Police arrest 31 for suspected DUI

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police arrested 31 motorists for suspected drunken driving between April 30 and Sunday. Three of those drivers were involved in a traffic crash and one was younger than age 21.

Road closures continue on Highway 270

State Highways crews are continuing efforts to clear Highway 270 after landslides and a downed tree closed the roadway in three different places east of Kapaau on Tuesday.

Eruption pauses at 12 fissures in Leilani Estates

KAILUA-KONA — The eruption along Kilauea Volcano’s East Rift Zone within Leilani Estates has “paused,” scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported Tuesday morning.

HELCO: No power shortfall expected

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Electric Light Co. does not expect a shortfall in power generation despite an emergency shutdown of a Puna geothermal power plant.