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Wish you were here? A white Christmas on Hawaii’s snow-capped summits

Nearly every year, the peaks of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa volcanoes are temporarily dusted with snow.

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A view from the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope Saturday, December 12, 2016. Image courtesy of University of Arizona/UKIRT

Winter Storm Warning extended for Hawaii Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a Winter Storm Warning for Hawaii Island summits through 6 a.m. Sunday (Dec 11).

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Wish you were here? Snow days in Hawaii

A look back at the week of Winter weather on Hawaii’s summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa through videos.

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Winter Weather Advisory for Hawaii Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 p.m. Wednesday until 6 a.m. Friday (Dec 8) for Hawaii Island summits above 12,000 feet.

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DLNR seeks ID of man seen on camera who is suspected of placing rocks on Mauna Kea Access Road

Anyone who may have witnessed or have knowledge of rocks being placed on the Mauna Kea Access Road, late afternoon, on May 16, 2016, is asked to contact the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE).

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All seven members of the Hawai‘i Board of Land and Natural Resources (Board), in a decision released today, directed retired Hawai‘i island Judge Riki May Amano to proceed as the contested case hearing officer for the Conservation Use District Application (CDUA) for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) at the Mauna Kea Science Reserve.

Retired Judge Amano to proceed as hearing officer for TMT case

All seven members of the Hawai‘i Board of Land and Natural Resources (Board), in a decision released today, directed retired Hawai‘i island Judge Riki May Amano to proceed as the contested case hearing officer for the Conservation Use District Application (CDUA) for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) at the Mauna Kea Science Reserve.

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Illustration of the Thirty Meter Telescope.

Retired judge Amano selected as hearings officer for Mauna Kea contested case

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announced today that retired Hawaii island circuit court judge Riki May Amano (Ret.) has been selected as the hearings officer to conduct the Mauna Kea contested case hearing relating to the application for the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope. DLNR Chairperson Suzanne Case issued a minute […]

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Kona man is charged with offenses from attacking astronomy facility

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a Kona man with seven offenses in connection with a property damage incident at one of the astronomy facilities near the summit of Mauna Kea on Tuesday morning (March 29).

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a property damage complaint at one of the astronomy facilities on the summit of Mauna Kea on Tuesday morning (March 29).

Officers responded to a 9:30 a.m. report of a traffic accident involving a disorderly man at the summit of Mauna Kea. Further reports indicated that the man then attempted to forcibly enter one of the facilities.

Kailua-Kona man arrested after attempt to break into astronomy facility on Mauna Kea

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a property damage complaint at one of the astronomy facilities on the summit of Mauna Kea on Tuesday morning (March 29). Officers responded to a 9:30 a.m. report of a traffic accident involving a disorderly man at the summit of Mauna Kea. Further reports indicated that the man then attempted […]

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BIPC announces annual Lava Tube, Torch of Light awards

MEDIA RELEASE The Big Island Press Club awards its annual meritorious Torch of Light Award to state Sen. Lorraine Inouye and the Lava Tube dishonor award to Department of Land and Natural Resources Chairwoman Suzanne Case. The Torch of Light award is given to an individual who brightens the public’s right to know, while the […]

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A touch of Winter weather this past week on Mauna Kea

A touch of winter weather on Mauna Kea summit with light snowfall this past week.

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During a kona wind, fume from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō (foreground) and Halema‘uma‘u Crater (background), both on Kīlauea, blows northward, with towering Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea on the horizon. USGS photo.

Volcano Watch: What is a volcano?

To a volcanologist, a volcano is a structure containing a vent or cluster of vents fed by magma rising directly from great depth within the earth.

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