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Mangitude 4.2 quake shakes Oahu Friday (Sept 15) Volcano Watch: Mauna Loa update: unrest continues, but the outcome is uncertain Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for September 14, 2017 Volcano Watch: When you need information about Hawaiian volcanoes, turn to the USGS Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for September 7, 2017 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park closes areas due to dry conditions and fire danger
 
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Mangitude 4.2 quake shakes Oahu Friday (Sept 15)

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.2 earthquake located off the northeast coast of O‘ahu on Friday, September 15, 2017, at 8:40 p.m. HST.

Aerial view of Mauna Loa erupting on the morning of March 25, 1984, the first day of the volcano’s most recent eruption. The lava flow was advancing southeast, toward Kīlauea, from fissure vents at an elevation of about 11,200 feet on Mauna Loa’s Northeast Rift Zone. Moku‘āweoweo, Mauna Loa’s summit caldera, is visible at top left. USGS photo by J.P. Lockwood.

Volcano Watch: Mauna Loa update: unrest continues, but the outcome is uncertain

What’s up with Mauna Loa, and is any change in sight? Should residents relax or stay vigilant?

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for September 14, 2017

This past week, Kīlauea Volcano’s summit lava lake level fluctuated with summit inflation and deflation and ranged about 31–53.5 m (102–175 ft) below the vent rim.

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Volcano Watch: When you need information about Hawaiian volcanoes, turn to the USGS

Perhaps the best place to begin your search for information about Hawaiian volcanoes is the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) website

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for September 7, 2017

This past week, Kīlauea Volcano’s summit lava lake level fluctuated in concert with summit inflation and deflation, ranging about 54–103 feet below the vent rim.

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park closes areas due to dry conditions and fire danger

Due to escalating fire danger in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, park officials have closed Hilina Pali Road from the Mauna Iki Trailhead and Mauna Loa Road at the gate past Kīpukapuaulu.

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Hawaii Red Cross has 48 volunteers assisting the Hurricane Harvey and Irma disasters

September 15, 2017

A total of 48 Hawaii Red Cross volunteers have been deployed for the wide-ranging American Red Cross response to Hurricane Harvey and Irma. For Harvey, a total of 31 volunteers were deployed: 15 from Oahu, 10 from the Big Island, 5 from Maui, and 1 from Molokai. For Irma, a total 17 volunteers were deployed: […]

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Kandace Kehaulani Iaukea

Police arrest Puna woman wanted in an auto theft case

September 15, 2017

Hawai’i Island police have located a 25-year-old Puna woman, who was wanted on a warrant of arrest and for questioning in a robbery investigation. On (September 14), at 5:15 p.m., acting on a tip received from the public, officers assigned to the Criminal Investigation Section located Kandace Kehaulani Iaukea, and took her into custody without […]

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The 17 Honoka'a students who are enrolled in the program will connect with HPU professors using video technology that allows for real-time learning. Photo courtesy of HPU

Hawaii Pacific University partners with Honokaa High School for college classes online

September 15, 2017

Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) and Honokaa High School today kicked off their new partnership that gives Honokaa students access to HPU’s new, virtual college-credit program. The 17 Honokaa students who are enrolled in the program will connect with HPU professors using video technology that allows for real-time learning.

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This is an Emergency Water Restriction Notice for North Kona District customers for 7:30 a.m., Friday, September 15, 2017.

The North Kona Water Restriction remains in effect. ALL residents in North Kona must continue to restrict water use to health and safety needs (drinking, cooking, and hygiene purposes). Civil Defense and the Department of Water Supply sincerely appreciates your efforts.

North Kona emergency water restriction remains in effect

September 15, 2017

This is an Emergency Water Restriction Notice for North Kona District customers for 7:30 a.m., Friday, September 15, 2017. The North Kona Water Restriction remains in effect. ALL residents in North Kona must continue to restrict water use to health and safety needs (drinking, cooking, and hygiene purposes). Civil Defense and the Department of Water […]

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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, September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017

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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Police are searching for suspects in connection with an auto theft

September 14, 2017

Hawai’i Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 31-year-old Puna man and a 25-year-old Puna woman, both wanted for outstanding arrest warrants of arrest in addition to questioning in an unrelated robbery investigation being conducted by detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigation Section.

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This is a Civil Defense Message: National Weather Service reports heavy and persistent rainfall from Keahole Point to Holualoa in Kona. A flood advisory is now in effect through this evening for Kailua-Kona, Kalaoa, Holualoa, Kahalu'u-Keauhou, and Honalo.

Heavy rains spur flood advisory for Kona

September 14, 2017

This is a Civil Defense Message: National Weather Service reports heavy and persistent rainfall from Keahole Point to Holualoa in Kona. A flood advisory is now in effect through this evening for Kailua-Kona, Kalaoa, Holualoa, Kahalu’u-Keauhou, and Honalo.

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Police have located a woman reported missing

September 14, 2017

‪HAWAII POLICE DEPT UPDATE: Missing Person Candice Koi has been located.‬

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Puna man wanted on a warrant and questioning in an assault case

September 13, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 28-year-old Puna man wanted on an outstanding bench warrant and questioning in an unrelated assault investigation. Police are seeking Daniel S.K. Valente-Akau, described as 5-feet-6-inches, 190 pounds, brown eyes and brown hair with a large tribal tattoo below his right elbow, and the word […]

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During the week of September 4, 2017, through September 10, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 36 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Four of the drivers were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 800 DUI arrests compared with 741 during the same period last year, an increase of 8 percent.

Police DUI stats for the week of September 4-10, 2017

September 12, 2017

During the week of September 4, 2017, through September 10, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 36 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Four of the drivers were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 800 DUI arrests […]

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Gov. David Ige and state Financial Institutions Commissioner Iris Ikeda announced a “banking solution” that allows Hawai‘i’s medical cannabis dispensaries to access financial services and use a cashless payment system.
 
The solution makes Hawai‘i the first in the nation to have a cashless dispensary system.

Hawai‘i unveils first cashless payment system for medical cannabis

September 12, 2017

Gov. David Ige and state Financial Institutions Commissioner Iris Ikeda announced a “banking solution” that allows Hawai‘i’s medical cannabis dispensaries to access financial services and use a cashless payment system. The solution makes Hawai‘i the first in the nation to have a cashless dispensary system.

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A military convoy pulls over onto the shoulder of Mamalahoa Highway (Hwy 190) to let traffic pass after exiting Saddle Road as it heads South to Waikolola Road. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Military to convoy from PTA to Kawaihae Sept 13-16, 2017

September 12, 2017

Soldiers are scheduled to convoy from Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) to Kawaihae Docks Sept. 13-16. The convoys are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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