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Dempsey of Kealakehe High School honored with other students in Honolulu Volcano Watch: Volcanic explosions provide the foundation for agriculture Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 23, 2017 Light 4.4M quake shakes Hawaii Island Thursday morning (March 23) Baumgarner and Honda are East Hawaii Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater reaches 9th anniversary
 
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Dempsey of Kealakehe High School honored with other students in Honolulu

Third annual contest involved finding technology solutions to address affordable housing, food sustainability or creation of innovative industries.

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Volcano Watch: Volcanic explosions provide the foundation for agriculture

In the plantation era, a great amount of effort and capital was invested in creating a series of water tunnels to capture groundwater in Ka‘u. Each supplied between 80,000 to 1,200,000 gallons of water per month.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 23, 2017

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. This past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 14 and 32 m (46 – 105 ft) below the vent rim.

A temblor with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck Hawaii Island at 10:27 a.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017.

Light 4.4M quake shakes Hawaii Island Thursday morning (March 23)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4, with an epicenter in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, struck at 10:27 a.m. HST Thursday (March 23). No tsunami is expected.

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Baumgarner and Honda are East Hawaii’s Officer and Firefighter of the Year

The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized Puna Patrol Officer Joshua Baumgarner on Monday evening (March 20) as the East Hawaiʻi “Officer of the Year” and Fire EMS Captain Chris Honda as “Firefighter of the Year.”

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Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater reaches 9th anniversary

Kīlauea Volcano’s summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater began in March 2008. Since that time, countless changes have occurred.

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Three swimmers rescued off Keaau Beach after two swept out by currents

March 26, 2017

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:04 p.m. alarm Saturday (March 25) to Keaau Beach (aka Shipman Beach, Haena Beach) for three swimmers in distress about 100-150 yards offshore. Two girls had been swept out into the ocean due to a current and a man went into the ocean to assist them.

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Roadwork to begin in Kaumana Tuesday (March 28)

March 26, 2017

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Highways Division will begin resurfacing work on Ainako Ave. and Manulele St. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, to Friday, March 31, 2017. Work is scheduled between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., weather and construction conditions permitting.

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Police are searching for Mason D. Beck in connection with robberies

March 24, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating 29-year-old Mason D. Beck who is wanted for questioning in connection with another robbery reported to have occurred today (March 24) in Keaʻau.

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Applicants sought for Hawaii Island Forestry Advisory Council positions

March 24, 2017

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service, is now accepting applications for vacant seats on the Laupāhoehoe Advisory Council (LAC) and the Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Advisory Council (PAC) on Hawai‘i island.

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Police are asking for the Public's assistant in locating a missing California woman named Margaret Hooper. She was last seen in the Naalehu area. Described as caucasian, 5-foot-8 in height, brown shoulder length wavy hair, about 140 pounds. Last seen wearing jeans and a colored blouse.

Police are searching for a California woman reported missing, last seen in Naalehu

March 24, 2017

Police are asking for the Public’s assistant in locating a missing California woman named Margaret Hooper. She was last seen in the Naalehu area. Described as caucasian, 5-foot-8 in height, brown shoulder length wavy hair, about 140 pounds. Last seen wearing jeans and a colored blouse.

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Hawaiian Airlines and pilots sign new contract agreement

March 24, 2017

Pilots approved the contract amendment outlined in a tentative agreement reached last month between Hawaiian and ALPA. The amendment takes effect April 1 and its term extends through July 1, 2022.

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Police charge two men in connection with Waiakea Uka burglary

March 24, 2017

Big Island police have charged two men in connection with a burglary that occurred on Monday night in the Waiākea Uka area of South Hilo. The homeowner, a 37-year-old Hilo man, reported that while remotely checking his video surveillance on his cell phone, he observed a male in his garage that was carrying the victim’s […]

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Police locate a Hilo man wanted for bail jumping

March 24, 2017

Big Island police have located a 22-year-old Hilo man initially wanted for bail jumping. Austin Juanito Fernandez was last seen leaving the Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center on Thursday (March 23) at about 8 a.m. He failed to return to the correctional center later that day at 1 p.m. as ordered by the court.

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The listed individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants. Persons who know a warrant is out for their arrest are advised to report to the nearest police station to avoid having an officer go to their home or workplace to arrest them.

Police warrants list for Friday, March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017

The listed individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants. Persons who know a warrant is out for their arrest are advised to report to the nearest police station to avoid having an officer go to their home or workplace to arrest them.

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An 88-year-old San Antonio, Texas woman died following a 3-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon (March 15) in Hilo.

She was identified as Thelma J. McLamore.

Responding to a 5:04 p.m. call, police determined that a 2003 Toyota truck was traveling southbound on Kanoelehua Avenue, near the Kekūanāoʻa Street intersection when it rear-ended a 2017 Ford sedan and then the Toyota sideswiped a 2017 Nissan SUV vehicle.

Texas woman dies following three vehicle crash in Hilo Wednesday (March 22)

March 23, 2017

An 88-year-old San Antonio, Texas woman died following a 3-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon (March 15) in Hilo. She was identified as Thelma J. McLamore. Responding to a 5:04 p.m. call, police determined that a 2003 Toyota truck was traveling southbound on Kanoelehua Avenue, near the Kekūanāoʻa Street intersection when it rear-ended a 2017 Ford sedan […]

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This is a Civil Defense Road Update for Thursday, March 23 at 5 PM. Hawaii Police Dept. reports Henry St. in Kailua-Kona, which was closed earlier due to a brush fire, is now completely reopened. All area roads are open.

Henry Street in Kailua-Kona was closed due to a brushfire Thursday (March 23)

March 23, 2017

This is a Civil Defense Road Update for Thursday, March 23 at 5 PM. Hawaii Police Dept. reports Henry St. in Kailua-Kona, which was closed earlier due to a brush fire, is now completely reopened. All area roads are open.

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Police locate a Kailua-Kona boy reported missing

March 22, 2017

Hawaii Island police have located 17-year-old George Price-Apo of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing. He was found unharmed in Kailua-Kona on Thursday morning (March 23, 2017).

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