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Volcano Update

2015-11-22 01:31

The surface of Kilauea volcano is rarely stationary. There are a variety of processes that each move or change the shape of the volcano and, when active at the same time, create a complex pattern of ground deformation. Satellite-based Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) has become a key tool during the last two decades to illuminate this complexity.

Local news

2015-11-24 09:57

The University of Hawaii has made it official: the Thirty Meter Telescope site will be the last spot on Mauna Kea to be developed for astronomy.

Local Features

2015-11-24 01:31

Benjamin Dale Robbins, 18, born and raised in Kailua-Kona, has earned the highest advancement the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.


2015-11-24 01:31

Editor’s note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. The content is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.


2015-11-24 01:31

The residents of our country are reacting with mixed emotions to the refugee situation in Syria. Some favor welcoming those who are displaced while others prefer to consider the safety of our inhabitants first. I think that most of us see both sides of the argument but are leaning toward the safety consideration aspect after viewing the carnage in Paris caused by the militants.

Nation & World

2015-11-24 08:55

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police searched Tuesday for three white gunmen suspected of shooting five Black Lives Matter demonstrators, while the family of a black man whose death inspired the protests called for an end to demonstrations that have gone on for days outside a Minneapolis police station.


2015-11-24 01:31

Nothing lasts forever — especially Phobos, one of the two small moons orbiting Mars. The moonlet is spiraling closer and closer to the Red Planet on its way toward an inevitable collision with its host. But a new study suggests that pieces of Phobos will get a second life as a ring around the rocky planet.