Mayor Harry Kim continued to hold out hope Friday for a last-minute special session of the state Legislature to approve disaster recovery funding for Puna, even as lawmakers say that window has closed.
The price tag for repairing roads covered by lava could be more than $30 million, estimates Mayor Harry Kim.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Given a choice between giving birth on land or sea ice, Pacific walrus mothers most often choose ice.
After the second-wettest dry season in three decades, Hawaii is expected to see below average rainfall in the coming months, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s wet season rainfall outlook, which was released Friday.
KEALAKEKUA — A former Hawaii County police officer faces up to a year in jail after jurors on Friday found him guilty of misdemeanor negligent homicide for fatally striking a cyclist more than three years ago.
Big Island Dairy officials say steps are being taken to reduce the possibility of future wastewater discharges at the Ookala facility.
KAILUA-KONA — Three years ago, when Marcus Cook’s business sold, his mentor called him into his office.
PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Linda Marquardt rode out Hurricane Michael with her husband at their home in Mexico Beach. When their house filled with surging ocean water, they fled upstairs. Now their home is full of mud and everywhere they look there’s utter devastation in their Florida Panhandle community: fishing boats tossed like toys, roofs lifted off of buildings and pine trees snapped like matchsticks in 155 mph winds.