This is a Civil Defense Beach Closure message for Tuesday, October 15 at 5:00 in the afternoon.Hawaii County Parks and Recreation Department has Closed Spencer Beach Park in North Kohala.  The closure is necessary to protect individuals from swarming bees after a large kiawe tree collapsed in the park. The park is closed to all […]

Seven additional ʻAlalā have been released into the Puʻu Makaʻala Natural Area Reserve (NAR) on the windward slopes of Mauna Loa. This release is part of the ongoing reintroduction efforts being conducted by The ʻAlalā Project, a partnership between the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife, San Diego Zoo Global, and the U.S. Fish and […]

 A 26-year-old woman bitten in an apparent shark attack this morning at Kealakekua Bay is now listed in stable condition. The woman, identified as a visitor, was swimming in waters about 50 to 100 feet offshore on the Napoopoo side of the bay about 8:15 a.m. when she was apparently bitten by a shark, Hawaii […]

M 3.5 – 26km NNW of Pahala, Hawaii Via: USGS 2019-07-27 04:04:18 (UTC) 19.413°N 155.603°W -0.4 km depth

Posted on April 23, 2019 by Jackie Shelton Many areas are subject to one or more forms of natural disasters. Depending on geographical location, these may include hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, wildfires, blizzards or floods. Most disasters offer limited time to prepare. That is why it is best to plan ahead of time, not only for you and your […]

During the summer of 2018, hundreds of earthquakes shook the summit of Kīlauea, leading to the active volcano’s largest eruption in 200 years. Lava totaling 1 billion cubic yards—enough to fill at least 320,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools—inundated 13.7 square miles of the island, destroying 716 dwellings and covering 30 miles of road. For some residents […]

Two ‘Alalā in the Pu‘u Maka‘ala Natural Area Reserve have reached a new milestone, one not seen in the forests of Hawaiʻi for almost 20 years. They have built a nest.

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