HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Scientists in Hawaii are monitoring increasing activity surrounding one of the Big Island's volcanoes.
The Hawaii Volcano Observatory is closely monitoring Mauna Loa...
Hawaii mountain gets share of ‘extreme winter conditions’
HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (AP) — There's snow in Hawaii, on the highest peak of the island of Maui.
But visitors will have to enjoy it from down below. The summit area of Haleakala National Park is closed because of "extreme winter conditions."
Park officials said Tuesday that snow, ice, fallen trees and rocks are making the area dangerous.
Big Island summits could see snow on Christmas Day
HONOLULU (AP) — The summits on the Big Island could experience a white Christmas as clouds are expected to sweep westward across Hawaii bringing showers and snow.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the National Weather Service says an upper-level disturbance will move over the Big Island from the southeast, producing clouds and showers into Tuesday.
Macadamia nut products recalled over possible contamination
HONOLULU (AP) — Macadamia nut products produced on the Big Island earlier this month are being voluntarily recalled because of potential E. coli contamination, state health officials said.
All retailers are to remove Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut products received after Sept. 6 as the products may have been contaminated with E. coli and are adulterated, state officials said.
HONOLULU (AP) — An agreement between government agencies and a Hawaii private school system aims to protect and aid the recovery of 32 endangered plant and animal species on the Big Island.
Kamehameha Schools signed a 50-year safe harbor agreement Friday with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, covering about 32,200 acres (13,000 hectares) of land owned by the school system on the southeastern slope of Mauna Loa.
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say four men admitted to taking lava rock from the Mauna Loa Forest Reserve on Hawaii Island.