- Scientists study lava from Kilauea to improve projections Updated: Jun-28-15 2:16 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Geologists at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory are studying lava samples that might help fine-tune projections if Kilauea sends another 2,000-degree river of molten rock toward homes in lower Puna.
- Magnitude-5 earthquake rattles Big Island; no tsunami threat Updated: Jun-28-15 4:55 am
HILO, Hawaii - A magnitude-5 earthquake has struck the Big Island, but there is no tsunami threat.
- Hilo company could face fines for illegal lava tours Updated: Jun-24-15 9:04 am
HILO, Hawaii - A Hilo-based tour company could be forced to pay more than $9,000 in fines for taking customers on unpermitted tours of the lava flow on the Big Island.
- Roundabout work to resume in Pahoa Updated: Jun-23-15 1:26 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Construction of the Pahoa roundabout will begin by the end of the year and possibly by the end of summer, according to state Department of Transportation officials.
- Mauna Kea officials grapple with increased visitor traffic Updated: Jun-22-15 1:29 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Mauna Kea officials are discussing ways to manage increased visitor traffic.
- State report shows Hawaii homeless population rising Updated: Jun-19-15 3:00 pm
HILO, Hawaii - State figures show that Hawai'i Island's homeless population has more than doubled in the last two years.
- Koa forest property near Hilo up for sale Updated: Jun-19-15 8:19 am
HILO, Hawaii - A Honolulu company is selling more than 13,000 acres of what is considered to be the largest privately owned tract of old-growth koa forest in the world.
- Another ethics complaint filed against Big Island mayor Updated: Jun-18-15 6:26 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi is the subject of another ethics complaint, this one saying political favoritism led to his campaign manager landing the top job at the Office of Aging.
- Telescope protesters allowed to camp on state land Updated: Jun-10-15 2:36 pm
HILO, Hawaii - State officials are allowing telescope protesters to continue camping on Mauna Kea, where they've been for more than two months.
- Jury selection starts in trial of toddler's beating death Updated: Jun-08-15 1:35 pm
HILO, Hawaii - The first of two trials starts with jury selection Monday for a man charged with beating a toddler to death and strangling the child's mother almost nine months later.
- Protesters, telescope builders still at impasse on Mauna Kea Updated: Jun-07-15 3:18 pm
HILO, Hawaii - The standoff continues between Thirty Meter Telescope and those trying to stop construction atop the sacred Hawaiian mountain.
- Empty tour van rolls off Onomea Bay cliff Updated: Jun-03-15 12:56 pm
HILO, Hawaii - An adventure company owner is relieved that no tourists were in the van that rolled off a cliff and fell 130 feet into Onomea Bay on the Big Island.
- 4 tsunami warning sirens fail test in Hawaii County Updated: Jun-02-15 2:57 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Hawaii County is continuing to test the reliability of its sirens after four tsunami sirens failed to pass the monthly test.