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Volcano Watch: Do recent changes herald the opening of a new vent on Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō? Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 19, 2018 ‘Imiloa’s Maunakea Skies talk with Astronomer Dr. Richard Wainscoat Friday (April 20) National Parks Week is April 21-29, 2018 Volcano Watch: Explosive eruptions at the summit of Mauna Loa Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 12, 2018
 
Overflows from the perched lava pond within west pit, a small crater adjacent to the main Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater on Kīlauea Volcano’s East Rift Zone, continue to build up the levees around the pond. The rising level of the perched lava pond during the past month is a sign of the increasing pressure within the magma system beneath Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō. This overflow, captured by a USGS-Hawaiian Volcano Observatory time-lapse camera, occurred on April 17, 2018. Photo taken Tuesday, April 17, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Volcano Watch: Do recent changes herald the opening of a new vent on Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō?

Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō appears to be at a critical juncture, and USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists are closely monitoring it and will provide updates if and when conditions change.

An HVO geologist photographs an active pāhoehoe breakout after taking a lava sample nearby. Photo taken Friday, April 13, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 19, 2018

On the East Rift Zone, the 61g lava flow remained active with breakouts on the upper part of the flow field.

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‘Imiloa’s Maunakea Skies talk with Astronomer Dr. Richard Wainscoat Friday (April 20)

Learn about Near-Earth Objects and the potentially disastrous outcomes that occur once they reach Earth.

Kick off National Park Week with a fee-free day on Saturday April 21, 2018. NPS Photo by Janice Wei

National Parks Week is April 21-29, 2018

National Park Week is April 21-29, and this year’s theme, “Park Stars,” offers a galaxy of opportunities to get to know Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park better.

This light gray block of rock (backpack for scale) is part of the approximately 830-year-old explosion deposit on the northwest rim of Moku‘āweoweo, the summit caldera of Mauna Loa. USGS photo by F.A. Trusdell.

Volcano Watch: Explosive eruptions at the summit of Mauna Loa – When did they occur?

Three deposits from explosive eruptions at the summit of Mauna Loa are located west, northwest, and east of Moku‘āweoweo, the volcano’s summit caldera.

Ballistics from the explosion impacted a few of the solar panels which power the monitoring equipment on the rim of Halema‘uma‘u. Photo taken Friday, April 6, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 12, 2018

At 10:28 a.m. Friday morning (April 6), rock falls from the Overlook crater wall into Kīlauea Volcano’s summit lava lake triggered an explosive event which hurled spatter (molten lava fragments) and lithic blocks (older crater wall) onto the rim

Police identify man killed in head-on Laupahoehoe crash

April 20, 2018

Police have identified the man who died following a 2-vehicle crash Wednesday, (April 18), in Laupāhoehoe, near the 25-mile marker in the North Hilo District. He has been identified as 40-year-old Joseph H. Wolf of Kailua Kona. This is the 8th traffic fatality this year compared with 7 at this time last year. Police are […]

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Kona man is charged the multiple offenses related to break-ins

April 20, 2018

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 19-year old Kona man with a variety of offenses after police determined that he was involved in several break-ins at businesses and a residence in Kona starting on (April 11), up until his arrest on (April 18).

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Police warrants list for Friday, April 20, 2018

April 20, 2018

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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Law barring vendors from roadways and shoulders to be enforced

April 20, 2018

The County of Hawai’i plans to enforce an ordinance that bars vendors from operating on County roadways and shoulders amid safety concerns, focusing on vendors currently operating on roadways in the Kalapana area. An informal community meeting will be held to address questions and concerns at the Pāhoa Community Center on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, […]

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Flash Flood and Winter Storm Watches issued

April 19, 2018

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the entire state of Hawaii from Thursday morning (April 19) through 6 p.m. Friday (April 20). The remnants of an old front lingering across the state in combination with an upper-level trough moving overhead will bring the threat for heavy rainfall and […]

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Police warning of phone call spoofing scams

April 19, 2018

Hawaiʻi Island police want to make the public aware of a “Spoofing Scam” currently being operated on the island. By definition, “Spoofing” is receiving a call from the (808) area code to make you think it is a local call. However, it is not- it is an effort to deceive you into thinking it is […]

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Hilo home burns Wednesday night (April 18)

April 19, 2018

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:06 p.m. alarm Wednesday (April 18) to Hoaka Road in Hilo for a structure fire. Originally reported as a brushfire, crews arrived to find a two-story home on fire. Firefighters had the fire under control by 10:22 p.m. and it was declared out at 12:30 a.m. The home appeared abandoned […]

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Kohala swimming pool closed until further notice due to malfunction

April 19, 2018

The Hawai’i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces that the Kohala Pool is closed until further notice due to equipment failure in the pump room. While the department evaluates the situation, swimmers may use the Kona Community Aquatic Center or the Honoka’a Swimming Pool. Operating times, contact numbers and other pool information are listed […]

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Pickup truck crossed centerline leading to deadly head-on crash Wedensday (April 18)

April 19, 2018

An adult man died following a 2-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon, (April 18), in Laupahoehoe. His name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of his family. Responding to a 1:38 p.m. call, police determined that a 2002 Mazda pickup truck was traveling northbound on Highway 19 near the 25-mile marker when it crossed the […]

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Pickup truck driver dead after head-on crash with gasoline tanker

April 18, 2018

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:38 p.m. alarm Wednesday (April 18) to an area near the 25-mile marker of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) in Laupahoehoe for a head-on crash. Crews arrived to find that a Mazda pickup truck, which was traveling northbound, had crashed head-on into a tractor-trailer fuel truck hauling gasoline. The Mazda had […]

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Goodfellow Bros. is awarded Pōhakuloa quarry contract

April 18, 2018

The U.S. Army has awarded Goodfellow Bros. Inc. a $34.9 million contract for the production of blue rock basalt, here, covering a five-year period. Goodfellow Bros. Inc. will be responsible for the crushing and production of rock from the Pōhakuloa quarry to support Army engineering requirements.

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Condolence book available for signing in honor of late Senator Daniel K. Akaka

April 18, 2018

The County of Hawai’i invites the public to sign a condolence book to honor the late U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka. Condolence books will be available for signing at the reception desks of both the Hilo Mayor’s Office and the Kona Mayor’s Office.

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Organizations to assist the homeless avoid legal problems

April 18, 2018

Gov. David Ige emphasized collaboration today as he announced the launch of a pilot program called Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD), which aims to improve public safety and reduce criminal activity in Downtown Honolulu and Chinatown.

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Community group condemns the latest spill of cow manure into local waterways

April 18, 2018

Residents of Ookala are outraged over the latest public report admitting spillage of approximately 300 gallons of cow manure from Big Island Dairy, an industrial dairy confining nearly 2,600 cows, uphill from the town of Ookala, northwest of Hilo, at the base of Mauna Kea. The spilled cow manure has contaminated Alaialoa Gulch, the local […]

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