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Opinion pieces, analyses and letters are intended to provide a diverse range of views from our community. They are not intended to represent the views of Big Island Now.
LETTER: Island-Wide Fiber-Optic Lines Needed

LETTER: Island-Wide Fiber-Optic Lines Needed

March 2, 2015

“Hawaiian Telcom’s main fiber-optic trunk cable for West Hawaii was damaged three times over the past year (twice in the same week).”

VOLCANO WATCH: Kauahikaua Steps Aside

VOLCANO WATCH: Kauahikaua Steps Aside

February 27, 2015

In this week’s Volcano Watch, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory looks at work done by Jim Kauahikaua, who will step aside from his role as Scientist-in-Charge.

LETTER: Kaloko-Honokōhau National Park's Invasive Species Problem LETTER: Kaloko-Honokōhau National Park’s Invasive Species Problem February 24, 2015 · 1 Comment · Discussion

“This week we call attention to the negative impacts caused by invasive species on Hawaiʻi’s natural and cultural resources through the 3rd Annual Hawaiʻi Invasive Species Awareness Week.”

VOLCANO WATCH: The Other Side of The World VOLCANO WATCH: The Other Side of The World February 19, 2015 · No Comments · Discussion

In this week’s Volcano Watch, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory takes a look at the recent eruption of Piton de la Fournaise.

VOLCANO WATCH: Ten Years with Mike Poland VOLCANO WATCH: Ten Years with Mike Poland February 12, 2015 · No Comments · Discussion

In this week’s Volcano Watch, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory celebrates Mike Poland as he prepares to return to the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory after 10 years.

LETTER: Time Has Passed for Kawaihae Bypass LETTER: Time Has Passed for Kawaihae Bypass February 10, 2015 · No Comments · Discussion

“I don’t think its prudent to commit this much federal highway funds to one project, especially when there is other highway projects statewide in dire need of funding.”

VOLCANO WATCH: All Angles of June 27 Lava FLow VOLCANO WATCH: All Angles of June 27 Lava FLow February 6, 2015 · No Comments · Discussion

In this weeks Volcano Watch, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory takes a look at all angles of the June 27 lava flow.

VOLCANO WATCH: New Scientist VOLCANO WATCH: New Scientist January 29, 2015 · No Comments · Discussion

In this week’s Volcano Watch, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory welcomes its newest scientist, Ingrid Johanson.

VOLCANO WATCH: Boots on the Ground, Eyes in the Sky VOLCANO WATCH: Boots on the Ground, Eyes in the Sky January 22, 2015 · No Comments · Discussion

In this week’s Volcano Watch, HVO discusses how scientists track lava flow activity from the air and from the ground.

VOLCANO WATCH: Satellites VOLCANO WATCH: Satellites January 15, 2015 · No Comments · Discussion

In this week’s Volcano Watch, HVO explains how modern technology, emphasizing on satellite imagery, aids in mapping and understanding lava flows.

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