With Kilauea Off Limits, New Mexico Has Its Own Kilauea-Like Spot to Check Out

Officials in Hawaii, for good reason, want you to steer clear of the danger zone on the Big Island. But a location on the mainland shows what can happen when lava oozes across the landscape.

Hawaii to Become Carbon Neutral by 2045

The goal is the most ambitious of any U.S. state.

Hawaii Volcanic Eruption Sends Lava Into Subdivision

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Ariz. teacher walkout ends … Mich. State University bond rating downgraded … Mo. special session to look at Greitens allegations … and relief in Albuquerque.

What a Nuclear Missile Attack On Hawaii Would Look Like

A blast over Honolulu would be catastrophic. That doesn’t mean the government shouldn’t help the public prepare for one.

Hawaii and the Horror of Human Error

“There are fail safes built into the system, but there aren’t enough fail safes”

Hawaiian Missile Attack Warning a False Alarm

The State Warning Point issued the mobile alert in error after someone "pressed the wrong button" during a shift change.

A Smart Idea for Balancing Work and Life Just Went Into Effect in Hawaii

The goal is to help caregivers stay in the workforce for as long as they want to, while still helping their loved one live as healthy and independent a life as possible.

Hawaii Wants All Ground Transportation on 100% Renewable Fuel Sources by 2045

The Aloha State continues to push back against President Trump’s retreat from the Paris Agreement with aggressive climate benchmarks.

Honolulu High-Rise Blaze Raises Questions About Fire Code Regulations

Officials said if the building had sprinklers, it’s likely no one would have died.

In Hawaii, the Ghost of Climate-Change Future

As record-breaking high tides overwhelm the Hawaiian islands, people are getting a preview of what life will be like in the decades to come.

How Can Honolulu Ease Its Cost of Living Pains and Other Resilience Challenges?

New Chief Resilience Officer Josh Stanbro’s résumé makes him well equipped to confront shocks and stresses like climate change, homelessness and natural disasters.

Hawaii’s Renewed Jitters About Nukes

The state is asking the Department of Defense to help it prepare for a nuclear attack, amid escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea.

Which State Residents Have the Best and Worst Sense of Well-Being?

The latest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being was based on more than 177,000 interviews with adults across all 50 states.

A Year Into Hawaii’s Push to Go Paperless

Government agencies scattered across seven islands make delivering services to residents a challenge that electronic signatures help alleviate.

Hawaii's Hepatitis-A Outbreak Is Among the Worst in Decades

Health officials say 168 people have been sickened by the virus, which they linked to tainted scallops at the Genki Sushi restaurant chain.

Oahu Faces Taco Bell-Linked Hepatitis A Outbreak; 47 Denver Teachers to Lose Tenure

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State and Local Weekend Digest: Hawaii’s Girl Scout Cookie Tax; Ala. Prison Riot Video

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Hawaii AG: Fantasy Sports 'Illegal Gambling'

The Aloha State joins four others in challenging the industry.

Hawaii's Big Telescope Project Hits Major Roadblock

The state's Supreme Court has vacated a permit for the Thirty Meter Telescope.