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Pāhoa HI-5 redemption center will be closed until further notice

Effective July 1, 2017, the Pāhoa HI-5 Certified Redemption Center located at the Pāhoa Recycling & Transfer Station will be closed until further notice.

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Pu‘u Pua‘i Overlook in HVNP reopens to the public

The Pu‘u Pua‘i Overlook in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has reopened after being closed since February to protect breeding nēnē (endangered Hawaiian geese) in the area.

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EPA requires County of Hawaii to close large cesspools in Pahala and Naalehu

Thursday (June 22) the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an agreement with the County of Hawaii to close seven large capacity cesspools (LCCs) that serve the Pahala and Naalehu communities. The County will replace the cesspools with wastewater treatment systems approved by the Hawaii Department of Health.

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at Queen Liliuokalani Gardens in Hilo the King Tide submerged walkways in the park Tursday, May 25, 2017. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

‘King tides’ forecast to bring highest tide levels of the year

An observable phenomenon this weekend on shorelines and low-lying areas in Hawaii heralds the arrival of the highest ‘king tides’ of the year, that will occur over a couple days around May 26, June 23, and July 21, 2017.

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Hawaii, Hurricane Ignacio and Hurricane Jimena in this image taken at 5 a.m. HST Monday, August 31, 2015. Photo courtesy of NOAA-NASA GOES Project

Natural Hazard Preparedness Workshops in Hilo and Honokaa

Learn how to prepare your family and home for the hurricane season with workshops being held in Hilo (June 23) and Honokaa (June 24).

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Free residential household hazardous waste collection in June

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events will occur between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., as follows: Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Hilo Recycling and Transfer Station. Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Kailua-Kona (Kealakehe) Recycling and Transfer Station.

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Fishermen flock to the shoreline of Hilo Bay during the 'king tide' event to catch Halalu (Juvenile Akule, Big Eye Scad) Thursday (May 25) fronting the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

‘King tides’ forecast to bring highest tide levels of the year

An observable phenomenon this weekend on shorelines and low-lying areas in Hawaii heralds the arrival of the highest ‘king tides’ of the year, that will occur over a couple days around May 26, June 23, and July 21.

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Dying Ohia Trees from Rapid Ohia Death (ROD). Photo courtesy of DLNR.

Researchers develop portable tool to detect Rapid Ohia Death pathogens

Researchers have developed a new, more efficient tool for detecting the pathogens believed to be the cause of Rapid `Ōhi`a Death (ROD), according to a recently published study by the Hawai`i Cooperative Studies Unit at the University of Hawai`i at Hilo, the USGS Pacific Islands Ecosystem Research Center (PIERC), and USDA Agriculture Research Service (ARS).

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Graffitti found at Mauna Kea Ice Age Natural Area Reserve. DLNR Photo.

Graffiti found at Mauna Kea Ice Age Natural Area Reserve

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) is requesting the public’s assistance in providing information related to a criminal investigation of Prohibited Activities in a Natural Area Reserve (NAR).

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Coast Guard to host public meeting regarding Kamokuna lava ocean entry access Monday (May 8)

The Coast Guard will host a public meeting regarding the Notice of Proposed Rule Making for the Kamokuna lava ocean entry safety zone at the East Hawaii County Building at 5 p.m., Monday, May 8, 2017.

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Public invited to comment on order of consent for large capacity cesspools in Pahala and Naalehu

The public is invited to comment on a proposed Administrative Order of Consent (AOC) mandating that the County of Hawai’i close large capacity community cesspools in Pahala and Na’alehu.

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Island youth listen as Ranger Noah explains how shards of volcanic glass, called Pele's Hair, are formed. NPS Photo by Janice Wei

Deadline for Summer Junior Ranger program registration is Wednesday (May 17)

Keiki from ages seven to 13 years old are invited to become “Next Generation Stewards” in the free summer junior ranger program through Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. A fun-filled, three-day program for keiki ages seven to 10 is June 6-8, and a program for youngsters ages 11 to 13 is June 13-15.

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