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Volcano Update

2017-03-18 17:46

Kilauea Volcano’s summit eruption in Halemaumau Crater began in March 2008. Since that time, countless changes have occurred. The crater enclosing the lava lake (called the Overlook crater) has enlarged through rockfalls, and explosions have thrown spatter around the crater and onto the rim of Halemaumau itself. The lava-lake level has fluctuated, leading to several overflows of lava onto the Halemaumau Crater floor.

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Arts & Entertainment

2017-03-17 08:47

Steve Kimock is quite simply one of the finest improvisational guitarists alive, and he’s bringing his music and a very cool band — Steve Kimock and Friends, featuring Jeff Chimenti (Dead and Company) on keys, Bobby Vega (Sly and the Family Stone and Zero) on bass and Wally Ingram (David Lindley and Sheryl Crow) on drums — to the Big Island next weekend.

Local Features

2017-03-22 00:05

A school of racoon butterflyfish swims in Eel Cove south of Honokohau Harbor. Bo Pardau/Community Contributor


2017-03-22 00:05

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Nation & World

2017-03-22 09:41

LONDON — A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage at the heart of Britain’s seat of power Wednesday, mowing down pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge before stabbing an armed police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Four people were killed, including the attacker, and about 20 others were injured.


2017-03-22 00:05

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Anna McConnaughy was flying to Alaska’s largest city when the announcement came over the intercom: a passenger on a previous flight had brought a pet snake on board.