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Alaska's most active volcano starts erupting spitting lava into the air and producing an ash cloud at low elevations. But unlike Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, where there's been spectacular images of lava encroaching on a community and burning a home, there's no property...
Missing engagement ring returned to Alaska couple

...Julie went with family to Hapuna Beach State Park on the Big Island. Everyone headed for the water to play in the waves...Pepperworth told me when I tracked him down Tuesday on the Big Island.The ring was underwater, Rick Pepperworth said, buried...
Fishermen want humpback whales off endangered list

...should come off," the West Hawaii fisherman told The Associated Press by telephone from Kailua-Kona on Hawaii's Big Island. Fishermen are concerned the Endangered Species Act is being used as a tool to manage the oceans and this will ultimately...
Budget cuts pare real-time monitoring of volcanoes

...reduction in lab research, studies of eruption histories and lava survey flights. In Hawaii, lava flyovers of the Big Island's Kilauea volcano were reduced from once a week to once every two weeks.It's still early in the federal downsizing...
Joe Craig

...hours of Friday, October 18th, felled by a heart attack while hunting wild pigs on his macadamia nut orchard on the Big Island of Hawaii. Joe was born in Selma, California, the youngest of four children born to Glen and Barbara Craig. The Craig...
Former Alaska man is suspect in Hawaii murder

HONOLULU - Big Island police say a former Alaska man whose pregnant girlfriend was found strangled is now a suspect in her murder.Police are looking...
NOAA begins taking volunteers for whale count

...Hawaii - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is starting to register volunteers on Kauai, Oahu and the Big Island for an annual humpback whale count.The Garden Island newspaper reported Thursday that the project is looking for people...

...18 Linda Buckley and Jeff Rounds, both of Juneau, were married in a ceremony Oct. 18 on the Hamakua Coast on the big island of Hawaii. Therese Fitzgerald and Arnie Kotler, senior students of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, performed the ceremony...
O'Malley At Large: Everything I know, I learned from my little brother

...went shallow and my eyes started to burn. I tried calling my dad but he was out of the office. My mother was on the big island of Hawaii, doing yoga for the week, purposely out of cell phone range. Left with few other options, I dialed my brother...
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Online video of encounter with endangered seal may lead to fine

...making repeated charges at the camera on what scientists believe is a remote stretch of beach on the northern shore of the Big Island. The animal bares her teeth, lunges and lets out hissing yelps as she appears to chase the camera during the 2...


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