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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.

A close view of the north margin of the flow, just behind the flow front on October 17, 2014. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 20, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

This morning’s lava flow assessment shows the lava flow front remains stalled and has not advanced since yesterday. The flow remains about 0.6 miles from the Apaa Street area.

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LavaTalk: October 19, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

This morning’s lava flow assessment shows the lava flow front remains stalled and has not advanced since yesterday. The flow remains about 0.6 miles from the Apaa Street area.

Another view of the flow front on October 17, 2014, looking downslope towards Pāhoa. The smoke plumes are created by individual breakouts burning vegetation at the flow margin. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 18, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

This morning’s lava flow assessment shows the lava flow front remains stalled and has not advanced since yesterday. The flow remains about 0.6 miles from the Apaa Street area.

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Hurricane Ana floods roadway puts Big Island under Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning extended to 3 p.m. and a Flood Watch in effect after that. The Hawaii Police Department reports that Highway 11 between the 57 and 58 mile marks between Pahala and Naalehu is closed to all traffic due to flooding. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and to use alternate routes if […]

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LavaTalk: October 17, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

This morning’s lava flow assessment shows the lava flow remains stalled and not advanced since yesterday. The flow is about 0.6 miles from the Apaa Street area.

The June 27th lava flow advancement has slowed, with the leading edge of the flow moving only a few tens of meters (yards) over the past two days. Nevertheless, active breakouts persist around the flow front, as shown in this photo, taken on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, by the continued burning of vegetation along the flow margins. This morning, the flow front was 1.1 km (0.7 miles) from Apaʻa St., as measured along a straight line. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 16, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

This morning’s lava flow assessment shows the lava flow has stalled and not advanced since yesterday. The flow is about 0.6 miles from the Apaa Street area.

The steaming top of the lava tube system at Pu‘u ‘O‘o crater on the North flank. Image taken at 7:39 a.m. HST, Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 15, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

This morning’s lava flow assessment shows the lava flow has advanced about 25 yards since yesterday. The flow is moving very slowy in a Northeast direction and is about 0.6 miles from the Apaa Street area.

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Hilo man is charged with attempted murder

October 19, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi County police have arrested and charged a Hilo man with attempted murder in connection with an altercation in Hilo early Saturday morning (October 18). At 2 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the 400 block of West Kawili Street and found a 21-year-old Hilo man with a neck injury. He was taken to […]

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Most of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park opened Sunday following Hurricane Ana, except for Mauna Loa Road which remains closed due to downed trees.  

Popular park features like Thurston Lava Tube, Kīlauea Iki Overlook, and the 19-mile stretch of Chain of Craters Road are now open, including both visitor centers and Kīpukapuaulu (Bird Park). Nāmakanipaio Campground is also open.

Most of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park open again Sunday (Oct 19)

October 19, 2014

Most of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park opened Sunday following Hurricane Ana, except for Mauna Loa Road which remains closed due to downed trees. Popular park features like Thurston Lava Tube, Kīlauea Iki Overlook, and the 19-mile stretch of Chain of Craters Road are now open, including both visitor centers and Kīpukapuaulu (Bird Park). Nāmakanipaio Campground […]

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The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Advisory for the Island of Hawaii effective through 10:15 a.m. this morning. Heavy rains are being reported in various parts of the island and flood conditions may be expected.

Flood and Marine Advisories issued for the Big Island

October 19, 2014

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Advisory for the Island of Hawaii effective through 10:15 a.m. this morning. Heavy rains are being reported in various parts of the island and flood conditions may be expected.

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Umauma Bridge construction on October 13, 2014. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Big Island lane closures for the week of October 18-24, 2014

October 18, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — MAMALAHOA HIGHWAY (ROUTE 11) — 1) VICINITY OF VOLCANO TO KAPAPALA RANCH Alternating single lane closures on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in both directions between Milepost Markers 45.6 and 39.5 in the vicinity of […]

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Police are searching for a Hilo man reported missing

October 17, 2014

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 54-year-old Hilo man who was reported missing. David Acasio, who has no permanent address, was last seen in Hilo on Thursday (October 16). He is described as Hawaiian, 5-foot-10, 160 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes.

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Police are searching for a Hookena man wanted on a bench warrant

October 17, 2014

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 22-year-old man wanted on a $20,000 bench warrant for violating probation. Matthew Alani of Hoʻokena is also wanted for questioning in connection with an abuse case. He is described as 5-foot-7, 150 pounds with black hair, brown eyes and possibly a goatee. He has numerous tattoos, including one […]

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The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” highlights a 34-year-old man considered armed and dangerous, a 37-year-old woman wanted for extortion and a 23-year-old woman wanted for bail jumping.

The new episode begins airing Friday (October 17).

Latest ‘Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted’ show to air on TV

October 17, 2014

The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” highlights a 34-year-old man considered armed and dangerous, a 37-year-old woman wanted for extortion and a 23-year-old woman wanted for bail jumping. The new episode begins airing Friday (October 17).

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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 17, 2014

October 17, 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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Ana now a hurricane, Tropical Storm Watch in effect, shelters open

October 17, 2014

Hurricane Ana is passing Southwest of the Big Island. Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 25 miles from the center, and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 105 miles.

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Green schedules briefing on readiness for ebola (Oct. 22)

October 17, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE State Sen. Josh Green M.D., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, has scheduled an informational briefing at the State Capitol for Wednesday, October 22 at 9:00 AM on Hawaii’s preparedness for outbreaks of infectious disease, including the Ebola virus. “Ebola kills more than half the people it infects,” Green said, “so this […]

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Waimea charged in two theft cases

October 16, 2014

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 43-year-old Yasser Farrag of Kamuela, who was wanted for theft. He turned himself in to police on September 10 and was charged with second-degree theft and third-degree theft. His bail was set at $2,500.

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Ana Updates: Emergency proclamation; schools closed (10 p.m. Oct. 16)

October 16, 2014

Hawaii 24/7 Staff UPDATED: 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 HAWAII RED CROSS VOLUNTEERS OPENING SHELTERS ON BIG ISLAND In partnership with the Hawaii County Civil Defense, the Hawaii Red Cross volunteers will be opening shelters on the Big Island in response to Tropical Storm Ana. Evacuation Shelters will open on Friday, October 17, 2014 at […]

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