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Exploring USGS volcano observatories — Part 2: Alaska

| | Jan 13 2017 - 4:41pm | Comments

As part of Volcano Awareness Month, our January Volcano Watch articles are exploring the U.S. Geological Survey’s volcano observatories and their connections to Hawaii. We continue this week with a visit to Alaska.

  1. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 8:58pm

    HILO — Hawaii Community Correctional Center in Hilo is one of seven state-run correctional facilities that is overcrowded and violating the constitutional rights of inmates, the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii Foundation said in a complaint to the U.S. Department of Justice dated Friday.

  2. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 3:41pm

    Robert Farrell has been tapped to lead the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement.

  3. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 4:42pm

    WASHINGTON — The IRS is delaying tax refunds for more than 40 million low-income families this year as the agency steps up efforts to fight identity theft and fraud.

  4. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 8:58pm

    HONOLULU — The Office of Hawaiian Affairs now has an official voice in the management of the world’s largest marine conservation area.

  5. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 10:28am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaii’s flagship carrier, announced Thursday it will launch once daily non-stop service between Kauai and Kailua-Kona.

  6. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 2:53pm

    Police reported around 2:45 p.m. Thursday that both lanes of Highway 11 have reopened. A lane was closed about 1 p.m. to allow for police to investigate a fatal crash that occurred Jan. 6, south of Hookena.

  7. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — With two years left in his Senate term, Josh Green is considering running for statewide office in 2018.

  8. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — As big of a challenge combating human trafficking is in Hawaii, convincing people it even happens here in the first place is a whole other one.

  9. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 8:58pm

    HILO — Hawaii needs to think “very differently” about how it addresses its longstanding teacher shortage and should perhaps look at alternative solutions — such as recruiting overseas.

  10. Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 9:38am

    HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaiian sailing canoe on an around-the-world journey has passed through the Panama Canal and is back in Pacific waters for the first time in nearly two years.

  11. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 9:46am

    NEW YORK — It can almost certainly ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it’s also likely to raise the risk of getting schizophrenia and might trigger heart attacks.

  12. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 9:50am

    WASHINGTON — Americans with no more than a high school diploma have fallen so far behind college graduates in their economic lives that the earnings gap between college grads and everyone else has reached its widest point on record.

  13. Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 8:58pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Honolulu Police Department is focusing on recruitment as it seeks to fill more than 200 officer vacancies.

  14. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 9:25am

    HILO — The state will challenge a Hilo Circuit Court ruling requiring a contested case hearing for the Thirty Meter Telescope’s sublease with the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

  15. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOKAA — After more than a year of neighborhood contention regarding construction of a park in Kukuihaele, county planners presented a new and largely well-received proposal for the 4-acre space Tuesday night.