Month: 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 …

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 …

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, …

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, the fire and explosion …