New video shares tips for visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
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Strong northeast winds and significant north swell is anticipated over the holiday. Be prepared.
A South Kohala police officer was honored by Hawai‘i Island Security and Safety Professionals Association for his quick lifesaving actions in two different incidents.
A new video released by Volcanoes National Park gives tips on how to enjoy the park during the busy holiday season.
And Governor-elect Green has appointed several key women in leadership roles within his administration.
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Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park welcomes almost 2 million visitors each year, and there is one thing park visitors can count on during the holidays: crowds.
From Thanksgiving through January is the park’s busiest time of the year, and extremely high visitor concentrations, traffic delays and no available parking at popular places during peak hours are common during those about two and a half months.
A 10-year veteran of the Hawai‘i Police Department was recently honored by the Hawai‘i Island Security and Safety Professionals Association for his quick lifesaving actions in two different incidents.
South Kohala officer Robert McKay Jr. was named the association’s Officer of the Quarter for the third quarter of this year.
Hawaiian Electric has selected three solar projects on the Big Island to offer the new shared solar program that will help customers who meet low- and moderate-income levels to lower their electricity bills.
The program, which also is known as community-based renewable energy or CBRE, also is for customers who are unable to install privately-owned rooftop solar.
Hawaiʻi Governor-elect Josh Green announced Tuesday evening the appointments of eight “strong women” to his administration. They include chief of staff, Brooke Wilson, who had served in the same position when he was Hawaiʻi’s lieutenant governor.
“I am assembling a team that will help me drive an ambitious agenda for Hawaiʻi during the next four years,” Green said in statement. “It is a group of dedicated, qualified professionals with years of experience in their respective fields. Each brings with them the passion to make a difference and meet the challenges facing Hawaiʻi.”
More than 1,000 Hawaiian Electric customers in Hilo were without power Tuesday morning after a utility pole was damaged in a vehicle collision on Kino‘ole Street.
Hawaiian Electric said via Twitter at 7:31 a.m. that 1,043 customers from Wainaku Street to Lanikāula Street were without power and crews were responding. The utility company reported at that time that the outage was because of a vehicle accident.
You might want to reconsider any outdoor Thanksgiving Day plans as the National Weather Service in Honolulu says there is a good chance of strong winds blowing across the state.
A cold front is forecast to move quickly down the island chain Wednesday night and on Thanksgiving Day, bringing a brief period of showers. More significantly, strong northeast winds are expected to develop after the front passes, potentially resulting in a period of very windy conditions.
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Graduating Ocean Safety Officers are: Maluhia Scott, Bryceen Silva, Brody Santiago, and Rachel Hillen. They will be joining the ranks of the Ocean Safety Bureau and will be assigned to current lifeguarded beaches throughout Maui County.
A severe weather forecast has been issued for the entire state starting tonight through Thanksgiving Day.
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