Information about the Mauna Loa eruption is behind because “inclement weather stopped field crews…from observing the flow Tuesday.”
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Information about the ongoing eruption on Mauna Loa’s Northeast Rift Zone is running somewhat behind after inclement weather stopped field crews with the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory from observing the flow Tuesday. More information is expected during a press briefing this morning.
Top priorities in 2023 for a sustainable Hawai’i were crafted during a recent summit on the Big Island.
The Kamuela Philharmonic is conducting its 12 annual Youth Concerto Competition.
And with rat lungworm disease expected to spread around the world because of climate change, a new paper from University of Hawai’i researchers is helping get the global medical community ready.
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Mauna Loa eruption Day 10: Information lagging behind thanks to inclement weather Tuesday
Information about the ongoing eruption of Mauna Loa is lagging behind today because no teams from the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory were able to observe the lava flow from fissure 3 later in the day thanks to inclement weather that was obscuring views and preventing fieldwork.
The eruption continues, with fissure 3 — the only active fissure — generating a lava flow traveling north toward Daniel K. Inouye Highway, or Saddle Road.
Police: 15 motorists arrested for DUI
Big Island police continue cracking down on motorists who decided to drive under the influence of an intoxicant, arresting 15 for DUI during the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4 on island roadways.
Two of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents. Five were younger than 21.
Hawaiʻi Sustainability Summit names top policy priorities for 2023
Three days of intense discussion about building a collective vision, shared kuleana and taking action to make Hawaiʻi a thriving place for all have resulted in a list of priorities that is hoped will help achieve a common goal: sustainability.
The 2022 Hawaiʻi Sustainability Summit brought together business, nonprofit, community and government leaders from throughout the islands for an action-oriented event, building on the broad ideas and inspiring plans from the first Sustainability Summit in 2021. The event was designed with a clear vision and a specific goal: “Building Partnerships for Policy.”
Kamuela Philharmonic conducting 12th annual Youth Concerto Competition
The Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra is now accepting applications and video files for its 12th annual Madeline Schatz-Harris Youth Concerto Competition for 2022-23.
This season’s competition will be held virtually via recorded auditions, focusing on the winds, brass, percussion and piano families of instruments.
New rat lungworm disease resource to help doctors with diagnosis, treatment
Rat lungworm disease is anticipated to spread as climate change continues to warm the globe, especially to places where the parasite that causes the disease is not yet present.
A new review paper, led by University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa researchers, was recently published to educate medical professionals in the United States and around the world as they encounter an increasing number of patients suffering from the disease.
Who are the Hawai‘i Police Chief finalists?
After a nearly six-month process, the Hawai‘i County Police Commission has narrowed the candidate field for police chief from a pool of 44 to four finalists.
One finalist is an internal candidate, two other finalists have direct ties to the Big Island, and the fourth finalist is from Honolulu.
Watch: Fledgling of endangered nocturnal seabird caught on camera at Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
About three months after the burrow of an endangered nocturnal seabird was discovered in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, a wildlife camera captured footage of a fluffy fledgling emerging.
The young ‘ākeʻāke was caught on camera making its way out of its high-elevation burrow on Mauna Loa about a month before the current eruption and lava flow began, an exciting first for for the national park. The burrow was detected by Slater, a dog with Hawaiʻi Detector Dogs, under the guidance of trainer and handler Michelle Reynolds.
Maui Entertainment, Arts, Community, Dec. 8-14
For a list of upcoming events, concerts, shows and entertainment for Dec. 8-14, find our comprehensive listing HERE.
Maui Planning Department closes Dec. 8 for training
The County of Maui’s Planning Department will be closed all day on Thursday, Dec. 8 for staff training. All offices will reopen the following day, Friday, Dec. 9.
Kauai Weather Forecast for December 07, 2022
High pressure building north of the islands will bring increasingly strong trade winds the next couple of days, with a trend toward fewer showers. Little…
Update: High surf advisory extended for north- and west-facing shores of Ni‘ihau and Kaua‘i
The advisory is now in effect until 6 p.m. today.
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