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Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

HVO back online following Iselle

HVO had been less than fully operational since the previous week, after Tropical Storm Iselle directly hit the Hawaii Island on Aug. 7. HVO provides continuous, critical updates on the ongoing Kilauea eruption, earthquake data, and webcam images to emergency managers and island communities for their safety and economic well-being.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Perpetuating Hawaiian culture

Four-year-old Lillian Navas, who is visiting with her family from California, awaits her chance to try fresh coconut Saturday during the annual Hookuikahi i Puukohola Establishment Day Hawaiian Cultural Festival at Puuokohola National Historical Site in South Kohala.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Puna man charged in burglary, vandalism at Hilo ice factory

A 22-year-old Puna man will appear in court Monday on charges relating to a burglary and vandalism at the Alii Ice Co.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Man charged in connection with Alii Ice break-in

A 22-year-old Puna man has been charged in connection with a burglary reported Wednesday at Alii Ice on Banyan Drive in Hilo.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

KITV-TV

Red Cross to distribute supplies in Pahoa, Volcano

The Hawaii Red Cross Shelter at the Pahoa Community Center remains open to support the individuals and families impacted by the storm.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Businesses, organizations offering services after Iselle

A number of community businesses and organizations have been providing relief for storm victims in Puna and other parts of the island, as well as offering services for people affected by the the storm.

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West Hawaii Today

Mainland helps monitor Hawaii quakes, eruptions

U.S. Geographical Service outposts in other states are helping monitor Hawaii's volcanoes and earthquakes while work is done to repair Tropical Storm Iselle's damage to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Quake, eruption monitor gets help from afar

The station that monitors volcanic or seismic activity across Hawaii was slammed by hurricane-force gusts Friday morning, causing a suspected power surge in a backup generator and forcing a shutdown of the site's computer system, officials said.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Volcano, earthquake monitoring continues at Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

Intermittent disruptions in eruption updates, webcam imagery, earthquake data, and other information normally available on the U.S. Geological Society Hawaiian Volcano Observatory website could continue for the next few days.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Some Big Isle residents may have long wait before power restored

Motorists navigated around downed power lines and fallen trees left in the wake of Hurricane Iselle on Kahaki Boulevard in Pahoa Friday.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Ex-postal clerk gets jail time for stealing mail, gift cards

Vicente Martinez, 61, pleaded guilty in April to two counts of stealing mail that contained gift cards.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Iselle is downgraded to a tropical storm as Julio gains strength

A weakening Iselle lost its hurricane status late Thursday as it began to arrive at Hawaii island on a predicted path that would take it south of the other islands.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Highway 11 reopened in Puna

Route 11 between the Keaau area and Volcano Highway is currently open Thursday as of 6:30 p.m. The road was closed earlier in the evening because of downed trees in Puna.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Two small earthquakes rattle Hawaii island

The first had an epicenter in the ocean about 6 miles north of the entrance to Akaka Falls State Park, north of Hilo, at a depth of 25 miles.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Scientists study whether vog weakens storms

Scientists will be watching the way Kilauea's vog affects Hurricane Iselle as part of a study exploring whether gas and particles from volcanoes might hold a key to weakening tropical storms.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

West Hawaii Today

No contest plea in traffic fatality

A 28-year-old Mountain View man who struck and killed an elderly bicyclist with a pickup truck late last year pleaded no contest Wednesday to first-degree negligent homicide.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KPUA-AM Hilo

Hikers rescued in Volcano forest reserve

Eight people are safe and sound today after a County helicopter airlifted them Wednesday from the Kahaualea Trail in a Volcano rain forest, where they had gone to view the lava flow.

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