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Mission Apolo: Ohno takes on Ironman World Championship

Olympic speedskater working with Newby Frazier, Alexander, Carfrae and McKenzie

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Harlem Globetrotters make Kona debut (April 27)

‘Fans Rule’ tour allows audience to decide new rule that could affect the outcome of the game

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Wish you were here? The week in Hilo April 13-19, 2014

The week in Hilo, Hawaii via a time-lapse movie overlooking Hilo towards Mauna Kea.

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Head Coach Earl Tamiya, Kyeton Littel, Chris Shimomura, Dalen Yamauchi, Corey Kozuma, Christian Agosto and Assistant Coach Ron Takahashi. Photo courtesy of UH-Hilo

UH-Hilo claims 2014 PacWest Men’s Golf Conference title

With three Top-6 finishers the University of Hawaii at Hilo claimed the 2014 Pacific West Conference title with a 20-stroke victory on the Hiddenbrooke Golf Course in Vallejo, California.

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Historic Hawaii’s 40th annual preservation honor awards

Several preservation projects on Hawaii Island among this year’s honorees

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Puu Huluhulu Hunter’s Check-in Station. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo hunting

PTA to open several areas for bow hunting this weekend

Army officials are opening several training areas for bow hunting, here, April 19-20, from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 17, 2014

On Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone, the Kahauale‘a 2 flow continued to be active northeast of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō. On Wednesday (April 9) the active flow front was 5.2 miles Northeast of the vent on Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō.

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Big Island farmer exposed as predator

Documentary reveals predator foster parent

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This portable “power” platform is designed to be slung by helicopter to temporary monitoring sites on Hawaiian volcanoes. The platform is being used at Webcam sites and at Kïlauea’s summit to measure activity of the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u Crater—a continuously recording gravity meter and an experimental camera for measuring sulfur dioxide gas (shown here). The platform can also be used for other types of monitoring instruments. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

Volcano Watch: Portable instrument platforms enable rapid deployment of monitoring stations

Cascades Volcano Observatory scientists designed and built self-contained, portable units that could be slung into place by helicopter, without needing people to work at the site. Nicknamed “spiders” several were placed on the old dome of Mount St. Helens.

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Hula Kahiko at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Volcano Art Center’s Hula Kahiko series featured a performance by kumu hula Micah Kamohoali`i with Halau Na Kipu‘upu‘u Saturday (April 12).

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The total lunar eclipse from Mountain View, Hawaii

Strong trade winds pushed cloud cover aside so that many residents on the Big Island had a chance to view the total lunar eclipse Monday (April 14).

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Hawaii, Mexico students explore volcano in virtual field trip

Public able to join in trip, partly recorded from students’-eye view via ‘Grab & Go Glassroom’

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