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Lyman Museum to hold Ni‘ihau ‘Alilea shell workshops Military to convoy from PTA to Kawaihae (July 22-Aug 3) Marines come ashore at Kawaihae Harbor Thursday (July 17) Flash Flood Watch for all Hawaiian Islands Saturday through Monday (July 19-21) Volcano Watch: Description of Kīlauea eruptions started at a very opportune time Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for July 17, 2014 Marines test robot pack animal during RIMPAC 2014 exercises The week in Hilo, Hawaii. July 6-13, 2014 Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for July 10, 2014 Volcano Watch: O-CO2, can you see by the dawn’s early light?
 
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Lyman Museum to hold Ni‘ihau ‘Alilea shell workshops

For the very first time ever, men (and women too!) will have the opportunity to create a one-of-a-kind Ni‘ihau shell lei that traditionally is made and worn by men for very special occasions such as a wedding, or a hula hālau performance.

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Military to convoy from PTA to Kawaihae (July 22-Aug 3)

Oahu-based Marines will convoy from Pohakuloa Training Area to Kawaihae Harbor, July 22-Aug. 3, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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Marines come ashore at Kawaihae Harbor Thursday (July 17)

U.S. Marines from the USS Rushmore came ashore at Kawaihae Harbor to convoy to Pohakuloa Training Area to participate in the RIMPAC 2014 exercises.

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Flash Flood Watch for all Hawaiian Islands Saturday through Monday (July 19-21)

The heavy showers and thunderstorms associated with the system which is now Tropical Depression Wali is expected to reach the Big Island and Maui Saturday night.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Lava tree mold with pieces of partly charred wood, which are remnants of the top of tree, on the 1823 lava flow of Kilauea Volcano. Photo by H.T. Stearns, July 11, 1924.

Volcano Watch: Description of Kīlauea eruptions started at a very opportune time

William Ellis led a team of missionaries on a tour of the Island of Hawaiʻi starting on July 18, 1823, from the village of Kailua. They were the first to publish a description of Kīlauea Crater.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for July 17, 2014

On Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone, the lava pond constructed over the June 27 breakout point has been abandoned, and, instead, tube-fed lava flows have begun to advance toward the northeast.

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Marines test robot pack animal during RIMPAC 2014 exercises

The Boston Dynamics LS3 robot, a newer version of their ‘Big Dog’ robot, is undergoing field tests on Oahu during the RIMPAC 2014 exercises.

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The week in Hilo, Hawaii. July 6-13, 2014

The week in Hilo, Hawaii via a time-lapse movie overlooking Hilo towards Mauna Kea. Images courtesy of UH-Hilo.

A look at the lava shield formed from lava erupting from the June 27 vent with a thermal image camera June 30, 2014. The shield consists of a broad, and relatively flat, top with multiple narrow streams of lava flowing down the sides. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for July 10, 2014

On Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone, the June 27 breakout continues to build a low shield, topped by a lava pond on the northeast flank of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō.

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Volcano Watch: O-CO2, can you see by the dawn’s early light?

On July 4th NASA’s launched it’s first spacecraft dedicated to the study of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the Earth’s atmosphere.

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Hawaii wood show features Binh Pho workshops

July 23, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawai‘i Forest Industry Association (HFIA) and the Hawaii Forest Institute have arranged a demonstration day and workshop on Hawaii Island and O‘ahu presented by renowned woodworker Binh Pho in conjunction with Hawaii’s Woodshow™, Na Lau o Hawaii. Critically acclaimed artist Binh Pho is known for his expansive approach to woodwork including painting, […]

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Ultimate super horse challenge for junior riders

July 23, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE Charles Wilhelm’s Ultimate Super Horse Challenge for junior riders is a clinic and competition for ages 12 – 18 that tests the communication between horse and rider, horsemanship and riding skills at the walk, trot and lope. The event, slated for August 2-3 at the Parker Ranch Arena in Kamuela, is the first-ever […]

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Huggo’s wahine marlin fishing tournament (July 26)

July 23, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE The 19th Annual Huggo’s Wahine Tournament is coming up Saturday, July 26, 2014. This year’s theme, The Great Gatsby, celebrates the Roaring Twenties, when jazz, gin and fun loving flapper women captured America’s heart. This entertaining and competitive fishing tournament is a summer tradition in Kona and is limited to 75 lady angler […]

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Makuu Farmers Market event promotes healthier choices (July 27)

July 23, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE A series of special events promoting fresh fruit and vegetables to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants will conclude at the Makuu Farmers Market in Puna from 11 a.m. to noon on Sunday, July 27. Co-sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, the Hawaii Department of Health, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (USDA […]

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Police charge Puna man with 13 offenses including kidnapping and attempted murder

July 23, 2014

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 38-year-old Puna man with 13 offenses in connection with a kidnapping that led to a police pursuit and an attempt to run down two officers.

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Hawaii 24/7 to live stream Waimea governor forum (July 23)

July 22, 2014

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Hawaii 24/7 will live stream the candidate forum Wednesday evening from Waimea. It is the island’s last governor candidate forum before walk in voting starts Monday, July 28. Forum starts 5:15 p.m Wednesday, July 23 at Waimea School Cafeteria. It will conclude at 7 p.m. Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Sen. David Ige […]

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Puna man arrested for attempted murder and other offenses

July 22, 2014

A 32-year-old Puna man has been arrested on a Grand Jury indictment for attempted murder and other offenses. Gilbert H. Waiau of Pāhoa was arrested Monday morning (July 21) on the strength of a bench warrant following a Grand Jury indictment charging him with attempted second-degree murder, attempted first-degree assault, attempted second-degree assault, first-degree terroristic […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for the Big Island until 7:30 p.m. Tuesay (July 22).

At 6:12 p.m. weather radar showed slow moving heavy showers on th eKona slopes between Puuanahulu and Keahole Point.

Other locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to, Kona Village Resort.

Flood advisory issued due to heavy rains North of Kailua-Kona

July 22, 2014

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for the Big Island until 7:30 p.m. Tuesay (July 22). At 6:12 p.m. weather radar showed slow moving heavy showers on th eKona slopes between Puuanahulu and Keahole Point. Other locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to, Kona Village Resort.

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Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested 38-year-old Riley Asuncion of Pāhoa on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of attempted second-degree murder for attempting to run down two officers on Monday.

Asuncion was taken to the Hilo police cellblock shortly before 7 p.m. Monday (July 21) after being released from Hilo Medical Center, where he was treated for a bruise to his torso sustained when the officers fired at him when he tried to run them down while they were on foot.

Man shot at by police is released from hospital, arrested for trying to run down officers

July 22, 2014

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested 38-year-old Riley Asuncion of Pāhoa on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of attempted second-degree murder for attempting to run down two officers on Monday. Asuncion was taken to the Hilo police cellblock shortly before 7 p.m. Monday (July 21) after being released from Hilo Medical Center, where […]

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Summer Jam 2014 celebrates BISAC’s 50th anniversary

July 22, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE The Big Island Substance Abuse Council is inviting the public to celebrate its 50th Anniversary at Summer Jam 2014. The free event is 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 26 at Waiakea High School. Strongman competition starting at 7:00 am. The Summer Jam will feature a strongman contest as well as ono food like roasted […]

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Motorists traveling North to Hāmākua are using Hilo Bayfront Beach Park (also known as Bayfront Highway canoe area) to enter Bayfront Highway. 

The detour around the Kamehameha Avenue and Pauahi Street intersection is open weekdays (no holidays or weekends) between the hours of 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The speed limit will be 15 mph.

Detour through Hilo Bayfront Beach Park open to enter Bayfront Highway

July 22, 2014

Motorists traveling North to Hāmākua are using Hilo Bayfront Beach Park (also known as Bayfront Highway canoe area) to enter Bayfront Highway. The detour around the Kamehameha Avenue and Pauahi Street intersection is open weekdays (no holidays or weekends) between the hours of 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. The speed limit will be 15 mph.

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The polling place in Pahoa opened right on time on General Election Day Tuesday (Nov 6). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Upcoming candidate forums

July 22, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE Elections for many of Hawaii’s federal, state and county offices will take place this year, including a Special Election for the office of one of Hawaii’s U.S. Senators. The Primary Election is Saturday, Aug. 9 and the General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 4. Some of the races may be decided in the Primary […]

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