Puu Kahaualea has been buried slowly by the Puu Oo eruption on Kilauea Volcano over the years, and the ongoing June 27 flow has nearly finished the job. The above photo shows Puu Kahaualea seen on Friday.
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An artist’s rendering of a modular housing project aimed at providing transitional shelter for the homeless at Sand Island. The Institute for Human Services won the contract to manage the one-year pilot project.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell certainly caught a break when the governor decided not to veto the rail tax extension. That shouldn’t mean he gets a pass for what was a disingenuous presentation on the subject to state lawmakers — and the rest of the taxpayers — last session.