HVNP to reopen in phases, park spokeswoman says

HILO — Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials expect visitors to be amazed by the changes to Kilauea’s caldera, where dozens of collapse events have quadrupled the size of Halema‘uma‘u crater and created a chasm 1,500 feet deep.

WHT editorial: Trump’s winning the media war

On Aug. 7, there was a typo in a headline of a front page story of West Hawaii Today. Unfortunate and embarrassing for sure, a “U” was accidentally added to the word “scorched.”

In police interview, suspect confesses to murder

KEALAKEKUA — A Holualoa man standing trial with his brother for murder was seen on video, played in a courtroom before a jury, confessing to killing Dolores “Lolo” Borja-Valle after first pronouncing his innocence to the crime.