KAILUA-KONA — As the number of evacuated residents in Puna mounts due to the increased activity of Kilauea Volcano, so does the need for helping hands and open doors.
HILO — Council members stood firm Tuesday that they’re not ready to raise taxes to plug a $7 million hole in the budget that county officials attribute to an ongoing volcanic emergency in Puna.
ATLANTA — The NFL approved a new owner for the Carolina Panthers, passed a rule to eject players who hit with their helmets, and took steps to spice up the kickoff.
BOSTON — The Celtics expected to see a different LeBron James in Cleveland after the Cavaliers fell into a 2-0 hole to open the Eastern Conference finals.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Chris Paul pounded the ball down demonstratively on Stephen Curry’s home court in sheer delight.
CHICAGO — Jose Ramirez hit his 14th homer and the Cleveland Indians routed the Chicago Cubs 10-1 on Tuesday night in their first meeting at Wrigley Field since the 2016 World Series.
ATLANTA — If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America.
To protect yourself from breathing volcanic ash, free N95 masks will be distributed as follows:
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police have charged a Puna man for several offenses in connection with an officer-involved shooting that occurred Sunday in upper Puna.
Hawaiian Volcano Observatory continues to monitor highly active vents and lava flows. Fissure 20 is feeding one flow entering the ocean, while other fissures are supplying additional flows. Sulfur dioxide emissions remain high, causing elevated levels in areas downwind of the vents.
KAILUA-KONA — A state Highways Division worker was injured Monday after being struck by a tractor excavator while working on Highway 130 in Puna.
HONOLULU — The 21-year-old man accused of killing an Oahu woman has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder but court documents said he admitted choking the victim and led authorities to her body.
HONOLULU — Child Care Aware of America has released a resource map that shows nearly half of Hawaii’s children under the age of 6 lack access to quality, affordable child care.
KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that an explosive eruption at Kilauea summit occurred at about 3:45 a.m. Tuesday.