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Hawai’i Island Dodges A Bullet, As Tropical Storm (Olivia) Defies Worst Case Hurricane Expectations — Final Update : Tuesday, Sept. 12. 2018, AM Olivia, as of Wednesday morning, is no longer a Cat 1 Hurricane. Now, a much less powerful Tropical Storm, Olivia is presently moving west towards Maui at 12 mph and passing the Big […]
Volcano Update: Monday, Aug. 6th, 2018 — Since this July 29th issue of Hawai’i Today was published, and beginning this past Saturday (Aug. 4th), field observations and drone overflights indicated “reduced output” from Fissure 8. By late Saturday afternoon, the lava river, which had once been a vigorous liquid flow moving over 30 mph, had […]
As Q2 2018 closed in a volcanic haze that shrouded West Hawaii’s famous sunsets, so did sales data showing some worrisome indicators for the south Kohala and Kona area real estate market. A developing sales trend may impact both potential buying and sellers, and Hawai’i County officials who are struggling to balance growing budget needs. The […]
It’s been over a year since a series consecutive water well failures operated by DWS struck West Hawai’i. The county Department of Water Supply states it has 11 of 13 deep wells up and running and serving North Kona, that’s up from 8 surviving wells operating as of January 2016. A significant number of questions remain […]