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Winter weather and other advisories for Hawaii Island

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Hawaii Island summits above 13,000 feet through Wednesday morning (March 14).

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Winter Storm Warning for Hawaii Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Hawaii Island summits above 12,000 feet until 6 p.m. Friday (Feb 23).

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Chun appointed as senior advisor to UH on Mauna Kea

Greg Chun has been appointed as senior advisor to University of Hawaiʻi President David Lassner and UH Hilo Chancellor Marcia Sakai in overseeing the fulfillment of the responsibilities of the entire UH System on Maunakea. Chun is a UH Mānoa faculty member whose work focuses on the intersection of land use, community engagement and culture. […]

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Mauna Kea winter snow time-lapse videos

Snowfall on the summit of Mauna Kea. Time-lapse images via the Gemini Telescope and UK Infrared Telescope cameras. February 1-7, 2018.

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Wish you were here? A White Christmas in Hawaii

Snowfall on the summit of Mauna Kea. Time-lapse video December 19-25, 2017 via the Gemini Telescope and UK Infrared Telescope cameras.

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Caltech Submillimeter Observatory being decommissioned

Caltech is proceeding to decommission the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) on Hawaii Island’s Maunakea. CSO began operations in 1987 and ceased scientific observations in September 2015.

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AstroDay in Kona Saturday (Nov 4)

AstroDay, an annual science and astronomy education event sponsored by the Maunakea Astronomy Outreach Committee (MKAOC), is coming to Kona Commons on Saturday, November 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free, family-oriented, science celebration has been a tradition in Hilo for the past 16 years and will be in Kona for the first […]

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The National Weather Service reports a Flash Flood Warning is now in effect for Hawaii Island until 11:15 a.m. A Flash Flood Warning means dangerous flooding is occurring or imminent; and may pose a threat to life and property. Heavy thunder showers are expected to continue through today.

Flash Flood Watch and High Wind Warning issued for Hawaii Island

The National Weather Service reports a Flash Flood Warning is now in effect for Hawaii Island until 11:15 a.m. A Flash Flood Warning means dangerous flooding is occurring or imminent; and may pose a threat to life and property. Heavy thunder showers are expected to continue through today.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flash flood watch for Hawaii Island Monday through Tuesday afternoon (Oct 23-24).

Heavy showers associated with an upper trough and cold front moving down the island chain could result in flash flooding Monday through Tuesday. The latest guidance indicates the greatest potential for flooding will occur over Oahu, Maui County and Hawaii Island.

Flash Flood and High Wind Watches issued for Hawaii Island

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flash flood watch for Hawaii Island Monday through Tuesday afternoon (Oct 23-24). Heavy showers associated with an upper trough and cold front moving down the island chain could result in flash flooding Monday through Tuesday. The latest guidance indicates the greatest potential for flooding will occur […]

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BLNR approves Thirty-Meter Telescope permit to build

The Board of Land and Natural Resources approved the application to build the Thirty-Meter Telescope.

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Graffiti found at Mauna Kea Ice Age Natural Area Reserve

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) is requesting the public’s assistance in providing information related to a criminal investigation of Prohibited Activities in a Natural Area Reserve (NAR).

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TMT contested case hearing transcripts now available to public at five libraries

Five public libraries on Hawai‘i island and O‘ahu now have copies of transcripts from Contested Case HA-16-02 regarding the Conservation District Use Application (CDUA) for the Thirty Meter Telescope at the Mauna Kea Science Reserve. The copies are available for public review but they cannot be checked out. Any parties to the contested case or […]

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Police identify French woman killed in Mauna Kea crash

Police have identified the female who died from injuries sustained in a one car crash Sunday (March 12) on Mauna Kea Access Road. She was identified as 35-year-old Aurelie Vincent of Vienne, France. Police are also asking anyone who witnessed the crash to call Officer Erhard Autrata at 961-8118 or email: erhard.autrata@hawaiicounty.go….

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Woman dead after crash on Mauna Kea Sunday (March 12)

An unidentified woman died following a one-vehicle crash Sunday night (March 12) on Mauna Kea Access Road. Her name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of her family. Responding to the 7:30 p.m. traffic crash, Hilo Patrol Officer’s determined that a 2001 Nissan sports-utility vehicle was traveling down Mauna Kea Access Road approximately […]

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