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Waimea Road Improvements

The state Department of Transportation plans to improve safety and relieve congestion within Waimea town.

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VIDEO: A “virtual” fly-through of Halema‘uma‘u Crater

Visual photographs taken during helicopter USGS overflights of Halema‘uma‘u Crater in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island are used to create 3D models of the crater. This technique is called structure-from-motion photogrammetry and uses the multiple perspectives captured in dozens of photos to reconstruct the crater shape. HVO scientists use these models to help calculate erupted volume, eruption rate, and measure the size of features in the crater.

Sunscreen ban could be expanded

Sunscreens containing two harmful petrochemicals, avobenzone and octocrylene, would be banned from sale in Hawaii under a bill passed Tuesday by the state Senate.

Kishimoto to leave DOE

Nearly four years after taking the helm of the state Department of Education, Superintendent Christina Kishimoto announced Tuesday that she would not seek to renew her contract.

Town north of Honolulu evacuated as stream floods

HONOLULU — Catastrophic flooding from a stream swollen by heavy rains prompted officials to order evacuations from a town north of Honolulu on Tuesday, just one day after fears of a dam breach resulted in the same on Maui.
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