Hawaii

HAWAII- PEOPLE CAUGHT IN CLOSED EAST RIFT ZONE AREAS NOW FACE HIGHER PENALTIES

Officers Issue Another Dozen Citations Over the Past Ten Days Hilo, HI – The urge to get up close and personal to lava during the current Kilauea eruption is not only unsafe but people who get caught now potentially face steep fines and jail time. Earlier this month Governor David Ige issued a supplemental proclamation … Continue reading HAWAII- PEOPLE CAUGHT IN CLOSED EAST RIFT ZONE AREAS NOW FACE HIGHER PENALTIES

HAWAII | AS MUCH AS ONE HALF OF MALAMA KĪ FOREST RESERVE IMPACTED BY ERUPTION

‘Alala Project Restoration Area Not Currently Impacted   HILO, HI – Forestry managers on Hawai‘i island report one-third to one-half of the total acreage of the Malama Kī Forest Reserve has been impacted by the month-long East Rift Zone volcanic eruption. Malama Kī is a relatively small reserve, at 1514 acres, and is home to … Continue reading HAWAII | AS MUCH AS ONE HALF OF MALAMA KĪ FOREST RESERVE IMPACTED BY ERUPTION

HAWAII | FORMER KAUAI POLICE OFFICER CONVICTED OF CYBERSTALKING

HONOLULU, HAWAII – A Kauai jury returned a guilty verdict last week for Lihue resident Damian Loo of Harassment by Stalking and Use of a Computer in the Commission of a Separate Crime. While employed at the Kauai Police Department, Loo, 49, used the Department’s computer surveillance system to watch a civilian female co-worker as … Continue reading HAWAII | FORMER KAUAI POLICE OFFICER CONVICTED OF CYBERSTALKING

Evacuations impact Big Island’s rental, homeless housing

HILO, Hawaii/June 1, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Hawaii officials have reached a crossroad between providing shelter for volcano eruption evacuees and holding steady on a push to regulate rental and homeless housing. Democrat State Rep. Joy San Buenaventura of Puna wrote Gov. David Ige on Tuesday asking him to issue executive orders to alleviate the housing … Continue reading Evacuations impact Big Island’s rental, homeless housing

HONOLULU | Lava covers plugged well at Hawaii geothermal plant property

HONOLULU  — Lava from the Kilauea volcano covered at least one well Sunday at a geothermal power plant on the Big Island, according to a Hawaii County Civil Defense report. The well was successfully plugged in anticipation of the lava flow, and a second well 100 feet (30.5 meters) away has also been secured, according … Continue reading HONOLULU | Lava covers plugged well at Hawaii geothermal plant property

Hawaii News: Fly Flags at Half-Staff on Memorial Day

HONOLULU, HI – At the direction of the President of the United States, Hawaii Governor David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State … Continue reading Hawaii News: Fly Flags at Half-Staff on Memorial Day

PAHOA, Hawaii | What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii’s latest volcanic hazard

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and setting off a chemical reaction that creates giant clouds of acid and fine glass. The lava haze, or “laze,” is created when molten rock hits the ocean and marks just the latest hazard from a volcano that has been generating … Continue reading PAHOA, Hawaii | What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii’s latest volcanic hazard

Top 10 Real Estate News – Hawaii’s Most Expensive Beach Home

POMPANO BEACH, FLA./MAY 21, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) –“Hawaii’s $70 Million Beach House” Kauai’s 15-acre Hale ‘Ae Kai estate, with postcard views of the ocean and nearby lighthouse and private steps down to Secret Beach, is the most expensive home for sale in Hawaii at $70 million. Representative of the perfect tropical island, Kauai has attracted many … Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate News – Hawaii’s Most Expensive Beach Home