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12 hrs ago | KPUA-AM Hilo

Earthquakes signal Mauna Loa may be waking up

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has been busy with lava flow from Kilauea Volcano but also is paying close attention to Mauna Loa. Mauna Loa last month had its largest swarm of earthquakes in nearly a decade and continues to swell.

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21 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

Lava flow shows signs of slowing

Photos by Hollyn Johnson/Tribune-Herald with special thanks to Iolani Air Tours A surface flow is visible Sunday morning on the eastern flank of Kilauea. Photos by Hollyn Johnson/Tribune-Herald with special thanks to Iolani Air Tours The northwest corner of Kaohe Homesteads is seen in the foreground, as the leading edge of the June 27th lava flow continues on its march toward the sea.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

GantDaily.com

Volcano's lava flow threatens subdivision

Big Island, HI, United States - The recent volcanic activity of Kilauea on the Big Island in Hawaii has caused lava to approach three vacant lots in a rural subdivision. Officials say that the lava flow would not threaten homes but anything can happen with the one of the most active volcanoes in the world.

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Daily Kos

Hawaiian Kilauea Lava Flow May Threaten Homes Near Pahoa

Iceland isn't the only place that gives hard to pronounce names to volcanoes. Kilauea is an active shield volcano on the big Island of Hawaii.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

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The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

KITV-TV

Scientists: Lava could reach Pahoa Village Rd. around Sept. 24

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory says if the lava flow continues in its northeast path, scientists forecast the flow will cross Pahoa Village Road about 0.7 miles toward the center of Pahoa from the Pahoa Marketplace as early as Sept. 24. "Two possible paths, through Pahoa Marketplace and the other three or four miles into Pahoa Town," said Jim Kauahikaua of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

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West Hawaii Today

Tiny Treasures exhibit held at Volcano Art Center

The Volcano Art Center will present "Tiny Treasures II," an invitational exhibit of small sculpture and jewelry, created for the show by a host of well-known Hawaii Island artists. The exhibit opens on Saturday with a reception with the artists from 5 to 7 p.m. and concludes Nov. 9. The exhibiting artists include Lisa Louise Adams, Henry Bianchini, Brenda May Ching, Wayne Keeth, Amy Flanders, Kimberly Langston Hagen, Bea Israel, Heather Mettler, Elizabeth Miller, Stone O'Daugherty, Pat Pearlman, Daniel E. Rokovitz, Jeff Roth, Tad Sewell, Jamie Stokes and Ivy Torres.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Daily Mail

Hawaii prepares for Kilauea Volcano's lava to cut off community on Big Island

Residents living in Hawaii prepare for lava flows from nearby erupting Kilauea Volcano to cut off their community on the Big Island Businesses in a small Hawaii town are facing a slow-motion disaster as lava from Kilauea volcano oozes toward roads connecting them to the rest of the Big Island. Tiffany Edwards Hunt, who owns a surf shop with her husband, said the lava could hit buildings while smoke from fires sparked by the lava cold damage merchandise.

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West Hawaii Today

Scientists to boost earthquake awareness

Gary Grosshuesch, left, looks into Kalahikiola Congregational Church as structural engineer Tom Tanimura, with hard hat, surveys damage inside the church. The church suffered significant damage during the 2006 earthquake.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

West Hawaii Today

County exploring routes around lava

County Civil Defense Administrator Darryl Oliveira said Tuesday night officials are "looking at multiple other ways to create connectivity" in the event lava from the June 27 flow crosses Highway 130 and isolates lower Puna. "That includes connecting roads between Nanawale and the highway, Nanawale and Hawaiian Shores, Leilani and Opihikao," Oliveira said.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Volcano warning remains as lava oozes along

A Hawaii County Civil Defense flyover Tuesday morning showed the so-called June 27 lava flow, at the middle East Rift Zone, had advanced 400 yards since Monday afternoon toward Kaohe Homesteads. ~~ The U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory kept the Kilauea Volcano alert level at a warning as the lava steadily burned its way through thick forest about 0.7 mile from Kaohe Homesteads subdivision in Puna.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Puna lava flow air tours promoted nationally

A stream of lava seeping from a ground crack Wednesday charred trees near the Wao Kele o Puna Forest Reserve in Puna. A Hawaii island company is nationally promoting air tours over Kilauea Volcano lava flows, including the one posing a threat to Pahoa residents.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

KPUA-AM Hilo

Lava moving parallel to homes for now

Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos has been advancing at a slower pace the past few days and is now moving parallel to a sparsely populated subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island. Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira says the lava from Kilauea volcano is still at least a mile away from any homes in Kaohe Homesteads.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Kilauea lava continues to flow north

As of 10 a.m., the flow is located approximately .8 miles southwest or upslope of the Wao Kela Puna Forest Reserve boundary and moving northward and parallel to the forest reserve boundary, according to the Civil Defense's website. The flow has advanced approximately 200 yards since Saturday.

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Hawaii Tribune-Herald

HVO scientists are closely watching Kilauea, Mauna Loa

Volcanoes are prominent in the news lately with new eruptions near Barbardunga volcano in Iceland and Tavurvur volcano in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, as well as Kilauea Volcano's continuing eruption here on the Island of Hawaii.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Danger to homes kept at bay as Kilauea flow edges north

A helicopter survey early Saturday found that the flow had advanced about 50 yards since Friday but very little vegetation was burning and there was no imminent wildfire threat. Civil Defense staff noted plumes of steam emanating from cracks near the front of the flow, suggesting continued movement below the surface.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

KITV-TV

Puna residents sound off about lava emergency

Puna residents went to a community meeting at Pahoa High School Thursday night after Hawai'i County Civil Defense and scientists at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory raise the volcano threat level to a warning. 20:22:30-20:22:45 : PUNA RESIDENT: "WE WILL NEVER OWN OUR LAND.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Lava flow forecast to reach houses in days

We're feel like it's Pele doing what Pele does, said two-year Kaohe Homesteads resident Graywols Claire after a packed meeting Thursday night at the Pahoa High School cafeteria. He was referring to the volcano goddess.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

KPUA-AM Hilo

Lava closer to Big Island subdivision

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory says a lava flow could be a week away from a rural subdivision. Observatory Scientist-in-Charge Jim Kauahikaua says officials are expected to raise the lava threat from a watch to a warning.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Lava getting closer to Big Island subdivision

Officials are expected to raise the lava threat from a watch to a warning, said Jim Kauahikaua, the observatory's scientist-in-charge.

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