Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists determined Monday afternoon that lava was no longer moving through the tube system below a breakout located 3.5 miles above Apaa Street.
Work continues Tuesday to reopen the remainder of Pahoa Village Road in time for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said shortly after 11:30 a.m.
Coral reefs are considered the marine equivalent of tropical rain forests. The very mention of them tends to bring to mind the corals themselves, which are tiny animals belonging to the group Cnidaria and living in colonies consisting of many individuals, each called a polyp. Or, images are evoked of fish and other marine inhabitants that rely on this diverse and beautiful ecosystem for habitat, shelter and food.
“Catastrophic cuts to services” are on the horizon if legislators don’t provide more funding this year, says the head of East Hawaii’s public health care system.
Eight applications have been submitted by qualifying organizations and state and county agencies seeking federal reimbursement for protective actions taken or planned in response to the June 27 lava flow ahead of the Dec. 3 deadline.
Hawaii Island police are searching for a 27-year-old Kailua-Kona man who was reported missing.
Matson Navigation Co. is increasing its Hawaii service container rates effective Jan. 4, 2015.
The cause of a Hawaiian Acres structure fire Monday is “undetermined,” according to the Hawaii County Fire Department.
The U.S. Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department’s Ocean Safety crews rescued two kayakers trapped on Molokini Crater on Monday.
Crewmembers of the Matson ship Manukai received the U.S. Coast Guard’s Meritorious Public Service award on Monday for the rescue of three men from a sailboat caught in Hurricane Julio 414 miles northeast of Oahu on Aug. 10.
NEW YORK — Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.
When Life Champion Bowl executive director Keala Pule put together the Senior Bowl, his most significant addition was Doris Sullivan, because it was like getting Tom Brady or Peyton Manning.