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Lava Lake Rises on Hawaii’s Kilauea

Lava Lake Rises on Hawaii’s Kilauea

Scientists are tracking a lake of lava on Hawaii's most active volcano on the Big Island.
Hawaii Donkeys Escape Castration…For Now

Hawaii Donkeys Escape Castration…For Now

Local vets and the Human Society had planned mass sterilization of a herd of more than 400 wild donkeys on the Big Island.
Kokubun Back in Senate, Pitching for Opposing Team

Kokubun Back in Senate, Pitching for Opposing Team

Senator-turned-Cabinet-member lays out initiatives for Agriculture Department.

Hawaii’s Volcanoes Could be World’s Shallowest

New findings could help scientists more accurately predict when eruptions are going to occur.
Coffee Quarantine A Go, Chemicals Optional

Coffee Quarantine A Go, Chemicals Optional

State board approves rules for contain coffee berry borer after adding provisions for organic farmers.
I Say ‘Quarantine,’ You Say ‘Protective Measures’

I Say ‘Quarantine,’ You Say ‘Protective Measures’

The Hawaii Department of Agriculture took an important step Wednesday in recommending methods to keep the coffee berry borer beetle confined to Kona.
Will Big Island Gain a House District?

Will Big Island Gain a House District?

Hawaii County population has outpaced the state, but it was already overrepresented in the Legislature.
Share Your Own Stories of Aloha for Thanksgiving Civil Beat

Share Your Own Stories of Aloha for Thanksgiving

Thankful to live in Hawaii? As the nation celebrates holiday, we thought it would be a good time to publish stories of aloha from readers.