An unknown amount of wastewater was discharged from the treatment system at the Hu Honua Bioenergy site north of Hilo on Nov. 9, the health department announced Friday. The discharge came from a treatment tank that held wastewater used to clean boilers at the power plant. Continue Reading
For the last five years, a small Mars colony thrived in Hawaii, many miles away from civilization.
The Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation, or hi-seas, was carried out in a small white dome nestled along the slope of a massive volcano called Mauna Loa. Continue Reading
The State Department of Health is holding a public hearing in Hilo on Wednesday regarding the future of a new power plant. The Hu Honua Bioenergy facility on the Hamakua Coast would burn eucalyptus trees to generate electricity. Some say that its clean, renewable energy, but other community members have serious environmental concerns. Continue Reading
Update: 11/15 KAILUA-KONA — The search continues this afternoon for missing freediver Guy Hermogila in waters off the North Kohala coast. Despite the effort by the Hawaii Fire Department and U.S. Coast Guard, no sign of the 44-year-old man has turned… Continue Reading
A person of interest is in police custody after multiple small fires were set Monday morning at various locations in downtown Kailua-Kona. Continue Reading
On Tuesday, Oct. 2, hundreds of dead Tahitian prawns were found in the Onomea Papaikou/Pepeekeo area. The DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) is asking for help in identifying two men they’d like to question. Continue Reading
County of Hawai‘i DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT www.hawaiicounty.gov/ September 20, 2018 The North Kohala Transfer Station in Hawi, also known as Kaʻauhuhu, will be closed for one day on Thursday, September 20, 2018, for repairs to be made to the… Continue Reading