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No tents allowed at Wailoa River State Park in Hilo, other state parks to closed early on July 4th

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of State Parks will conduct early closures of four West Hawai‘i parks on the Fourth of July holiday. Kekaha Kai State Park (Mahaiula and Maniniowali (Kua Bay) sections), Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (including the Waialea Bay section), Lapakahi State Park and Kiholo State Park Reserve […]

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Volcano Watch: 2006 Kīholo Bay earthquakes spur monitoring improvements

Ten years ago shortly after 7 a.m., HST, on Sunday, October 15, 2006, two damaging earthquakes struck off the northwest coast of the Island of Hawai‘i—a magnitude-6.7 earthquake beneath Kīholo Bay and a magnitude-6.0 earthquake offshore of Māhukona.

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Kalahikiola Congregational Church in Kohala on the evening of October 15, 2006 after a 6.7 magnitude quake rocked the island. Photo by Baron Sekiya

Volcano Watch: Lessons learned from the 2006 Kīholo Bay earthquakes

October 15, 2015, is the 3rd annual Great Hawaii ShakeOut. That day also marks the 9th anniversary of Hawaii’s two most recent damaging earthquakes.

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