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Alaska Airlines today will inaugurate thrice-weekly service between San Jose, Calif., and Kahului, Maui, and four-times-weekly service between San Jose and Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii starting March 12, 2010.

Alaska Airlines inaugurates Hawaii service from San Jose

Alaska Airlines today will inaugurate thrice-weekly service between San Jose, Calif., and Kahului, Maui, and four-times-weekly service between San Jose and Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii starting March 12, 2010.

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Lt. Governor James R. “Duke” Aiona, Jr. today announced that the State will provide more than $8.3 million to the four counties to reduce and prevent underage drinking in Hawai‘i.

Through a 2006 federal grant, the state committed $10.45 million over five years to address the public health concern of underage drinking.

State steps up effort to curb underage drinking

Lt. Governor James R. “Duke” Aiona, Jr. today announced that the State will provide more than $8.3 million to the four counties to reduce and prevent underage drinking in Hawai‘i. Through a 2006 federal grant, the state committed $10.45 million over five years to address the public health concern of underage drinking.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for week of Dec. 24

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for week of Dec. 24

(Activity updates are written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Lava continues to erupt from the TEB vent on Kilauea’s east rift zone and flow through tubes to the ocean at the Waikupanaha location west of Kalapana. Lava flows were active on the pali early in the week, but a deflation-inflation […]

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A small earthquake of 3.7 magnitude occurred off the windward coast of Maui this morning at 11:39 a.m. (Dec 31) The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has determined that no tsunami was generated.

Small earthquake off Maui Thursday (Dec 31), no tsunami generated

A small earthquake of 3.7 magnitude occurred off the windward coast of Maui this morning at 11:39 a.m. (Dec 31) The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has determined that no tsunami was generated.

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Surf along west facing shores of the Big Island will be 7 to 10 feet through tonight.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area...producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.

High surf advisory for West Hawaii until Sunday (Dec 27)

Surf along west facing shores of the Big Island will be 7 to 10 feet through tonight. Precautionary/preparedness actions… A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area…producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.

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Surf will be 6 to 8 feet along east facing shores and also along west facing shores of the Big Island that exposed to the northwest swell today.

High surf advisory until 6 p.m. this evening (Dec 9)

Surf will be 6 to 8 feet along east facing shores and also along west facing shores of the Big Island that exposed to the northwest swell today.

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A powerful storm system passing far north of the Hawaiian Islands has generated a large open ocean swell...which is expected to reach the Hawaiian waters later tonight. This northwest swell is forecast to rise rapidly...first near Kauai and Niihau...and then quickly spread southeast down the island chain. The swell will likely peak on Wednesday...with open ocean swell heights near 14 feet...before gradually diminishing Thursday and Friday.

Large northwest swells expected (Nov 24-25)

A powerful storm system passing far north of the Hawaiian Islands has generated a large open ocean swell…which is expected to reach the Hawaiian waters later tonight. This northwest swell is forecast to rise rapidly…first near Kauai and Niihau…and then quickly spread southeast down the island chain. The swell will likely peak on Wednesday…with open […]

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High surf advisory for east facing shores until 6 p.m.

High surf advisory for east facing shores until 6 p.m.

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI 336 AM HST THU NOV 19 2009 …HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EAST FACING SHORES OF KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND… .STRONG TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE ROUGH AND CHOPPY SURF ALONG EAST FACING SHORES TODAY. KAUAI WINDWARD-OAHU KOOLAU-OLOMANA-MOLOKAI WINDWARD- MOLOKAI LEEWARD-MAUI WINDWARD WEST-MAUI […]

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High Surf Advisory remains in effect until 6 am HST Monday...

Surf along east facing shores of Kauai...Oahu...Molokai...Maui and the Big Island will be 8 to 12 feet through Sunday night. Surf will decrease afterward...but remain elevated into early next week.

High surf advisory with surf 8-12 feet on East shores forecast

High Surf Advisory remains in effect until 6 am HST Monday… Surf along east facing shores of Kauai…Oahu…Molokai…Maui and the Big Island will be 8 to 12 feet through Sunday night. Surf will decrease afterward…but remain elevated into early next week.

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3.1 magnitude quake north of Maui Monday morning

3.1 magnitude quake north of Maui Monday morning

MEDIA RELEASE A minor earthquake occurred at 6:16:11 AM (HST) on Monday, August 31, 2009 . The magnitude 3.1 event occurred 48 km (30 miles) NE of Kahakuloa, Maui. The hypocentral depth is 10 km ( 6 miles). More info: tux.wr.usgs.gov/Quakes/hv00035…

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Mayors join special campaign to promote Hawaii tourism

Mayors join special campaign to promote Hawaii tourism

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii’s four county mayors will join state and county tourism officials next week for a special marketing campaign in Los Angeles to promote Hawaii as a wonderful visitor destination. The special promotional campaign is entitled “Hawaii: A Thousand Reasons to Smile,” and was organized by the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, its Island […]

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45 positions are available in conservation and must be filled by September 23rd! AmeriCorps Members start on September 23rd, 2009 and the program is 42 weeks long. Benefits include: a living stipend, health care, loan forbearance, and a child care stipend. An Education Award of $4,750 for current or future school loans is awarded upon completion of service.

Recovery Youth Conservation Corps looking for workers

45 positions are available in conservation and must be filled by September 23rd! AmeriCorps Members start on September 23rd, 2009 and the program is 42 weeks long. Benefits include: a living stipend, health care, loan forbearance, and a child care stipend. An Education Award of $4,750 for current or future school loans is awarded upon […]

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Updated Tue (Aug 11 11:01 a.m. HST) The National Weather Service advises that Tropical Depression Felicia could still cause heavy rains and gusty winds.

TD Felicia dissipating, tropical storm watch is cancelled for Hawaii

Updated Tue (Aug 11 11:01 a.m. HST) The National Weather Service advises that Tropical Depression Felicia could still cause heavy rains and gusty winds.

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The earthquake that wasn't

The earthquake that wasn’t

UPDATE, 4 p.m., Aug. 10: Karin Stanton/Hawaii247 Contributing Editor Earthquake mystery solved! The case of the disappearing 4.8 magnitude temblor early Sunday between Kawaihae and Maui is not so mysterious. Although automated computer systems in Hawaiian Volcano Observatory detected and reported the earthquake, there was none. The instruments picked up on the 7.1 magnitude quake […]

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