Like cool mornings, sunny days, breezy tradewinds and surf? Be thankful.
Hawaii County officials planned to re-open a section of Pahoa's main road at noon Wednesday with police and Hawaii National Guard troops in the area to make sure drivers don't stop to get a look at hardened lava that came within 500 feet of the road.
Three inmates failed to return from work furlough programs on Thanksgiving eve, and a fourth missing inmate was arrested, the Department of Public Safety said Wednesday.
Another round of partial freeway closures is slated to begin next week — this time for construction of the rail guideway overpass.
Removal of a filthy water feature at Chinatown's Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Park should be completed by the end of November, giving hope to residents that the work will eliminate an unhealthy and unsafe haven in the neighborhood and draw more people to the Hawaii Theatre next door.
Three more condominium towers could start to rise along Ala Moana Boulevard in Kakaako next year following development permit approvals granted by a state agency Tuesday.
The cloud-soft pitas served at the 2-year-old Shaloha restaurant in Kaimuki have proved so popular that co-owners Sagi Asiskovich and Mor Elkeslassy have formed a new company, with additional partner Ziv Memran, to expand the bakery operation's capacity and its wholesale reach.