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Volcano Watch: The Mystery Haze of 1950 Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 27, 2017 Admiral Harris of U.S. Pacific Command confirms North Korea missile threat to Hawaii Volcano Watch: HVO volunteer Ben Gaddis receives the “Citizen’s Award for Exceptional Service” Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 20, 2017 Coast Guard seeks owner of kayak found floating off the Kona coast Thursday (April 20)
 
Fume rises from lava fountains erupting along a six-mile long fissure on Mauna Loa's Southwest Rift Zone on June 2, 1950. Such fume may have ultimately been responsible for the Mystery Haze in Honolulu on June 13. Credit: Air National Guard, 199th Fighter Squadron.

Volcano Watch: The Mystery Haze of 1950 – vog by another name would look as clear

On June 13, 1950, Honolulu was suddenly blanketed by the thickest haze seen since recordkeeping began there in 1906. The haze was first noticed four days earlier at Johnston Island, 800 miles southwest of O‘ahu.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 27, 2017

This past week, Kīlauea Volcano’s summit lava lake level fluctuated in concert with summit inflation and deflation, ranging 13-22 m (43-72 ft) below the vent rim.

Admiral Harry Harris, Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM)

Admiral Harris of U.S. Pacific Command confirms North Korea missile threat to Hawaii

In a House Armed Services Committee hearing today, Admiral Harry Harris confirmed the threat of North Korea to Hawaiʻi and detailed potential vulnerabilities.

Rock identified by Tai Sing Loo as the one that hit Truman Taylor

Volcano Watch: HVO volunteer Ben Gaddis receives the “Citizen’s Award for Exceptional Service”

Ben Gaddis, retired judge and Photo Archive volunteer at the HVO has organized, labeled, scanned, and entered metadata for thousands of color slides and black and white photos.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 20, 2017

On the East Rift Zone, the 61g flow was still active, with lava entering the ocean near Kamokuna and surface breakouts downslope of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō.

The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned, red kayak found approximately one mile off Airport Beach, on the west side of the Big Island, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Photo courtesy USCG

Coast Guard seeks owner of kayak found floating off the Kona coast Thursday (April 20)

The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned, adrift red kayak found approximately one mile off Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keāhole.

Gasoline prices are currently the most expensive they’ve been in more than 19 months and will continue to increase with summer driving season approaching. GasBuddy, the only smartphone app connecting more than 60 million drivers with their Perfect Pit Stop, today issued a new study that found the best and worst days of the week to buy gas when it comes to optimal savings.

The best day of week to buy gas revealed

April 27, 2017

Gasoline prices are currently the most expensive they’ve been in more than 19 months and will continue to increase with summer driving season approaching. GasBuddy, the only smartphone app connecting more than 60 million drivers with their Perfect Pit Stop, today issued a new study that found the best and worst days of the week […]

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Hawaiian Airlines seeks Japanese and Korean speaking flight attendants

April 27, 2017

Hawaiian Airlines, the largest U.S. carrier for service between Japan and Hawai‘i, is seeking candidates who speak Japanese or Korean for flight attendant positions as the airline continues to grow internationally with a focus on Asia.

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Hawaiʻi Island Police have identified the man who was arrested on Monday (April 24) for first degree assault.

At 5:13 p.m. Monday afternoon, officers responded to the 16-500 block of the Old Volcano Highway in Keaʻau for a report of a man who stabbed another man in the leg with a knife. The men were recent acquaintances who got into an argument prior to the assault.

Police identify Keaau man arrested in stabbing incident Monday (April 24)

April 27, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island Police have identified the man who was arrested on Monday (April 24) for first degree assault. At 5:13 p.m. Monday afternoon, officers responded to the 16-500 block of the Old Volcano Highway in Keaʻau for a report of a man who stabbed another man in the leg with a knife. The men were […]

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Police are seeking the ID of a male seen on camera in connection with a theft at Longs

April 27, 2017

Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a male (shown holding a skateboard in surveillance video footage) wanted for questioning for a theft committed on late Tuesday evening, April 11, 2017, from a drugstore located on Kilauea Avenue near Downtown Hilo.

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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Military convoys from Kawaihae Harbor to PTA, April 27-30, 2017

April 26, 2017

Oahu-based service members are scheduled to convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), April 27-30. The scheduled convoy times are from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Convoys will use the Akoni Pule Corridor, Queen Kaahumanu Highway, Waikoloa Road, Mamalahoa Highway, and Daniel K. Inouye Highway. Military units will escort the convoys. The PTA […]

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Nissan Leaf $10K rebate offer extended for new owners

April 26, 2017

Nissan North America’s offer of a $10,000 rebate on the all- electric LEAF® sedan has been extended through June 30, 2017 for Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaiʻi Electric Light Companies’ customers.

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Police arrest and charge Puna man who eluded them earlier

April 26, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 31-year-old Puna man for an incident that occurred in Hilo on Saturday (April 22). At 5:10 p.m. on Monday (April 24), Joshua Michael Corbin, of no permanent address but known to frequent the Puna and Kaʻu districts, was charged with the felony offense of resisting an order to stop. […]

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Firefighers responded to a 4:13 a.m. alarm for a structure fire at 271 Haili Street Wednesday (April 26).

Crews arrived to find light smoke coming from an apartment complex. Upon entering a unit filled with smoke flames were seen in the center of the studio apartment. The fire was out by 4:30 a.m. with the room charred by the high heat of the fire.

Fire scorches Hilo apartment early Wednesday (April 26)

April 26, 2017

Firefighers responded to a 4:13 a.m. alarm for a structure fire at 271 Haili Street Wednesday (April 26). Crews arrived to find light smoke coming from an apartment complex. Upon entering a unit filled with smoke flames were seen in the center of the studio apartment. The fire was out by 4:30 a.m. with the […]

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Police are searching for a Hilo girl reported missing

April 26, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 13-year-old Hilo girl, who was reported missing. Jesstina-Lynn Gomes-Balberdi was last seen in Hilo on Tuesday morning (April 25). She is described as part-Hawaiian, about 5-foot-2, 140 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Police ask anyone with information on her whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:55 p.m. alarm Tuesday (April 25) for two brushfires along Kaalaiki Road in Ka‘u.

Crews arrived to find brushfire directly off Kaalaiki Road. Crews put out the fire and while concluding operations discovered another fire about one mile down Kaalaiki Road in a remote gulch above a Macadamia Nut orchard.

Two brushfires erupt in remote areas of Ka‘u Tuesday (April 25)

April 26, 2017

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:55 p.m. alarm Tuesday (April 25) for two brushfires along Kaalaiki Road in Ka‘u. Crews arrived to find brushfire directly off Kaalaiki Road. Crews put out the fire and while concluding operations discovered another fire about one mile down Kaalaiki Road in a remote gulch above a Macadamia Nut orchard.

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Police are searching for a 68-year-old Hilo woman reported missing

April 25, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 68-year-old Hilo woman who was reported missing and is considered endangered in light of a medical condition. Glynda Evangelista was last seen Monday afternoon (April 24) in Hilo walking along Ululani Street. She is described as being 5-foot-4, approximately 200 pounds, medium build with short salt-and-pepper hair, hazel […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a 33-year-old Hilo man on Monday (April 24) on suspicion of first degree robbery.

At 12 noon Monday, South Hilo patrol officers responded to a report of a woman who was reportedly being held in her vehicle by a man with a gun.  The victim, a 30-year-old Hilo woman, told police that an acquaintance of hers threatened to take her vehicle while holding a handgun.

Police arrest Hilo man in connection with a robbery

April 25, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a 33-year-old Hilo man on Monday (April 24) on suspicion of first degree robbery. At 12 noon Monday, South Hilo patrol officers responded to a report of a woman who was reportedly being held in her vehicle by a man with a gun. The victim, a 30-year-old Hilo woman, told […]

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