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Volcano Watch: Lava from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō is still active, but not an immediate threat Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 16, 2015 Three injured after small plane crashes at Hilo International Airport Volcano Watch: April is Tsunami Awareness Month in Hawaii Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 9, 2015 Updates from Rep. Gabbard (March 11-April 1) LavaTalk: April 3, 2015 update on Kilauea Donors contribute $1 million to build new Animal Community Center Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 2, 2015 Volcano Watch: Comparing Kalapana and June 27th flows provides perspective on lava advance
 
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Volcano Watch: Lava from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō is still active, but not an immediate threat

Lava erupting from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō since mid-March 2015 has spread slowly and irregularly across three areas. These active lava flows are not presently posing an immediate threat to any community in the Puna District of the Island of Hawai‘i.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 16, 2015

There have been no major changes at Kīlauea’s summit vent, which continues to host an active lava lake. Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone lava flow continues to feed three areas of breakouts northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō.

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Three injured after small plane crashes at Hilo International Airport

Three people were injured when their small plane crashed about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday (April 14) at Hilo International Airport.

Wreckage of a clubhouse on Kamehameha Avenue in Hilo, Hawai‘i, caused by a tsunami generated by the April 1, 1946, earthquake in the Aleutian Islands. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Volcano Watch: April is Tsunami Awareness Month in Hawaii

April 1, 2015, marked the 69th anniversary of the 1946 tsunami that devastated the Island of Hawai‘i, causing widespread damage and taking 159 lives.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 9, 2015

Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone lava flow continues to feed three areas of breakouts near Puʻu ʻŌʻō. The front of the breakout farthest downslope had advanced very little over the past week.

Gabbard attends 2015 South by Southwest Interactive Festival and joins a bipartisan panel called “Millennials: The Unstoppable Force”

Updates from Rep. Gabbard (March 11-April 1)

Gabbard attends 2015 South by Southwest Interactive Festival and joins a bipartisan panel called “Millennials: The Unstoppable Force”

In the time since our last overflight (March 24), a new collapse pit has formed in the western portion of Puʻu ʻŌʻō Crater. This circular pit can be seen in the lower left portion of the photograph, and measures about 27 m (roughly 90 ft) in diameter. Numerous hot cracks were observed in this general area during previous visits on foot. Photo taken Friday, April 3, 2015 courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: April 3, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

All breakout activity remain in the upslope portion of the June 27th flow field near the vent.

Hawaii Island Humane Society celebrating 50 years of service

Donors contribute $1 million to build new Animal Community Center

Hawaii Island Humane Society celebrating 50 years of service

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 2, 2015

Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone lava flow continues to feed three areas of breakouts near Puʻu ʻŌʻō. The breakout farthest downslope had reached to about just over 4 miles northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō by Wednesday, April 1, based on satellite imagery.

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Volcano Watch: Comparing Kalapana and June 27th flows provides perspective on lava advance

The Kīlauea flows of Kalapana and Pahoa are significantly different in most aspects that affect how far and how fast lava moves downslope.

Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about a spike in auto thefts in the Hilo District.

In March, 38 vehicles were reported stolen in Hilo. That compares with 21 stolen in March 2014 and 19 stolen in February of this year. In addition, police responded to eight reports of attempted auto thefts.

Police report 38 vehicles stolen in Hilo in March

April 17, 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about a spike in auto thefts in the Hilo District. In March, 38 vehicles were reported stolen in Hilo. That compares with 21 stolen in March 2014 and 19 stolen in February of this year. In addition, police responded to eight reports of attempted auto thefts.

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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, April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015

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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Strong 6.5M earthquake near Fiji, no tsunami threat Friday (April 17)

April 17, 2015

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 occurred in the Fiji islands region at 5:52 a.m. Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time on Friday, April 17, 2015. Based on all available data… there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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PTA to open several areas for bow hunting this weekend (April 18-19)

April 16, 2015

Army officials are opening several training areas for hunting, here, April 18-19, from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Training areas 9, 12-16, and the unfenced portion of training area 18, will be open for bow hunting of mammals only.

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Weak quake strikes off-shore Kona early Thursday morning (April 16)

April 16, 2015

A weak earthquake struck at 12:49 a.m. early Thursday morning (April 16) about 51 miles west-southwest of Kailua-Kona.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory until 9 p.m. Wednesday (April 15) for the Big Island.

At 6:48 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain near Kealakekua. The area of heavy rain was moving south along the coast slowly. Radar estimates rainfall rates up to two inches per hour.

Flood advisory for Kona due to heavy rains Wednesday (April 15)

April 15, 2015

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory until 9 p.m. Wednesday (April 15) for the Big Island. At 6:48 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain near Kealakekua. The area of heavy rain was moving south along the coast slowly. Radar estimates rainfall rates up to two inches per hour.

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Hawaii CC to host free coaching workshops (April 23-24)

April 15, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Community College (Hawaii CC) is pleased to announce a series of free workshops that are available to the public on Thursday, April 23 and Friday, April 24 in Kealakekua and Hilo. The workshops will provide new skills for those who work in education, workforce development and service-oriented organizations. Participants will gain a […]

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State senate passes nearly 200 bills including marijuana dispensaries

April 14, 2015

The State Senate today passed 135 House bills that addresses areasof domestic violence, beach protection, education, public safety, energy, and a number ofother measures aimed at ensuring the health and well-being of the residents of Hawai‘i.A total of 197 bills have passed third reading by the Senate and will be returning to theHouse.  A majority […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:06 p.m. alarm Tuesday (April 14) to a brushfire between the 64 and 65 mile markers of Kawaihae Road (Hwy 19).

Crews arrived to find a five acre fire burning brush and grass on the Waikoloa side of Kawaihae Road with winds blowing from the west at 10-15 mph. One lane was closed to traffic as firefighting units were at the scene. The fire burned eight acres and was declared under control at 4:17 p.m.

Brushfire burns near Kawaihae Road Tuesday afternoon (April 14)

April 14, 2015

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:06 p.m. alarm Tuesday (April 14) to a brushfire between the 64 and 65 mile markers of Kawaihae Road (Hwy 19). Crews arrived to find a five acre fire burning brush and grass on the Waikoloa side of Kawaihae Road with winds blowing from the west at 10-15 mph. One […]

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A 76-year-old Hilo man reported that when he returned to his 2001 Toyota 4Runner that was parked at Liliʻuokalani Gardens in Hilo on Friday morning (April 10), he found a strip of paper on his windshield warning him that his vehicle registration had expired, that he was not to move the vehicle and that a tow truck had been called. The owner then discovered that his vehicle registration sticker was missing. As he drove away, he observed a tow truck in the vicinity.

Police warn public of tow-truck scam

April 14, 2015

A 76-year-old Hilo man reported that when he returned to his 2001 Toyota 4Runner that was parked at Liliʻuokalani Gardens in Hilo on Friday morning (April 10), he found a strip of paper on his windshield warning him that his vehicle registration had expired, that he was not to move the vehicle and that a […]

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Puna man is charged in connection with officer-involved shooting

April 14, 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a Puna man whose actions on Friday (April 10) resulted in an officer-involved shooting in Puna. At 9 p.m. Monday (April 13), 24-year-old Daesyn Pacheco-Muragin of Mountain View was charged with two counts of first-degree terroristic threatening, one count of second-degree reckless endangering, three counts of unauthorized control of a […]

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Cherish Torres

Woman involved in police shooting case is charged with numerous offenses

April 13, 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged the 25-year-old Hilo woman who was arrested after a non-fatal officer-involved shooting in Hilo on Saturday (April 11). Cherish Torres was charged Monday (April 13) with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle, first-degree criminal property damage and five traffic offenses. Her bail was set at $36,075.

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