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Hurricane Ignacio losing strength, high surf warning in effect Public urged to prepare for hurricanes Ignacio and Jimena Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 27, 2015 Volcano Watch: What happens to lava flows after they enter the ocean? Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 20, 2015 Volcano Watch: The Overflows of Halema‘uma‘u Crater Sheraton hosting inaugural Manta Ray Week Remnants of Hilda bring heavy rain to Hawaii Island, Flash Flood Watch in effect HIBT Day 4: Team Likeke Club holds on to slim lead Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 13, 2015
 
Central Pacific Hurricane Center 5 a.m. HST Monday, August 31, 2015 Ignacio track update.

Hurricane Ignacio losing strength, high surf warning in effect

Ignacio is a category 2 hurricane and is forecast to rapidly weaken. Tropical storm watch is discontinued. A high surf warning is in effect along east facing shores.

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Public urged to prepare for hurricanes Ignacio and Jimena

National Weather Service (NWS) reported this morning that Ignacio maintained its Category 1 strength overnight and is expected to strengthen into a Category 2 hurricane sometime today. Forecasts show Ignacio weakening back to Category 1 status as it approaches, and impacts to the state could be felt as early as Sunday evening.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 27, 2015

Kīlauea’s summit lava lake level, which fluctuates in response to summit inflation and deflation, varied this past week between about 148–190 feet below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u Crater.

1950 Mauna Loa eruption. Label on back: “Official Photo, U.S. Air Force.”

Volcano Watch: What happens to lava flows after they enter the ocean?

Does lava continue to flow exactly as it did on land or does it behave differently after it enters the ocean?

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 20, 2015

Kīlauea’s summit lava lake level, which fluctuates in response to summit inflation and deflation, varied this past week between about 197–220 feet below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u Crater.

The overflow of Halema‘uma‘u Crater on February 23, 1918. Photo by T.A. Jaggar from the HVO Record Book courtesy of Bishop Museum.

Volcano Watch: The Overflows of Halema‘uma‘u Crater

In early 1918, visitors swarmed to Kīlauea Volcano to see a splendid show. The molten lake in Halema‘uma‘u had been rising and the pit was almost full. Soon lava spilled over the crater rim onto the floor of Kīlauea’s summit.

Keller Laros talks about his work to protect the West Hawaii manta ray population. (Hawaii 24/7 photo by Karin Stanton)

Sheraton hosting inaugural Manta Ray Week

Art, cultural and educational event wraps up with silent auction, lecture Saturday evening

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Remnants of Hilda bring heavy rain to Hawaii Island, Flash Flood Watch in effect

The remnants of Hilda are moving over Hawaii Island producing heavy rainfall a flash flood watch is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday (Aug 15). There may be thunderstorms, mudslides and streams overflowing their banks.

Largest ahi of the week weighs in at 191 pounds

HIBT Day 4: Team Likeke Club holds on to slim lead

Largest ahi of the week weighs in at 191 pounds

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 13, 2015

Kīlauea’s summit lava lake level varied this past week between about 63 and 70 m (207–230 ft) below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u Crater.

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Police are searching for a Kailua-Kona girl reported missing

August 31, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 15-year-old Kailua-Kona girl who was reported missing. Shalee Minamishin was last seen in the Hāmākua District on July 31. She is described as 5-foot-3, 160 pounds with brown eyes and long brown hair. Police ask anyone with information on her whereabouts to call the Police Department’s […]

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 8.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.09/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 12.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.47/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 8.2 cents per gallon the past week

August 31, 2015

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 8.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.09/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 12.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.47/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf warning for east facing shores of Hawaii Island until 6 p.m. Tuesday (Sept 1).

Surf along east facing shores is forecast to be in the 12-20 foot range today through Tuesday.

High Surf Warning for east facing shores of Hawaii Island

August 31, 2015

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf warning for east facing shores of Hawaii Island until 6 p.m. Tuesday (Sept 1). Surf along east facing shores is forecast to be in the 12-20 foot range today through Tuesday.

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Central Pacific Hurricane Center 11 p.m. HST Sunday, August 30, 2015 Ignacio track update.

Hurricane Ignacio forecast to rapidly weaken, may become a tropical storm by Tuesday

August 30, 2015

Ignacio is a category 3 hurricane and is forecast to rapidly weaken and become a tropical storm by Tuesday. Tropical storm watch is discontinued.

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Central Pacific Hurricane Center 5 p.m. HST Saturday, August 29, 2015 Ignacio track update.

Ignacio is a category four hurricane, tropical storm watch for Hawaii Island

August 29, 2015

Ignacio is a major hurricane. A tropical storm watch has been issued for Hawaii Island and Maui County, tropical storm conditions are possible starting Sunday night (Aug 30).

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf warning until 6 p.m. Tuesday (Sept 1) for north, east and south shores of Hawaii Island.

Surf is forecast to be in the 6-12 foot range overnight rising to 15-20 feet late Sunday.

Very high ocean water is forecast to be surging and sweeping across beaches, coastal benches and lava flows creating the potential for impacts to coastal properties and infrastructure including roadways.

High surf warning for Hawaii Island until Tuesday (Sept 1)

August 29, 2015

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf warning until 6 p.m. Tuesday (Sept 1) for north, east and south shores of Hawaii Island. Surf is forecast to be in the 6-12 foot range overnight rising to 15-20 feet late Sunday. Very high ocean water is forecast to be surging and sweeping […]

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Monthly Civil Defense siren test cancelled for Tuesday (Sept 1)

August 29, 2015

The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (formerly State Civil Defense) has cancelled the monthly test of the statewide outdoor siren warning system scheduled for Tuesday, September 1, 2015. This cancellation is to avoid confusion as Hurricane Ignacio moves by the Hawaiian Islands.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for west facing shores of Hawaii Island through today and for east facing shores of the island through Sunday (Aug 30).

High surf advisory for Hawaii Island, may reach warning levels later

August 29, 2015

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for west facing shores of Hawaii Island through today and for east facing shores of the island through Sunday (Aug 30).

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Umauma Bridge construction. July 12, 2015. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Hawaii Island lane closures for the week of August 29-September 4, 2015

August 29, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — HAWAII BELT ROAD (ROUTE 19) — 1) KAAWALII GULCH Alternating single lane closures on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) in both directions between Jardine Road and Old Mamalahoa Highway in the vicinity of Kaawalii […]

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Central Pacific Hurricane Center 11 p.m. HST Friday, August 28, 2015 Ignacio track update.

Hurricane Ignacio forecast to track near Hawaii Island

August 28, 2015

Ignacio is a category one hurricane and may strength further over the next day or so followed by weakening which is expected to begin Sunday.

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Hawaiian Electric Companies prepare for Hurricane Ignacio

August 28, 2015

With significant rainfall and thunderstorms expected from Hurricane Ignacio, the Hawaiian Electric Companies have activated our emergency response plans and have been making preparations to quickly respond to customer outages and other potential impacts to our systems.

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Hawaii Red Cross prepares for Hurricanes Ignacio and Jimena

August 28, 2015

The Hawaii Red Cross has been working throughout the week calling down hundreds of volunteers in preparation for Hurricane Ignacio and Tropical Storm Jimena. The Red Cross is watching the situation closely and working with local and state officials, ready to respond as needed.

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