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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for June 24, 2016 2016 Mayoral candidates forum in Kona Wednesday (June 22) Volcano Watch: Re-thinking Kīlauea Volcano’s early known eruptive history Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for June 16, 2016 Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s new lava flows: the latest chapter in the dynamic history of Puʻu ʻŌʻō UH astronomer and others discover Jupiter-sized planet orbiting two suns
 
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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for June 24, 2016

The eastern breakout lava flow is 3.2 miles long, and the flow front was about 330 feet from the northern boundary of the abandoned Royal Gardens subdivision. Over the past week the flow front has advanced at a rate of roughly 330 feet per day.

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2016 Mayoral candidates forum in Kona Wednesday (June 22)

Eight candidates running to be the mayor of Hawaii County take to the stage in Kona to answer questions about how they would run things.

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Volcano Watch: Re-thinking Kīlauea Volcano’s early known eruptive history

Ongoing studies have tackled the question of what may be missing from the late 18th to early to mid-19th-century historical record of Kilauea Volcano.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for June 16, 2016

During the past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 100–120 feet below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u Crater. On the East Rift Zone, the June 27th lava flow is inactive.

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Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s new lava flows: the latest chapter in the dynamic history of Puʻu ʻŌʻō

As of June 16, the 61g flow is moving steadily southeast along, and just outside of, the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park boundary.

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UH astronomer and others discover Jupiter-sized planet orbiting two suns

Reminiscent of the fictional planet Tatooine in “Star Wars,” circumbinary planets orbit two stars and have two “suns” in their skies. The new planet, Kepler-1647b, is Jupiter-sized in radius.

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Lyman Museum offers free admission for military May 31-Sept 3, 2016

June 21, 2016

This summer, the Lyman Museum will once again be participating in Blue Star Museums program. As a Blue Star Museum, we will be offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families from May 31 through September 3. More than 2,000 museums throughout the U.S. are participating in 2016!

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During the week of June 13, 2016, through June 19, 2016, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 16 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two of the drivers were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 520 DUI arrests compared with 469 during the same period last year, an increase of 10.9 percent.

Police DUI stats for the week of June 13-19, 2016

June 20, 2016

During the week of June 13, 2016, through June 19, 2016, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 16 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two of the drivers were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 520 DUI arrests compared […]

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.75/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.34/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 2.3 cents per gallon the past week

June 20, 2016

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.75/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.34/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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Police are trying to ID person caught on camera in shoplifting case

June 20, 2016

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking the public for help in identifying a person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras in connection with a shoplifting investigation. On April 25, items were shoplifted from a store in Hilo. The incident was captured on video surveillance cameras.

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A 32-year-old Pāhoa woman died Friday (June 17) from injuries she received after being involved in a two-vehicle crash on Route 11 at the 21-mile marker in Glenwood.

The victim was identified as Crystal M. Mercado-Lopez of a Pāhoa address.

Responding to a 5 p.m. call, Puna Patrol officers determined that Mercado-Lopez was operating a 2001 Plymouth four-door sedan and traveling south on Route 11

Police identify woman killed in fatal crash Friday (June 17)

June 20, 2016

A 32-year-old Pāhoa woman died Friday (June 17) from injuries she received after being involved in a two-vehicle crash on Route 11 at the 21-mile marker in Glenwood. The victim was identified as Crystal M. Mercado-Lopez of a Pāhoa address. Responding to a 5 p.m. call, Puna Patrol officers determined that Mercado-Lopez was operating a […]

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Military convoys from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa begining Monday (June 20)

June 19, 2016

Oahu-based service members are scheduled to convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa Training Area, beginning Monday. The scheduled convoy times are from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.-10 p.m., June 20-22. Convoys will use Akoni Pule Corridor, Queen Kaahumanu Highway, Waikoloa Road, Mamalahoa Highway, and the Daniel K. Inouye Highway. Military police will escort the […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 5:01 p.m. alarm Friday (June 17) for a two vehicle crash near the 21 mile marker of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in the Glenwood area.

Crews arrived to find a crash between a Ford F-150 pickup truck and a small compact sedan. Both vehicles had extensive front-end damage.

Woman dies after two vehicle crash in Glenwood Friday (June 17)

June 17, 2016

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 5:01 p.m. alarm Friday (June 17) for a two vehicle crash near the 21 mile marker of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in the Glenwood area. Crews arrived to find a crash between a Ford F-150 pickup truck and a small compact sedan. Both vehicles had extensive front-end damage.

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Pahoa man charged for assault on man in wheelchair

June 17, 2016

A Pāhoa man has been charged with two offenses in connection with an assault on a man in a wheelchair. In response to a 10:46 a.m. call on June 7, police determined that a 57-year-old man had been assaulted in Pāhoa Town at 1:16 a.m. The victim, who uses a wheelchair, has no permanent address […]

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Police are searching for a man wanted on a bench warrant

June 16, 2016

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 34-year-old man who is wanted on a bench warrant. Joshua Figueroa is wanted for violating terms of a deferred plea in an assault and unlawful imprisonment case. He is also wanted for questioning in connection with another incident. He is described as 6-feet tall, 210 pounds with brown […]

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Police renew request for information about attempted robbery in Hilo

June 16, 2016

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about an attempted robbery in January. In response to an 8:03 p.m. call on January 27, South Hilo Patrol officers responded to the 70 block of Banyan Drive in Hilo, where a 79-year-old woman reported that she had been walking alone on the entrance ramp to […]

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Suspect turns himself in to police, collapses in cell, in critical condition

June 15, 2016

A man who was wanted for questioning in a robbery case is in critical condition after collapsing while in police custody. At 1:15 p.m. Tuesday (June 14), 38-year-old Clarence Hatori of Pāhoa turned himself in at the Hilo police station, where he was charged with two counts of contempt of court and arrested on suspicion […]

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The Hawaiʻi Police Department is proud to participate again in a backpack drive for children who cannot afford to buy them. As in previous years, all police stations around the island will double as drop-off points for persons interested in helping children in need. Backpacks may be dropped off between now and August 30.

Police team with HOPE Services Hawaii for keiki backpack drive

June 15, 2016

The Hawaiʻi Police Department is proud to participate again in a backpack drive for children who cannot afford to buy them. As in previous years, all police stations around the island will double as drop-off points for persons interested in helping children in need. Backpacks may be dropped off between now and August 30.

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