Hawaii Island police are searching for a 40-year-old Kealakekua man who was reported missing.
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One might assume that a tropical storm moving through volcanic smog (vog) would sweep up the tainted air and march on, unchanged. However, a recent study from atmospheric scientists at the University of Hawaii – Manoa revealed that, though microscopic, gasses and particles from Kilauea volcano exerted an influence on Tropical Storm Flossie – affecting the formation of thunderstorms and lightning in the sizeable storm.
HONOLULU — Hawaii is already ahead of most of the nation when it comes to tackling skin cancer. The state’s new restrictions on tanning device use to those 18 and over is among the top suggestions included in the Surgeon General’s new Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer. The report, released today, lays out strategies focused on both personal responsibility and public policy that will help Americans make healthy choices to protect their skin.
Police arrest 19 motorist for DUI
Hawaii Island police are investigating an armed robbery in late May in the Hamakua area.
The victim of a July 3 shooting in Honaunau has died from his injuries, according to a written statement from the Hawaii Police Department. As a result, Hawaii Island police have reclassified the case from attempted murder to murder.
Hawaii Island police have reclassified a suspicious death of an infant to murder following an eight-month investigation and recent results of an autopsy.
Hawaii Island police have located 32-year-old Kyle K. Dawson, who was wanted on a no-bail arrest warrant for violating probation.
July 29, 1984: Glowing fountains of molten rock cascade 1,000 feet into the sky above the Big Island as Kilauea volcano entered a new phase of its long-running eruption. Lava began cascading from an isolated vent on the volcano’s eastern slope shortly after after noon on July 27 reaching heights of 1,000 feet before declining to a steady 500 feet.
July 28, 2004: Hawaii County stands to lose $45 million in federal funding for the first phase of the proposed Alii Parkway after the Hawaii Island Burial Council voted to preserve in place remains of native Hawaiians. A motion by the council failed 5-4 to relocate an undetermined number of bones in a Kahaluu lava tube located in the path of the proposed regional roadway between Keauhou and Kailua-Kona.
The governor’s office has released more than $1.25 million in capital improvement grant funds to the Girl Scouts of Hawaii for improvement projects at camp facilities on three islands.
July 27, 1984: The U.S. House Appropriations Committee has put $5 million in the federal budget for new structures at Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. The money would provide for a 22,200-square-foot office-science building, renovation of a 2,900-square-foot shop-laboratory building and for a 500-square-foot instrument room and related service facilities.
Tropical depression Genevieve continued to weaken today and was expect to become a remnant low by Sunday. The system, located about 1,200 miles east-south of Hilo, was moving west at 8 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour on Saturday evening. National Weather Service forecasters gave a small chance of the low regenerating in a few days as it encounters more favorable upper-level conditions in the Central Pacific.
July 26, 2004: Kona Inn Restaurant marks 25 years in Kailua-Kona. The restaurant is operated by Bob Mardian and Steve Falcinella, who opened it in 1971 in the historic Kona Inn, West Hawaii’s original luxury hotel.
Oahu-based soldiers will convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pohakuloa Training Area, July 29 and 31, between 8 a.m.