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Volcano Watch: A fresh look at Kīlauea’s 1924 explosive deposits

This week, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists dig a little deeper and share new discoveries they are making about the erupsions 100 years ago by examining the ash deposited during the events.

Update: High surf advisory for southern shorelines now in effect through Sunday

Surf of 7 to 10 feet continues to be forecast. The public is advised to heed all advice from ocean safety officials. When in doubt, don’t go out.

Money gifted to University of Hawai‘i medical school to train physicians to treat liver diseases

The money from former Hawai‘i resident liver transplant recipient John C. Couch will establish the first-ever gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship program at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine that will train physicians to treat liver diseases.

National recruitment for next UH president to begin in late May

The national recruitment for the next president of the University of Hawaiʻi 10-campus system will officially begin in late May 2024 after the UH Board of Regents approved the position description and leadership profile at its May 16 monthly meeting.

Fern Holland begins second campaign for Kauaʻi County Council

Holland, who is the food systems director for 501(c)3 non-profit Hawaiʻi Alliance for Progressive Action, is an outspoken activist and organizer in the community. She has also gained visibility for her role as a leading member of a group against the reconstruction of the Coco Palms Hotel in Wailua. 

Healthcare community clinics coming to Garden Isle

Tropic Care is a mission of the Armed Forces Innovative Readiness Training program, designed to increase troop readiness while strengthening communities.

Heavy rains result in high bacteria levels at 8 beaches, streams

A Kona low storm has brought rain and flood advisories to the entire state. The bacteria, also known as enterococcus, is measured by the Surfrider Foundation Kaua‘i chapter at various streams and beaches on the island.

Community meeting scheduled for Kaua‘i Water Use and Development Plan update

The purpose of the hearing is to gather public comment and those interested are encouraged to attend in-person or online.

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Money gifted to University of Hawai‘i medical school to train physicians to treat liver diseases
National recruitment for next UH president to begin in late May
Update: Flash flood watch on Kaua‘i, Ni‘ihau extended through Sunday
Water Safety Day and Duke Kahanamoku license plates bills signed into law

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DLNR finalizing investigation into cruise ships reported close to Na Pali Coast
Hawai‘i Tourism Authority launches new campaigns to stimulate meaningful travel demand
Local event: Easter brunch at Kōloa Landing Resort
Senate committees advance marijuana legalization bill
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Maui Surf Forecast for May 19, 2024

Surf along S facing shores will remain elevated through early next week due to overlapping long-period SSW swells. The first swell has peaked. However, a...

Pacific Whale Foundation to host 8th annual World Whale Film Festival fundraiser

Select movies from the Pacific Whale Foundation's 8th annual World Whale Film Festival fundraiser will be presented June 6 at the OCEAN Organic Farm & Distillery, according to an announcement.

Law Week: Volunteer lawyers offer free legal information to the public at Maui Sunday Market

The Hawaii State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division is celebrating Law Week from Sunday, May 19 to Saturday 25, 2024 by helping educate the public about various areas of the law and offering free legal information.

Annual Hawai‘i Food and Wine Festival set for Oct. 18-Nov. 10 on three islands

The Maui portion of the 14th annual Hawaiʻi Food and Wine Festival is scheduled for Oct. 25-27 in Kaʻanapali, according to an announcement.

Recall alert issued for Sun Noodle’s frozen S&S Cup Saimin due to undeclared egg allergen

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health Food and Drug Branch is alerting residents to a recall by Sun Noodle for its S&S Cup Saimin frozen saimin products.

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Eradicating invasive coconut rhinoceros beetle means protecting economy, ecosystem and Hawaiian culture

Hawai'i County Council joins the battle to push the pests back by supporting Hawai'i County Department of Environmental Management public awareness and outreach initiative aimed at minimizing breeding grounds on the Big Island.

Update: High surf advisory for Big Island’s south-facing shores now in effect through Sunday

Surf of 7 to 10 feet continues to be forecast. The public is advised to heed all advice from ocean safety officials. When in doubt, don't go out.

Activity up slightly with increase in quakes under Kīlauea caldera, upper East Rift Zone

Seismicity remains above background levels. Ground deformation also continues beneath Halemaʻumaʻu and the south caldera region. Magma has been pressurizing the system beneath Halemaʻumaʻu and Kīlauea's south caldera region for several weeks.

Fire at Kailua-Kona laundromat put out Saturday morning

The depart estimated a loss of $750,000 as a result of the incident.

Hawaii County Weather Forecast for May 18, 2024

A kona low northwest of the state will continue drawing unstable tropical moisture northward over Kauai County through today. The kona low will begin slowly...