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Bus ʻAlalā Project teaches birds with sight and sound cues to avoid predators Volcano Watch: Seismic array deployed to better understand magma transport during Kīlauea’s eruption Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for September 13, 2018 Tropical Storm Warning for Hawaii Island is discontinued Wish you were there? Celebrating Queen Lili‘uokalani
 
Bus 'A Move Special Olympics West Hawaii 2018 event. 10 person teams compete on pulling a 46k pound Roberts Hawaii Motor Coach Bus the fastest at the Kona Commons Saturday, September 15, 2018. Photo courtesy of David O. Baldwin

Bus ‘A Move Special Olympics West Hawaii 2018 fundraiser

Ten person teams compete on pulling a 46,000 pound Roberts Hawaii motor coach bus the fastest at the Kona Commons shopping center.

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ʻAlalā Project teaches birds with sight and sound cues to avoid predators

Predator recognition and aversion are tactics that have been used by other reintroduction efforts where captive animals need to learn about predatory threats.

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Volcano Watch: Seismic array deployed to better understand magma transport during Kīlauea’s eruption

In June, the University of Utah, in conjunction with the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory installed a dense array of seismometers on the summit and lower East Rift Zone of Kīlauea.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for September 13, 2018

Since the beginning of September, small lava flows have been observed within the fissure 8 cone, but none have extended outside the walls of the cone.

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Tropical Storm Warning for Hawaii Island is discontinued

All schools and roadways are open on Hawaii Island.

The He Hali‘a Aloha No Lili‘uokalani Festival, Queen's Birthday at Lili‘uokalani Gardens in Hilo Saturday, September 8, 2018. Hosted by the Friends of Lili‘uokalani Gardens. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Wish you were there? Celebrating Queen Lili‘uokalani’s Birthday

Under bright sunshine and blue skies the He Hali‘a Aloha No Lili‘uokalani Festival, Queen’s Birthday festival was held at Lili‘uokalani Gardens in Hilo.

Police DUI stats for the week of September 10-16, 2018

September 18, 2018

During the week of September 10, through September 16, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 28 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 811 DUI arrests compared […]

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Police remind motorists to drive safely in school zones

September 18, 2018

The Traffic Services Section of the Hawai’i Police Department would like to encourage people to drive safely when approaching school zones. We know that these areas have a high number of young pedestrians that interact with vehicle traffic. We encourage all pedestrians to use the crosswalks and follow the directions of the School Crossing Guards […]

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Police are searching for a Puna man in connection with a Mountain View shooting

September 17, 2018

Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 36-year-old Puna man wanted in connection with a shooting incident on, (September 1), in Mt. View. On, (September 2), at about 9:30 a.m., patrol officers received a report of the shooting which had occurred the day before. The suspect was said to have […]

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Police are still searching for a Hilo man reported missing since June

September 17, 2018

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating a 40-year-old Hilo man reported missing. Ryan Buckley was last seen just after midnight, Thursday morning, (June 28), in the vicinity of Amau Road in the upper Kaūmana area. He has a medical condition that requires medication. Buckley is described as 5-feet-7-inches, […]

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Police arrest four people in an early Monday morning (Sept 17) assault in Kona

September 17, 2018

Big Island police have arrested four individuals in connection with an early morning assault in Kona. Shortly after 12:30 a.m., Monday, (September 17), patrol officers responded to a report of an assault at a hotel located at the 75-5000 block of Palani Road in Kailua-Kona. Responding officers arriving at the hotel observed a 63-year-old man […]

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Councilwoman Ruggles to host meeting regarding her abstaining from legislative duties Monday (Sept 24)

September 17, 2018

Council member Jen Ruggles announced that she will hold a public community meeting to speak with constituents about her recent decision to refrain from voting on legislation until the County Council’s attorney assures her, in writing, that she is not committing war crimes. It will be held Monday, September 24th at 6 p.m. at the […]

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Police identify Ocean View motorcycle rider killed in Ka‘u crash

September 17, 2018

A 28-year-old Ocean View man died following a two vehicle collision Sunday, (September 16), in Ocean View near the 83-mile marker of Hawaiʻi Belt Road, Highway 11. He has been identified as Devin Miles. Responding to a 11:22 a.m. call, police determined that a silver 2007 Toyota pickup truck being operated by a 62-year-old Holualoa […]

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 3.1 cents per gallon the past week

September 17, 2018

Gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.97/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.5 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.84/g, according to GasBuddy.

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Applicants sought for Board of Bar Examiners

September 17, 2018

The Nominating Committee of the Hawaii Supreme Court is accepting applications from attorneys who wish to serve as members of the Board of Bar Examiners. Applicants from all islands are invited to apply. Appointed board members will serve three-year terms beginning November 1, 2018.

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Crash in Ka‘u Sunday morning (Sept 16) sends two to hospital

September 16, 2018

Fire/rescue crews answered an 11:22 a.m. alarm Sunday (Sept 16) to a crash at the 83 mile-marker of Mamalahoa Highway south (Route 11) in Ka‘u. Crews arrived to find a motorcycle and vehicle had a side-impact t-bone type crash. Two victims needed treatment with one sent by ambulance to Kona Community Hospital and other flown […]

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Nationwide Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert test is postponed until October 3

September 16, 2018

FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), postponed the nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) until October 3 due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence. The WEA portion of the test commences at 2:18 p.m. EDT, and the EAS portion follows at 2:20 p.m. EDT. […]

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Fire hydrant flow test in Paauilo Tuesday (Sept 18)

September 16, 2018

The Department of Water Supply will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test along Paʻauilo Mauka Road between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. The affected area may experience slightly discolored and turbid water for several hours after the test. Customers are advised to refrain from washing clothes […]

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One dead as fire destroys Hilo home Saturday (Sept 15)

September 15, 2018

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 9:35 a.m. alarm Saturday (Sept 15) for a structure fire located between Kinoole St. and Alenaio Lane in Hilo. Crews found a two-story plantation style home on a post-and-pier foundation with the rear garage area engulfed in flames spreading fire through the home to the front, Kinoole Street, side and […]

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State road paving crews in Papaikou on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19). Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Hawaii Island lane closures for the week of September 15-21, 2018

September 15, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — VOLCANO ROAD/MAMALAHOA HIGHWAY (ROUTE 11) — 1) KURTISTOWN TO MOUNTAIN VIEW (WEEKEND WORK) Alternating lane closure on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in both directions between Mile Markers 15 and 17 in the vicinity of […]

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