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Another Quake Rolls through Kohala

At 6: 35 on Monday morning, for the second time in two days, an earthquake shook North Kohala. The 4.8 magnitude quake originated from 26 km West of Pepeekeo at a depth of 8.1 miles. Did you feel it? Coordinates:-155.3556671, 19.8369999Depth:13.03 km (8.1 mi)Magnitude:4.65Date:2019-11-11 06:35:53 local2019-11-11 16:35:53 UTCAge: 0 daysDistance From:26km W of Pepeekeo, Hawaii

todayNovember 11, 2019 34


More than 75 renewable projects competing for role in islands’ clean energy transition

Solar, wind, storage part of strong response to state’s largest procurement effort Via Helco: More than 75 proposals have been received in response to the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ call for more renewable energy resources to accelerate the state’s transition off fossil fuels used for the generation of electricity. The proposals are for projects on Oahu, Maui and Hawai‘i Island. This total includes proposals on all three islands for grid services from customer-sited resources like private rooftop solar. The […]

todayNovember 9, 2019 28


Kapoho is home to new black sand beaches

New black sand beaches have formed near Kapoho, created by the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano in lower Puna. Photos that have recently circulated on social media show a new black sand beach near the Cape Kumukahi lighthouse just north of Kapoho. The photos were shared by Petra Wiesenbauer, who used to live in Leilani Estates but lost her home in the eruption. She now lives in Hawaiian Paradise Park […]

todayAugust 20, 2019 25


Can The Thirty Meter Telescope Survive Growing Opposition? 15

Gov. David Ige’s cabinet members spent most of Monday in meetings to discuss the future of the project planned for Mauna Kea. via: Civil Beat Opposition to the planned construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea has grown far beyond an intersection along Saddle Road. Lawsuits, protests in other states, local boycotts and opposition from Hawaii and national politicians have all spread since Gov. David Ige last Wednesday […]

todayJuly 23, 2019 58



Help Shape Hawai‘i Island! The Hawai‘i County General Plan (GP) guides the island’s long-range physical development.  The DRAFT GP is ready for public review, so….. We want to hear from you!  When & Where? [These SpeakOuts are identical, so plan to attend the one most convenient for you] Saturday, August 10 9:00am – 2:00 pmWaimea Middle School Gymnasium,Waimea 67-1229 Mamalahoa Hwy. Sunday, August 11 9:00am – 2:00 pmAupuni Center, Hilo101 Pauahi St., […]

todayJuly 22, 2019 30


Giant plastic trap put to sea again:

Via: The Guardian A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. Boyan Slat, creator of the Ocean Cleanup project, announced on Twitter that a 600 metre (2,000ft) long floating boom that broke apart late last year was sent back to the Great Pacific garbage patch this […]

todayJune 25, 2019 52


Disaster Safety Tips for Pet Owners

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 family, but for your pets as well. While most people know the dangers associated with […]

todayMay 22, 2019 38