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Top Story: Geologists confirm that lava from the 2018 Kilauea eruption came from magma deeper than previous eruptions.
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A chemical analysis of lava samples taken during the 2018 Kilauea eruption confirmed theories that the eruption drew from magma deeper than previous eruptions.
The working poor and schoolchildren are left stranded. Bus schedules are inconsistent and would-be riders waiting at bus stops often dont know when a route has been canceled.
KAILUA-KONA A fifth accomplice was sentenced Friday to six years in jail for her role in assisting Justin Waiki after the July 2018 murder of Hawaii County Police Officer Bronson Kaliloa.
The third and final phase of the Mohouli Heights Senior Neighborhood in Hilo is nearly finished, months ahead of schedule.
KAILUA-KONA The West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery Association received a generous donation from the estate of Dr. Earl Bakken earlier this month.
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The Hawaii Police Department said one lane will be closed Saturday on Old Saddle Road and Mamalahoa Highway in South Kohala for the Revel Race Marathon.
The county will convert the intersection of Pikake and Kamani Streets in Pahala to a four-way stop.