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In news, a 35-year-old suicidal man was arrested after a more than 4-hour armed standoff with police in Aloha Estates in Puna. A man who was 21 when he stabbed another person and robbed a car in 2018 was sentenced to 20 years in prison. And police are still asking for help locating a woman wanted in a custodial dispute and her 5-year-old daughter.
A new university study has a theory about what exactly is ‘Oumuamua (which roughly translates to “scout” in Hawaiian), the first known interstellar object to visit the solar system. And itʻs not that it is an alien Mothership.
Tonight, there is a special evening program, The ʻAlalā Project: Restoring Hawaiʻi’s Native Crow to the Wild, at Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park; and we have another interesting Volcano Watch column.
And if you havenʻt already, today is the last day to take the Big Island Now 30-second poll in which we asked: “What is your favorite Hawaiian food?” So far, 1,465 people have answered. Not winning: Spam musubi, although it has gotten votes. The poll is on our homepage.
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35-year-old arrested after 4-hour armed standoff in Aloha Estates on Big Island
After a 4-hour armed standoff in the Aloha Estates Subdivision in Puna on March 30, Hawai’i Island police arrested 35-year-old Joseph Diego Soares.
New study: Strange interstellar object ʻOumuamua could be hydrogen-burping comet By Nathan Christophel
Researchers have speculated about what ‘Oumuamua is since the reddish, cigar-shaped galactic guest was first observed nearly six years ago by the Pan-STARRS1 telescope atop Haleakalā on Maui.
The strange object, later called ‘Oumuamua (which roughly translates to “scout” in Hawaiian), was the first known interstellar object to visit the solar system. Now, a new study has a theory of what it is.
25-year-old sentenced to 20 years in prison for assault, robbery in Hilo
Cohlby Espaniola, 25 of Mountain View, was sentenced to a 20-year prison term in Hilo Circuit Court for a stabbing and robbery that occurred in 2018 at a residence on Leilani Street in Hilo.
Special program about ʻAlalā Project at Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park
A special evening program, The ʻAlalā Project: Restoring Hawaiʻi’s Native Crow to the Wild, will be held on March 31 at Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park.
Hawaiʻi police renew request for help in finding woman and her 5-year-old daughter
Authorities are renewing their request for the public’s help in locating Tara Lasham, who is wanted on an outstanding warrant and for questioning relative to a custodial interference investigation. Lasham may be in the company of her 5-year-old daughter Solenne Grimes.
Volcano Watch: Water cannon experiments used to understand volcanic blasts
The 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption in Washington State illustrated the hazards and impacts of ground-hugging volcanic blasts on natural landscapes and human infrastructure. To understand this type of blast, researches have conducted water cannon experiments.
Aquari-Om Yoga Classes Return to Maui Ocean Center
Maui Ocean Center is once again hosting twice weekly Aquari-Om yoga classes, with a portion of proceeds supporting sea turtle rescue and coral restoration efforts on Maui.
Voluntary recall of snack bites on Maui and O‘ahu due to undeclared milk allergen
Residents are being warned of a voluntary recall of various dark chocolate fruit and peanut bites on Maui and O‘ahu due to an undeclared milk allergen on product labels.
Kauai Weather Forecast for March 31, 2023
Enhanced showers and possible thunderstorms remain in the forecast for the western islands into the weekend, thanks to a surface trough lingering to our…
Kauai Surf Forecast for March 31, 2023
The current small northwest (320 degrees) swell will slowly decline today and Saturday. A small northeast swell is expected to fill in today, peak…