Archive | October, 2009

A sluggish first-half left the University of Hawaii at Hilo with a 2-0 loss to Academy of Art University in Pacific West Conference action on Amauulu Field in Hilo, Hawaii.

UH-Hilo falls to Academy of Art in women’s soccer

A sluggish first-half left the University of Hawaii at Hilo with a 2-0 loss to Academy of Art University in Pacific West Conference action on Amauulu Field in Hilo, Hawaii.

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The University of Hawaii at Hilo got off to slow start but finished fast in beating Academy of Art University 5-0 in the Pacific West Conference match on Amauulu Field in Hilo, Hawaii.

Vulcans hammer the Knights in men’s soccer

The University of Hawaii at Hilo got off to slow start but finished fast in beating Academy of Art University 5-0 in the Pacific West Conference match on Amauulu Field in Hilo, Hawaii.

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Interisland Tennis Championships looking for players

MEDIA RELEASE Tennis is taking a step back into history with the revival of the Interisland Tennis Championships, slated Nov. 6-8 at Holua Tennis Center. The event was first held in the islands in the 1900s, took a few breaks here and there, and with the help of Ron Seno and Hattie Somerville, the event […]

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Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative one-year progress report

Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative one-year progress report

MEDIA RELEASE In a big step forward for the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative, the state has issued a request for proposal (RFP) from companies and other interested organizations to conduct an environmental impact statement (EIS) for an undersea power cable connecting the islands of Lanai, Molokai, Oahu, and Maui. The undersea cable, which would connect […]

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for week of Oct. 22

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for week of Oct. 22

(Activity updates are written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Lava continues to erupt from the TEB vent on Kilauea’s east rift zone and flow through tubes to the ocean at Waikupanaha. Surface flows were sporadically active at the end of the Kalapana access road adjacent to the county lava viewing […]

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Volcano Watch: Lessons learned from the Armero, Colombia tragedy

Volcano Watch: Lessons learned from the Armero, Colombia tragedy

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Late in the evening on Nov. 13, 1985, most of those living in the Colombian town of Armero, on the shores of the river Lagunillas, were in bed. The nearby volcano, Nevado del Ruiz, had been quiet for […]

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Public is invited to decommissioning service before Alii Drive landmark is razed; new church planned on site

Farewell service for St. Michael’s Church; demolition to take two weeks

Public is invited to decommissioning service before Alii Drive landmark is razed; new church planned on site

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Cornell grad student embarks on three-year study of West Hawaii coral reefs and the diseases that afflict them

Student Voices: From King Ferry to Kona corals

Cornell grad student embarks on three-year study of West Hawaii coral reefs and the diseases that afflict them

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UH-Hilo ranked 4th in NCAA West Region volleyball poll

UH-Hilo ranked 4th in NCAA West Region volleyball poll

The University of Hawaii at Hilo remains the fourth ranked team in the NCAA Division II West Region in today’s poll. Team (Overall Record/In-Region Record) 1-Cal State San Bernardino (22-1/19-1) 2-UC San Diego (22-1/16-1) 3-Sonoma State (18-5/18-5) 4-Hawaii Hilo (22-1/19-1) 5-Alaska Anchorage (17-6/16-6) 6-Cal State L.A. (16-7/15-6) 7-Cal State Chico (17-6/17-6) 8-Seattle Pacific (13-8/13-6) 9-Northwest […]

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Hiker on Mauna Loa spends night lost on mountain

Hiker on Mauna Loa spends night lost on mountain

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:02 p.m. alarm Wednesday (Oct 28) for a missing hiker on the slopes of Mauna Loa. A 43 year-old woman had gone hiking with her husband at 1 p.m. on Wednesday (Oct 28) near the Mauna Loa Observatory. At about 1:45 p.m. the hikers became separated when the husband stopped […]

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No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data.

However - earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take appropriate action.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from 6.8M Japan earthquake

No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data. However – earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take appropriate action.

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Police seek missing Hilo teen, Kainoa Santos

Police seek missing Hilo teen, Kainoa Santos

MEDIA RELEASE The Police Department reports it is searching for a 17-year-old boy reported as missing from Hilo since Aug. 26, 2009. Kainoa K. Santos is described as Puerto Rican-Hawaiian, 5-foot-06-inches, about 130 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line […]

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Teen hiker dies in South Kohala

Teen hiker dies in South Kohala

MEDIA RELEASE A teenager died Thursday, Oct. 29 from injuries he sustained when he fell 80 to 90 feet down Mamaewa Gulch off of Kohala Mountain Road in South Kohala, police reported. The victim was identified as Shea Walling of a Honokaa address. Police determined Walling slipped while attempting to climb out of the gulch […]

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Hirono committed to investing in education reform

Hirono committed to investing in education reform

Rep. Mazie Hirono has issued the following statement: Aloha, Last Friday was the first of 17 teacher furlough days Hawaii’s public schools will face through the end of the regular school year. In a letter to the editor (Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Oct. 6), I shared our community’s concern over the negative impact these furlough days have […]

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