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Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. Photo courtesy of CFHT

‘Imiloa presents: Cracking the Code of Existence-Universal Questions and Answers from Maunakea

Dr. Doug Simons, Executive Director of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, will delve into “precision cosmology,” studying the structure, evolution and origin of the entire Universe, and observations of objects near the edge of the visible Universe.

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New lava cascade at Kamokuna in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on Monday, January 2. NPS Photo/J.Ferracane

New Kamokuna lava ocean entry site open to public Tuesday (Jan 3)

Park rangers opened a newly established lava viewing area at the Kamokuna ocean entry in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park Tuesday (Jan 3)

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Explore Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Kahuku Unit in 2017

Everyone is invited to participate in the upcoming free guided hikes in the Kahuku Unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, from January through March 2017.

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New Year’s Eve delta collapse causes temporary closure at Kamokuna lava ocean entry

Within 15 minutes, the section of cliff where the visitors were standing crashed into the ocean.

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Lava lake and flows on Halema‘uma‘u Crater floor in 1968. USGS photo.

January 2017 events at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture and After Dark in the Park (ADIP) programs with the public throughout 2017.

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Partnership aims to teach kids importance of dental hygiene

In an effort to provide oral health services for students who need it, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) and the Hawaii Dental Association (HDA) are joining forces. The agencies have established a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to promote oral health by teaching students proper dental hygiene techniques and providing information about access to […]

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Park Ranger addresses large group of visitors at Jaggar Museum observation deck. Photo courtesy NPS

Tips for visiting Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park during the busy holiday season

Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i – Park visitation surges during the holiday travel season and this week is no exception with parking lots at popular destinations at capacity.

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No school Wednesday (Dec 7) at Kahakai Elementary in Kona

No school Wednesday (Dec 7) at Kahakai Elementary in Kona

Kahakai School has announced the cancellation of classes for Wednesday (Dec 7) due to a power transformer outage. Hawaii Electric Light Company is aware of the outage and is sending crews to investigate. For up-to-date info on the school visit their webpage at kahakai.me HELCO reminds customers to report any outages to their trouble line […]

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has contracted with Water Resources International, Inc. to plug and abandon two geothermal scientific wells, SOH-1 and SOH-2 located in Pahoa.
 
Representatives from DLNR Engineering Division, their consultant Brown and Caldwell, and Water Resources International will attend the Puna Geothermal Ventures community meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 8, from, 6-8 p.m. at Pahoa Community Center, 15-2910 Puna Road, Pāhoa.  They will be available to answer any questions on the project.

Two geothermal research wells to be plugged in Puna

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has contracted with Water Resources International, Inc. to plug and abandon two geothermal scientific wells, SOH-1 and SOH-2 located in Pahoa. Representatives from DLNR Engineering Division, their consultant Brown and Caldwell, and Water Resources International will attend the Puna Geothermal Ventures community meeting scheduled for Thursday, December […]

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ʻImi Naʻauao college scholarship applications now available

Applications for Kamehameha Schools’ ʻImi Naʻauao graduate degree scholarships, for the 2017-18 school year, are now available online, through the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation, at www.hawaiicommunityfoundation…. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2017.

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Kona Historical Society kicks-off online membership drive

Kona Historical Society is hosting its first-ever month-long online new membership drive via Facebook. Starting Nov. 10 and ending Dec. 9 on Kona Historical Society’s Facebook Page, the drive aims to recruit 100 new members by offering special membership rates, new membership levels and benefits, as well as special weekly challenges with prize drawings generously […]

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Parker School in Waimea. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Parker School debate team wins first place trophy at Oahu event

Parker School’s debate team started their season with a first place school trophy for the most ballots earned at the Damien Memorial High School Non-Qualifying Debate Tournament on Saturday, October 15. More than 35 Parker debaters in grades 9 through 12 competed against 10 ‘Oahu schools in the year’s first tournament. Parker School earned 73 […]

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