“I guess because Halloween is on a Friday this year, rather than Thursday last year, we can look forward to a big crowd because they’re not going to have to go back to work the next day. Saturday is a day off, so it should be really fun,” said Mayor Arakawa.
Two Puna residents were arrested for trespass after they were found in a restricted area near an active lava flow above Pāhoa town. Police said officers observed household utensils dipped in lava on the dashboard.
The Maui Nui Makai Network, a grassroots coalition of community partners who are working to protect and restore the islands’ coral reefs and nearshore marine resources, received The Nature Conservancy’s Kākoʻo ʻĀina Award at a community celebration this past weekend on Maui.
The state Department of Health has confirmed four additional cases of measles on Maui and Kauaʻi, bringing the total number of confirmed measles cases in these two separate clusters in Hawaiʻi to seven, and the total reported cases for the year to nine.
Advance tickets are on sale for the Lahaina Halloween Express shuttle that will operate on Halloween, Oct. 31, 2014, for individuals looking for a way to get to and from the Front Street Halloween festivities.