A high surf advisory is in effect for the Big Island’s east-facing shores until 6 a.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
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Nine-year-old Billy Hanson, whom the FBI reported kidnapped by his father earlier this month, has been located on the island country of Niue in the South Pacific.
Kona Community Hospital has donated its mobile medical van to the Puna Community Medical Center to assist those affected by the June 27 lava flow.
After consuming a shed and a pile of tires the day before, the June 27 lava flow moved within 100 feet of a home Wednesday and continued to threaten a cluster of residences on Pahoa Village Road.
A four-month investigation into reports of a “Peeping Tom” in South Kohala has led to the arrest of a teenager.
A 25-year-old man is in police custody in connection with burglaries at two Hilo businesses.
National Park Service officials are seeking feedback on a plan to quadruple the entry fee to the popular Puuhonua o Honaunau site in South Kona.
The new Hawaii Community College - Palamanui is on course to be completed in May, according to the project’s superintendent.
Lower Puna residents who receive government housing assistance, already stressing over the threat of lava consuming their homes, are facing a new fear. They may have to leave their beloved community.
The preliminary hearing for a 55-year-old Kona man accused of robbing a Kailua-Kona pharmacy on Sunday has been postponed.
For the first three quarters of 2014, visitor spending and arrivals to the Hawaiian Islands continued to be slightly ahead of record pace in 2012 and 2013. While just shy of targets, the Hawaii Tourism Authority is optimistic that 2014 will be another record-breaking year for Hawaii’s tourism economy.
Kilauea’s June 27 lava flow claimed its first structure Tuesday morning as it continued to carve a jagged black scar through the green Pahoa landscape, set on a collision course with Pahoa Village Road.
Hawaii’s longline fleet may be rejoicing over a new opportunity to catch ahi, but a coalition of environmental groups are not on board with the increased catch.
The state is asking Pahoa voters who may be impacted by the June 27 lava flow to plan on casting their votes at an alternate site.
Forward Progress, a Honolulu-based political action committee allowed by law to raise and spend unlimited amounts, has pumped more than $100,000 into a campaign to elect Ron Gonzales for County Council District 9, eclipsing threefold the money he raised on his own.