Volcano Watch: Legends of eruptions past

Active volcanoes tell us their stories through earthquakes, deformation, gas emissions, and lava flows. We interpret those stories through myriad scientific instruments and record them in journals and news reports for generations to come. But what if a volcano isn’t active and hasn’t been in hundreds or even thousands of years? How can we learn their stories when now they slumber?

HVO clears final hurdle in move to UH-Hilo

In a couple of years, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists and support staff should be able to move from their temporary headquarters at Hilo Iron Works and a Keaau warehouse and into fancy new digs at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Police arrest 16 for DUI

During the week of May 15-21, Hawaii Island police arrested 16 motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic collisions. One was younger than 21.