After two days of disruptive and destructive volcanic activity in lower Puna, residents received some relief lateSaturday when the eight vents that had been emitting lava earlier in the day went quiet.
Eight fissure vents in Leilani Estates “have gone quiet” though officials say activity is likely to pick up again.
Brad Bennett, Hilo-Waiakea Complex Area superintendent, remains on paid leave for the rest of the school year while an ongoing investigation continues.
The college enrollment rate among East Hawaii high school students increased last year, albeit still shy of the statewide average.
KEAAU — When Leya Varricatt goes to the Hilo Public Library each week, she sometimes leaves with an entire bag of books.
Growing up in Hakalau, Duane Kurisu can’t remember a single house in his neighborhood that wasn’t “swept and mopped clean and tidy,” or a yard where the grass wasn’t cut.