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A photo looking west from a research camera temporarily positioned southeast of the Pāhoa Marketplace, this image shows the June 27th lava flow advancing from left to right. The image was taken at 6:55 a.m. Monday, March 2, 2015. This camera that took this was installed through a collaboration between the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, Oceanic Time Warner Cable, and Bryson's Cinders Inc.

LavaTalk: March 2, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Monday morning (March 2) assessment continues to show no advancement of any of the downslope flow areas. Smoke conditions were light with a light northeast wind blowing the smoke in a southwest direction.

Pu'u 'O'o Crater North Flank from the North Rim. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: March 1, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Sunday (March 1) assessment continues to show no advancement of any of the downslope flow areas. Smoke conditions were light to moderate with a light northwest wind blowing the smoke in a southeast direction.

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LavaTalk: February 28, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Saturday morning (Feb 28) assessment continues to show no advancement of any of the downslope flow areas. Smoke conditions were light to moderate with a light northwest wind blowing the smoke in a southeast direction.

The upslope breakout near Pu‘u ‘O‘o Crater Thursday, February 26, 2015. Photo courtesy of Hawaii County Civil Defense

LavaTalk: February 27, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Friday morning (Feb 27) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin has not advanced since Monday. Smoke and vog conditions were light with a light southwest wind blowing the smoke and vog in a northeast direction.

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LavaTalk: February 26, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Thursday morning (Feb 26) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin has widened but has not advanced since Monday. Smoke conditions were light with a light southwest wind blowing the smoke in a northeast direction.

Two schools chosen to take part in Research Investigating Dust Expulsion Removal Systems experiment

Kealakehe selected for student lunar flight experiment

Two schools chosen to take part in Research Investigating Dust Expulsion Removal Systems experiment

Island Market closing its doors Feb. 27

Naalehu residents losing sole supermarket

Island Market closing its doors Feb. 27

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LavaTalk: February 25, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Wednesday morning (Feb 25) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin has widened but is not advancing. Smoke conditions were light with a light north wind blowing the smoke in a southeast direction.

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LavaTalk: February 24, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Tuesday morning (Feb 24) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin has widened but is not advancing. Smoke conditions were light with a light north wind blowing the smoke in a southeast direction.

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LavaTalk: February 23, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Monday morning (Feb 23) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin remains active however sluggish, widening and shows no advancement since yesterday morning.

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.05/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has increased 12.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.42/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 2.2 cents per gallon the past week

March 2, 2015

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.05/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has increased 12.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.42/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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Ige reflects on productive Washington visit

March 2, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. David Ige held a news conference to provide information about his participation late last month in the National Governors Association Winter Meeting and his meetings with various federal officials and business leaders in Washington, D.C. “Meeting with the other governors was a valuable experience,” said Ige. “We were able to discuss issues […]

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Civil Defense siren test today at 11:45 a.m.

March 2, 2015

The Civil Defense monthly test of the statewide outdoor siren warning system, coordinated with the test of the live audio broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Monday, March 2, 2015, at 11:45 a.m.

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Waikoloa Beach Marriott bought by Silverwest

March 2, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Silverwest Hotel Partners has acquired Waikoloa Beach Marriott from an affiliate of Blackstone. Silverwest is acquiring the hotel on behalf of SMG I Hotel Waikoloa LLC in a joint venture with Mariner Real Estate Management and an affiliate of Global Endowment Management (GEM), making this the first acquisition for this group. Silverwest Hotel […]

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Governor nominates deputies, state representative

March 1, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. David Ige has announced the nomination of two deputy directors to his cabinet. All are subject to confirmation by the Senate. Joseph Kim has been nominated to be the Deputy Director at the Department of Taxation where he will redeploy his extensive experience in training and commanding U.S. Air Force and Air […]

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Rainwater catchment workshops slated

Rainwater catchment workshops slated

March 1, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program will hold 9 free community workshops across the island to give residents access to information about rainwater catchment systems, safety, monitoring and proper maintenance. Water quality testing kits and instructions will be provided to workshop attendees free of charge. Two free professional level workshops will be […]

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March is Red Cross Month

March 1, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE March is Red Cross Month, the perfect time for everyone to take part in the Red Cross mission of saving lives and giving hope to those in need. Discover your inner hero during Red Cross Month in any or all of the following ways: * Shop for a Cause Now to March 11, […]

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FoodCorps Hawaii seeks applicants for 2015–2016

March 1, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE FoodCorps is currently recruiting service members throughout Hawaii who are passionate about teaching children what healthy food is, where it comes from, and expanding hands-on nutrition education programs. The deadline to apply for the 2015–2016 school year is March 31. FoodCorps is a national organization addressing childhood obesity and food insecurity in underserved […]

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A Michigan man died early Sunday (March 1) from a vehicle-bicycle crash in South Kohala.

He has been identified as 63-year-old Jeffrey C. Surnow of West Bloomfield, Michigan.

Police have determined that Surnow was riding a bicycle east on Waikoloa Road near the 11-mile marker when he was hit by a vehicle driven in the same direction by an on-duty police officer assigned to the South Kohala District. The officer who struck Surnow reported the crash around 6:25 a.m. Sunday.

Bike rider was fatally struck by police officer’s vehicle Sunday (March 1)

March 1, 2015

A Michigan man died early Sunday (March 1) from a vehicle-bicycle crash in South Kohala. He has been identified as 63-year-old Jeffrey C. Surnow of West Bloomfield, Michigan. Police have determined that Surnow was riding a bicycle east on Waikoloa Road near the 11-mile marker when he was hit by a vehicle driven in the […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a flood advisory for the Big Island until 7:15 p.m. Sunday (March 1).

At 5 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain continuing across the Big Island. The latest radar imagery shows the heaviest showers over Kohala and Kona but heavy showers have also been reported on the windward side and interior areas.

Flood advisory issued for Big Island

March 1, 2015

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a flood advisory for the Big Island until 7:15 p.m. Sunday (March 1). At 5 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain continuing across the Big Island. The latest radar imagery shows the heaviest showers over Kohala and Kona but heavy showers have also been reported on the […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 6:30 a.m. alarm Sunday (March 1) to Waikoloa Road near the 11 mile marker for a bicyclist who was hit and killed by a vehicle.

Firefighters arrived to find the bicyclist on the ground with a severely damaged bicycle next to him on the mauka bound shoulder of the road. The man appeared to be a victim of a hit-and-run crash with a vehicle according to the fire dispatch report.

Bicyclist killed on Waikoloa Road, possible hit-and-run

March 1, 2015

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 6:30 a.m. alarm Sunday (March 1) to Waikoloa Road near the 11 mile marker for a bicyclist who was hit and killed by a vehicle. Firefighters arrived to find the bicyclist on the ground with a severely damaged bicycle next to him on the mauka bound shoulder of the road. […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an officer involved shooting in downtown Hilo just before midnight Saturday (February 28).

At approximately 11:57 p.m., South Hilo Patrol officers were just leaving the area of the Kilauea Avenue extension in a marked police subsidized vehicle that was stopped at the Mamo Street intersection when a silver late-model Chevy compact four-door sedan sped toward them in a threʻatening manner, striking the police vehicle. The suspect’s car continued northbound on the Kilauea Avenue extension and struck a parked car, injuring a 27-year-old Ookala woman standing next to it.

Police shoot man after being rammed by his car in Hilo

March 1, 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an officer involved shooting in downtown Hilo just before midnight Saturday (February 28). At approximately 11:57 p.m., South Hilo Patrol officers were just leaving the area of the Kilauea Avenue extension in a marked police subsidized vehicle that was stopped at the Mamo Street intersection when a silver late-model Chevy […]

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