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Volcano Update

2017-08-19 02:22

The longest-lived and most voluminous rift-zone eruption of Kilauea Volcano in more than 500 years — the ongoing Puu Oo eruption — began in January 1983, and is fast approaching its 35th anniversary. So many lava flows, cones, deltas, and other features have formed from eruptions at different vents for varying periods of time that nearly every day is an anniversary for Puu Oo.

Local news

2017-08-23 00:05

HILO — The state Public Utilities Commission issued an interim order Tuesday granting a 3.4 percent increase to Hawaii Electric Light Co.’s base rate.

Local Sports

2017-08-23 00:05

Kamehameha was down but not out, still in the infancy stages of absorbing and correcting a three-touchdown loss at Konawaena to end the regular season, one that meant the Warriors would have to trek back to Kealakekua for the BIIF Division II championship game.

Local Features

2017-08-23 00:06

This past weekend’s king tide filled small shoreline pools at Keahole Point that were drying out by Tuesday.

Obituaries

2017-08-23 00:06

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