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School closures due to Hurricane Madeline Wednesday (Aug 31) Hurricane Warning for Hawaii Island as Madeline approaches President Obama expands the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s “Old Faithful”—a thing of the past Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 25, 2016 Gov. Ige urges President Obama to expand Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
 
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School closures due to Hurricane Madeline Wednesday (Aug 31)

All UH facilities on Hawaiʻi Island will be closed Wednesday in advance of Hurricane Madeline. Hawaii public schools on Hawaii Island will be closed on Wednesday, Aug. 31 and Thursday, Sept. 1. Many private schools are also closed.

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Hurricane Warning for Hawaii Island as Madeline approaches

Maximum sustained winds are near 110 mph (175 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

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President Obama expands the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Friday (Aug 26), President Obama expanded the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii to encompass more than half a million square miles — making it the world’s largest marine protected area.

Sketch map of Halemaumau, July 1909, J.M. Lydgate;
showing Old Faithful, areas of activity, sulphur fumes, caves, Fallen-in
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Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s “Old Faithful”—a thing of the past

The Island of Hawai‘i once had its own “Old Faithful,” composed of lava rather than boiling water, located in Halema‘uma‘u Crater at the summit of Kīlauea.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 25, 2016

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. During the past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 20 m and 40 m (66–131 ft) below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u Crater.

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Gov. Ige urges President Obama to expand Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

“I am writing to convey my support for the expansion of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument as proposed by Senator Schatz in his June 16, 2016 letter.”

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a possible drowning in South Kohala.

On Monday (August 29) officers responded to a 3:40 p.m. report of an unresponsive woman in a pool at a resort on Mauna Kea Beach Drive. When police and Fire Department personnel arrived, resort staff members were attempting cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Fire Department personnel took over attempts to revive the victim but were unsuccessful.

Police investigate possible drowning of California woman in South Kohala Monday (Aug 29)

August 30, 2016

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a possible drowning in South Kohala. On Monday (August 29) officers responded to a 3:40 p.m. report of an unresponsive woman in a pool at a resort on Mauna Kea Beach Drive. When police and Fire Department personnel arrived, resort staff members were attempting cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Fire Department personnel took […]

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During the week of August 22, 2016, through August 28, 2016, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 23 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two of the drivers were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 691 DUI arrests compared with 688 during the same period last year, an increase of 0.4 percent.

Police DUI stats for August 22-28, 2016

August 30, 2016

During the week of August 22, 2016, through August 28, 2016, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 23 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two of the drivers were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 691 DUI arrests compared […]

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To ensure the safety of visitors and employees, sections of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will close starting at 5 p.m. today as hurricanes Madeline and Lester approach Hawai‘i Island.

Partial closures at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park as Hurricanes approach

August 30, 2016

To ensure the safety of visitors and employees, sections of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will close starting at 5 p.m. today as hurricanes Madeline and Lester approach Hawai‘i Island.

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Hawaiian Airlines offers reservation change waivers for Hawaii Island travel due to Hurricane Madeline

August 30, 2016

Effective immediately, guests holding tickets for travel to/from/via the Island of Hawaii—Kona (KOA) and Hilo (ITO)—on Hawaiian Airlines flights between August 31, 2016, through September 1, 2016, will be permitted a one-time reservation change with waiver of change fee.

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Police are searching for a Kapaau man wanted for sexual assault

August 30, 2016

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 22-year-old Kapaau man who is wanted for sexual assault. Jesulito Juan is wanted on bench warrants for Grand Jury indictments on two counts of first-degree sexual assault. He is described as 5-foot-6, 134 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts […]

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Waikoloa Village Market to convert into KTA store Thursday (Sept 1)

August 30, 2016

Effective Thursday, September 1, 2016 the Waikoloa Village Market will become a full-fledged member of the KTA Super Stores family and will be re-named KTA Super Stores Waikoloa Village. Opened in 1990 as a partner location, the Waikoloa Village Market recently began accepting KTA Super Stores advertised specials and coupons. Beginning September 1st, the Waikoloa […]

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NSP and Warriors take the championships at Click It or Ticket basketball tournament

August 30, 2016

A total of 134 youths from 15 teams participated in the HI-PAL “Click It or Ticket” Back 2 School Bash basketball tournament this past weekend at Papaʻikou Gym. In the 10-and-Under division finals, Kohala’s NSP defeated Fly Girls 21-14 to claim the title. Layden Kauka led NSP with 7 points. Maela Honma tallied 9 points […]

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Feds provide $497,000 additional funds for Rapid Ohia Death response and treatment

August 30, 2016

The State of Hawaiʻi applauded the announcement by the U.S. Department of Interior and Senator Brian Schatz of $497,000 in federal funding to help combat Rapid ‘Ōhiʻa Death, the fungal disease that is killing tens of thousands of acres of native forest on Hawaiʻi Island.

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Hurricane Watch for Hawaii County as Madeline strengthens to Category 4 status

August 29, 2016

Maximum sustained winds are near 130 mph (215 km/h) with higher gusts. Madeline is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Some weakening is forecast through late Wednesday.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Hawaii Island on Wednesday and Thursday. Large and damaging surf is possible along east facing shores. Surf is expected to build to 10 to 18 feet on Tuesday and to 15 to 25 feet on Wednesday and Wednesday night.

Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning issued in advance of Hurricane Madeline

August 29, 2016

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Hawaii Island on Wednesday and Thursday. Large and damaging surf is possible along east facing shores. Surf is expected to build to 10 to 18 feet on Tuesday and to 15 to 25 feet on Wednesday and Wednesday night.

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Police arrest trio after theft of purse in Waimea restaurant

August 29, 2016

A man and a woman have been charged with theft and other offenses stemming from an incident at a restaurant in Waimea on Friday afternoon (August 26). At 2:30 p.m. Friday, a 64-year-old Paʻauilo woman reported that she was at a restaurant in a shopping center on the 67-1100 block of Māmālahoa Highway when a […]

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Ocean View man charged with offenses after being found in stolen county truck

August 29, 2016

An Ocean View man has been charged with seven offenses after being found in a stolen county vehicle. On Thursday (August 25), officers responded to a 6:38 a.m. report of a burglary at an office of the Department of Public Works on the 81-6300 block of Highway 11 in South Kona. They learned that the […]

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