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LavaTalk: January 28, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Wednesday morning (Jan 28) assesment revealed that flow breakout on the north margin continues to be active and widening but has not advanced since yesterday and remains about 0.36 miles from Highway 130 near the Pahoa Police and Fire Stations.

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Large fresh water supply discovered by UH researchers

Donald Thomas: ‘With our findings here, it looks as though the islands really act as huge containers’

HVO geologist taking a gps waypoint of the leading edge of the June 27th flow, which consisted of a narrow, sluggish breakout during the afternoon. Photo taken Monday, January 26, 2015 courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: January 27, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Tuesday morning (Jan 27) assesment revealed that flow breakout on the north margin continues to be active and widening but has not advanced since yesterday and remains about 0.36 miles from Highway 130 near the Pahoa Police and Fire Stations.

Governor David Ige presents the State of the State address in Honolulu Monday, January 26, 2015. Photo courtesy of Governor's office

Governor Ige’s State of the State address Monday (Jan 26)

Governor David Ige’s State of the State Address in Honolulu Monday (Jan 26) at the State Capitol.

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LavaTalk: January 26, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Monday morning (Jan 26) assesment revealed that flow breakout on the north margin continues to be active, shows some widening, advanced 50 yards since yesterday and is about 0.36 miles from Highway 130 near the Pahoa Police and Fire Stations.

A photo from a research camera temporarily positioned southeast of the Pāhoa Marketplace, this image shows the June 27th lava flow advancing from left to right. Raindrops on the front of the lens is obscuring part of the view. The image was taken at 8:50 a.m. Sunday, January 25, 2015. This camera that took this was installed through a collaboration between the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, Oceanic Time Warner Cable, and Bryson's Cinders Inc.

LavaTalk: January 25, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Sunday morning (Jan 25) overflight revealed that flow breakout on the north margin shows some widening but little advancement since Wednesday and remains about 0.4 miles from Highway 130 near the Pahoa Police and Fire Stations.

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LavaTalk: January 24, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Saturday morning (Jan 24) overflight revealed that flow breakout on the north margin shows some widening but little advancement since Wednesday and remains about 0.4 miles from Highway 130 near the Pahoa Police and Fire Stations.

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LavaTalk: January 23, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Friday morning (Jan 23) assessment revealed that flow breakout on the north margin shows little advancement since Wednesday and remains about 0.4 miles from Highway 130 near the Pahoa Police and Fire Stations.

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LavaTalk: January 22, 2015 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Thursday morning (Jan 22) assessment revealed that flow breakout on the north margin shows little advancement since yesterday and remains about 0.4 miles from Highway 130 near the Pahoa Police and Fire Stations.

USGS/HVO webcam view at 3:41 p.m. Wednesday (Jan 21) showing the smoke rising from the brushfires sparked by the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow.

Two brushfires sparked by Puna lava flow Wednesday (Jan 21)

Two brushfires sparked by the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow are burning in the area mauka of Highway 130 and south of Ainaloa subdivision.

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Big Island Quilt Shop Hop 2015 (Feb. 1-8)

January 25, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE A road trip for quilters and fabric fanatics, the 7th Annual Big Island Quilt Shop Hop revs up Feb. 1- 28, 2015, featuring eight different shops from Kona to Hilo and points in between. Traveling quilters can have passports stamped for a chance to win prizes, collect quilting squares to create a custom […]

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The National Weather Service High Surf Warning for the West facing shores of Hawaii Island remains in effect and has been extended through 6 a.m. tomorrow, Sunday January 25th.

Dangerous high surf closes beaches in West Hawaii

January 24, 2015

The National Weather Service High Surf Warning for the West facing shores of Hawaii Island remains in effect and has been extended through 6 a.m. tomorrow, Sunday January 25th.

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Honomu man charged with second-degree murder in stabbing death

January 24, 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged one person and released three others in connection with a fatal stabbing in Hilo on Tuesday (January 20). At 11 a.m. Saturday (January 24) detectives charged 22-year-old Garrett Dahlin of Honomū with second-degree murder. His bail was set at $250,000. He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock pending […]

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Epicenter of 10:30 p.m. Friday, January 23, 2015 quake. Map courtesy of USGS.

Weak 3.8M quake shakes Big Island Friday night (Jan 23), no tsunami threat

January 23, 2015

A weak quake occured at 10:30 p.m. Friday, January 23, 2015 at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Preliminary magnitude is 3.8 for the quake. There is no tsunami threat from this event.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating two witnesses to a fatal stabbing in Hilo on Tuesday (January 20) at about 4:00 p.m. The victim was confronted in the grassy area between a business off Kīlauea Avenue and the mauka soccer fields off Kamehameha Avenue.

Police seeking witnesses in fatal Hilo stabbing

January 23, 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating two witnesses to a fatal stabbing in Hilo on Tuesday (January 20) at about 4:00 p.m. The victim was confronted in the grassy area between a business off Kīlauea Avenue and the mauka soccer fields off Kamehameha Avenue.

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Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested four persons in connection with a fatal stabbing in Hilo on Tuesday (January 20). Detectives arrested the two men and two women Thursday (January 22) on suspicion of second-degree murder.

Police arrest four in fatal Hilo stabbing case

January 23, 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested four persons in connection with a fatal stabbing in Hilo on Tuesday (January 20). Detectives arrested the two men and two women Thursday (January 22) on suspicion of second-degree murder.

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Dangerous surf conditions continue to be observed and reported across areas of West Hawaii. Surf heights of 10 to 15 feet are forecasted for the West facing shores of Hawaii Island.

Dangerous high surf continues for west facing shores of the Big Island

January 23, 2015

Dangerous surf conditions continue to be observed and reported across areas of West Hawaii. Surf heights of 10 to 15 feet are forecasted for the West facing shores of Hawaii Island.

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28th Legislature opens

January 23, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Opening Day, the first day of the legislative session, is an exciting time for all. Attendees rise early and flock to the Hawaii State Capitol to get first-come, first-served seats in the Senate chamber. Filled with curiosity and anticipation, they look out over the guardrails as lawmakers, dignitaries, families and friends greet each […]

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No tsunami threat from strong quake in Vanuatu

January 22, 2015

A strong 6.8 magnitude quake occured in the Vanuatu Islands at 5:47 p.m. HST Thursday (Jan 22). The quake did not have the characteristics to trigger a tsunami.

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Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the victim of a fatal stabbing in Hilo on Tuesday (January 20) as 43-year-old Brian Whetten, who had no permanent address.

Whetten was was found injured in a drug store parking lot off Kīlauea Avenue shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday. Police learned he had been confronted by two men while in the grassy area between a business off Kīlauea Avenue and the mauka soccer fields off Kamehameha Avenue.

Police identify man stabbed to death in Hilo Tuesday (Jan 20)

January 22, 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the victim of a fatal stabbing in Hilo on Tuesday (January 20) as 43-year-old Brian Whetten, who had no permanent address. Whetten was was found injured in a drug store parking lot off Kīlauea Avenue shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday. Police learned he had been confronted by two men while […]

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Unwanted, illegal, damaged fireworks collection (Jan. 28)

January 22, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Fire Chief Darren Rosario announces the Hawaii Fire Department will be conducting a collection of unwanted, illegal, and/or damaged fireworks from anyone wishing to turn them in for proper disposal. Members of the public will be able to drop off their unwanted fireworks (island-wide) on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Those wishing to participate […]

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Ishikawa is East Hawaii’s Officer of the Month for January

January 22, 2015

The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized Lloyd Ishikawa on Thursday (January 22) as East Hawaiʻi “Officer of the Month” for January. Ishikawa, a 28-year veteran officer assigned to the Puna District, was honored for his role in capturing four wanted fugitives.

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