PAHOA: Lawmakers spoke about the ongoing struggle to adequately fund the state hospital system during the Nov. 5 “Lawmakers Listen” event in Pahoa.
PUNA: Criticism over the state Department of Health’s efforts in Puna was heard loud and clear by state lawmakers on Thursday night during a well-attended “Lawmakers Listen” event at the Pahoa Community Center.
PAHOA: The issue of squatters has been discussed at length in the community, especially in Puna where business leaders, community organizations and elected officials have been brainstorming solutions to the problem.
PAHOA: A special meeting between the public and Hawaii State House leadership will take place tonight in Puna. Residents will have a chance to express their feelings directly to state lawmakers.
PAHOA, Hawaii: The nearly year-long bifurcation of Cemetery Road in Pahoa from the 2014 lava flow will soon be over. The County of Hawaii recently awarded a contract to remove the hardened lava, which burned a path over the road next to the transfer station on October 25, 2014. The through way has been closed ever since.
PUNA: Today marks the one year anniversary of the raising of the USGS Volcano Alert Level for Kīlauea Volcano from WATCH to WARNING, as the June 27 lava flow was deemed an imminent threat to residents in Puna.
x https://youtu.be/WicvshsA8OM Video by David Corrigan, voice of Sherry Bracken. VIDEO STORY PAHOA, Hawaii – A public meeting was held at the Pahoa Community Center on Wednesday evening to update residents on a roundabout project scheduled to begin construction in early August. The $5 million project was postponed last year while the June 27 lava […]
On Saturday, artists and musicians marked the anniversary of the June 27th lava flow at the Pahoa Village Museum. Pahoa artist/activist Sara Steiner-Jackson was one of the organizers of the “Love Bomb For Pahoa”, which featured a retrospective of her artwork. Steiner-Jackson is working on a new painting to commemorate the lava flow that turned life upside down in the village. She still has mixed emotions about the whole experience.
On Pahoa Village Road, utility poles are still wrapped in protective cinder at the point where lava was first expected to reach the road. The Pahoa Transfer Station – at one time surrounded by lava and given up for gone – has since reopened. Just down the road on Apa’a Street, a wall of solid lava still remains.
PAHOA, Hawaii – The Pāhoa Senior Center – closed last September under the threat of lava to make way for the Hawaii County Fire Department – will re-open on Monday, June 29. The re-opening comes two days after the one year anniversary of beginning of the June 27th Lava Flow that nearly made its way […]