Did you feel the quake Sunday morning, 12:16am? Coordinates 20.1348, -155.8103 Depth 25.8 km (16.0 mi) Magnitude 3.3 Local Time Sun, Sun Apr 05 2015 00:16:58 GMT-1000 (Hawaiian Standard Time) Distance from: 12.1 km (7.5 mi) S of Hawi (169 deg) Quality Excellent Number of Phases 47 Azimuthal Gap (deg) 39 Event ID 60887101 Contributing Network Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
KNKR 96.1FM had a table at yesterday's Hawi Farmer's Market. It was staffed by Neal, David, Marieke, and Len. Other current KNKR volunteers stopped by during the day. Many people came by with most being aware of the new station. However, it was new to some and close to 20 new people signed up to be on our KNKR e-mail list. Mahalo to Marieke for having our new list of volunteers […]
Hapuna Beach and Waialea Bay will open today at 7am following a shark attack that severely injured a Kansas man 2 days ago. Hawaii County Fire Department overflights Thursday did not produce a sighting of the shark. But the aggressive nature of these sharks and poor visibility caused county officials to recommend that the state keep the beaches off limits until 7 a.m. today.
Road resurfacing starts today and continues Friday and Monday on about 1,400 feet of Kynnersley Road between Hawi and Kaauhuhu roads in North Kohala. Department of Public Works Highway Maintenance Division has scheduled the work between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Alternate lane closures will be in effect. Prepare for some delays or take alternate route.
A small fire took place Thursday morning, March 5, around 8:30am, in the boy's bathroom at Kohala Elementary School. The Fire Department and Police Department are involved. Nobody was injured but some mentioned smelling the smoke. The fire is under further investigation.