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Pilot safe after ditching 253 miles from Maui

HONOLULU — The pilot of a single engine Cirrus SR-22 aircraft that ran out of fuel is safe after ditching his aircraft 253 miles northeast of Maui Sunday, according to the Coast Guard.

Local News

June 27 flow remains stalled

The Sunday morning assessment of the June 27 lava flow from Kilauea volcano shows the original flow front and south margin breakout remain stalled, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense.


Local Features

Ocean Film Festival kicks off Jan. 1

The 2015 Waimea Ocean Film Festival offers a breathtaking lineup of films, special guests, intimate coffee talks, question-and-answer sessions, exhibits, receptions and morning activities, running nonstop Jan. 1 through 9. The annual event opens Jan. 1, with films playing simultaneously Jan. 1 to 4 at multiple venues in Waimea — Kahilu Theatre, Hawaii Preparatory Academy Gates Performing Arts Center and Parker Theater — and showings at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii. On Jan. 5, the festival moves to Four Seasons Resort Hualalai.

Island Life | 1-26-15

Hualalai is seen on a clear day from Kailua Bay behind Kona Inn. Donna Goodale/Community Contributor


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