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Light 4.6M quake strikes off Kawaihae Friday morning (Feb 17) Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for February 16, 2017 Volcano Watch: NASA practices for Mars exploration on Kīlauea Volcano Volcano Watch: High-flying NASA aircraft instruments simulate future satellite images over Hawaiian volcanoes Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for February 9, 2017 Volcano Watch: Kīlauea is home to America’s first volcano observatory
 
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Light 4.6M quake strikes off Kawaihae Friday morning (Feb 17)

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.6 earthquake between the Islands of Hawaiʻi and Maui on Friday, February 17, at 5:33 a.m., HST.

A telephoto view of the east lake margin showed that the spattering was focused in small embayments created by promontories of cooled, congealed lava jutting from the vent wall. Photo taken Tuesday, February 14, 2017 courtesy of USGS/HVO

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for February 16, 2017

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. This past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 20 and 38 m (66–125 ft) below the vent rim.

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Volcano Watch: NASA practices for Mars exploration on Kīlauea Volcano

Unknown to thousands of visitors in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, a simulated Mars landing mission unfolded on Kīlauea Volcano for two weeks in September 2016.

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Volcano Watch: High-flying NASA aircraft instruments simulate future satellite images over Hawaiian volcanoes

If you’re on the Island of O‘ahu and notice an unusual airplane landing and taking off from the Kaneohe Bay Marine Corps Base, you might be seeing NASA’s ER-2 aircraft.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for February 9, 2017

The 61g flow was still active, with lava entering the ocean near Kamokuna and surface breakouts near Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō.

The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (middle right), perched on the rim of Kīlauea Volcano’s summit caldera, overlooks Halemaʻumaʻu Crater, where an active lava lake occupies a vent that opened in 2008 and continues to emit a volcanic gas plume today. INSET: HVO is located next to the Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park museum named for the observatory’s founder, Thomas A. Jaggar. USGS photos.

Volcano Watch: Kīlauea is home to America’s first volcano observatory

The story of HVO goes back to 1909, when a geologist named Thomas A. Jaggar visited Kīlauea for the first time.

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.09/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.27/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 0.9 cents per gallon the past week

February 13, 2017

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.09/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.27/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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Military convoys from Pohakuloa to Kawaihae Harbor Monday (Feb 13)

February 12, 2017

Oahu-based service members are scheduled to convoy from Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) to Kawaihae Harbor, Feb. 13. The scheduled convoy times are from 2 a.m.-5 a.m. Convoys will use the Daniel K. Inouye Highway, Mamalahoa Highway, Waikoloa Road, Queen Kaahumanu Highway, and Akoni Pule Corridor. Military elements will escort the convoys.

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The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” highlights one man wanted for assaulting a police officer, another man wanted for questioning in an abuse case and a third man wanted on four bench warrants.

New Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted TV program begins airing Friday (Feb 10)

February 10, 2017

The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaiʻi Island’s Most Wanted” highlights one man wanted for assaulting a police officer, another man wanted for questioning in an abuse case and a third man wanted on four bench warrants.

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Police are searching for a Keaau man reported missing

February 10, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 56-year-old Keaʻau man who was reported missing. Curtis Dudoit was last seen Tuesday (February 7) in the Orchidland subdivision in Keaʻau. He is described as 4-foot-7, 154 pounds with a muscular build and black hair in a crew cut. He has a tribal-style tattoo on his left bicep […]

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Police seek suspects in Pahoa burglary

February 10, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help in identifying two men who may be responsible for a reported burglary January 16 at a county office off Pāhoa Village Road. Suspect No.1 is described as a local male, between 40 -55 years old, 180-190 pounds, between 5-foot-10” and 6’-feet tall, […]

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Police charge Hilo man in bank robbery

February 10, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi Island police have charged the man who was arrested Wednesday (February 8) in connection with a bank robbery in Hilo. At 4:15 p.m. Thursday (February 9), detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section charged 24-year-old Toby L. Amuimuia of Hilo with second-degree robbery. His bail was set at $50,000. He remained […]

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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, February 10, 2017

February 10, 2017

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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Kurtistown man is charged in connection with the theft of an SUV

February 9, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged 33-year-old Shannon K. Navor of Kurtistown with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle in connection with the theft of a 2014 BMW sports-utility vehicle. The SUV was removed from a home in Waimea on January 19.

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The Hakalau Stream Bridge located on Old Māmalahoa Highway will be completely closed (no access allowed) beginning on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 5 p.m. and will remain closed until further notice due to public safety concerns.

Hakalau Stream Bridge closed for repairs beginning Friday (Feb 10)

February 9, 2017

The Hakalau Stream Bridge located on Old Māmalahoa Highway will be completely closed (no access allowed) beginning on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 5 p.m. and will remain closed until further notice due to public safety concerns.

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Police charge man with attempted murder in Hilo shooting

February 9, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged the 29-year-old man who was arrested early Tuesday (February 7) for a shooting incident Monday night (February 6) in the parking lot of a shopping center on Kanoelehua Avenue in Hilo.

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Coast Guard responds to increase in illegal lava ocean entry boat charters

February 8, 2017

In the last 24 hours, the Coast Guard has identified two tour boats operating illegally out of Pohoiki Boat Ramp and is ramping up enforcement in response to a perceived increase in illegal charters operating in the area to view lava streaming into the ocean from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a reported robbery at a financial institution in Hilo.

At about 9:53 a.m. Wednesday (February 8), South Hilo patrol officers and detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Division responded to a robbery at a bank on the 500 block of Kīlauea Avenue. Police determined that a suspect had entered the bank, produced a note demanding money and fled the area with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one in the bank was physically injured.

Police make arrest after Hilo bank is robbed

February 8, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a reported robbery at a financial institution in Hilo. At about 9:53 a.m. Wednesday (February 8), South Hilo patrol officers and detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Division responded to a robbery at a bank on the 500 block of Kīlauea Avenue. Police determined that a suspect had entered […]

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