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LavaTalk: February 26, 2015 update on Kilauea Kealakehe selected for student lunar flight experiment Naalehu residents losing sole supermarket LavaTalk: February 25, 2015 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: February 24, 2015 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: February 23, 2015 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: February 22, 2015 update on Kilauea Downtown Hilo heats up their Chinese New Year celebration LavaTalk: February 21, 2015 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: February 20, 2015 update on Kilauea
 
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LavaTalk: February 26, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Thursday morning (Feb 26) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin has widened but has not advanced since Monday. Smoke conditions were light with a light southwest wind blowing the smoke in a northeast direction.

Two schools chosen to take part in Research Investigating Dust Expulsion Removal Systems experiment

Kealakehe selected for student lunar flight experiment

Two schools chosen to take part in Research Investigating Dust Expulsion Removal Systems experiment

Island Market closing its doors Feb. 27

Naalehu residents losing sole supermarket

Island Market closing its doors Feb. 27

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LavaTalk: February 25, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Wednesday morning (Feb 25) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin has widened but is not advancing. Smoke conditions were light with a light north wind blowing the smoke in a southeast direction.

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LavaTalk: February 24, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Tuesday morning (Feb 24) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin has widened but is not advancing. Smoke conditions were light with a light north wind blowing the smoke in a southeast direction.

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LavaTalk: February 23, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Monday morning (Feb 23) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin remains active however sluggish, widening and shows no advancement since yesterday morning.

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LavaTalk: February 22, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Sunday morning (Feb 22) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin remains active however sluggish and has advanced approximately 20 yards since yesterday morning and is about one mile from Hwy 130.

Kyle Kawai of Big Island Shaolin Arts performs firebreathing fronting the Kress building during Chinese New Year celebration in downtown Hilo Saturday, February 21, 2015. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Downtown Hilo heats up their Chinese New Year celebration

The Chinese New Year began Thursday but downtown Hilo celebrated with music, fireworks and firebreathing Saturday (Feb 21). This Luna New Year is the Year of the Ram.

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LavaTalk: February 21, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Saturday morning (Feb 21) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. The breakout along the north margin remains active and has advanced approximately 90 yards since yesterday morning.

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LavaTalk: February 20, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Friday morning (Feb 20) overflight has revealed that the lava flow front remains stalled. A brushfire broke out yesterday from the edge of the breakout and all fire activity remains within the firebreaks and a secure perimeter.

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Updates from Sen. Hirono (Jan. 28-Feb. 25)

February 25, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii’s congressional delegation has announced the Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA) will receive a $9,036,788 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as part of its Capital Fund Program for Public Housing Agencies. “Safe, affordable housing is a basic necessity that every person deserves,” said Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii). […]

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During the week of February 16, 2015, through February 22, 2015, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 139 DUI arrests compared with 189 during the same period last year, a decrease of 26.5 percent.

Police DUI stats for the week of February 16-22, 2015

February 25, 2015

During the week of February 16, 2015, through February 22, 2015, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 139 DUI arrests compared with 189 during […]

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Stene: Inouye Highway before Kawaihae bypass

Stene: Inouye Highway before Kawaihae bypass

February 24, 2015

(Reader Opinions Disclaimer: This column allows members of the community to share their opinions and views, which do not necessarily reflect those of Hawaii 24/7, its staff, sponsors or anyone other than the writer. Hawaii 24/7 reserves the right to refuse any column deemed to be misinformation, of an unethical nature, a personal attack, or […]

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San Buenaventura legislative town hall (Feb. 27)

February 24, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura would like to invite the people of District 4, Puna, to her town-hall event at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 at the Pahoa Community Center. SAN BUENAVENTURA 2015 PACKAGE OF BILLS First-term Puna Rep. Joy San Buenaventura has introduced a slate of Puna related bills, in the aftermath […]

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Following a rigorous review of bids submitted as part of a competitive bid process, Hawai‘i Electric Light Company has selected Ormat to provide an additional 25 MW of geothermal energy for Hawai‘i Island. The next step in the process is to begin contract negotiations with Ormat, with an agreement to be submitted to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for approval.

HELCO selects Ormat to provide an additional 25MW of geothermal energy

February 24, 2015

Following a rigorous review of bids submitted as part of a competitive bid process, Hawai‘i Electric Light Company has selected Ormat to provide an additional 25 MW of geothermal energy for Hawai‘i Island. The next step in the process is to begin contract negotiations with Ormat, with an agreement to be submitted to the Public […]

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The University of Hawaii at Hilo Athletic Department is offering FREE admission for all intermediate and high school students for games this week in Hilo.

Free admision for intermediate and high school students to UH-Hilo games this week

February 23, 2015

The University of Hawaii at Hilo Athletic Department is offering FREE admission for all intermediate and high school students for games this week in Hilo.

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Military convoys between Kawaihae and PTA (Feb 23-28)

February 23, 2015

Oahu-based service members are scheduled to convoy between Kawaihae Harbor and Pōhakuloa Training Area, Feb. 23-28, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Convoys will travel from PTA to Kawaihae, Feb. 23-24. Convoys will also travel from Kawaihae to PTA, Feb. 24-28. Military police will escort the convoys.

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Puna man is charged with meth trafficking and weapons offenses

February 23, 2015

A 31-year-old Puna man is in police custody on $1 million bail for meth trafficking and other drug and weapons charges. Richard Theodore Frias of Mountain View was one of three men arrested Friday afternoon (February 20) during the execution of a search warrant at a home on the 200 block of Alaloa Road in […]

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Fire/rescue units responded to a 9:44 p.m. alarm Sunday (Feb 22) for a structure fire at 15-2786 Ahi Street in the Hawaiian Shores subdivision area of Puna.

Crews arrived to find a single-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 10 p.m. and it was declared out at 11:30 p.m.

The home was destroyed with the loss estimated at $130,000. There were no injuries reported in the blaze. The cause of the fire is unknown.

Fire destroys Puna home Sunday night (Feb 22)

February 23, 2015

Fire/rescue units responded to a 9:44 p.m. alarm Sunday (Feb 22) for a structure fire at 15-2786 Ahi Street in the Hawaiian Shores subdivision area of Puna. Crews arrived to find a single-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 10 p.m. and it was declared out at 11:30 p.m. The […]

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.04/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.29/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 2.1 cents per gallon the past week

February 23, 2015

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.04/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.29/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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Strong 6.2M quake near Mexico, no tsunami threat

February 22, 2015

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 occurred off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico at 4:23 a.m. HST Sunday, February 22 2015. Based on all available data, there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Island Branch announces the opening of the 2015 Spring Bearded Turkey Hunting Season on Sunday, March 1, 2015.  The spring season will run 31 consecutive days through Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

Spring Bearded Turkey hunting season to begin Sunday (March 1)

February 22, 2015

The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Island Branch announces the opening of the 2015 Spring Bearded Turkey Hunting Season on Sunday, March 1, 2015. The spring season will run 31 consecutive days through Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

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