Archive | April, 2015

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Strong 6.8M earthquake in Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with the magnitude of 6.8 has occured in Papua New Guinea. Based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

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Identical to photo at previous, but with labels. The dashed white line indicates the lava lake rim. Photo taken Thursday, April 29, 2015 courtesy of USGS/HVO

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 30, 2015

Kīlauea’s summit lava lake rose during the past week, tracking summit inflation, and began to overflow sporadically. On Thursday (April 30) the summit had begun to deflate slowly, and the lava lake level had dropped slightly.

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An early morning view of the lava lake with a recent overflow onto the floor of Halemaʻumaʻu Crater. Photo taken Thursday, April 29, 2015 courtesy of USGS/HVO

Volcano Watch: Halema‘uma‘u Crater is making headlines again

This past week saw the first time that a lake of lava within Halema‘uma‘u Crater has been visible from Park visitor overlooks since 1974.

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Police are searching for a Hilo man wanted on warrants

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 41-year-old Hilo man wanted on three bench warrants. Christian E. Alameda is wanted on two bench warrants for contempt of court and one for failure to appear in court. Police also want to question him in connection with an arson investigation.

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A convoy of vehicles from 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade is driven over Saddle Road. Photo by Sgt. Bryanna Poulin 25th CAB Public Affairs

Military convoys to travel between Hilo and PTA May 1-2, 2015

Oahu-based service members are scheduled to convoy between Keaukaha Military Reservation (Hilo) and Pōhakuloa Training Area, beginning Friday (May 1). Convoys will travel from KMR to PTA May 1, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., and will return from PTA to KMR May 2, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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Strong 6.7M quake in Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 occurred in the New Britain region, Papua New Guinea at 12:45 a.m. HST on Thursday april 30 2015. Based on all available data… there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Police charge Hilo man with burglary and other offenses

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested and charged a Hilo man in connection with a burglary over the weekend at a Hilo business. At 7:25 p.m. Sunday (April 26), someone broke into a business on the 700 block of Leilani Street and removed cigarettes valued at approximately $150. Police investigation led to the identity of a […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help with information about a fire in January in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Keaʻau.

At 4:30 a.m. on January 29, police and firefighters responded to a report of smoke and flames coming from a house under construction on 25th Avenue between Kaloli Drive and Paradise Drive.

Police are seeking information about a January fire in HPP

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help with information about a fire in January in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Keaʻau. At 4:30 a.m. on January 29, police and firefighters responded to a report of smoke and flames coming from a house under construction on 25th Avenue between Kaloli Drive and Paradise […]

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Mack Kilion

Police are searching for a Kailua-Kona man reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 28-year-old Kailua-Kona man who was reported missing. Mack Kilion was last seen in Kailua-Kona on or about April 22 in a 1997 GMC Yukon sports-utility vehicle. The SUV was recovered Sunday (April 26) near shoreline cliffs at Upolu Point in North Kohala. Kilion’s personal belongings were inside the […]

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Police are searching for a Waikoloa man wanted on warrants

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 24-year-old Waikoloa man wanted on four bench warrants. Kaniaulono Michael Anzai is wanted on two $50,000 bench warrants for contempt of court and two $50,000 bench warrants for violating terms of probation.

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A 17-year-old male student was arrested Tuesday (April 28) following a temporary lockdown at Keaʻau High School.

In response to a 10:19 a.m. call, Puna Patrol officers responded to Keaʻau High School. They learned that a 17-year-old boy had physically harassed and threatened school employees who were attempting to detain him after receiving information that he was planning to fight with another student. The student then fled the campus, triggering the lockdown.

Keaau High School temporarily locked-down, student arrested Tuesday (April 28)

A 17-year-old male student was arrested Tuesday (April 28) following a temporary lockdown at Keaʻau High School. In response to a 10:19 a.m. call, Puna Patrol officers responded to Keaʻau High School. They learned that a 17-year-old boy had physically harassed and threatened school employees who were attempting to detain him after receiving information that […]

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A military convoy heads up Waikoloa Road. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Military convoys from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa April 28-May 4, 2015

Oahu-based service members are scheduled to convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa Training Area, April 28-May 4, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Convoys will use Akoni Pule Corridor, Queen Kaahumanu, Waikoloa Road, Mamalahoa Highway, and the Daniel K. Inouye Highway. Military police will escort the convoys.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for east facing shores of the Big Island until 6 a.m. Thursday (April 30). A gale warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday (April 29) for the Alenuihaha Channel. A small craft advisory is also in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday for Big Island windward, leeward and southeast waters.

High surf and small craft advisories issued for the Big Island

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for east facing shores of the Big Island until 6 a.m. Thursday (April 30). A gale warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday (April 29) for the Alenuihaha Channel. A small craft advisory is also in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday for […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a wind advisory for the Big Island from 6 p.m. Tuesday through 6 p.m. Wednesday (April 29).

Winds are coming from the Northeast at 25-35 mph with gusts over 50 mph. The main areas of the strongest winds will be over and around mountainous terrain. Big Island locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to, Waimea, Kawaihae and the Saddle Road area.

Wind advisory issued due to strong northeast winds

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a wind advisory for the Big Island from 6 p.m. Tuesday through 6 p.m. Wednesday (April 29). Winds are coming from the Northeast at 25-35 mph with gusts over 50 mph. The main areas of the strongest winds will be over and around mountainous terrain. Big Island […]

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