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Volcano Watch: Research of great gravity at Kīlauea reveals surprising insights Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for June 30, 2016 Lava flow viewing area in Kalapana opens 3 p.m. Thursday (June 30) Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for June 24, 2016 2016 Mayoral candidates forum in Kona Wednesday (June 22) Volcano Watch: Re-thinking Kīlauea Volcano’s early known eruptive history
 
A wide view looking northeast, of the lake in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater as seen late Monday. Jaggar Museum and HVO are beyond the left edge of the photograph. Spattering was active in the southeast portion of the lake. The lava lake dropped more than 15 m (49 feet) between the time the photo was taken and mid-day Thursday (June 30). USGS photo. Photo taken Monday, June 27, 2016 courtesy of USGS/HVO

Volcano Watch: Research of great gravity at Kīlauea reveals surprising insights

Measurements of gravity change have been conducted at Kīlauea since the 1970s, usually by surveying a network of points conducted every year or so.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for June 30, 2016

The eastern Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō breakout remained active, producing a lava flow (informally called the “61g flow”) that continued to advance to the southeast.

The active lava flow from Puʻu ʻŌʻō was on the slope near the top of the Pūlama pali Tuesday (June 28), one of the steep escarpments on Kīlauea's southeast flank, and had transitioned into a channelized ʻaʻā flow. The view is to the northwest. Photo taken Tuesday, June 28, 2016 courtesy of USGS/HVO

Lava flow viewing area in Kalapana opens 3 p.m. Thursday (June 30)

The active lava flow from Puʻu ʻŌʻō is making its way over the Pulama Pali along the western boundary of the former Royal Gardens Subdivision. The emergency road to lava viewing will be open 3 p.m. on June 30, 2016.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for June 24, 2016

The eastern breakout lava flow is 3.2 miles long, and the flow front was about 330 feet from the northern boundary of the abandoned Royal Gardens subdivision. Over the past week the flow front has advanced at a rate of roughly 330 feet per day.

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2016 Mayoral candidates forum in Kona Wednesday (June 22)

Eight candidates running to be the mayor of Hawaii County take to the stage in Kona to answer questions about how they would run things.

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Volcano Watch: Re-thinking Kīlauea Volcano’s early known eruptive history

Ongoing studies have tackled the question of what may be missing from the late 18th to early to mid-19th-century historical record of Kilauea Volcano.

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a wind advisory for all island from 6 a.m. Friday (July 1) through 6 p.m. Saturday (July 2).

Winds will be coming from the northeast to east increasing to 15-30 mph with gusts to 50 mph. Gusts to 60 mph are expected over the summit of Haleakala. Winds will be strongest over mountain ridges and high terrain along with downslope areas of mountains.

Wind and small craft advisories for Hawaiian Islands

June 30, 2016

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a wind advisory for all island from 6 a.m. Friday (July 1) through 6 p.m. Saturday (July 2). Winds will be coming from the northeast to east increasing to 15-30 mph with gusts to 50 mph. Gusts to 60 mph are expected over the summit of Haleakala. […]

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Michael James Varize

Police are searching for a man wanted on three bench warrants

June 30, 2016

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 27-year-old man who is wanted on three bench warrants. Michael James Varize—also known as Lawrence Fujioka, also known as Larry Fujioka, also known as “Mikey Boy”—is wanted for probation violation and two counts of contempt of court. He is also wanted for questioning in numerous other investigations. He […]

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A convoy of vehicles from 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade is driven over Saddle Road. Photo by Sgt. Bryanna Poulin 25th CAB Public Affairs

Military convoys from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa beginning Friday (July 1)

June 30, 2016

Oahu-based service members are scheduled to convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa Training Area, beginning Friday. The scheduled convoy times are from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.-10 p.m., July 1-3 and July 5-8.

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Thief seen on camera during Hilo vehicle break-in

June 29, 2016

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a reported break-in to a vehicle Monday (June 27) in the parking lot of a restaurant on Pauahi Street in Hilo.

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Police are searching for a suspect in Hilo robbery

June 29, 2016

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a robbery that was reported on Tuesday (June 28) at a business on the 300 block of East Makaʻala Street in Hilo.

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Fire/rescue crews responded to an 11:47 a.m. alarm Tuesday (June 28) to 15-1726 32nd Avenue in Hawaiian Paradise Park for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find a single story home about 40 feet by 50 foot with fire coming out on the garage side of the residence. Heavy black and gray smoke was coming out of the living room and bedroom areas.

Fire destroys home and car in Hawaiian Paradise Park Tuesday (June 28)

June 28, 2016

Fire/rescue crews responded to an 11:47 a.m. alarm Tuesday (June 28) to 15-1726 32nd Avenue in Hawaiian Paradise Park for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a single story home about 40 feet by 50 foot with fire coming out on the garage side of the residence. Heavy black and gray smoke was coming […]

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Generator stolen from county facility in Hilo

June 28, 2016

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying anyone involved in a break-in at a Hawaiʻi County facility on Railroad Avenue. The break-in occurred early on the morning of May 18. A generator was removed from the facility. Surveillance cameras captured images of the suspect and a suspect vehicle.

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RIMPAC 2016 public forums and film in Hilo and Kona

June 27, 2016

Speakers to include: Dr. Lorrin Pang, MD, Terry Lilley, Marine Biologist, Isaac “Paka” Harp, Lindafaye Kroll, Jim Albertini, Lakea Trask, Kumu Pua Case and Kalani Flores, and a speaker from the Lawful Hawaiian Government. Showing of the 14 min. film: “Pohakuloa: Now that you know…”

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Military convoys in East and West Hawaii June 28-29, 2016

June 27, 2016

Service members are scheduled to convoy from Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) to Keaukaha Military Reservation, in Hilo, Tuesday and Wednesday. Oahu-based service members are scheduled to convoy from Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) to Kawaihae Harbor, Tuesday and Wednesday. The anticipated convoy times are from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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Officer Thomas Shopay III gives an 'active shooter' presentation at Aunty Sally Kaleohano's Luau Hale in Hilo during a police community meeting Monday (June 23). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

‘Active Shooter’ presentation in Naalehu on July 6, 2016

June 27, 2016

The Hawaiʻi Police Department will make an “active shooter” presentation in Nāʻālehu on Wednesday, July 6. The presentation will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Nāʻālehu Community Center. It is designed to help individuals increase their survivability should they encounter an active shooter or other type of active violent incident.

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Lee is Kohala’s Officer of the Quarter for January-March, 2016

June 27, 2016

The Hawaiʻi Island Safety and Security Professionals Association recognized Officer May Lee as “Kohala Officer of the Quarter” for January-March during a ceremony on May 13. Officer Lee was honored for a traffic enforcement project that led to the arrest of a wanted person who was in possession of a loaded gun.

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During the week of June 20, 2016, through June 26, 2016, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 18 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 538 DUI arrests compared with 482 during the same period last year, an increase of 11.6 percent.

Police DUI stats for the week of June 20-26, 2016

June 27, 2016

During the week of June 20, 2016, through June 26, 2016, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 18 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One of the drivers was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 538 DUI arrests compared […]

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