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Jul 30, 2014 1:03am

The Big Island is a diverse melting pot of cultures, customs, and community. At every turn there’s a new project, blossoming idea, new group, or new development that benefits us as a whole. With...

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Hilo Orchid Society and Downtown Hilo Partner for the Orchid Isle Project

Jul 16, 2014 1:00am

Imagine Downtown Hilo adorned with beautiful orchids in trees and planters. This is one of the goals of the Hilo Orchid Society’s Orchid Isle Project, which will be doing its best to put more...

Strange but True

Jul 16, 2014 1:00am

Washington - Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes apologized on July 11 for violating workplace rules by bringing bags of marijuana he purchased from newly-opened Washington state marijuana shops...

Help Eradicate Invasive Himalayan Ginger

Jul 14, 2014 1:00am

Volunteers Paul and Jane Field lead Stewardship at the Summit in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park and are inviting the public to become stewards of the land while helping to eradicate Himalayan...

What’s the Lava Doing?

Jul 09, 2014 1:00am

The eruption of Kīlauea volcano continues from two locations. In the park, the summit eruption of Kīlauea within Halema’uma’u Crater continues to offer the best, safest, and easiest eruption...

Strange but True

Jul 09, 2014 1:00am

Washington – While many people commit to 30-day cleanses, a woman in Richland, Washington is dedicated to eating nothing but pet food for a month. The Huffington Post reported that Dorothy Hunter...

Mayor Signs Gay Pride Day Proclamation, Pride Parade Comes to Hilo

Jul 09, 2014 1:00am

On July 12 Hilo will be bustling with fun and festivities as the second annual LGBT Pride Parade and Festival takes place. Mayor Billy Kenoi signed a proclamation to establish July 12 as Gay Pride...

Voices from the Big Island’s LGBT Community

Jul 09, 2014 1:00am

We asked members of the Big Island LGBT community to share their feelings of how the mentality towards the community, acceptance, and equality has existed and changed on the island over the years...

Strange but True

Jul 02, 2014 1:00am

Maryland – Nancy Botwin may have moved on to the fast food business. In Frederick, Maryland a woman was served a side of marijuana with her French fries at a Sonic drive-in. The Frederick News-...

Elevated pressure within Puʻu ʻŌʻō cone reached a breaking point on June 27 with magma intruding through the cone and erupting from fissures on the northeast flank of the cone. These new vents fed a vigorous, but still relatively short, channelized flow that had reached about 1.5 km (0.9 miles) northeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō by 11 am. This new activity was accompanied by minor sagging of the Puʻu ʻŌʻō crater floor, due to withdrawal of magma within the cone.

New Lava Breakout on Pu’u ʻŌʻō Cone

Jul 02, 2014 1:00am

At the end of June these photos were released by the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (USGS) for the public to see where the lava is. These photos were not taken in areas currently accessible to the...

New Six-Week Kupa-`Āina Residential Program Brings Kea`au High School Students to UH Hilo

Jul 02, 2014 1:00am

Thanks to an innovative partnership between Kamehameha Schools Extension Educational Services Division, UH Hilo, and the DOE Complex covering Kea`au, Ka`u, and Pahoa, 25 Hawai`i Island Kea`au High...

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