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Governor Ige LavaTalk: January 26, 2015 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: January 25, 2015 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: January 24, 2015 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: January 23, 2015 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: January 22, 2015 update on Kilauea Two brushfires sparked by Puna lava flow Wednesday (Jan 21) LavaTalk: January 21, 2015 update on Kilauea Big Island youth leader speaks at Hawaii State Capitol Grounded sail boat removed from reef
 
Governor David Ige presents the State of the State address in Honolulu Monday, January 26, 2015. Photo courtesy of Governor's office

Governor Ige’s State of the State address Monday (Jan 26)

Governor David Ige’s State of the State Address in Honolulu Monday (Jan 26) at the State Capitol.

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LavaTalk: January 26, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Monday morning (Jan 26) assesment revealed that flow breakout on the north margin continues to be active, shows some widening, advanced 50 yards since yesterday and is about 0.36 miles from Highway 130 near the Pahoa Police and Fire Stations.

A photo from a research camera temporarily positioned southeast of the Pāhoa Marketplace, this image shows the June 27th lava flow advancing from left to right. Raindrops on the front of the lens is obscuring part of the view. The image was taken at 8:50 a.m. Sunday, January 25, 2015. This camera that took this was installed through a collaboration between the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, Oceanic Time Warner Cable, and Bryson's Cinders Inc.

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

The Sunday morning (Jan 25) overflight revealed that flow breakout on the north margin shows some widening but little advancement since Wednesday and remains about 0.4 miles from Highway 130 near the Pahoa Police and Fire Stations.

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

The Saturday morning (Jan 24) overflight revealed that flow breakout on the north margin shows some widening but little advancement since Wednesday and remains about 0.4 miles from Highway 130 near the Pahoa Police and Fire Stations.

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

The Friday morning (Jan 23) assessment revealed that flow breakout on the north margin shows little advancement since Wednesday and remains about 0.4 miles from Highway 130 near the Pahoa Police and Fire Stations.

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

The Thursday morning (Jan 22) assessment revealed that flow breakout on the north margin shows little advancement since yesterday and remains about 0.4 miles from Highway 130 near the Pahoa Police and Fire Stations.

USGS/HVO webcam view at 3:41 p.m. Wednesday (Jan 21) showing the smoke rising from the brushfires sparked by the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow.

Two brushfires sparked by Puna lava flow Wednesday (Jan 21)

Two brushfires sparked by the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow are burning in the area mauka of Highway 130 and south of Ainaloa subdivision.

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

The Wednesday morning (Jan 21) assessment revealed that flow breakout on the north margin has not advanced since yesterday and remains about 0.4 miles from Highway 130 near the Pahoa Police and Fire Stations.

Alex Siordia: ‘By 2018, 68 percent of jobs in Hawaii will require some level of post secondary education’

Big Island youth leader speaks at Hawaii State Capitol

Alex Siordia: ‘By 2018, 68 percent of jobs in Hawaii will require some level of post secondary education’

Natural resource damage was limited, some debris remains in the water

Grounded sail boat removed from reef

Natural resource damage was limited, some debris remains in the water

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested four persons in connection with a fatal stabbing in Hilo on Tuesday (January 20). Detectives arrested the two men and two women Thursday (January 22) on suspicion of second-degree murder.

Police arrest four in fatal Hilo stabbing case

January 23, 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested four persons in connection with a fatal stabbing in Hilo on Tuesday (January 20). Detectives arrested the two men and two women Thursday (January 22) on suspicion of second-degree murder.

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Dangerous surf conditions continue to be observed and reported across areas of West Hawaii. Surf heights of 10 to 15 feet are forecasted for the West facing shores of Hawaii Island.

Dangerous high surf continues for west facing shores of the Big Island

January 23, 2015

Dangerous surf conditions continue to be observed and reported across areas of West Hawaii. Surf heights of 10 to 15 feet are forecasted for the West facing shores of Hawaii Island.

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No tsunami threat from strong quake in Vanuatu

January 22, 2015

A strong 6.8 magnitude quake occured in the Vanuatu Islands at 5:47 p.m. HST Thursday (Jan 22). The quake did not have the characteristics to trigger a tsunami.

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Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the victim of a fatal stabbing in Hilo on Tuesday (January 20) as 43-year-old Brian Whetten, who had no permanent address.

Whetten was was found injured in a drug store parking lot off Kīlauea Avenue shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday. Police learned he had been confronted by two men while in the grassy area between a business off Kīlauea Avenue and the mauka soccer fields off Kamehameha Avenue.

Police identify man stabbed to death in Hilo Tuesday (Jan 20)

January 22, 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the victim of a fatal stabbing in Hilo on Tuesday (January 20) as 43-year-old Brian Whetten, who had no permanent address. Whetten was was found injured in a drug store parking lot off Kīlauea Avenue shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday. Police learned he had been confronted by two men while […]

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Unwanted, illegal, damaged fireworks collection (Jan. 28)

January 22, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Fire Chief Darren Rosario announces the Hawaii Fire Department will be conducting a collection of unwanted, illegal, and/or damaged fireworks from anyone wishing to turn them in for proper disposal. Members of the public will be able to drop off their unwanted fireworks (island-wide) on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Those wishing to participate […]

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Ishikawa is East Hawaii’s Officer of the Month for January

January 22, 2015

The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized Lloyd Ishikawa on Thursday (January 22) as East Hawaiʻi “Officer of the Month” for January. Ishikawa, a 28-year veteran officer assigned to the Puna District, was honored for his role in capturing four wanted fugitives.

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Dangerous surf conditions continue to be observed and reported across areas of West Hawaii. Surf heights of 15 to 20 feet are forecasted for the West facing shores of Hawaii Island.

High surf warning continues for west facing shores of the Big Island

January 22, 2015

Dangerous surf conditions continue to be observed and reported across areas of West Hawaii. Surf heights of 15 to 20 feet are forecasted for the West facing shores of Hawaii Island.

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Community Policing Officers are working with the Hawaiʻi County Planning Department to protect the public from illegal “rave” parties. As a result of this partnership, the Planning Department issued a $5,000 fine to a property owner in connection with a “rave” party in Hawaiian Acres last year.

Illegal rave party nets property owner $5K fine

January 21, 2015

Community Policing Officers are working with the Hawaiʻi County Planning Department to protect the public from illegal “rave” parties. As a result of this partnership, the Planning Department issued a $5,000 fine to a property owner in connection with a “rave” party in Hawaiian Acres last year.

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Big Island launches veterans treatment court

January 21, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE On Nov. 10, the Third Circuit Court launched its Veterans Treatment Court with an opening ceremony held in the courtroom of Chief Judge Ronald Ibarra. Ibarra is presiding over the Veterans Treatment Court in Kona and Judge Greg Nakamura is the presiding judge in Hilo. “The Big Island community is committed to helping […]

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PISCES, NASA sign Space Act Agreement

January 21, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE The Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES) has signed a non-reimbursable Space Act Agreement with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC), formally establishing a partnership to jointly work on a Hawaii high school STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) project that will give students the opportunity to develop a space experiment and […]

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Today, Senator Mazie K. Hirono joined a unanimous, bipartisan vote in the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee to advance H.R. 203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act, which would improve access to mental health services and suicide prevention resources for American veterans.

Sen Hirono joins vote on Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act

January 21, 2015

Today, Senator Mazie K. Hirono joined a unanimous, bipartisan vote in the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee to advance H.R. 203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act, which would improve access to mental health services and suicide prevention resources for American veterans.

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Police searching for Ocean View man wanted on bench warrant

January 21, 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 26-year-old Ocean View man wanted on a bench warrant for contempt of court. Stephen Kaleo Graham Jr. is also wanted for questioning in connection with several investigations of burglaries, unauthorized entries into motor vehicles and unauthorized control of propelled vehicles in the Kona […]

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