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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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2016-02-11 09:45

The full text of the latest “free trade” agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP was finally published in November after seven years of secret negotiations.