In case of road failure

HILO — The state Department of Transportation is planning to build a third evacuation route in case Highway 130 is no longer passable in lower Puna.

Safe harbor agreement signed for endangered species

HILO — An agreement signed Friday by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Kamehameha Schools will protect and aid the recovery of 32 federally endangered species on the Big Island.

Damage every day

HILO — The ever-growing Halemaumau crater already has swallowed the Overlook parking lot and might make the Jaggar Museum unusable.