The Maunakea Visitor Information Station was closed Sunday and will be closed on Sundays for the foreseeable future as skyrocketing visitor rates overwhelm the facility.
A Puna man was charged today with attempted murder after he allegedly assaulted a man and woman with a meat cleaver and bit the woman’s ear off on Tuesday.
Despite the approach of Hurricane Lane, residents on the east side of the Big Island were largely unperturbed Wednesday.
Gov. David Ige declared a state of emergency Tuesday throughout the state because of the approach of Hurricane Lane.
Scores of Pahoa residents and several Hawaii Volcanoes National Park representatives filled the Tin Shack Bakery in Pahoa Thursday for the first of several meetings to discuss the future of the park.
The closure of the main unit of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has directed more visitors to the previously less-visited Kahuku Unit, and with them a host of improvements.