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Volcano Update

2017-07-14 09:26

The new “Geologic map of the northeast flank of Mauna Loa volcano, Island of Hawaii,” the culmination of many years of work by Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologists, was recently published by the U.S. Geological Survey. The work was spearheaded by John P. Lockwood (affectionately known as “Mr. Mauna Loa”), who is now retired from USGS and HVO, and Frank Trusdell, HVO’s current Mauna Loa Project geologist.

State & Regional

2017-07-19 09:16

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has accepted a utility company’s updated plan that details how it will reach the state’s 100 percent renewable energy goal five years ahead of schedule.

Arts & Entertainment

2017-07-21 00:35

The classic Greek philosopher Plato said music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything. If he had the opportunity to listen to Kona artist Binti Bailey, his philosophical pronouncement would be confirmed ten times over.

Obituaries

2017-07-22 00:06

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Opinion

2017-07-23 00:06

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The aircraft arrayed around the spacious lawn of Maxwell Air Force Base, home of the Air University, mostly represent long-retired types. The largest, however, is a glistening B-52 bomber, which represents a still-employed component of the Air Force’s aging fleet: The youngest B-52 entered service in 1962. Sons have flown the same plane their fathers and grandfathers flew.

Nation & World

2017-07-23 00:06

NORFOLK, Va. — With praise and a blessing for the military, President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to the Navy on Saturday and said the state-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a “100,000-ton message to the world” about America’s military might when it is ultimately deployed.

Lifestyle

2017-07-18 00:06

If summer’s heat has left you feeling bitter and over-extracted, think cold-brew, as in cold-brewed coffee. Fans say cold-brew is less bitter than coffee that has been subjected to heat. While there are gadgets for producing cold-brew, you can make it with no special equipment. This technique is so low-tech that anyone with running water can enjoy it.