Have you ever wondered why Kīlauea Volcano’s current lava flow is called the “61g” flow? Visit  To explain, we must go back to the beginning of the ongoing eruption. It all started on January 3, 1983, with fissures erupting intermittently along the middle part of Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone. In June 1983, the eruption became ...
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As 2016 comes to a close…the people of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency are already gearing up for the challenges of 2017. During the past year Hawaii-EMA, which serves as the coordinating agency for the four counties during times of emergencies and disasters, activated its Emergency Operating Center three times. Residents may recall Tropical Storm ...
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Students at Lanikai Elementary School will each receive an informational booklet highlighting natural and man-made emergencies. Printing of the booklets was made possible through a grant given to the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to raise awareness about disaster preparation.

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