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Early morning 4.2M quake off Molokai shakes the state

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.2 earthquake north of Moloka‘i on Thursday, March 9, at 3:03 a.m. HST.

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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake (WPB-87316)

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 people aboard possible downed aircraft off Molokai

The Coast Guard suspended the active search Sunday at sunset for a possible downed aircraft with three people aboard near Ilio Point, Molokai. “Our most heartfelt condolences go out to the families and friends of Michael, Whitney and John,” said Lt. Nic Iannarone, Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center command duty officer.

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The search continues for a possible downed aircraft with three people aboard approximately 17 miles northeast of Ilio Point, Molokai, Dec. 31, 2016. Crews from the USCGC Kittiwake (WPB-87316) from Honolulu, an HC-130 Hercules airplane and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point are searching the area. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Released)

Names of people on board possible downed aircraft off Molokai released, search continues

The search for a possible downed aircraft with three people aboard near Ilio Point, Molokai, continues Saturday. The search now extends up to 17 miles northeast of Ilio Point. Missing are: Michael Childers, pilot, and two passengers John Mizuno and Whitney Thomas. They were flying in a Cessna with tail number N174LL.

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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake (WPB-87316)

Coast Guard responding to report of downed aircraft off Molokai Friday (Dec 30)

The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a possible downed aircraft with three people aboard approximately four miles east of Ilio Point, Molokai, Friday. Responding are an HC-130 Hercules airplane crew and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Oahu, the USCGC Kittiwake (WPB 87316) an 87-foot Coastal […]

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In this shaded relief and bathymetric map of Maui County, colors indicate water depth, from shallow (orange and yellow) to deep (blue and purple), with shades of gray indicating island areas above sea level. From: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2809, “Hawaiʻi’s Volcanoes Revealed”

Volcano Watch: A geologic tour of the Hawaiian Islands: Maui

Despite their close proximity, the volcanoes of Maui Nui have quite different eruptive histories.

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4.1 magnitude quake shakes Molokai Friday (June 6)

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory recorded a magnitude-4.1 earthquake beneath eastern Moloka‘i on Friday, June 6, 2014, at 4:42 p.m. HST.

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Magnitude 4.5 earthquake North of Molokai Friday (June 21)

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.5 earthquake located north of the Island of Moloka`i on Friday, June 21, 2013, at 12:04 a.m., HST.

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Volcano Watch: What a difference a few hundred thousand years can make

Last fall, residents of Kalaupapa settlement on Molokai began reporting unusual sulfurous odors coming from the direction of Kauhako Crater lake, a small, deep lake located just a few miles away.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf Advisory for East facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and the Big Island through 4 p.m. Saturday (Oct 15). Strong Northeasterly winds, due to an approaching front moving down from the North, will cause rough wind generated surf.

High Surf Advisory issued for East facing shores until 4 p.m. Saturday (Oct 15)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf Advisory for East facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and the Big Island through 4 p.m. Saturday (Oct 15). Strong Northeasterly winds, due to an approaching front moving down from the North, will cause rough wind generated surf.

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Molokai kupuna Poepoe discusses feeding family

Molokai kupuna Poepoe discusses feeding family

MEDIA RELEASE Kupuna Mac Poepoe will share some of his insights as a Molokai fisherman and conservationist in an upcoming Puana Ka Ike lecture in Kona and an Eia Hawaii presentation in Hilo. Poepoe will speak on “Feeding Family” from 5:30–7 p.m. Friday, April 29 at the Keauhou Beach Resort Ballroom in Kona and from […]

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Hawaii 24/7 contributor PF Bentley shares a new film he shot and produced titled Kaumo‘o ‘Olelo O Ka (The History of Hula) as we enter this Merrie Monarch Festival week.

Kaumo‘o ‘Olelo O Ka (The History of Hula)

Hawaii 24/7 contributor PF Bentley shares a new film he shot and produced titled Kaumo‘o ‘Olelo O Ka (The History of Hula) as we enter this Merrie Monarch Festival week.

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A minor earthquake occurred at 2:12:45 PM (HST) on Thursday, February 24, 2011. The temblor was felt and widely reported by people on Oahu and on Molokai.

The earthquake was originally reported by the USGS to have an center of the quake south of Lanai but was revised with the epicenter in the Kaiwi Channel between Oahu and Molokai.

3.6M earthquake strikes near Oahu, no tsunami threat

A minor earthquake occurred at 2:12:45 PM (HST) on Thursday, February 24, 2011. The temblor was felt and widely reported by people on Oahu and on Molokai. The earthquake was originally reported by the USGS to have an center of the quake south of Lanai but was revised with the epicenter in the Kaiwi Channel […]

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Surf along west facing shores of the Big Island will be 7 to 10 feet through tonight.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area...producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.

High surf advisory for West Hawaii until Sunday (Dec 27)

Surf along west facing shores of the Big Island will be 7 to 10 feet through tonight. Precautionary/preparedness actions… A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area…producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.

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Surf will be 6 to 8 feet along east facing shores and also along west facing shores of the Big Island that exposed to the northwest swell today.

High surf advisory until 6 p.m. this evening (Dec 9)

Surf will be 6 to 8 feet along east facing shores and also along west facing shores of the Big Island that exposed to the northwest swell today.

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