Stories by Tom Callis

PGV eyes new wells

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is reviewing applications for two new geothermal wells at Puna Geothermal Venture.

New HCCC unit moves ahead

The state Department of Public Safety has issued a draft environmental assessment for a new medium-security unit at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center.

PGV talks with HELCO are ongoing

As Puna Geothermal Venture moves toward restarting following last year’s Kilauea eruption, a new power purchase agreement with Hawaii Electric Light Co. might be on the table.

HVO begins move into Hilo Iron Works

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory staff are starting to settle in to the former Hilo Iron Works building, their third move since the Kilauea eruption displaced them from their headquarters in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.