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Volcano Update

2017-03-28 09:59

Around Pahala are several ash layers composed of fine-grained volcanic deposits, generally called “soil.” The ashes are a mixture of altered glass, rare vitric (glassy) shards, Pele’s hair, pumice, and olivine crystals. They are derived from pristine ash-fall deposits, weathered and reworked ash, and sediments. Ancient soil horizons are present in some localities.

Local news

2017-03-29 10:55

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police have located a 29-year-old Puna man that was being sought for questioning in connection with a trio of robberies (“carjackings”) reported to have occurred in the last two weeks in lower Puna.

State & Regional

2017-03-29 08:41

HONOLULU — The Honolulu Police Department recently ended its one-year contract with a public relations firm with a new departmentwide communications plan that seeks to address the agency’s public perception problems.

Arts & Entertainment

2017-03-24 01:05

Music lovers seeking something out of the ordinary and uplifting can head to Ocean’s Bar and Grill from 8 to 11 p.m. tonight to hear the five-piece, alternative-reggae band “Rootz Within.” Band members from Minnesota, now living on Hawaii Island, perform uplifting jam songs in hopes of spreading a positive message through music, culture and friendship. Their mission is to make an impact on today’s world through inspiring audiences with their performance art.

Local Features

Obituaries

2017-03-29 00:05

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.

Lifestyle

2017-03-28 10:03

Fresh fettuccini, turkey sausage, onion and green bell pepper combine to make a comforting quick dinner. Fresh pasta is available in most supermarkets. It takes only 3 to 4 minutes to cook. Adding the cooked pasta to the skillet with the other ingredients helps it to combine with the sauce and vegetables. Peppery arugula with pine nuts complete the meal. The best way to cook pasta is to let it roll freely in a large saucepan with plenty of boiling water.