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Volcano Update

2016-02-07 01:30

In 1880-1881, a lava flow from Mauna Loa came very close to entering Hilo Bay. In trying to reconstruct the timeline of this flow for a recent Volcano Awareness Month presentation, we tracked down many old place names mentioned in newspaper reports of the lava’s progress. One such name that came up repeatedly is Kalanakamaa gulch (“kahawai o Kalanakamaa”).

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Local Features

2016-02-10 01:30

Tires were discarded along with a pile of trash on the side of Naoopoo Road. Scott Neish/Community Contributor

Nation & World

2016-02-10 01:31

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The video posted on Facebook showed a 12-year-old on the ground while another boy tried to stomp him, with classmates standing by, circling the two and recording the fight on their phones.