Do Recent Changes Herald Opening of New Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō Vent?

A clear pattern of activity has recently developed at Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, the current vent on Kīlauea Volcano’s East Rift Zone.
April 19, 2018 · 0 Comments

Hawai‘i County to Bar Vendors from Roadways, Shoulders

Hawai'i County plans to enforce an ordinance that bars vendors from operating on county roadways and shoulders... focusing on those operating in the Kalapana area.
April 19, 2018 · 12 Comments

Ciguatera Fish Poisoning Cases Stem From Ulua Off NW Big Island Coast

The DOH recently identified several cases of ciguatera fish poisoning from ingestion of the giant trevally (ulua) caught off the NW coast of Hawai‘i Island.
April 19, 2018 · 3 Comments

North Hawai‘i Community Hospital Recognized Volunteers

The hospital’s volunteers were recognized on Thursday, April 18, 2018, at a special luncheon created by the nutrition services staff, as part of National Volunteer Appreciation Week.
April 19, 2018 · 0 Comments

Tsunami Awareness Month: The Information You Need

The State of Hawaii named April as Tsunami Awareness Month in the 1990s. On April 1, 1946 a tsunami from the Aleutian islands surprised the State. At the time...
April 19, 2018 · 0 Comments

Many Kaua‘i Parks Remain Closed

Numerous state parks on Kaua‘i will remain closed for assessment and repairs.
April 19, 2018 · 0 Comments

2018 Queen Lili‘uokalani Long-Distance Outrigger Canoe Races to Begin

The 2018 Queen Lili‘uokalani Long Distance Outrigger Canoe Races will welcome paddlers from around the world for exciting canoe racing from Aug. 30 through Sept. 3.
April 19, 2018 · 0 Comments

Scammers Pursue Profit From Kaua‘i Tragedy

Scammers may be looking at ways to benefit from the tragedy on Kaua‘i. Better Business Bureau Northwest + Pacific is urging donors to give thoughtfully.
April 19, 2018 · 0 Comments

Five Fun Eco-Friendly Tours for Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day on Sunday, April 22, our green, fun-seeking Big Island Now staff suggests five eco-friendly activities to get you closer to nature.
April 19, 2018 · 0 Comments

HPD Warns of ‘Spoofing Scam’

The Hawaiʻi Island Police Department wants to make the public aware of a “Spoofing Scam” currently being targeted on the island.
April 19, 2018 · 1 Comment