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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and, to a lesser extent, Haleakala National Park, are benefitting from the state-authorized program.
A man attacked four employees last month, and now the emergency room has adopted measures usually found in bigger cities.
A rash of shootings and stabbings has Hawaii County police scrambling and residents on edge.
The island’s only full-service slaughterhouse has quit taking smaller animals, leaving farmers, butchers and lovers of fresh kalua pork with no place to turn.
When Hurricane Lane dumped torrents of rain on this stretch of coastline, attention was still focused on volcanic eruptions.
Cultural practitioners who have long revered and protected Pu’uhonua O Honaunau National Historic Park are redoubling their efforts.
Hawaii County tacks a 0.25 percent surcharge onto the general excise tax and considers going higher.
Kilauea didn’t just stop spewing lava. It ceased emissions that have been constant since 1983.
Nearly 13 percent of Hawaii Island residents are “food insecure,” according to the USDA — well above the statewide average.
Mayor Harry Kim prepares to ask for far less than he initially sought. He blames the discrepancy on “a lot of miscommunication on my part.”
“They needed something to feel good about,” said Mayor Harry Kim of the locals who showed up in Pohoiki on Thursday.
Park facilities require longterm repairs after they housed Kilauea lava evacuees for more than four months.