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Strong 6.6M earthquake in Fiji Islands area, no tsunami threat | Hawaii 24/7


Source: Strong 6.6M earthquake in Fiji Islands area, no tsunami threat | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com2016/05/27/strong-earthquake-in-fiji-area-no-tsunami-threat/).

Accessed on 28 May 2016, 16:35 hrs, UTC.

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Comment:

Hawaii dodged the proverbial bullet again.  According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Ewa Beach, Oahu, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake that rumbled through the Fiji Islands at 05:39 hrs, UTC, on Saturday, 28 May 2016, did not generate a Pacific-wide tsunami. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 420 KM/261 miles and was centered approximately 572 KM/355.4 miles southeast of Suva, Fiji.


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Single Dengue Fever case on Hawaii Island, person arrived on island with virus | Hawaii 24/7


State Department of Health has identified a single imported case of dengue on Hawaii Island. Vector control crews have treated the person’s residence and adjacent properties today. Again, this i…

Source: Single Dengue Fever case on Hawaii Island, person arrived on island with virus | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/05/20/single-dengue-fever-case-on-hawaii-island-person-arrived-on-island-with-virus).

Accessed on 22 May 2016, 15:53 hrs, UTC.

Reporter:  Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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Comment:

According to Hawaii County Civil Defense officials, the single case of dengue fever was brought in by a person who contracted the infection during travels outside of Hawaii Island.  Vector control personnel have treated the victim’s home and the immediate surrounding area to prevent the spread of the disease.  There is no evidence that the mosquito-borne infection has spread elsewhere on Hawaii Island. Civil Defense officials add that “imported cases happen from time to time and remind all of us to always be vigilant and fight the bite.”  To report dengue fever cases, please call 808-974-6001 in East Hawaii and 808-322-4880 in West Hawaii.


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Free Comic Book Day at three Hawaii Island libraries Saturday (May 7) | Hawaii 24/7


The free Comic books are coming! The free Comic books are coming: “Avengers,” “Pokemon,” “Captain America,” “Grumpy Cat,” “SpongeBob” and…

Source: Free Comic Book Day at three Hawaii Island libraries Saturday (May 7) | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/05/02/free-comic-book-day-at-three-hawaii-island-libraries-saturday-may-7/).

Accessed on 04 May 2016, 15:18 hrs, UTC.

Reporter:  http://www.hawaii247.com.

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The Hilo Public Library, the Kailua-Kona Public Library, and the Thelma Parker School and Public Library will join other libraries in the state this Saturday, 07 May 2016 for Free Comic Book Day.  All you need to get a free comic book for you or your children is a valid Hawaii Public Library Systems card.  For those attending the celebration at the Thelma Parker School and Public Library, costumed comic characters representing the 501 st Imperial Legion, Rebel Legion Hawaii, and The Costumers Guild of Hawaii will entertain the keiki and provide some dramatic excitement. The family event is free.


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Very strong 7.7M quake in Ecuador, no damaging tsunami threat to Hawaii | Hawaii 24/7


An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 occurred near the coast of Ecuador at 1:58 p.m. HST on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Based on all available data there is no damaging tsunami threat to Hawaii, how…

Source: Very strong 7.7M quake in Ecuador, no damaging tsunami threat to Hawaii | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/04/16/very-strong-earthquake-in-ecuador-no-tsunami-threat-to-hawaii/).

Accessed on 17 April 2016, 05:11 hrs, UTC.

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Comment:

According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Ewa Beach, Oahu, the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of Ecuador, South America didn’t generate a tsunami threat to Hawaii.  The center says, “The tsunami threat has now largely passed.”

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Police seek info about generator stolen in Honokaa | Hawaii 24/7


Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in providing information about the theft of a generator in January. Sometime between January 26 and January 27, an older-model Hitachi 6000…

Source: Police seek info about generator stolen in Honokaa | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/04/14/police-seek-information-about-generator-stolen-in-honokaa/).

Accessed on 15 April 2016, 14:59 hours, UTC.

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The stolen generator has faded green paint, a black frame, and a fuel gauge sealed with silicone from a previous fuel leak.  The generator was taken from a base yard on Wailana Place in Honokaa.  Those with information on this theft should call police at 935-3311.

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Island Air to begin service to Kona in June | Hawaii 24/7


Island Air today announced it plans to offer interisland air service to Hawai‘i Island with five daily round-trip flights between Honolulu and Kona, starting June 14, subject to government approval…

Source: Island Air to begin service to Kona in June | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/04/14/island-air-to-begin-service-to-kona-in-june/).

Accessed on 15 April 2016, 14:43 hrs, UTC.

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Beginning 14 June 2016, Island Air will offer inter island air service to Hawaii Island with five daily round trip flights between Honolulu and Kailua-Kona.  Island Air is introducing a special “fare sale” between 14 April and 20 April to attract customers.  Special one-way fares will be offered at $69 between 14 June and 30 September 2016.  For details, call (800)-652-6541.

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Police locate pair of keepsake boxing gloves lost in a burglary | Hawaii 24/7


Thanks to tips from the public, Hawaiʻi Island police located a pair of Everlast boxing gloves that had been removed from a home in Hawaiian Beaches during a burglary earlier this year. The glov…

Source: Police locate pair of keepsake boxing gloves lost in a burglary | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/04/13/police-locate-pair-of-boxing-gloves-lost-in-a-burglary/).

Accessed on 14 April 2016, 15:36 hrs, UTC.

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Thanks to public tips, Hawaii police have recovered a pair of autographed boxing gloves from the 1984 Olympic Games. The memento was stolen from a home in Hawaiian Beaches earlier this year.  The gloves were signed by boxers and referees who participated in the 1984 Olympic Boxing championship.  Hawaii police found the boxing gloves on 09 April 2016 at a home in the Orchidland Estates subdivision in the Puna District.

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