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LavaTalk: February 28, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Saturday morning (Feb 28) assessment continues to show no advancement of any of the downslope flow areas. Smoke conditions were light to moderate with a light northwest wind blowing the smoke in a southeast direction.

The upslope breakout near Pu‘u ‘O‘o Crater Thursday, February 26, 2015. Photo courtesy of Hawaii County Civil Defense

LavaTalk: February 27, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Friday morning (Feb 27) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin has not advanced since Monday. Smoke and vog conditions were light with a light southwest wind blowing the smoke and vog in a northeast direction.

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LavaTalk: February 26, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Thursday morning (Feb 26) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin has widened but has not advanced since Monday. Smoke conditions were light with a light southwest wind blowing the smoke in a northeast direction.

Two schools chosen to take part in Research Investigating Dust Expulsion Removal Systems experiment

Kealakehe selected for student lunar flight experiment

Two schools chosen to take part in Research Investigating Dust Expulsion Removal Systems experiment

Island Market closing its doors Feb. 27

Naalehu residents losing sole supermarket

Island Market closing its doors Feb. 27

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LavaTalk: February 25, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Wednesday morning (Feb 25) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin has widened but is not advancing. Smoke conditions were light with a light north wind blowing the smoke in a southeast direction.

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LavaTalk: February 24, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Tuesday morning (Feb 24) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin has widened but is not advancing. Smoke conditions were light with a light north wind blowing the smoke in a southeast direction.

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LavaTalk: February 23, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Monday morning (Feb 23) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin remains active however sluggish, widening and shows no advancement since yesterday morning.

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LavaTalk: February 22, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Sunday morning (Feb 22) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin remains active however sluggish and has advanced approximately 20 yards since yesterday morning and is about one mile from Hwy 130.

Kyle Kawai of Big Island Shaolin Arts performs firebreathing fronting the Kress building during Chinese New Year celebration in downtown Hilo Saturday, February 21, 2015. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Downtown Hilo heats up their Chinese New Year celebration

The Chinese New Year began Thursday but downtown Hilo celebrated with music, fireworks and firebreathing Saturday (Feb 21). This Luna New Year is the Year of the Ram.

Mauna Kea summit area at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, February 28, 2015. Photo courtesy of UH-Hilo.

Wind advisory issued for Big Island summits

February 28, 2015

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a wind advisory for Big Island summits until 6 p.m. Sunday (March 1). Winds on Big Island summits are coming from the west at 30-50 mph with localized gusts to 60 mph. The strong winds can make driving difficult especially for high profile vehicles. Motorists should use […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for the Big Island until 8 p.m. Saturday (Feb 28).

At 4:54 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain seven miles west of Pahala or about 39 miles southeast of Kailua-Kona. This area of heavy rain was nearly stationary.

Other locations in the advisory area include, but are not limited to, Wood Valley, Naalehu and Pahala.

Flood advisory issued for Big Island Saturday (Feb 28)

February 28, 2015

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for the Big Island until 8 p.m. Saturday (Feb 28). At 4:54 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain seven miles west of Pahala or about 39 miles southeast of Kailua-Kona. This area of heavy rain was nearly stationary. Other locations in the advisory area […]

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Mauna Kea summit area at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, February 28, 2015. Photo courtesy of UH-Hilo.

Winter weather advisory for Big Island summits

February 28, 2015

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a winter weather advisory for Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa above 12,500 feet until 6 a.m. Monday (March 2). Snowfall up to three inches and freezing fog is forecast for the summits. Winds are coming from the southwest at 10-15 mph with temperatures in the upper 20s. […]

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Police charge man and woman in Pahoa burglary

February 28, 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police arrested a man and a woman Wednesday (February 25) after receiving a report of a burglary in progress. Shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday, concerned citizens saw suspicious activity at a Pāhoa home on Oneloa Street. They confronted a man and woman who were reportedly loading items into a car and then call […]

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Hilo man is charged with burglary, theft and drug offenses

February 28, 2015

A Hilo man has been charged with burglary, theft and drug offenses in connection with items reported stolen from homes in Hilo. At 7:30 a.m. Tuesday (February 24), South Hilo Patrol officers arrested 19-year-old Keenan Acia on a bench warrant for violating probation as he was walking on Puainako Street. He was in possession of […]

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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, February 27, 2015

February 27, 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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The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” highlights a 20-year-old Puna man wanted for escape, a 38-year-old Kaʻū man wanted for abuse and a 36-year-old Hilo man wanted for questioning in a reckless endangering case.

The new episode begins airing Friday (February 27).

New episode of ‘Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted’ to debut Friday (Feb 27)

February 27, 2015

The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” highlights a 20-year-old Puna man wanted for escape, a 38-year-old Kaʻū man wanted for abuse and a 36-year-old Hilo man wanted for questioning in a reckless endangering case. The new episode begins airing Friday (February 27).

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Very strong 7.0M quake near Indonesia, no tsunami threat

February 27, 2015

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 occurred in the Banda Sea at 3:45 a.m. HST on Friday, February 27, 2015. Based on all available data… there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Police seek man on video at the scene of a suspicious Kona fire

February 26, 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police want to question a man whose image was captured on a surveillance video at the scene of a suspicious fire. At 6:10 a.m. Thursday (February 26), Kona Patrol officers responded to a report of a fire at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Captain Cook. When they arrived, firefighters were on the […]

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Lee is East Hawaii’s Officer of the Month for February

February 26, 2015

The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized Officer Jenny Lee on Thursday (February 26) as the East Hawaiʻi “Officer of the Month” for February. Lee was honored for her bravery during a 2 a.m. incident at the Hilo police cellblock on January 11. Lee and another officer were attempting to move an unruly prisoner […]

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THINK Fund at Pauahi Foundation Scholarship applications available

February 26, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE The THINK (The Hawaii Island New Knowledge) Fund application at the Pauahi Foundation are open. This is a new, multi-year scholarship fund for the Pauahi Foundation. The THINK Fund at the Pauahi Foundation is focused on providing essential scholarship funding to individuals pursuing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) endeavors. The Pauahi Foundation’s […]

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Changes in county green waste recycling

February 26, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE The county Department of Environmental Management will begin charging a new tipping fee on March 1, 2015 to businesses that deposit green waste at recycling facilities in Puuanahulu and Hilo. Revenue from the new fee will help to finance an expansion of green waste recycling services across the island. The new fee will […]

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