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After a brief pause in volcanic activity, two more lava fissures Tuesday threatened Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens communities.
It may have already gone under the highway to the viewing area, and Hawaii County is making preparations for a possible eruption.
A trust established by a former Dole president and Bishop Estate trustee has spawned a legal fight over a historic, 4,000-acre ranch.
The state is decades behind in awarding land to Native Hawaiians on Mauna Kea and elsewhere under the state homestead act.
Tarps and tents that keep products and sellers dry have been ordered removed by county officials.
Some lawmakers have proposed issuing special revenue bonds to help SpinLaunch build a facility on Hawaii Island for catapulting satellites into space.
A Hawaii County Council member is proposing to restrict where the birds, many used for illegal cockfighting, can roost.
During the Cold War, attack preparations were proposed that called for interisland evacuations and commandeering of property.
A Big Island group documented at least 10 cases of infections contracted by people swimming near industrial sites.
They’re already established on every island except Molokai, and experts say a concerted effort is required to stop their spread.
For those coming out of prison, there are only a handful of residential treatment centers.
After he was released from custody, the man was dissuaded from filing a complaint, the suit states.