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  1. Obituaries: 1-5-18Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2018 | West Hawaii Today

    Editor's note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. The content is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.

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  2. Mauna Loa Lookout project completeRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | West Hawaii Today

    Improvements to make the Mauna Loa Lookout wheelchair-friendly are complete, and the entire 11.2-mile Mauna Loa Road is now open to vehicles. The parking area and path to the Mauna Lookout shelter were reconstructed and repaved, and a new accessible vault toilet was installed.

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  3. Waimea Ocean Film Festival presents children's library programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | West Hawaii Today

    The Waimea Ocean Film Festival will present two special children's programs at the Thelma Parker Memorial Public Library Jan. 4 and 11. Free and open to the public, they are part of the Thelma Parker Library's NASA@My Library initiative to enhance STEM learning opportunities for public audiences nationwide. "We're looking forward to sharing these programs as part of the work the Thelma Parker Library does for the community," said Tania Howard, founder and director of the Waimea Ocean Film Festival.

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  4. Waimea Ocean Film Festival opens MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    The action-packed 2018 Waimea Ocean Film Festival - offering an exciting lineup of films, speakers, coffee talks, Q&As, exhibits, presentations and morning activities - gets underway this week. The annual event, now in its eighth year, opens Monday with films playing simultaneously at multiple venues in Waimea and at the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii.

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  5. January is Volcano Awareness Month on HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    With the hustle and bustle of the holidays upon us, Hawaii Island residents are likely giving little thought to the volcanic terrain beneath their feet. And that's alright - for now.

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  6. Did aerial bombing stop the 1935 Mauna Loa lava flow?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    A widely held belief is that Thomas Jaggar, founder of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, was able to stop a Mauna Loa lava flow in 1935. But is it true? The eruption in question began on Nov. 21, 1935.

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  7. What do we call new land at Kilauea Volcano's ocean entries?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    If you follow Kilauea Volcano's ongoing East Rift Zone eruption, you are likely aware that when lava enters the ocean, it often forms new land. But what is this new land called? A few years ago, "bench" was the term commonly used for the accumulation of lava at an ocean entry.

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  8. NASA practices for Mars exploration on Kilauea VolcanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Although a manned mission to Mars is potentially decades away, a NASA project has found the next best thing: Kilauea Volcano. Dozens of NASA scientists and engineers gathered at the Kilauea Military Camp last week for the Biologic Analog Science Associated with Lava Terrains - or BASALT - research program to simulate potential future Martian geologic and biologic surveys.

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  9. Magma: What's hot and what's notRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory routinely collect lava samples from Kilauea and use the chemistry of these samples to infer the temperature of magma . Over time, these measurements have shown that magma temperatures rise and fall during an eruption, perhaps as the supply of magma to the volcano changes, or when the plumbing system is disrupted.

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  10. Threat rankings of our nation's geologically young volcanoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Careful readers of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory website might have noticed mention of "threat rankings" in the lower right corner of our new home page . There, you'll find a listing of Hawaii's active volcanoes - Kilauea, Mauna Loa, Hualalai, Haleakala, Mauna Kea and Loihi - with their associated rankings, which range from "very high threat potential" to "moderate threat potential," and, in the case of Loihi, "not ranked."

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  11. Body of Keaau woman found in Kilauea calderaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Rangers at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park recovered the body of a woman Sunday morning from Kilauea caldera below Steaming Bluff. The name of the victim has yet to be made public pending notification of the family, but the park confirmed in a release Monday she was 63 years old and lived in Keaau.

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  12. USGS maps identify lava inundation zones for Mauna LoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    The primary goal of the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory is to provide scientific information to reduce risks due to volcanic and seismic activity. To this end, HVO scientists assess volcano hazards and inform the public and civic officials using media outlets, community forums, and other outreach activities.

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  13. Firehouse Gallery exhibit highlights Big Island landscapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    The exhibit will be on display starting Wednesday and continuing through Nov. 25 with artwork that includes areas all over the island, such as Akaka Falls, Mauna Kea, Kilauea Volcano, the dry forest area with their wiliwili trees, the green pastures of Waimea and North Kohala, valleys like Waipio and Pololu, and the towns of Kona and Hilo. All artwork is by members of the Waimea Arts Council and could include photographs, drawings and sculpture, as well as paintings in watercolor, oil, acrylic or mixed media.

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  14. New USGS video about Kilauea Volcano's summit eruption is now onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    In March 2008, a new volcanic vent opened within Halemaumau, a crater at the summit of Kilauea in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The eruption continues today, with continuous degassing, occasional explosive events, and an active, circulating lava lake.

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  15. Volcano Watch: Modeling Kilauea Volcano a century agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    In today's age of aerial photography, satellites, and drones, bird's-eye views of geologic features are taken for granted. A century ago, such depictions posed enormous challenges.

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  16. A&E Wrap-Up: 10-12-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    The first show is tonight at Hilo Town Tavern followed by a show Friday at MyBar in Kailua-Kona. A final performance is slated Saturday at Kilauea Military Camp's Lava Lounge.

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  17. Puna packs inventory aRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Big Island real estate sales this year have outstripped last year's sales figures as the final quarter of 2017 begins. According to MLS sales statistics, 4,114 property sales have been made on the Big Island in 2017 to date, a 6.5 percent increase from last year's numbers.

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  18. Undisclosed buyer eyes Kilauea LodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    The Volcano Village hotel and restaurant was put up for sale in 2014 with an asking price of $5.9 million. Since then, however, the property's price has dropped to $5.2 million and has hovered on and off the market but remains unsold.

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  19. 'Mr. National Park' Dave Parker has now visited all 59 national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Dave Parker was 14 when his family traveled from their Detroit home to visit Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in Wyoming. His family camped, rode horses, hiked and witnessed an eruption of Yellowstone's fabled geyser, Old Faithful.

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  20. Obituaries: 9-20-17Read the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    Editor's note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. The content is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.

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