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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.

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.

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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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Hilo man charged with burglary in Puna, facing enhanced sentencing

October 16, 2014

A second man has been charged with a September 8 burglary under a state law that provides for enhanced sentencing for certain crimes committed during a state of emergency. On September 8, a 35-year-old Puna man reported that he returned to his home on 34th Avenue in the Orchidland Estates subdivision and saw a man […]

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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

October 16, 2014

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.

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Ana may become a hurricane on Friday, Tropical Storm Watch now in effect

October 16, 2014

According to the National Weather Service Ana may become a hurricane on Friday (Oct 17), slight weakening is expected on Saturday.

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PISCES stars on ‘Mars’

October 15, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE The first ever PISCES Women STARS (STEM Aerospace Research Scholars) program was completed this summer after three Hawaii High School students successfully returned to Earth from “Mars.” Catherine Cauley of Hilo High School, Sage Doreste of Connections Public Charter School, and Emily Strawn of Konawaena High School spent one night on the “Red […]

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Hawaii’s Volcano Circus maintains innocent position regarding BLNR ruling

October 15, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE Despite several attempts by staff and legal counsel of the Hawaii’s Volcano Circus (HVC) to clarify the organizational relationship between HVC and the Village Green Society (VGS), the state Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) waged fines against both organizations earlier this month. According to HVC Chairman, Graham Ellis, HVC did not […]

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Ana expected to become a hurricane by Friday, Tropical Storm Watch issued

October 15, 2014

According to the Nationa Weather Service Tropical Storm Ana has maximum sustained winds of 60 mph and is forecast to gradually intensify into a Category One hurricane by Friday. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the Big Island.

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Chamber council, legislators tour PTA

Chamber council, legislators tour PTA

October 15, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE Members of the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii’s Military Affairs Council and legislators from the Big Island recently attended the Army’s annual live-fire exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA). The purpose of the orientation was to illustrate the importance of the site for training of Hawaii-based military units. State Reps. Cindy Evans, Richard Onishi, […]

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NPS designates county as Certified Local Government

October 15, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE The National Park Service has announced, in concurrence with the Hawaii State Historic Preservation Office, it has designated Hawaii County, Hawaii as a Certified Local Government. This designation makes the community an official partner in the portion of the federal historic preservation program which engages local, state, and federal partners to promote historic […]

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State awarded $1.09M for unemployment insurance program

October 15, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $1,098,390 to the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) to improve the state’s business processes through the application of technology to the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program. The federal grants support business process improvements that will benefit both employers and workers. Of the total, $484,390 […]

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Police charge South Kohala man with attempted murder

October 15, 2014

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a South Kohala man with attempted murder and other offenses in connection with an altercation that turned violent in Waikoloa on Sunday night (October 12). At 9:20 p.m. Tuesday (October 14), 34-year-old Aaron Nakamoto of Waikoloa was charged with attempted second-degree murder, second-degree assault and disorderly conduct. His bail was […]

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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

October 15, 2014

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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