Archive | December, 2014

Michael Alan Hoke

Teen cut in argument, Hilo man arrested for assault

Hawaiʻi Island police arrested a Hilo man in connection with a domestic violence incident that was reported Sunday morning (December 28). In response to a 9:17 a.m. call, South Hilo Patrol officers learned that a 17-year-old boy was involved in an argument with a household member, 52-year-old Michael Alan Hoke, at their Hilo home. As […]

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Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 2.9 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.54/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 9.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.28/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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LavaTalk: December 29, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Monday morning (Dec 29) overflight revealed that the flow is active and has advanced about 20 yards since this yesterday. The flow front is about 680 yards from Pahoa Marketplace.

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Man dies after swimming at Wailea Beach, CPR efforts fail to revive

Fire/rescue units responded to a 9:33 a.m. alarm Sunday (Dec 28) to Wailea Beach (aka Beach 69) in South Kohala for a swimmer in distress. A 53-year-old man was observed to be swimming about 150 yards from shore near the North side of Wailea Beach when he showed signs of experiencing difficulty in the water. […]

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Lava diversion was successful during the 1983 eruption. Photograph of the Sapienza barrier by Jack Lockwood, U.S. Geological Survey, May 29, 1983.

Volcano Watch: What does it take to successfully divert a lava flow?

In discussions about lava diversion, Italy and Iceland are often touted as places where lava flows have been successfully diverted. But what did it take for those efforts to succeed?

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LavaTalk: December 28, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Sunday afternoon (Dec 28) overflight revealed that the flow is active but has not advanced since this morning. This morning’s overflight revealed the flow front advanced 10 yards since yesterday.

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Police warrants list for Friday, December 26, 2014

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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LavaTalk: December 27, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The Saturday afternoon overflight revealed that the flow is moving again with the leading edge advancing 25 yards since yesterday afternoon. The flow front remains about 0.6 miles upslope from the Highway 130 and Pahoa Village Road intersection.

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Governor Ige appoints five to his Cabinet

Gov. David Ige today announced the appointment of five members of his Cabinet. “All of these appointees display a leadership style that will move Hawaii forward for the benefit of the public interest,” said Gov. Ige. “There is hard work to be done and together we will address the issues facing our state in a […]

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LavaTalk: December 26, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

A morning overflight revealed that the leading edge of the flow still appears stalled and has not advanced since Monday (Dec 22). The flow front is about 0.6 miles upslope from the Highway 130 and Pahoa Village Road intersection.

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LavaTalk: December 25, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The afternoon overflight revealed that the leading edge of the flow still appears to be stalled and has not advanced since Monday (Dec 22). The flow front is still about 0.6 miles upslope from the Highway 130 and Pahoa Village Road intersection.

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Blizzard Warning continues for Big Island summits

The National Weather Service has extended the blizzard Warning for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa above 11,500 feet until 6 a.m. Thursday (Dec 25). Hazards are strong winds and bitterly cold wind chills on the summits along with heavy snow, blowing and drifting snow and possible lightning strikes. Snow may accumulate up […]

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LavaTalk: December 24, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

The morning overflight revealed that the flow front still appears to be stalled and has not advanced since Monday (Dec 22). The flow front is still about 0.6 miles upslope from the Highway 130 and Pahoa Village Road intersection.

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Danielle Kaneao

Hilo woman wanted on warrants is arrested in Kailua-Kona

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 29-year-old Danielle Kaneao of Hilo, who was wanted on warrants and for a reported attempted car theft November 30 in Hilo. She was arrested Monday morning (December 22) in Kailua-Kona and initially charged with violating probation and two counts of contempt of court. She was taken to the Kona police […]

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