First Kilauea eruption since 2018 draws hundreds of onlookers to HVNP.
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HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK — After feeling the biggest earthquake of his life, Kyle Nolan knew something dramatic was happening.
Editor’s note: Only the brave would dare to open a small business during a global pandemic. This is the second in a four-part series celebrating entrepreneurs who launched their ventures under the shadow of COVID-19.
West Hawaii’s real estate market is booming.
Henrietta Kukula Kamohai Dixon, 90, of Pahoa died Nov. 21 at Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hilo, she was a homemaker. Visitation 9-10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 28 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Service at 10:30 a.m. Burial at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery #2. Face masks and social distancing required. Survived by sons, Abraham (Carol) Sanchez Jr. of Pahoa and Larry (Susie) Sanchez of California; daughter, Henrietta (Alvin) Gaspang of Pahoa; sister in-law, Beverly Kamohai of Hilo; nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
During a helicopter overflight of Kilauea volcano on Monday, Dec. 21, at approximately 11:30 a.m. HST, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists observed the northern fissure and lava cascade (right) supplying the majority of the lava into the lake, while the western (left) fissure was feeding several small channels that were entering the lake. The lava lake has been rising approximately several meters (yards) an hour since the eruption began at approximately 9:30 p.m. HST on Sunday, Dec. 20. USGS video.
Hawaii will receive at least $1.7 billion in estimated funding from a new $900 billion COVID-19 relief package, according to U.S. Sen. Brain Schatz.
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Editor’s note: Only the brave would dare to open a small business during a global pandemic. This is the first story in a four-part series that celebrates entrepreneurs who launched their ventures under the shadow of COVID-19.
HONOLULU — On Kauai, where sprawling white sand beaches and dramatic seaside mountains attract visitors from around the world, local residents spent the first seven months of the pandemic sheltered from the viral storm.
Big Island police detectives have arrested a suspect in connection with the Friday morning shooting at the Puainako Town Center in Hilo that left a 41-year-old father of three young children dead.
All Hawaii Police Department officers with patrol duties will be outfitted with body-worn cameras by Christmas Eve, according to the department’s body camera program administrator.
Puna Councilwoman Ashley Kierkiewicz steered taxpayer money to a not-yet nonprofit corporation on whose board she sits, records show.
Hawaii’s physician shortage has loomed large for years but worsened in 2020 — and on the Big Island, the lack of doctors became even more dire.