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Trump Grants Disaster Assistance For Big Island Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trump Grants Disaster Assistance For Big Island

Earlier in the week, the feds approved a similar assistance request for damage caused by floods on Kauai and Oahu.

Big Island, Kauai Medical Pot Shops Still Waiting Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Big Island, Kauai Medical Pot Shops Still Waiting

A Kauai dispensary plans to open soon, but Big Island dispensaries have yet to start growing their first crop.

SLIDESHOW: Life in the The Big Island’s Lava Zone Cory Lum/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: Life in the The Big Island’s Lava Zone

Civil Beat photographer Cory Lum spent a day in the heart of the Kilauea eruption zone where at least 26 homes were destroyed.

Big Island Volcano Could Spew Boulders The Size Of Refrigerators AP

Big Island Volcano Could Spew Boulders The Size Of Refrigerators

Scientists said internal conditions at Kilauea are changing in a way that could lead to an explosive eruption.

Ige Calls For Federal Disaster Declaration On Big Island Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Calls For Federal Disaster Declaration On Big Island

The state expects to spend $3 million to protect residents during the next month.

Federal Geologists: Hawaii Volcano Could Have Explosive Eruption Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Federal Geologists: Hawaii Volcano Could Have Explosive Eruption

Lava flows from Kilauea, one of the earth’s most active volcanos, have already destroyed 36 structures in the Puna District of the Big Island.

Volcanic Gases Prompt Door-To-Door Evacuations On Big Island AP

Volcanic Gases Prompt Door-To-Door Evacuations On Big Island

After a brief pause in volcanic activity, two more lava fissures Tuesday threatened Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens communities.

Underground Magma On The Move As Quakes Rattle Volcano AP

Underground Magma On The Move As Quakes Rattle Volcano

It may have already gone under the highway to the viewing area, and Hawaii County is making preparations for a possible eruption.

A ‘Descendants’-Style Land Feud Breaks Out On The Big Island Patricia Giles

A ‘Descendants’-Style Land Feud Breaks Out On The Big Island

A trust established by a former Dole president and Bishop Estate trustee has spawned a legal fight over a historic, 4,000-acre ranch.

Kanaka Rangers: It’s Time To Move Forward With Hawaiian Homesteads Courtesy: Big Island Beneficiary Trust Council

Kanaka Rangers: It’s Time To Move Forward With Hawaiian Homesteads

The state is decades behind in awarding land to Native Hawaiians on Mauna Kea and elsewhere under the state homestead act.

Big Island: Vendors Are Dripping In Hilo As Farmers’ Market Weathers Political Storm Alan McNarie/Civil Beat

Big Island: Vendors Are Dripping In Hilo As Farmers’ Market Weathers Political Storm

Tarps and tents that keep products and sellers dry have been ordered removed by county officials.

Alan McNarie: Futuristic Spaceport Gets Chilly Big Island Reception Courtesy of SpinLaunch

Alan McNarie: Futuristic Spaceport Gets Chilly Big Island Reception

Some lawmakers have proposed issuing special revenue bonds to help SpinLaunch build a facility on Hawaii Island for catapulting satellites into space.