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Public help sought finding 2 runaway teens

Authorities seek the public’s help locating two teen runaways.

Hawai‘i police to equip 40 sergeants with body-worn cameras

Hawai‘i Police Department will equip more of its officers with body-worn cameras starting Thursday.

UPDATE: Only lowest of 3 fissures remains active on Mauna Loa; lava flow at 10,000 feet

Three fissures have opened and are fountaining lava on the northeast rift zone of Mauna Loa, officials confirmed during a state press conference this afternoon.

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park remains open amid new eruption on Mauna Loa

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park remains open following a new eruption on Mauna Loa volcano that began in the summit caldera late Sunday night and migrated to the northeast rift zone this morning.

VIDEO: Watch Mauna Loa Erupting

The bright red glow in the dark night skies of Mauna Loa erupting on the Big Island made way for an overcast morning, with the skies becoming a beautiful purple and blue as the sun rose.

Mauna Loa Eruption: What you need to know

Big Island Now will provide information about the Mauna Loa eruption as it is made available. This information will be updated regularly.

Portion of Manono Street in Hilo to be closed for utility work

Hawaiian Electric crews will be removing and replacing a utility pole near Hawai‘i Community College.

Project Hawai’i seeking donations to bring Christmas cheer to homeless keiki

About 1,600 homeless keiki have registered with Project Hawaiʻi for Santa’s arrival across the Big Island, Maui and O’ahu.

First flight over Mauna Loa shows several lava flows in Northeast Rift Zone

The first flight over the volcano was conducted at about 6:30 a.m. on Monday and it confirmed that the eruption of Mauna Loa has migrated from the summit to the Northeast Rift Zone.

Big Island’s Mauna Loa erupts for first time in 38 years

The National Weather Service has issued an Ashfall Advisory for all districts of Hawaiʻi Island through today. Trace amounts of ashfall and volcanic gas is expected.

UPDATE: Winter weather advisory canceled for Big Island summits

Temperatures on Big Island summits are expected to dip just below freezing overnight, with periods of snow and freezing fog.

Hilo’s beloved Christmas lights parade was back after being canceled in 2020 and 2021

The East Hawai’i Lions Club spearheaded the festivities of Christmas music, colorful lights and family fun.

Nomination deadline for Hawaiʻi Sports Hall of Fame is Dec. 1

Nominated athletes can be in the field of surfing, football, canoe racing, baseball or any other sport. But they must meet the Hawaiʻi Sports Hall of Fame’s criteria.

UPDATE: Flood watch canceled

Rainfall may be light at first, but heavier slow-moving showers are expected to develop, bringing the potential for flash flooding on the Big Island.

3rd Circuit Court seeks independent grand jury counsel in Hilo and Kona

Those appointed will serve a one-year term as an advisor to members of the jury in regard to matters brought before it.

Weekly lane closure: Nov. 26 to Dec. 2

Hawai‘i Department of Transportation released its weekly lane closures for Nov. 26 to Dec. 2.

Hikers warned not to trespass in East Hawai‘i’s Narnia without a permit or hunting license

The Department of Land and Natural Resources is working to curb illegal hiking in an area known as Narnia.

N2 Dance presents ‘Willy Moon and the C.H.O.C.O.L.A.T.E. Factory’

The production is scheduled for Dec. 1 and 2 at Hilo’s historic Palace Theater.

Update: Bayfront Highway is still closed due to high surf

Portions of both Bayfront Highway and Kamehameha Avenue in Hilo are closed this morning due to high surf.

From homeless to a Big Island police officer; Hope Services provided ‘break’ his family needed

Brandee Menino, executive director of Hope Services, said affordable housing is nearly non-existent on the Big Island, with a two-bedroom home now ranging from $1,800 to $2,500 a month.
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