WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Wednesday withdrew an invitation to China to participate in a major Pacific naval exercise, citing Beijing’s “continued militarization” of the South China Sea, adding another irritant to relations between the two nations as they jostle over trade and North Korea.
KAILUA-KONA — Forecasters are calling for normal to above-normal tropical cyclone activity within the Central Pacific this hurricane season.
KAILUA-KONA – Hawaii Electric Light Co. announced Wednesday it will be opening an office once a week in Pahoa amid the ongoing eruption along Kilauea Volcano’s lower East Rift Zone.
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.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County currently has no program to assist law enforcement when dealing with those who suffer from a mental illness. However, efforts continue on state and local levels to give officers the resources they need when encountering these individuals.
KAILUA-KONA — Department of Water Supply officials maintained a tank-half-full perspective Tuesday at their monthly meeting with the Hawaii County Water Board.
KEALAKEKUA — Posters and banners asking for help bringing home Deborah “Debby” Wiley line roadways in mauka Kona as the search for the 67-year-old woman missing since Mother’s Day continues.
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.