Archive | February, 2010

Chile quake among Top 10 most powerful ever

Chile quake among Top 10 most powerful ever

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Contributing Editor. If the preliminary magnitude of 8.8 stands, the Feb. 26 2010 earthquake off Chile would vault it into the Top 10 in recorded history. It would tie for 7th on the list of greatest earthquakes ever recorded, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Chile was the site of […]

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has reported that some waves have been recorded along coast of South America. Hawaii is under a tsunami advisory and they are analyzing the data regarding any threat to Hawaii. If a tsunami was generated it would take approximately 14 hours to reach the Hawaii which would be 10:30 a.m. HST.

We will update this website with additional information as it is released.

8.8 magnitude earthquake rocks Chile, tsunami advisories for Chile, Peru and Ecuador

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has reported that some waves have been recorded along coast of South America. Hawaii is under a tsunami advisory and they are analyzing the data regarding any threat to Hawaii. If a tsunami was generated it would take approximately 14 hours to reach the Hawaii which would be 10:30 a.m. […]

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The University of Hawaii at Hilo tennis program had a double whammy as Brigham Young University-Hawaii took both men’s and women’s matches on the UHH tennis courts.

Vulcans fall to the Seasiders

The University of Hawaii at Hilo tennis program had a double whammy as Brigham Young University-Hawaii took both men’s and women’s matches on the UHH tennis courts.

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HELCO president explains why a rate increase is needed and how the average household would be affected by 'decoupling.'

PUC considering 6% HELCO general rate increase

HELCO president explains why a rate increase is needed and how the average household would be affected by ‘decoupling.’

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The County of Hawaii Mass Transit Agency administrative office is moving to the Hilo Iron Works Building effective Monday, March 1, 2010. The new address for Mass Transit is 1266 Kamehameha Avenue, Suite A-2.

County’s Mass Transit Agency is moving to the Hilo Iron Works Building

The County of Hawaii Mass Transit Agency administrative office is moving to the Hilo Iron Works Building effective Monday, March 1, 2010. The new address for Mass Transit is 1266 Kamehameha Avenue, Suite A-2.

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Fire Department crews responded to an 8:41 a.m. alarm Friday (Feb 26) for a missing hunter in the Volcano area.

The hunter had entered a trail off Old Volcano Road near the 24 mile marker Wednesday afternoon and later called his girlfriend via a cellphone saying he needed help.

Missing hunter rescued from Volcano area forest

Fire Department crews responded to an 8:41 a.m. alarm Friday (Feb 26) for a missing hunter in the Volcano area. The hunter had entered a trail off Old Volcano Road near the 24 mile marker Wednesday afternoon and later called his girlfriend via a cellphone saying he needed help.

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The Hawai'i Police Department is searching for a 14-year-old girl reported as missing from Hilo since September 16.

Brittney Souza is described as 5-foot-1, about 130 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police searching for Hilo girl Brittney Souza

The Hawai’i Police Department is searching for a 14-year-old girl reported as missing from Hilo since September 16. Brittney Souza is described as 5-foot-1, about 130 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

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The Hawai'i Police Department is searching for a 15-year-old boy reported as missing from Hilo since September 2.



Louis Sanchez is described as Hispanic, 5-foot-6, about 120 pounds with blond hair and brown eyes.

Missing 15 year-old Hilo boy Sanchez gone since September

The Hawai’i Police Department is searching for a 15-year-old boy reported as missing from Hilo since September 2. Louis Sanchez is described as Hispanic, 5-foot-6, about 120 pounds with blond hair and brown eyes.

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The Hawai'i Police Department is searching for a 16-year-old girl reported as missing from Puna since October 22.

Jessica Mahi is described as 5-foot-1, about 125 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police searching for missing 16 year-old Puna girl

The Hawai’i Police Department is searching for a 16-year-old girl reported as missing from Puna since October 22. Jessica Mahi is described as 5-foot-1, about 125 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

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The Hawai'i Police Department is searching for a 17-year-old girl reported as missing from Hilo since October 9, 2008.

Ashley Grammer is described as 5-foot-3, about 150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police searching for missing 17 year-old Hilo girl

The Hawai’i Police Department is searching for a 17-year-old girl reported as missing from Hilo since October 9, 2008. Ashley Grammer is described as 5-foot-3, about 150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

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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.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from earthquake in Japan

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.

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Saturday's University of Hawaii at Hilo/Chaminade University basketball doubleheader will be available on the B2 Network.

Saturday’s Vulcan basketball games to be webcast on B2 Network

Saturday’s University of Hawaii at Hilo/Chaminade University basketball doubleheader will be available on the B2 Network.

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LifeScan, Inc. is conducting a voluntary recall in the United States of eight lots of OneTouch® SureStep® Test Strips, used by people with diabetes to measure their blood glucose levels at home. The test strips are being recalled because they may provide falsely low glucose results when the glucose level is higher than 400 mg/dL.

OneTouch blood glucose test strips recalled

LifeScan, Inc. is conducting a voluntary recall in the United States of eight lots of OneTouch® SureStep® Test Strips, used by people with diabetes to measure their blood glucose levels at home. The test strips are being recalled because they may provide falsely low glucose results when the glucose level is higher than 400 mg/dL.

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The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawai'i recognized two officers Thursday (February 25) as "Officers of the Month" for February.

Officer Christopher Kapua Allison and Sergeant George Makua were honored for ending a standoff peacefully after a Hilo man armed with two large knives threatened to harm himself

Officers of the Month honored by Aloha Exchange Club in Hilo

The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawai’i recognized two officers Thursday (February 25) as “Officers of the Month” for February. Officer Christopher Kapua Allison and Sergeant George Makua were honored for ending a standoff peacefully after a Hilo man armed with two large knives threatened to harm himself

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