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Greg Javar snaps a “selfie” while helping USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologist Matt Patrick (right) set up a thermal camera to record lava lake activity within the summit vent of Kīlauea Volcano. Javar and fellow UH-Mānoa student Pua Pali (not shown) were selected to intern at HVO this summer through the Native Hawaiian Science and Engineering Mentorship Program.

Volcano Watch: University of Hawaii students complete summer internships HVO

This week, the HVO bids aloha to two interns, Pua Pali and Greg Javar, who gained first-hand experience monitoring volcanoes and earthquakes by working with USGS scientists this summer.

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A Hawaiian Electric Company crew from Oahu clears an Ohia tree from power lines in Hawaiian Acres Wednesday (Aug 13). Photo courtesy of Hawaiian Electric Co.

Iselle: Updates for Aug. 20, 2014

An estimated 1100 customers remain without power. Nearly all of these customers are in Nanawale Estates, Vacationland, and Kapoho Beach Lots. Ice is available for those unable to get to stores in hard hit areas noon at Nanawale Estates and Kalani Honua Retreat.

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USGS volcano and eathquake monitoring restored after Tropical Storm Iselle

As of Wednesday afternoon, August 13, all power issues were resolved and the U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory resumed monitoring volcanoes and earthquakes.

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A Hawaiian Electric crew works late at night in Hawaiian Paradise Park restoring power to homes for residents. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Iselle: Updates for Aug. 19, 2014

HELCO restored power to 300 customers Monday (Aug 18), an estimated 1,200 customers remain without power. Maps and updates can be found at the Leilani Estates Community Center.

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Hawaiian Electric workers get suited-up with safety gear before working on electrical lines in Hawaiian Beaches. Photo courtesy of Hawaiian Electric Companies

Iselle: Updates for Aug. 18, 2014

HELCO restored power to an additional 400 customers Sunday (Aug 17), an estimated 1,500 customers remain without power. HawaiianTel offering free Big Island phone calls in Nanawale and free WiFi in Pahoa.

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Let’s talk lizards at the Lyman Museum Monday (Aug 25)

On Monday (Aug 25) at the Lyman Museum, Dr. William Mautz talks about lizards: their habits and habitats, how and when they came to Hawaii, and the future of them.

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The Red Cross handing out supplies at the Pahoa Community Center Parking Lot. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Iselle: Updates for Aug. 17, 2014

Red Cross volunteers continue to distribute meals and snacks Sunday (Aug 17) to those in need at the Pahoa Community Center Parking lot and Mountain View Gym from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

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Disaster Assistance Recovery Center (DARC) at Pahoa Community Center Friday (Aug 15). DARC will be set-up 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. at the Mountain View Gym Saturday-Sunday (Aug 16-17). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Iselle: Updates for Aug. 16, 2014

The Disaster Assistance and Recovery Center (DARC) will be set-up 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at the Mountain View Gym Saturday-Sunday (Aug 16-17).

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Senator Brian Schatz flashes a shaka sign to passing motorists near Keonepoko Elementary School where two Puna precincts held their delayed primary election polls. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Schatz wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate seat

Hanohano ousted by SanBuenaventura; Ilagan retains council seat

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Iselle: Updates for Aug. 14

Mayor Billy Kenoi on TS Iselle Recovery Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Hawaii County Civil Defense Headquarters in Hilo. Hawaii 24/7 Staff Disaster Assistance and Recovery Centers: * Thursday, Aug. 14 and Friday, Aug. 15 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Pahoa Community Center * Saturday, Aug. 16 and Sunday, Aug. 17 from […]

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Iselle: Updates for Aug. 11

Hawaiian Electric Company sends trucks, poles and crews from Oahu to beef-up Big Island efforts to restore power to areas affected by Tropical Storm Iselle.

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A time-lapse view of Hilo August 3-9, 2014

The week in Hilo, Hawaii overlooking the town of Hilo towards Mauna Kea and Wailoa State Recreational Area. August 3-9, 2014

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