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By dawn on Tuesday morning, October 28, 2014, lava had crossed into two privately owned properties above Pāhoa. Note the inflated flow behind the fence, which is chest-high. We are grateful to the owners of the property for allowing us access and permission to work on their land and post these photos. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 29, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

As of 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct 29) the lava flow has advanced to within 225 yards from Pahoa Village Road. The flow advancement has been averaging approximately 5-10 yards per hour.

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LavaTalk: October 28, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

As of 6:30 a.m. Tuesday (Oct 28) the lava flow has advanced 90 yards and is within 510 yards from Pahoa Village Road.

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LavaTalk: October 27, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

As of 6 p.m. Monday (Oct 27) the lava flow has advanced and is within 70 yards of the nearest residential property. Pahoa Village Road between Apa‘a Street and Post Office Road is closed as the lava flow approaches.

A HELCO utility pole which was hardened against the onslaught of the lava flow appears to be surviving in the lava flow Saturday (Oct 25). Photo courtesy of HELCO

HELCO power poles still standing in the lava flow

Hawaii Electric Light reports that its power poles along Apa‘a Street currently remain in place as the lava flow crossed the road early Saturday morning (Oct 25).

An HVO geologist maps the margin of the June 27th lava flow in the open field below Apaʻa Street / Cemetery Road on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 26, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

As of 9:30 p.m. Sunday (Oct 26) Pahoa Village Road between Apa‘a Street and Post Office Road is closed to area residents only as the lava flow approaches.

The June 27th flow remains active on Friday, October 24, 2014, and has advanced at an increased rate over the past two days. This afternoon (2 pm), the flow front was pushing ahead as a narrow lobe, and was just 135 m (150 yards) from Cemetery Rd./Apaʻa St. The vent for the June 27th flow is on Puʻu ʻŌʻō (top of photograph), which is nearly 19 km (12 miles) away. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 25, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The leading edge of the lava flow has advanced 300 yards since yesterday and has crossed Apaa Street. Evacuation notice has been issued.

The Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow advances towards Apa‘a Street/Cemetery Road. The Pahoa Transfer Station can be seen to the upper right of the leading edge of the lava flow. Photo courtesy of Hawaii County Civil Defense.

LavaTalk: October 24, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The leading edge of the lava flow has advanced 300 yards since yesterday. Apaa Street/Cemetery Road between The Pahoa Transfer Station and Kaohe Homestead road is closed due to the lava threat.

A vertical view of the lava upslope from the flow front covering a dirt road on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 23, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The narrow finger of lava coming off the main flow has advanced 425 yards since yesterday. Apaa Street/Cemetery Road between The Pahoa Transfer Station and Kaohe Homestead road is closed due to the lava threat.

The Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow with the Pahoa Transfer Station in the foreground. Image taken October 21, 2014. Photo courtesy of Hawaii County Civil Defense

LavaTalk: October 22, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

This morning’s lava flow assessment shows the narrow finger of lava coming off the main flow has become the leading edge and advanced 100 yards since yesterday, this is 30-50 yards ahead of the original flow front. The flow still remains about 0.6 miles from the Apaa Street area.

A finger off the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow approaches a private roadway as it heads downhill. Image taken October 21, 2014. Courtesy of Hawaii County Civil Defense

LavaTalk: October 21, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

This morning’s lava flow assessment shows the lava flow has picked-up in activity and advanced 30 yards since yesterday. The flow still remains about 0.6 miles from the Apaa Street area.

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.06/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.05/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 0.5 cents per gallon the past week

October 27, 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.06/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.05/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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The Kahaualea Natural Area Reserve trailhead at the end of Captain's Drive/Ala Kapena Drive in Glenwood, Hawaii. Officially the trail is closed but hikers and hunters often enter the area. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo.

Hikers are rescued from forest reserve in Volcano Sunday (Oct 26)

October 26, 2014

Fire/rescue crews answered an 11:34 a.m. alarm Sunday (Oct 26) for two lost hikers on the Captain’s Drive/Ala Kapena Drive trail in the Volcano area. Ground crews and Chopper One were dispatched for the search.

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Community Wildfire Protection Plan meetings

October 25, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization will hold community input meetings to update four Hawaii County Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs) for Volcano, Ka‘u, Ocean View, and South Kona communities. Community input is critical to the CWPP process to determine priority wildfire concerns, needs, and action steps to better prepare and protect fire-prone areas from […]

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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, October 24, 2014

October 24, 2014

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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McGuire is East Hawaii’s Officer of the Month for October

October 23, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized Reserve Officer Iris McGuire on Thursday (October 23) as East Hawaiʻi “Officer of the Month” for October. McGuire was honored for her dedication to duty in the Puna District, particularly during Hurricane Iselle. McGuire served as a police officer from 1998 until she resigned in […]

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PTA to open areas for bow hunting, October 25-26, 2014

October 23, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii – Army officials are opening several training areas for bow hunting, here, Oct. 25-26, from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Training areas 1-4, 9, 12-16 and the Keamuku Training Area will be open for bow hunting of mammals only. Hunters are allowed one pig, one goat and one sheep, […]

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Mayor Billy Kenoi selects a pair of heels for the 2012 Walk-a-Mile event. (Photo courtesy of YWCA Hawaii Island)

Men walking in high heels (Oct. 25)

October 22, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE YWCA of Hawaii Island hosts the sixth annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. In East Hawaii, the one-mile march begins at the YWCA Ululani Street campus. In West Hawaii, the march will be at the Kona International Market. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and is a […]

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A second person was arrested in connection with an altercation in Hilo early Saturday morning (October 18) on the 400 block of West Kawili Street.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged with terroristic threatening Sunday (October 20) and turned over to the jurisdiction of Family Court. Because he is a minor, police are not releasing any other information about him.

Second person arrested in Hilo attempted murder case

October 22, 2014

A second person was arrested in connection with an altercation in Hilo early Saturday morning (October 18) on the 400 block of West Kawili Street. A 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged with terroristic threatening Sunday (October 20) and turned over to the jurisdiction of Family Court. Because he is a minor, police are not […]

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SBA offers low interest loans for those affected by Tropical Storm Iselle

October 22, 2014

Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Hawaii residents and business owners affected by Tropical Storm Iselle that occurred August 7 – 9, 2014, U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster following the October 16 denial of the state’s appeal for […]

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Emergency airbag recall updated to 7.8M vehicles

October 22, 2014

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has increased the number of vehicles and modified the vehicle list in its urgent notice to consumers of certain models of BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota. The agency says it is urging consumers to immediately address recall notices to replace […]

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Police identify fatality in Waimea ATV crash

October 21, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE A 48-year-old Kamuela man died early this week after crashing on an all-terrain vehicle. He was identified as Willard Rapoza Jr. Sometime between 10 a.m. and noon Sunday (October 19), Rapoza left his Waimea home on an ATV and failed to return home. At 1:25 p.m. Monday, relatives found him unresponsive and trapped […]

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Police DUI stats for the week of October 13-19, 2014

October 20, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE Media Release During the week of October 13, 2014, through October 19, 2014, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 18 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 927 DUI arrests […]

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