Tsunami cleanup for Hawaii Island continues as Civil Defense chief emphasizes response, preparation for natural disasters.
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The Big Island may have escaped major damage Saturday when a tsunami triggered by a volcanic eruption in Tonga reached Hawaii, but the event should serve as a reminder for newcomers and residents alike to be prepared for natural disasters.
With the legislative session kicking off Wednesday, the County Council has been eager to hear about Mayor Mitch Roth’s priorities for Hawaii Island.
Hilo Medical Center has been judiciously administering monoclonal antibody treatments to patients with COVID-19.
NEW YORK — In just two weeks, the cost of pecans for the pies at Peggy Jean’s Pies in Columbia, Missouri, has surged nearly 40%, perplexing co-owner Rebecca Miller and adding to the cost of doing business. Miller will soon have to bump up the price of her Southern Pecan, Chocolate Bourbon Pecan, and German Chocolate pies by $2 to $24.
The addition of a new Big Island seat in the state House has set up a battle about whether it should go to East Hawaii or West Hawaii.
Kailua Bay welcomes first cruise ship since March 2020: Carnival Miracle scheduled to make call in Hilo today
The first cruise ship to make call since March 12, 2020, in Kailua-Kona arrived in Kailua Bay Sunday morning.
Federal funds to help ‘rebuild bridges across Hawaii’: State to receive $339M for repairs, improvements
Hawaii will receive $339 million in new federal funding over five years to repair and improve the state’s bridges, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced in a Friday statement.
‘It could have been worse’: Tsunami triggered by volcanic eruption in Tonga causes minor damage in West Hawaii
A Keauhou Bay business sustained heavy damage Saturday morning as an approximately 3-foot tsunami surge tore through the Sea Quest retail store.
Last year was a much deadlier one on Big Island roads than 2020, when coronavirus-related lockdowns resulted in shuttered drinking establishments and fewer drivers on the roads.
The Board of Land and Natural Resources on Friday approved a land use application for the decommissioning of a Maunakea observatory.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation is warning about a scam asking people for their social security and license plate numbers.
WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — An attempt to recall Maui Mayor Mike Victorino has failed after organizers didn’t collect the minimum number of signatures needed, The Maui News reported.
Those who lost a loved one to COVID-19 could still be eligible for federal financial assistance of up to $9,000 for funeral expenses incurred on or after Jan. 20, 2020.
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