Tag Archive | "2011"

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Underwater topography directed the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami’s power

Scientists have known for years that the shape of the seafloor plays a role in how tsunami waves build up as they approach the coastline. Underwater topography also determines why some areas get hit worse than others.

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Vote for the top news stories of 2011

You can vote for up to six selections of what you thought were the top stories for Big Island news in 2011.

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Graduation season is in full swing on the Big Island.

Keaau High School Class of 2011

Graduation season is in full swing on the Big Island.

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New state laws effective Jan. 1, 2011

New state laws effective Jan. 1, 2011

The following are some of the laws (those most likely to impact the general public) slated to take effect on January 1, 2011. Click on the bills to get more information. HB1985 Relating to Taxation. Part I of the bill is amended to repeal the deduction of political contributions from taxable income. This becomes effective […]

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