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The National Weather Service forecasts hazy days to continue for Hilo through the weekend with light winds coming from the north at 10 mph. Scattered showers are forecast.

Hazy days for Hilo

The National Weather Service forecasts hazy days to continue for Hilo through the weekend with light winds coming from the north at 10 mph. Scattered showers are forecast.

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The lack of tradewinds have led to voggy conditions in East Hawaii. The National Weather Service forecasts tradewinds to return Thursday.

Vog blankets East Hawaii

The lack of tradewinds have led to voggy conditions in East Hawaii. The National Weather Service forecasts tradewinds to return Thursday.

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Gas emissions from Halemaumau picking up again after brief respite due to rim collapses, magma withdrawal

Volcano Watch: Kilauea’s summer break pau for now?

Gas emissions from Halemaumau picking up again after brief respite due to rim collapses, magma withdrawal

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Volcano Watch: Mixed success forecasting volcano hazards in Hawaii

Volcano Watch: Mixed success forecasting volcano hazards in Hawaii

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) To most Hawaii Island residents, the eruption of Kilauea Volcano has been something that is happening “over there.” Pele’s domain might be an attraction you show to visitors. It might be a frustrating complication if you live in […]

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Astronaut photograph was acquired on May 13, 2009, with a Nikon 2DXs digital camera fitted with a 200mm lens, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, Johnson Space Center.

Big Island and vog seen from the International Space Station

Astronaut photograph was acquired on May 13, 2009, with a Nikon 2DXs digital camera fitted with a 200mm lens, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, Johnson Space Center.

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Wish you were here? Vog town

Wish you were here? Vog town

So much for Kona blue skies. The sky just felt heavy.  Eeeewwwww.  

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Herkes still frustrated by state response to vog

MEDIA RELEASE Six House committees met over the weekend to hear vog related bills in order to make it easier for testifiers from the various state/county agencies and the public. Rep. Robert Herkes coordinated the hearing, as chairman of the House Special Committee on Vog Effects.  The special committee met four times over the interim […]

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State Web site tracks sulfur dioxide levels

MEDIA RELEASE The si State Department of Health has launched a Web site where the public can obtain up-to-date information on sulfur dioxide levels in areas of the Big Island impacted by vog and volcanic emissions. The public is encouraged to use the Web site www.hiso2index.info to access sulfur dioxide levels in the Pahala, Hilo, […]

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