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Far End of Lava Flow Reactivates, Lava Spills Out of Steaming Crack

The following photos were released by the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (USGS) (Dated August 29, 2014) . Note: these photos were not taken in areas currently accessible to the public. 545 more words

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Phone service restored to all but 500 in Puna

Hawaiian Telcom restored service to more than 1,000 customers in the Puna District over the past two days, bringing the total number of customers out of service to about 500. 121 more words


Governor signs request for disaster declaration, Puna hiking trail closed

Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed Thursday a request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration asking for federal assistance to help pay for damage caused by Tropical Storm Iselle, which impacted Hawaii from August 7 to 9, 2014. 133 more words


Mahalo for making KHON2's Red Cross telethon a success

A big mahalo to everyone who contributed to KHON2’s telethon to raise money for the American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter.

Phone lines were open between 4:30-8 a.m. 258 more words


Albizia trees part of problem of Puna recovery

Crews are still working hard to restore power to Puna residents who have been struggling during the past week.

Hawaii Electric Light and supporting crews are making steady progress in restoring service to residents who were blacked out because of Tropical Storm Iselle. 301 more words


Candidates could challenge primary election results

With as little as a few hundred votes separating some of the primary races, there’s some hope for losing candidates before November’s General Election.

We spoke with an attorney who specializes in election law. 285 more words


Political party leaders say Hawaii needs better election process

There were a couple of big hiccups in this election, leading many to criticize the Office of Elections, and there will soon be a push for change. 350 more words