Archive for December, 2012

Hawaiian Islands Dissolving From Within: Study

Someday, Oahu’s Koolau and Waianae mountains will be reduced to nothing more than a flat, low-lying island like Midway. But erosion isn’t the biggest culprit. Instead, scientists say, the mountains of Oahu are actually dissolving from within. “We tried to figure out how fast the island is going away and what the influence of climate is...
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Hawaii: High Surf Advisory for East Facing Shores Through Saturday

HONOLULU – A High Surf Advisory is in effect for the east-facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and the Big Island until 6PM Saturday Surf of 6 ft to 10 ft is expected through Thursday night. In the forecast, pressure northeast of the islands will keep fresh trade winds blowing through the end of...
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Hawaii: High Surf Advisory Through Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a HIGH SURF ADVISORY for east-facing shores of all Hawaiian islands, in effect now until 6pm HST on Wednesday. Large breaking waves of 7 to 10 feet are expected by Monday. Unseasonably strong and gusty trade winds will increase on Monday as high pressure builds north of the...
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Both Suspects in Hilo Jailbreak Now in Custody

Both Suspects in Hilo Jailbreak Now in Custody

Update December 13, 2012: at approximately 10:40 pm, escapee Ryan Jeffries-Hamar, M-31, was arrested at a residence in Hawaiian Beaches, Pahoa, Hawaii. Members of a Task Force made up of Officers from the Kona and Hilo Districts, a State Sheriff, and Puna Police, conducted checks at a residence located on Kawakawa Street, Hawaiian Beaches,...
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Honokaʻa Fire Investigation Continues: Hawaii Police

Police continue to look into the cause of a fire and the discovery of remains in a house in Honokaʻa. Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section, evidence specialists, a Hawaiʻi Fire Department fire inspector and an accelerant-detecting canine combed through the debris searching for evidence. The remains were recovered from an area...
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