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Volcano Watch: Volcanoes, Landslides, and Angry Gods—A Pacific Northwest Connection Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for May 25, 2017 Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecasts 5-8 tropical cyclones this year Fishermen flock to the shoreline of Hilo Bay during the 'king tide' event to catch Halalu (Juvenile Akule, Big Eye Scad) Thursday (May 25) fronting the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7 Vehicle crashes, flips in Keaau pinning and killing driver Monday (May 22) Volcano Watch: HVO’s website makeover is more than skin deep
 
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Volcano Watch: Volcanoes, Landslides, and Angry Gods—A Pacific Northwest Connection

Both volcanoes and landslides are important for landscape evolution in Hawaii and worldwide. In Washington State, an old legend makes the connection between them.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for May 25, 2017

On the East Rift Zone, the 61g flow remained active, with lava entering the ocean near Kamokuna and surface breakouts downslope of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō.

The natural-color image above is a composite built from two overpasses by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite on August 29, 2016. At the time, Hurricane Madeline and Hurricane Lester were both hovering between category 3 and 4 storms. The bright streaks across the ocean surface (crossing Hawaii and Lester) are areas of sunglint, where sunlight reflected directly back at the VIIRS imager.

Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecasts 5-8 tropical cyclones this year

According to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center the outlook for this year is 5-8 tropical cyclones. The Central Pacific hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th.

Fishermen flock to the shoreline of Hilo Bay during the 'king tide' event to catch Halalu (Juvenile Akule, Big Eye Scad) Thursday (May 25) fronting the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

‘King tides’ forecast to bring highest tide levels of the year

An observable phenomenon this weekend on shorelines and low-lying areas in Hawaii heralds the arrival of the highest ‘king tides’ of the year, that will occur over a couple days around May 26, June 23, and July 21.

Crash on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) near the Keaau-Pahoa Bypass Road (Route 130) on Monday, May 22, 2017. Photo special to Hawaii 24/7 by Rickson Wichep

Vehicle crashes, flips in Keaau pinning and killing driver Monday (May 22)

Crews arrived to find a vehicle flipped onto the driver’s side with the driver partially pinned in the vehicle. The male driver was unresponsive with a weak pulse and a massive head injury.

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Volcano Watch: HVO’s website makeover is more than skin deep

The changes to HVO’s website are much more than “skin” deep—its “bones” are completely different.

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Police and Goodwill Aina Keepers cover up graffiti in Hilo

May 26, 2017

South Hilo Community Policing Officers again partnered with Goodwill Aina Keepers to cover up graffiti on buildings in Hilo on May 26, 2017. One of the buildings that received a fresh coat of paint was the Kress Building located on Kalākaua St. Pictured at the Kress Building is: Officer Gregg Silva, along with the Goodwill […]

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Mata is East Hawaii’s Officer of the Month for March 2017

May 26, 2017

Officer Kupono Mata (a 6-year police veteran) has been recognized as the Aloha Exchange Club Officer of the Month for March 2017. This is due to his outstanding performance both as a solo patrolman and more recently as a Field Training Officer. He serves as a “role model” for new officers by his consistent dedication […]

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The listed individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants. Persons who know a warrant is out for their arrest are advised to report to the nearest police station to avoid having an officer go to their home or workplace to arrest them.

Police warrants list for Friday, May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017

The listed individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants. Persons who know a warrant is out for their arrest are advised to report to the nearest police station to avoid having an officer go to their home or workplace to arrest them.

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Officer Cala Arnold

Arnold is East Hawaii’s Officer of the Month for May

May 26, 2017

Officer Cala Arnold (a 10-year police veteran) has been named as the Aloha Exchange Club’s Officer of the Month for May 2017. Officer Arnold was selected for his apprehension of a suspect with a weapon in a residential/preschool area.

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Police are still searching for a Honomu man reported missing in March

May 25, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help in searching for a 59-year-old Honomū man who was reported missing on (March 20). Glenn S. Oyama was last seen in Hilo on March 19 at about 11:30 p.m. He has a condition that requires medication.

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Police arrest Pahoa man in connection with a vehicle theft

May 24, 2017

MEDIA MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi Island police arrested a 24-year-old Pāhoa man Monday afternoon (May 22) in connection with motor vehicle theft investigation. On Sunday evening (May 21) at 10:32 pm, officers responded to a damaged gate at a business in the 15-1900 block on 33rd Avenue in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision. Employees reported that […]

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With the approach of the long Memorial Day weekend and the continuation of graduation parties, Hawai’i Police will be on alert to help prevent tragedy on our roads. Officers will conduct DUI checkpoints and roving patrols beginning Friday, May 26, and continuing through Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.  The effort is part of a national and statewide campaign called “Drunk Driving: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.”

Police to deploy DUI checkpoints over the Memorial Day weekend

May 24, 2017

With the approach of the long Memorial Day weekend and the continuation of graduation parties, Hawai’i Police will be on alert to help prevent tragedy on our roads. Officers will conduct DUI checkpoints and roving patrols beginning Friday, May 26, and continuing through Memorial Day, Monday, May 29. The effort is part of a national […]

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Police have identified the man who died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash Monday (May 22) on Highway 11, merging from the Keaʻau bypass (Highway 130) in Keaʻau.

He was identified as 71- year-old Ulysses Guillermo of Hilo.

Police identify man killed in Keaau crash Monday (May 22)

May 24, 2017

Police have identified the man who died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash Monday (May 22) on Highway 11, merging from the Keaʻau bypass (Highway 130) in Keaʻau. He was identified as 71- year-old Ulysses Guillermo of Hilo.

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Limited parking expected at Honolulu International Airport during Memorial Day weekend

May 24, 2017

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division alerts travelers of limited parking at the Honolulu International Airport’s public parking lots during Memorial Day weekend due to an anticipated increase in airline passengers.

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Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the body found in Hilo Bay on (May 15).

The victim was identified via fingerprints as 46- year-old Arthur Miller III, who had no permanent address.

On May 15 at 6:35 p.m. the Hawai`i Fire Department responded to a report of a body that was seen floating in Hilo Bay.  Fire personnel launched their rescue boat and recovered the disrobed body that was approximately a quarter of a mile off of the Wainaku shoreline.  The body was taken to the Hilo Medical Center where the official death pronouncement was made at 8:18 p.m.

Police ID body found in Hilo Bay Monday (May 15)

May 23, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the body found in Hilo Bay on (May 15). The victim was identified via fingerprints as 46- year-old Arthur Miller III, who had no permanent address. On May 15 at 6:35 p.m. the Hawai`i Fire Department responded to a report of a body that was seen floating in Hilo Bay. […]

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During the week of May 15, 2017, through May 21, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 27 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 475 DUI arrests compared with 440 during the same period last year, an increase of 8 percent.

Police DUI stats for the week of May 15-21, 2017

May 23, 2017

During the week of May 15, 2017, through May 21, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 27 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 475 DUI arrests […]

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An autopsy conducted Thursday (May 18) determined that a man who died Sunday (May 14) after being involved in a one-vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of the Daniel Inouye Highway (Route 200) and Māmalahoa Highway (Route 190), died from his injuries sustained in the accident.

On Thursday (May 18) he has been identified as 36-year-old Terrence Hinton of Oahu, Hawaiʻi.

Police identify man killed in crash Thursday (May 18)

May 23, 2017

An autopsy conducted Thursday (May 18) determined that a man who died Sunday (May 14) after being involved in a one-vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of the Daniel Inouye Highway (Route 200) and Māmalahoa Highway (Route 190), died from his injuries sustained in the accident. On Thursday (May 18) he has been identified as […]

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