HILO – 45-year-old Peter Kema Sr. and his 46-year-old wife, Jaylin Kema, have been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the disappearance of their son,19 years ago.
PAHOA: Frustrated residents, roundabout skepticism, and political intrigue created a chaotic atmosphere Thursday evening.
Puna Senator Russell Ruderman and State Representative Joy SanBuenaventura went over their list of capitol improvement project requests during town hall meeting in Pahoa Monday night.
Puna State Senator Russell Ruderman told the crowd assembled at Monday evening’s town hall in Pahoa that the state library system, in consideration of where in Puna to place the new regional library, may build two facilities instead of one.
Puna State Senator Russell Ruderman is asking the public to submit testimony in support of a bill that would enact term limits for state legislators.
Civil defense officials gave an update on the continued closure of certain areas on Hawaii Island in Pahoa Monday night, as they plan to reopen Hookena Beach park today.
USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologist Tim Orr presents a Volcano Awareness Month talk in Pahoa on January 21.
PAHOA: A handful of residents attended a Puna Geothermal Venture community meeting in Pahoa Wednesday night. The year-end update from the Pohoiki-based power producer was led by Ormat’s head of Hawaii Affairs, Mike Kaleikini.
PAHOA: Ludwig Construction finished the job, returning to motorists an important alternative ingress and egress for the area, including the Ka‘ohe Homesteads.
Most residents asked general questions about mosquito control and repellent, or the philosophy behind the different maps being produced by government agencies. At least one resident, however, had very specific concerns about Puna’s alternative communities that may be at higher risk of acquiring the disease.