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Speed limit to drop near Pakala Beach

State transportation officials say the change supports safer pedestrian activity near a popular surf break.

Kauaʻi Police Department promotes 7, honors 4 and welcomes 3 new officers

The Kaua‘i Police Department promoted Jason Overmyer and Stacy Perreira to the rank of Lieutenant — and promoted Ritchael Cariaga, Andrew Muraoka, Ariel Ramos, Macy Telles and Tyler Yates to the rank of Sergeant.

William Browning of Līhuʻe identified as bicyclist killed from hit-and-run injuries

Kaua’i police continue to search for the driver of a white Toyota Tacoma that struck the bicyclist from behind, according to the preliminary investigation.

Kaua‘i entering fire weather watch Thursday

National Weather Service: Dry fuels, strong and gusty trade winds, and low relative humidity could produce extreme fire behavior.

Mauna Loa eruption Day 10: Overflow breaks out upslope from flow front; lava still nearly 2 miles from Saddle Road

The question of when and if the lava flow reaches and crosses Saddle Road, the main thoroughfare between the east and west sides of the Big Island, is on everyone’s minds.

Governor orders flags to fly at half-staff on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Gov. Josh Green’s order, at the direction of President Joe Biden, is in effect until sunset today.

Get your fireworks permits in time for New Year’s

Kaua‘i fire officials are recommending buyers apply for permits before fireworks go on sale Dec. 26.

Update: High surf advisory canceled

Officials have nixed the advisory initially slated to end at 6 p.m.

Kaua'i Election Chevron Forward

Do you want to work for Governor-elect Josh Green?
Democrats sweep Hawaiʻi governorship, US Senate seat and two US House seats
Kawakami re-elected as Mayor of Kaua’i
Live 2022 Election Results: Kauaʻi and Hawaiʻi state races

Hawaii News Chevron Forward

Mauna Loa eruption Day 11: Flow front slowing down
Mauna Loa eruption Day 10: Overflow breaks out upslope from flow front; lava still nearly 2 miles from Saddle Road
Governor orders flags to fly at half-staff on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Summit participants craft policy priorities for 2023 aimed at making Hawaiʻi thrive

Tourism Chevron Forward

Permit or hunting license needed to enter Big Island’s Narnia
Kōloa Landing Resort giveaway: six-day stay in villa and $1,250 flight credit to Līhuʻe
Kauaʻi led Hawai’i in occupancy rate for hotel rooms in October 2022 at 78.7%
Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park largely free of rubbish and squatters 
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Mauna Loa enters 11th full day, continues slow advance

The eruption at Mauna Loa is now in its 11th full day with continued activity at fissure 3, which is generating a lava flow that is traveling north toward the Daniel K Inouye Highway (Saddle Road).

Maui Weather Forecast for December 08, 2022

High pressure north of the islands will bring strong trade winds the next couple of days, delivering a few windward showers, mainly night and morning...

Maui Surf Forecast for December 08, 2022

A moderate size, medium-period northwest (310-320 degrees) swell will continue to fade through the day. A small, longer period reinforcement from the...

Intermittent closures on Hāna Highway at Waikani Stream rescheduled to Dec. 14

Intermittent closures of Hāna Highway (Route 360) at Waikani Stream Bridge that was originally scheduled for Dec. 9, has been postponed to Dec. 14, weather permitting.

Maui police share insight on missing persons investigations

The information was shared as Maui Now inquired about five separate missing persons cases involving adult men in the East Maui area recently. The cases were reported over a span of 10 months, and the list of missing includes both residents and visitors ranging in age from 40-61. Assistant Chief Gregg Okamoto with the Maui Police Department said none of the cases are linked, and there is no suspicion of foul play involved. He said each case is being actively investigated separately as there is no indication that they are related.

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Puna man faces felony charges in connection to domestic incident

A Puna man is facing various felony offenses following a domestic incident at a Hawaiian Paradise Park residence in October, including damaging another person’s Toyota 4Runner.

Mauna Loa eruption Day 11: Flow front slowing down

The flow front remains nearly two miles from Saddle Road, which remains open in both directions.

Hawaii County Weather Forecast for December 08, 2022

High pressure north of the islands will bring strong trade winds the next couple of days, delivering a few windward showers, mainly night and morning...

UH-Hilo’s Peat claims title of PacWest men’s basketball Defender of the Week

Peat made his large defensive presence known during road victories against Hawai‘i Pacific University and Chaminade. He also had 31 points on the offensive end.

UH-Hilo’s Kamakawiwoʻole named PacWest Defender of the Week

The senior from Kaimukī, Oʻahu, had a total of seven steals, three blocked shots, 18 rebounds and 28 points in both games last week.