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Seven tons of gravel and two tons of large rocks had to be brought in by wheelbarrow to repair the famed Kilauea Iki trail in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
A protest leader said the house was constructed as an education space for kids, but the builders knew it wasn’t legal or sanctioned by anti-TMT leaders.
The Hawaii Supreme Court ordered the state to come up with a plan to better manage the land.
Low-income housing is in great demand on Hawaii island, where more than 360 families are reportedly on a county waitlist for housing help.
A pilot teledentistry program on Maui and the Big Island is extending access to care in a state where one in four children have untreated tooth decay.
The director of the Spanish astrophysics institute said the Canary Islands site still remains only a backup to placing the TMT on Mauna Kea.
TMT officials say the world’s largest telescope will be a zero-waste facility, while the state has determined it doesn’t pose a risk to the Big Island’s water supply.
Most of the animals brought to the Humane Society’s three facilities are euthanized. Their contract with the county doesn’t encourage saving lives.
With its conic shape, Fissure 8 is the most prominent feature of the 2018 eruption in Kilauea’s lower East Rift Zone. Now a small group appointed by state regulators is working to find a name for it.
Steve Johnson was the second person to die under the state’s new assisted suicide law. The state reports eight patients so far have received prescriptions for lethal drugs.