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LavaTalk: October 30, 2014 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: October 29, 2014 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: October 28, 2014 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: October 27, 2014 update on Kilauea HELCO power poles still standing in the lava flow LavaTalk: October 26, 2014 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: October 25, 2014 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: October 24, 2014 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: October 23, 2014 update on Kilauea LavaTalk: October 22, 2014 update on Kilauea
 
The June 27th flow remains active, and is slowly approaching Pāhoa Village Road. This photo was taken just before 10 a.m., and shows the flow front moving through private property towards a low point on the road. At 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, the flow front was 215 m (235 yards) from Pāhoa Village Road. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 30, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

As of 8 a.m. Thursday (Oct 30) the lava flow has advanced to about 160 yards of Pahoa Village Road. The flow advancement has been averaging less than five yards per hour.

By dawn on Tuesday morning, October 28, 2014, lava had crossed into two privately owned properties above Pāhoa. Note the inflated flow behind the fence, which is chest-high. We are grateful to the owners of the property for allowing us access and permission to work on their land and post these photos. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 29, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

As of 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct 29) the lava flow has advanced to within 225 yards from Pahoa Village Road. The flow advancement has been averaging approximately 5-10 yards per hour.

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LavaTalk: October 28, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

As of 6:30 a.m. Tuesday (Oct 28) the lava flow has advanced 90 yards and is within 510 yards from Pahoa Village Road.

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LavaTalk: October 27, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

As of 6 p.m. Monday (Oct 27) the lava flow has advanced and is within 70 yards of the nearest residential property. Pahoa Village Road between Apa‘a Street and Post Office Road is closed as the lava flow approaches.

A HELCO utility pole which was hardened against the onslaught of the lava flow appears to be surviving in the lava flow Saturday (Oct 25). Photo courtesy of HELCO

HELCO power poles still standing in the lava flow

Hawaii Electric Light reports that its power poles along Apa‘a Street currently remain in place as the lava flow crossed the road early Saturday morning (Oct 25).

An HVO geologist maps the margin of the June 27th lava flow in the open field below Apaʻa Street / Cemetery Road on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 26, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

As of 9:30 p.m. Sunday (Oct 26) Pahoa Village Road between Apa‘a Street and Post Office Road is closed to area residents only as the lava flow approaches.

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.

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Police DUI stats for the week of October 13-19, 2014

October 20, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE Media Release During the week of October 13, 2014, through October 19, 2014, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 18 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 927 DUI arrests […]

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Between the hours of 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. tonight, (October 20) Kamehameha Avenue will close from Ponahawai Street to the Canoe Landing entrance so crews can move concrete barriers.

The Pauahi Street/Bayfront Highway intersection will remain open, however; no turns will be allowed on to Kamehameha Avenue.

Kamehameha Avenue closed tonight for crews moving concrete barriers

October 20, 2014

Between the hours of 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. tonight, (October 20) Kamehameha Avenue will close from Ponahawai Street to the Canoe Landing entrance so crews can move concrete barriers. The Pauahi Street/Bayfront Highway intersection will remain open, however; no turns will be allowed on to Kamehameha Avenue.

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Police locate a woman reported missing

October 20, 2014

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 36-year-old Faylana Fromm, who was reported missing. She was found in Hilo on Thursday morning (October 23).

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64-year-old Kailua-Kona man dies after moped crash

64-year-old Kailua-Kona man dies after moped crash

October 20, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE A 64-year-old Kailua-Kona man has died as a result of a single vehicle crash October 9 on Hinalani Street near Anini Street. He was identified as Michael W. Fox. Responding to a 6:30 p.m. call, Kona police determined that a 2008 Adly moped was traveling on the right side of the lane heading […]

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.10/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 6.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.12/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 0.6 cents per gallon the past week

October 20, 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.10/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 6.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.12/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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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

October 20, 2014

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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Hilo man is charged with attempted murder

October 19, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi County police have arrested and charged a Hilo man with attempted murder in connection with an altercation in Hilo early Saturday morning (October 18). At 2 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the 400 block of West Kawili Street and found a 21-year-old Hilo man with a neck injury. He was taken to […]

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Most of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park opened Sunday following Hurricane Ana, except for Mauna Loa Road which remains closed due to downed trees.  

Popular park features like Thurston Lava Tube, Kīlauea Iki Overlook, and the 19-mile stretch of Chain of Craters Road are now open, including both visitor centers and Kīpukapuaulu (Bird Park). Nāmakanipaio Campground is also open.

Most of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park open again Sunday (Oct 19)

October 19, 2014

Most of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park opened Sunday following Hurricane Ana, except for Mauna Loa Road which remains closed due to downed trees. Popular park features like Thurston Lava Tube, Kīlauea Iki Overlook, and the 19-mile stretch of Chain of Craters Road are now open, including both visitor centers and Kīpukapuaulu (Bird Park). Nāmakanipaio Campground […]

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The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Advisory for the Island of Hawaii effective through 10:15 a.m. this morning. Heavy rains are being reported in various parts of the island and flood conditions may be expected.

Flood and Marine Advisories issued for the Big Island

October 19, 2014

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Advisory for the Island of Hawaii effective through 10:15 a.m. this morning. Heavy rains are being reported in various parts of the island and flood conditions may be expected.

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LavaTalk: October 19, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

October 19, 2014

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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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

October 18, 2014

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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Umauma Bridge construction on October 13, 2014. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Big Island lane closures for the week of October 18-24, 2014

October 18, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — MAMALAHOA HIGHWAY (ROUTE 11) — 1) VICINITY OF VOLCANO TO KAPAPALA RANCH Alternating single lane closures on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in both directions between Milepost Markers 45.6 and 39.5 in the vicinity of […]

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