File photo:  Gov. David Ige

Gov. Ige nominates chair, deputy to Dept. of Land and Natural Resources

The appointments of Carleton Ching and Kekoa Kaluhiwa are subject to approval by the Senate.

PTWC

M6.9 earthquake strikes off Vanuatu

Based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.