With Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on track to reopen later this month, Volcano businesses are cautiously optimistic about a return to pre-eruption visitors.
After more than 10 years of planning, a veterans center and senior housing complex in Hilo inched ever closer to completion Friday.
The recent purchase of the “Great Crack Property” in Ka‘u by the National Park Service concludes a plan 50 years in the making.
A letter drafted by all four members of Hawaii’s congressional delegation urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture Friday to release federal funding to support farmers in the state affected by natural disasters.
At a Thursday art meeting at Wailoa Center, nine displaced residents from Kapoho, Vacationland and Leilani Estates were asked to write down their emotional states and draw representations of them.
After more than three months of closure, the mandatory evacuation zone covering much of Leilani Estates has been lifted for residents. Following a statement by Mayor Harry Kim Friday afternoon, the mandatory evacuation order prohibiting access to parts of Leilani Estates east of Alapai Street will be lifted at 9 a.m. this morning.