Hawaii Public Radio is nearing its goal of erecting a transmitter and tower at Kulani Cone on the slopes of Mauna Loa to broadcast its second programming stream, KAHU-FM, also known as HPR-2, to East Hawaii.
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The Hawaii State Department of Health has installed three temporary particulate monitors to measure and inform residents on the Big Island of the air quality levels from the lava flow from Kilauea volcano. Two monitors are currently located in Pahoa and one in Leilani Estates.
The Associated Press asked all 50 states, the District of Columbia and military services to provide information on children who died of abuse or neglect over a six-year span, even as authorities were investigating them or their families or providing some form of protective services.
HONOLULU — The Hawaiian Homes Commission has approved changes to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands’ month-to-month land leasing program with the intent of making lease processes more transparent and fair.
Big Island police are investigating a robbery of a convenience store on Kekela Street in Hilo.
A 12-foot tiger shark spotted Wednesday has caused the closure of Laaloa Beach Park, also known as Magic Sands.
Hawaii County Fire Department rescue personnel have recovered what they believe to be the body of a missing 13-year-old boy who went cliff diving on Sunday near Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.
The Hawaii State Judiciary and Department of Accounting and General Services unveiled preliminary design concepts Tuesday of the proposed $90 million Kona Judiciary Complex slated for a 10-acre parcel in Keahuolu, North Kona.
The June 27 lava flow advanced about 220 yards during the past 24 hours and could reach the Pahoa Village Road-Highway 130 intersection in less than a week, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira said Wednesday.
The first shops began to shutter, while many others prepared to follow suit, Tuesday at Pahoa Marketplace as the June 27 lava flow continued its approach less than a mile away.
Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that closed down one lane of a busy Puna highway during the afternoon rush hour Tuesday.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Health Connector has signed up about 3,500 people for health insurance in the past month, an improvement from last year when just 275 people signed up for coverage in the first month of the troubled health exchange.
Hawaii Island police are continuing to investigate a burglary that occurred in October at the Island Princess Macadamia Nut facility located at 16-261 Shipman Road in Keaau.
Public viewing of the June 27 lava flow will begin Wednesday morning at the Pahoa transfer station, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira said Tuesday.
With three new council members weighing in for the first time, the Hawaii County Council on Wednesday is scheduled to decide whether to appeal a federal court ruling overturning the county’s ban on growing genetically modified crops in open-air conditions.