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Clean House and Change the Bedding to Greet the Lava

The gem of a video clip below offers a glimpse into an aspect of native Hawaiian culture of which many people may be unaware. As lava flows on the island, there are vast cultural differences in how the native and immigrant cultures view the event. 360 more words

Cultural Detective

Tropical Storm Ana: Maui Shuts Down


A Reader wrote to say they were due for their first trip to Maui and wondered if they should cancel (without penalty.) We said yes. 689 more words

Life In Hawaii

2nd Big Island man charged for burglary during state of emergency

A second man has been charged with a September 8 burglary under a state law that provides for enhanced sentencing for certain crimes committed during a state of emergency. 233 more words


Officials continue to monitor lava as Ana approaches

Big Island officials are monitoring two potential disasters — Tropical Storm Ana and the approaching lava from Kilauea volcano.

“We did our flight this morning.  Very little change since yesterday, other than the flow advanced, the front of the flow advanced another 75-85 yards.  229 more words


What you can Learn from a Natural Disaster State-of-Mind | Threat of Lava Flow Isolation in Hawai'i

It takes a strong mental mindset to grasp the idea of possibly being cut-off due to a natural disaster. Hurricanes give you a small space of time to prepare as my Outer Banks friends & I know all too well as we have been cutoff from the main source of civilization. 655 more words


Work started on emergency route in case of lava flow

Surveying work is underway to prepare Chain of Craters Road as a possible emergency route out of Hawaii Island’s lower Puna district in case the lava flow obstructs other roadways. 189 more words


Next Meeting: November 1, 2014 4:30-6:30 PM at Hawaiian Sanctuary

Our Vision: We envision an innovative, prosperous and multicultural community that meets the needs and dreams of all

Our Purpose:  Through the Spirit of Aloha, we connect our skills, talents and resources to create a sustainable, thriving and welcoming Puna, as we inspire the next 7 generations. 348 more words