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Kawaihae Road fatality

A tanker truck crashed in South Kohala on Friday (November 15), killing the driver and spilling thousands of gallons of fuel. Shortly after 2 p.m., South Kohala police responded to a traffic crash and determined that a tanker carrying approximately 8,400 gallons of diesel fuel was traveling in the makai direction on Kawaihae Road...
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Hawaii Police Arrest HPP Man for Growing Marijuana

A Puna man has been arrested and charged in connection with a marijuana growing operation on two properties in the Hawaiian Paradise Park (HPP) subdivision. On Wednesday (July 24), police executed a search warrant at a home on H Street in Paradise Park, where they recovered 145 marijuana plants growing outside and in a...
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Gov. Abercrombie Signs Two Bills Improving Medical Cannabis Program

Gov. Abercrombie Signs Two Bills Improving Medical Cannabis Program

Bills to improve patient privacy and safe access to medical marijuana become law. Advocates call measures a “significant first step” to modernize Hawaii’s thirteen year-old medical marijuana law.
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Visitor Killed During Kalapana Lava Walk

A Canadian man who died Tuesday afternoon (May 7) while hiking across a lava field has been identified as 57-year-old Riccardo Scagliati of Victoria, British Columbia. Scagliati and a companion set out from the Kalapana viewing area Tuesday morning. On their return trip they got lost. Scagliati became disoriented and overheated and fell to...
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Hawaii Biochar Products Signs Historical Memorandum of Understanding

Hilo, Hawaii — Nobel Laureate Nguyen Huu Ninh, Ph.D., CERED,  Larta Institute, Ecology Farming Corporation and Josiah Hunt, Hawaii Biochar Products agree to sign a memorandum of understanding to help strengthen biochar related proposals in Vietnam. On May 8th, Hawaii Biochar Products, the Center for Environment Research Education and Development (CERED), Ecology Farming Corporation (Ecofarm) and...
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