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FEMA says the agency is required to review disaster assistance payments to ensure the money doesn’t duplicate other assistance, wasn’t inappropriately spent or was provided in error.
Like everywhere else in the state, Hawaii County is looking for solutions to the increasingly costly problem of people leaving their junkers on the side of the road.
Millions of dollars are being spent to promote non-volcanic attractions, but some of them aren’t equipped to handle more visitors.
Thanks to a grant, 22 women are constructing a replica of an outrigger canoe that Queen Kapiolani donated to the Smithsonian in 1888.
Puna Geothermal Venture has helped out by opening a road for some residents to use.
The annual event draws throngs of people to Hilo and “it’s getting bigger,” said the chief organizer.
Tests detect high levels of oxybenzone, which is toxic to coral, at Kahaluu Beach Park. A ban on the chemical starts in 2021.
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.