Most of the leadership lineup is set after the primary, and big challenges lie ahead in dealing with the volcanic eruption.
Kona produces more than famous coffee. Its Captain Cook region is the perfect spot for raising highly sought queen bees.
After Kalapana was devastated in the 1980s, the state laid out a new subdivision complete with utilities. But only now are a few people moving in.
Hawaii Electric Light Co. has plenty of power despite the shutdown of the plant which was damaged by lava.
You can bump along rutted roads to Green Sands beach, the southernmost point in the United States, but that’s about to change.
Taxpayers have spent nearly $10 million, not counting damage to roads and parks. The value of private property lost, damaged or isolated is $372 million.
The increase would’ve generated about $25 million a year. Instead, the 5-4 vote means service cuts are likely.
The lava is doing a number on counterculture havens, and it’s hard to imagine some of these “Punatics” fitting in anywhere else.
More than 200 evacuees are staying at a regional recreational center in Pahoa, with some living in tents and vehicles.