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Dempsey of Kealakehe High School honored with other students in Honolulu Volcano Watch: Volcanic explosions provide the foundation for agriculture Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 23, 2017 Light 4.4M quake shakes Hawaii Island Thursday morning (March 23) Baumgarner and Honda are East Hawaii Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater reaches 9th anniversary
 
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Dempsey of Kealakehe High School honored with other students in Honolulu

Third annual contest involved finding technology solutions to address affordable housing, food sustainability or creation of innovative industries.

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Volcano Watch: Volcanic explosions provide the foundation for agriculture

In the plantation era, a great amount of effort and capital was invested in creating a series of water tunnels to capture groundwater in Ka‘u. Each supplied between 80,000 to 1,200,000 gallons of water per month.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 23, 2017

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. This past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 14 and 32 m (46 – 105 ft) below the vent rim.

A temblor with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck Hawaii Island at 10:27 a.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017.

Light 4.4M quake shakes Hawaii Island Thursday morning (March 23)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4, with an epicenter in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, struck at 10:27 a.m. HST Thursday (March 23). No tsunami is expected.

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Baumgarner and Honda are East Hawaii’s Officer and Firefighter of the Year

The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized Puna Patrol Officer Joshua Baumgarner on Monday evening (March 20) as the East Hawaiʻi “Officer of the Year” and Fire EMS Captain Chris Honda as “Firefighter of the Year.”

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Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater reaches 9th anniversary

Kīlauea Volcano’s summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater began in March 2008. Since that time, countless changes have occurred.

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Police charge three men in connection with the theft of goats

March 20, 2017

Big Island police have charged three men in connection with a theft of livestock investigation reported to have occurred on Friday morning in the Paukaa area of South Hilo this past Friday (March 17) after seeing a suspicious truck in the area.

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Jeanie Jara was located in good health. The Police want to thank everyone that assisted in locating Ms. Jara.

Police locate a Pahala woman reported missing

March 20, 2017

Jeanie Jara was located in good health. The Police want to thank everyone that assisted in locating Ms. Jara.

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have not moved  in the past week, averaging $3.07/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.29/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii remain constant the past week

March 20, 2017

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have not moved in the past week, averaging $3.07/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.29/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about a telephone utility scam.  A Naʻalehu business reported Tuesday (March 14) that it received a phone call from someone posing as a representative of Hawaiʻi Electric Light Company.  The caller claimed the business’ electric bill was overdue and said that the electricity would be turned off unless the bill was paid immediately.

Police warn public about a phone scam posing as a utility company

March 20, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about a telephone utility scam. A Naʻalehu business reported Tuesday (March 14) that it received a phone call from someone posing as a representative of Hawaiʻi Electric Light Company. The caller claimed the business’ electric bill was overdue and said that the electricity would be turned off unless […]

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Police are seeking a person in connection with theft in a Hilo store

March 20, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking the public for help in identifying the person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras in connection with a theft from a Hilo store. On Thursday (February 2, 2017), an adult male shoplifted an item from a Hilo Store. The incident was captured on video surveillance cameras. The male is […]

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Umauma Bridge construction. August 24, 2014. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Hawaii Island lane closures for the week of March 18-24, 2017

March 19, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — HAWAII BELT ROAD (ROUTE 19) — 1) HAKALAU (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK) Alternating lane closures on Umauma Bridge in the vicinity of Hakalau (Route 19, Mile Marker 16) in both directions over a twenty-four hour period, […]

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A new quarterly newsletter for hunters has been launched this month by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW).  "Go Hunt Hawai‘i," is designed to help improve communication between the hunting community, other interested parties and resource managers.

‘Go Hunt, Hawaii’ newsletter launched by DLNR

March 19, 2017

A new quarterly newsletter for hunters has been launched this month by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW). “Go Hunt Hawai‘i,” is designed to help improve communication between the hunting community, other interested parties and resource managers.

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Advanced Sports International recalls Fuji Bicycles due to fall hazard

March 18, 2017

Advanced Sports International has received four reports of freehub slipping while pedaling. No crashes or injuries have been reported. Fuji Bicycle and Authorized Oval Concept dealers from April 2016 through October 2016 for between $2,000 to $8,000.

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A major road in Hilo was temporarily closed early Friday morning.

Shortly after 2:15 am, a vehicle traveling west on Puainako Avenue struck a utility pole near the ʻIwalani Street and Kāwili Street intersection.

The impact severed the pole near its base and blocked both lanes of traffic and resulted in the road closure. The driver of the vehicle was not seriously injured.

Early morning crash closes Hilo roadway for a few hours

March 17, 2017

A major road in Hilo was temporarily closed early Friday morning. Shortly after 2:15 am, a vehicle traveling west on Puainako Avenue struck a utility pole near the ʻIwalani Street and Kāwili Street intersection. The impact severed the pole near its base and blocked both lanes of traffic and resulted in the road closure. The […]

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Police are searching for a man in connection with a Pahoa robbery

March 17, 2017

Hawai’i Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 29-year-old Mason D. Beck who is wanted for questioning in connection with a robbery reported to have occurred this past Wednesday (March 15) in Pāhoa.

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Police arrest woman and two men in Puna kidnapping case

March 17, 2017

Two men and a woman from Puna were charged Thursday (March 16) with numerous offenses stemming from a kidnapping incident that occurred earlier in the week in upper Puna.

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Police are searching for a man wanted on bench warrants

March 17, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 23-year-old Pepeʻekeo / Honomū man wanted for two outstanding bench warrants. Jordan K. F. Botelho is wanted on a $500 warrant for traffic offenses as well as a no bail revocation warrant for narcotic offenses. Botelho is also wanted for questioning in four unrelated theft investigations.

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