Archive | July, 2018

gasbuddy-bug

Average Hawaii gas prices fall 2.3 cents per gallon the past week

Gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.94/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.4 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.82/g, according to GasBuddy.

Read the full story

Posted in Business, Energy0 Comments

Police officer shot in South Point shootout is recovering

The investigation is continuing into the most recent shooting that occurred on South Point Road in Kaʻū which resulted in the death of Justin Waiki. The case is being handled by the Area II Criminal Investigation Section. The SRT sergeant shot is recovering nicely at Hilo Medical Center and presently is in stable condition.

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

This telephoto image shows dark fragments of molten and semi-solid lava being blasted upward and outward during a hydrovolcanic explosion at the Waikupanaha ocean entry west of Kalapana in April 2008. Similar explosions are occurring at Kīlauea Volcano's current lower East Rift Zone ocean entry. For more information, please see "Littoral hydrovolcanic explosions: a case study of lava–seawater interaction at Kilauea Volcano" (https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/vsc/file_mngr/file-186/Mattox and Mangan_hydrovolcanic explosions.pdf). USGS photo by M. Patrick.

Volcano Watch: The mixture of lava and seawater creates an explosive hazard

Since May 3, 2018, Kīlauea Volcano’s lower East Rift Zone eruption has destroyed more than 700 structures, covered more than 32 sq km (12.4 sq mi) of land with black lava, and added about 700 acres of new land to the island. Yet, remarkably, injuries had been few.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Sci-Tech, Volcano0 Comments

Justiin Joshua Waiki

Suspect in police murder is killed in South Point gunfight

On (July 20), acting on information received on suspect Justin Waiki, police responded to the area of South Point in the Kaʻū district.

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Justiin Joshua Waiki

Reward for information leading to murder suspect Justin Waiki increases to $32K

Hawaiʻi Island police are still searching for Justin Waiki for the murder of Officer Bonson K. Kailioa who was fatally shot in Mountain View on Tuesday evening, (July 17), while on duty. Rewards for Justin Waiki’s capture is now at $30,000; $10,000 from the FBI, $10,000 from U.S. Marshalls and $10,000 from Alcohol Tobacco and […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Damo-Klaus

Police capture two after firing shots and vehicle chase in Kona

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating two officer-involved shooting incidents that occurred Thursday, (July 18), in the areas of Keauhou and Napoopoo Road. At about 4:58 p.m., police received a tip that fugitive Justin Waiki was possibly sighted within a primer-colored Toyota pickup truck with unknown license plates within the parking lot of 75-1015 Henry Street, […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Justiin Joshua Waiki

Reward of $30K offered for suspect who murdered police officer

Hawaiʻi Island police are continuing the search for Justin Waiki for the murder of Officer Bonson K. Kaliloa, who was fatally shot while on a traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 11, in Mt. View on Tuesday evening, (July 17).

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Justiin Joshua Waiki

Police seek suspect who killed officer

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the murder of a police officer who was fatally shot while on a traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 11, in the area of Kukui Camp Road, Mt. View, Hawaiʻi.

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Keikiland Playground closed for resurfacing and repairs beginning Monday (July 30)

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the temporary closure of Keikiland playground effective July 30, 2018 through September 4, 2018, for resurfacing and repairs. The project consists of resurfacing the playground safety surface with new synthetic turf safety surfacing, along with other repairs to the playground equipment area only. The playground equipment […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

uscg-logo

Coast Guard investigating report of incident aboard lava tour boat off Hawaii Island

The Coast Guard is investigating a report of 12 people injured aboard a lava tour boat in Kapoho Bay, Big Island Monday. A Coast Guard investigator from Sector Honolulu is en route to investigate the incident. The safety zone currently stands at 300-meters (984 feet) with no exclusions.

Read the full story

Posted in Kilauea Eruption, News0 Comments

Tour boat damage from lava explosion off the Puna coast Monday, July 16, 2018. Photo courtesy of DLNR

Twenty-three injured on tour boat hit with lava explosion Monday (July 16)

A 20-year-old woman has major leg trauma. The other passengers suffered burns and scrapes.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Kilauea Eruption, News, Volcano0 Comments

Continued degassing from fumaroles at fissures on Kīlauea Volcano’s lower East Rift Zone produce native sulfur crystals when sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide gases react and cool upon reaching the surface. The delicate sulfur crystals are 5-15 mm (0.2-0.6 in) long. USGS photos by A. Lerner, 2018.

Volcano Watch: Many forms of sulfur are found on Kīlauea Volcano

For many Hawaii residents, interactions with Kīlauea Volcano’s eruptions is through vog—a hazy mixture of sulfur dioxide gas and sulfate particles. However, sulfur on Kīlauea is not limited to vog components.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Sci-Tech, Volcano0 Comments

This image is from a temporary research camera positioned near Kapoho looking southwest. From left to right, one can see the eruptive fissures, with Fissure 15 on the far left, and Fissure 8 near the center. Webcam image taken Monday, July 9, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kilauea Eruption: Lava flow continues, higher SO2 levels may occur Monday night (July 9)

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to be very active and is feeding a lava channel to the ocean at Kapoho. The flow is producing a broad ocean entry along the shoreline and continues to expand into Kapoho Beach Lots and north of Four Corners intersection. There is no immediate threat at this […]

Read the full story

Posted in Gallery, Kilauea Eruption, News, Photographs, Sci-Tech, Videos, Volcano0 Comments

Hawaii247-250x250

Hawaii 24/7 on hiatus until the end of July 2018

Hawaii 24/7 will be on hiatus for the remainder of the month of July 2018. Our community calendar will continue to be updated during this time. Should a large event happen (earthquake, tsunami alert, hurricane) we will update sooner than August.

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

 

 

Become a fan on facebook

 

 

Quantcast