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ANALYSIS: ‘Ban’ on Trucking Rubbish to West Hawaii is a Myth

July 28, 2014

The administration’s plan for waste reduction could be a costly endeavor considering the alternative, which hasn’t been fully explored.

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VOLCANO WATCH: Get The Scoops On US Volcanoes

July 24, 2014

You can sign in at the website for the Volcano Notification Service to receive automatic email notifications when there is a change in the level of activity at all US volcanoes.

VOLCANO WATCH: Kilauea Trends Observed by Missionaries VOLCANO WATCH: Kilauea Trends Observed by Missionaries July 17, 2014 · No Comments · Discussion, Featured Articles

Early Missionaries to Hawaii were the first to note that lava flows were often preceded by lava draining from Kilauea’s summit crater.

BLOG: Count Your Blessings, Rain Among Them BLOG: Count Your Blessings, Rain Among Them July 16, 2014 · No Comments · Blog, Featured Articles

Living in a rainforest has its benefits, such as no shortage of water or facing $500 daily fines for wasting the wet stuff.

LETTER: Your Analysis Debunking Waste-to-Energy is Spot On LETTER: Your Analysis Debunking Waste-to-Energy is Spot On July 11, 2014 · No Comments · Discussion

“Mahalo to [Big Island Now's] Hunter Bishop for initiating a discussion about the myths driving Mayor Kenoi’s plan to incinerate our valuable resources.”

VOLCANO WATCH: Carbon Dioxide Focus of A-Train Addition VOLCANO WATCH: Carbon Dioxide Focus of A-Train Addition July 10, 2014 · No Comments · Discussion

Scientists, including those who study volcanoes, will be closely watching the findings from the OCO-2 satellite launched from California last week.

hilo-landfill ANALYSIS: Six Myths About County’s Waste Incineration Plan July 9, 2014 · 7 Comments · Discussion, Featured Articles

Take a look at the reality of Mayor Billy Kenoi’s proposed solution to the Big Island’s solid waste problem.

BLOG: Hawaii List of Laws Increased by 238 BLOG: Hawaii List of Laws Increased by 238 July 9, 2014 · 1 Comment · Blog, Featured Articles

Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed 229 bills into law this year, allowed nine more to become law without his signature, and vetoed seven others.

VOLCANO WATCH: New Lava Flow Begins as Another Ends VOLCANO WATCH: New Lava Flow Begins as Another Ends July 3, 2014 · No Comments · Discussion, Featured Articles

The Kahaualeʻa 2 flow is no more, as activity shifts to another area of the Puʻu ʻŌʻō vent on Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone.

VOLCANO WATCH: Mauna Loa Lava Flow Enters Hilo in 1881 VOLCANO WATCH: Mauna Loa Lava Flow Enters Hilo in 1881 June 26, 2014 · No Comments · Discussion, Featured Articles

An eruption that began in 1880 went on for many months, creating a lava flow that stopped below what is now Komohana Street.

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