“2018 Kilauea eruption destroyed Hawaii Volcano Observatory’s home; now it’s getting a new one in Hilo.”
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Have fun, but Hawai’i Island police remind revelers to not drive drunk. Have a plan to get home safely. Last week, 17 people were arrested for DUI, with five involved in accidents.
Check out the artist rendition and comprehensive story about the new Hawaiian Volcano Observatory research complex that will be built in Hilo. It replaces their facilities that were destroyed during the 2018 Kīlauea eruption.
In other news, on Friday morning police closed one lane of Daniel K. Inouye Highway near the 47 mile marker due to a crash — expect delays; a 59-year-old man from with a medical condition is missing in Captain Cook; the state is fixing water problems at Hāpuna Beach (hopefully, goodbye porta potties); Hawaiʻi County announced its 2023 Summer Program for keiki and teens; and there is an “egg-cellent” installation of chicken art at Kalakaua Park in Hilo.
Mahalo for reading.
2018 Kīlauea eruption destroyed Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s home; now its getting a new one in Hilo By Nathan Christophel
Nearly five years ago, the staff of the U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory was forced to move from its facilities near the caldera rim of Kīlauea volcano on the Big Island. Now, it’s getting a new home in Hilo.
Police seek missing Captain Cook man with medical condition
Big Island police are asking for the public’s help with locating a missing Captain Cook man who has a medical condition that requires medication. Jeffrey Clarkson, 59, was last seen at 11 p.m. on March 15 at his residence in the 84-6100 block of D Road.
Partying on St. Pat’s? Big Island police urge revelers to plan to have a sober driver
Too many Irish whiskey shots or green beers could have more consequences than just a hangover the morning after your St. Patrick’s Day revelry. If you get caught driving under the influence of any substance, you will be arrested
Police: 17 motorists arrested for DUI during week of March 6-12
Big Island police continue to crack down on motorists who drive under the influence of an intoxicant. During the week of March 6-12, 17 motorists were arrested for DUI. Five were involved in traffic accidents.
3 state projects underway to fix water problems at Hāpuna Beach on Big Island
Three state projects are underway simultaneously to restore water service at the Big Island’s Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area.
Hawaiʻi County announces 2023 summer programs for keiki, teens at 22 locations
The 2023 Summer Program for keiki and teenagers will be held at 22 locations across the Big Island, announced the Hawaiʻi County Department of Parks and Recreation. All Summer Fun and teen programs will be six weeks from June 5 to July 14.
East Hawai‘i Cultural Center in Hilo chickens out during Youth Art Month
If you stroll by Kalakaua Park in Hilo, you may notice the “egg-cellent” installation of chicken automata accompanied by fluttering flags decorated with egg themes. The automata (moving mechanical devices made in imitation of human beings — or in this case chickens) were designed with the Hawai’i Science and Technology Museum.
Traffic alert: Daniel K. Inouye Highway near mile maker 47 partially closed due to crash
There is a partial road closure of Daniel K. Inouye Highway near the 47 mile marker due to a crash, the Hawaiʻi Island police reported at 6:49 a.m. on Friday. One lane is open. Emergency responders are on the scene.
Deadline for ‘Imi Pono anti-vaping youth media contest is March 23
The deadline for ‘Imi Pono: The Greatest Challenge, which this year calls on Maui County high school and intermediate youth to develop an anti-vaping media campaign, is a week away – Thursday, March 23 – with top prizes of $1,000.
Senate committee rejects nomination of DBEDT director
A senate committee on Thursday voted to reject the nomination of Chris Sadayasu as director of the State Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Despite the committee’s recommendation against consent, Sadayasu’s nomination will move forward for a vote and final consideration by the full 25-member Senate.
Kauai Weather Forecast for March 17, 2023
Light southerly winds with mostly dry conditions are here to stay for much of the state through the weekend. The best chance for showers will remain over and…
Kauai Surf Forecast for March 17, 2023
Seas will remain on the small side for all Hawaiian waters with minimal swell energy expected in the short term. By Sunday morning a medium period north…