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Volcano Watch: What do we call new land at Kīlauea Volcano’s ocean entries? Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for November 23, 2017 Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for November 16, 2017 Volcano Watch: Drive along Saddle Road reveals outstanding volcanic geology Parker School debate team wins sweepstakes tournament at Punahou School Laupahoehoe students attend World Tsunami Conference in Okinawa
 
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Volcano Watch: What do we call new land at Kīlauea Volcano’s ocean entries?

“Lava delta” is now the accepted geologic characterization. But, because the word “bench” was used for so long, it can be hard to transition to a different name. As we all know, bad habits are hard to break.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for November 23, 2017

On the East Rift Zone, the 61g lava flow remained active downslope of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, with scattered breakouts on the coastal plain.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for November 16, 2017

On the East Rift Zone, the 61g lava flow remained active downslope of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, with scattered breakouts on the coastal plain.

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Volcano Watch: Drive along Saddle Road reveals outstanding volcanic geology

The Daniel K. Inouye Highway, separates Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa This Saddle area showcases outstanding volcanic geology and is easy to reach for “roadside geologists.”

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Parker School debate team wins sweepstakes tournament at Punahou School

Parker School debate team won both sweepstakes trophies at the November 11 Punahou School Non-Qualifying Speech and Debate Tournament in Oahu.

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Laupahoehoe students attend World Tsunami Conference in Okinawa

Six student “Youth Ambassadors” and a teacher from Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School participated in the High School Students Islands Summit on World Tsunami Awareness Day 2017 in Okinawa from November 7 – 8, 2017.

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Military convoys scheduled from Pōhakuloa to Kawaihae Nov 27 and 29, 2017

November 21, 2017

Soldiers from the 2-6th Cavalry Regiment are scheduled to convoy from Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) to Kawaihae Docks Nov. 27 and 29. The convoys are scheduled to start at 8 a.m. Nov. 27, and to start at 9 a.m. Nov. 29. On both dates, all convoys should be completed by no later than 3:30 p.m.

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During the week of November 13, 2017, through November 19, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 25 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 1,026 DUI arrests compared with 964 during the same period last year, an increase of 6.4 percent.

Police DUI stats for the week of November 13-19, 2017

November 21, 2017

During the week of November 13, 2017, through November 19, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 25 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 1,026 DUI arrests […]

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Award-winning hip hop musician and educator Mr. Kneel, aka Neil McIntyre, will present a lively hip hop family event at the Thelma Parker Memorial Public Library in Waimea at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 7. The event is free and open to the public.

Hip-Hop family event at Thelma Parker Library in Waimea Thursday (Dec 7)

November 20, 2017

Award-winning hip hop musician and educator Mr. Kneel, aka Neil McIntyre, will present a lively hip hop family event at the Thelma Parker Memorial Public Library in Waimea at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 7. The event is free and open to the public.

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Hawai’i Island police have located a 51-year-old man, who was reported missing.

On Sunday, (November 19), at approximately 6 p.m., officers responded to the area of the Old Kona Airport Beach in Kailua-Kona for a report of a missing person.

Body of missing man found 1.5 miles offshore Kona Monday (Nov 20)

November 20, 2017

Hawai’i Island police have located a 51-year-old man, who was reported missing. On Sunday, (November 19), at approximately 6 p.m., officers responded to the area of the Old Kona Airport Beach in Kailua-Kona for a report of a missing person.

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Police seek Kona man wanted on warrants

November 20, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 51-year-old South Kona man wanted for outstanding warrants.

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.42/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.54/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices fall 3.1 cents per gallon the past week

November 20, 2017

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.42/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.54/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:12 p.m. alarm Saturday (Nov 18) toand area near the Fern Forest subdivision at the end of Kahaulea Road for a report of a missing hunter.

Lost hunter rescued in Fern Forest area Saturday (Nov 18)

November 18, 2017

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:12 p.m. alarm Saturday (Nov 18) toand area near the Fern Forest subdivision at the end of Kahaulea Road for a report of a missing hunter.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred at about 12:45 p.m., Wednesday afternoon, (November 15), in the area of Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway and Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.

Police shoot attacking dog, arrest owner Wednesday (Nov 15)

November 16, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred at about 12:45 p.m., Wednesday afternoon, (November 15), in the area of Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway and Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.

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An 86-year-old Hilo woman died following a vehicle and pedestrian crash Thursday morning, (September 21) in Hilo.

Woman dies from being hit while walking in Hilo

November 16, 2017

An 86-year-old Hilo woman died following a vehicle and pedestrian crash Thursday morning, (September 21) in Hilo.

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This is a Department of Water Supply (DWS) Deepwell breakdown message for Thursday afternoon, November 16, 2017 at 3 p.m.

At this time, the HOVE Deepwell in Ocean View, Kaʻū is down. Troubleshooting is being done to further analyze the problem, determine the needed repairs, and develop an estimated repair timeline. DWS is monitoring consumption and tank levels.

HOVE Deepwell failure prompts water spigot limits for users

November 16, 2017

This is a Department of Water Supply (DWS) Deepwell breakdown message for Thursday afternoon, November 16, 2017 at 3 p.m. At this time, the HOVE Deepwell in Ocean View, Kaʻū is down. Troubleshooting is being done to further analyze the problem, determine the needed repairs, and develop an estimated repair timeline. DWS is monitoring consumption […]

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Police charge two in connection with a road rage robbery

November 15, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police charged two people in connection with a robbery stemming from a road rage incident on Kīlauea Avenue in Hilo. At 8:49 a.m., Monday morning, (November 13), police responded to the courthouse parking lot in Hilo for an incident involving two motorists. The victim, a 53-year-old Keaʻau man, told police that a Nissan […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police report that the wanted person in connection with a counterfeit investigation in Pāhoa was located on, (November 15), at 1:15 p.m., in Keaʻau.

The investigation is ongoing.

Police ask anyone having information on the case to call officer Kimo Veincentof the Puna Police at (808) 965-2716, or the police non-emergency

Counterfeit suspect located

November 15, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police report that the wanted person in connection with a counterfeit investigation in Pāhoa was located on, (November 15), at 1:15 p.m., in Keaʻau. The investigation is ongoing. Police ask anyone having information on the case to call officer Kimo Veincentof the Puna Police at (808) 965-2716, or the police non-emergency

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