Archive | December, 2011

This skylight provided a clear view of the lava stream inside the lava tube on today's overflight, and a swiftly moving current could easily be seen. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for Thursday (Dec 29)

On Kilauea’s east rift zone, surface lava flows continued to be active on the coastal plain, entering the ocean at West Ka‘ili‘ili, within the National Park.

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'After Dark in the Park' to focus on volcanic highlights from 2011 (Jan. 3)

Kilauea’s East Rift Zone Eruption: 29 years and counting

‘After Dark in the Park’ to focus on volcanic highlights from 2011 (Jan. 3)

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OHA names interim CEO, supports charter schools

OHA names interim CEO, supports charter schools

MEDIA RELEASE The Board of Trustees for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs has approved a $1.5 million grant to fund Hawaiian-focused charter schools across the state. The funding for the 2011-2012 school year was awarded to the Kanu O Ka Aina Learning Ohana, which secured the OHA grant to help supplement the budgets of 17 […]

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Case on foreign policy

Case on foreign policy

From Ed Case, candidate for U.S. Senate: The U. S. Senate and each of its members bear unique responsibilities under our system for our country’s foreign policy. And the foreign policy of our country over the next generation will turn ever-increasingly to Asia and the Pacific. We in Hawaii have a major stake in our […]

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Free evening of paniolo movies (Dec. 30)

Free evening of paniolo movies (Dec. 30)

MEDIA RELEASE It’s been quite a year for Paniolo Preservation Society and 2012 promises even more excitement. For 13 years this not-for-profit organization has increased public awareness and appreciation of the roles, practices and traditions of the paniolo as profound contributors to the history and lifestyle of Hawaii. 2011 marked a huge milestone for PPS […]

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HELCO reminds residents to use fireworks safely

Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) urges the public to use caution if celebrating New Year’s Eve with fireworks. Carefully set up and use fireworks in an area clear of overhead power lines. Do not string fireworks on utility poles.

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Charity trees winners announced; on display until Jan. 1

Charity trees winners announced; on display until Jan. 1

MEDIA RELEASE The winners of the 18th Annual Charity Trees at Mauna Lani were announced last week at a Champagne Reception. There were 38 trees entered. * 1st Place – $2,000 Waikoloa Lions Club * 2nd Place – $1,000 Gathering of Eagles * 3rd Place – $500 The Advocats An additional $5,423 was raised in […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the Wind Advisory for Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa until 4 p.m. Thursday (Dec 29).

Winds from the East are forecast to be 25-30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph at elevations above 8,000 feet.

Wind Advisory for Big Island summits continues

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the Wind Advisory for Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa until 4 p.m. Thursday (Dec 29). Winds from the East are forecast to be 25-30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph at elevations above 8,000 feet.

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Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

State recruiting 3-4 volunteers for six–month Kure Atoll project

The State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife is seeking three to four volunteers for the summer field season on Kure Atoll (mid-February – September 2012). Kure Atoll is a part of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM) and is located 1400 miles northwest of O’ahu.

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Celebrating the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s 100th anniversary

Public invited to an eventful month of volcano awareness

Celebrating the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s 100th anniversary

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Marx opposes indefinite military detention of Americans

Marx opposes indefinite military detention of Americans

MEDIA RELEASE Bob Marx, Democratic candidate for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District said he staunchly opposes to H.R. 1540/ S.1867, entitled “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.” Marx said if President Barack Obama signed the bill, it would be a black mark against American civil liberties and America’s rule of law. “Hidden within this […]

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Bugaboo Car seat adapter recalled due to fall hazard

About 64,000 car seat adapters are recalled. When the adapter is used on a stroller that also has a wheeled board accessory attached for transporting a standing toddler, and the car seat is positioned so the child faces forward, the car seat can disconnect from the adapter and fall.

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'Tipsy Tow' rides available New Year's Eve

‘Tipsy Tow’ rides available New Year’s Eve

MEDIA RELEASE Statistics show traffic-related fatalities increase significantly around the holidays. As such, AAA Hawaii sponsors a complimentary Tipsy Tow on New Year’s Eve and the Fourth of July, which offers free rides to drivers who have been drinking. Avoid becoming a statistic, and help guests stay safe by following these tips: * Ensure that […]

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Dylan Trumpy

Hawi man stabs firefighter in head with ball point pen

The 29-year-old Hawi man arrested following a confrontation at a fire station has been charged with second-degree assault and first-degree terroristic threatening. Dylan Trumpy remains at the Kona police cellblock in lieu of $4,000 bail pending his initial court appearance.

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