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When it comes to the new 1,900-foot extension of Laaloa Avenue, Robin Wilson has a perspective unlike most in the Kona community.
The gold may be returning to the Kona coast.
Rather than shy away from the fresh vegetables that are a vital part of a healthy diet, Big Island residents should instead take precautions to make sure produce is thoroughly washed, health officials say. Making sure food is free of slugs and snails is the best way to stay clear of rat lungworm disease.
It’s a disease that quietly continues to ruin the health and lives of Big Island residents each year.
Police nabbed six individuals they think are involved in what they described as a “crime spree” in West Hawaii.
WAILUKU — A 20-year-old Maui fisherman is recovering after being bitten by a tiger shark while he was trying to throw it back to sea.
Health care-associated infections are a major and often preventable problem. On any given day, about one in 25 hospital patients in the United States has at least one such infection and about 75,000 people who had hospital-acquired infections died while hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente says it will temporarily close 10 small medical offices on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island next week if Unite Here Local 5 union members follow through with a planned strike.
HONOLULU — Volunteers are surveying the number of homeless people in Hawaii, counting those living in shelters or on the streets.
Insurance reform and roads for Puna, and an international airport for Kona top Mayor Billy Kenoi’s wish list to the state Legislature.
Big ahi are on an unseasonable run off the coast of Hawaii Island, creating a boon for fishermen and consumers alike.
The suspect in the fatal stabbing of a homeless man last week in Hilo will receive a mental examination.
Hawaii Island police have located Kurtistown resident Isaac Kamalii, who is being featured on “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted.”
Hawaii Island police arrested 23 motorists for allegedly driving under the influence of an intoxicant between Jan. 19 and Sunday. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and one was younger than 21, according to the Hawaii Police Department.