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4-13-19 Whole Lotta Shaking Going On… It Was ‘Only’ A 5.3

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Earthquake Essentially near the base of Hualalai… Earthquake Data: M 5.3 (was 5.2) – 14km NW of Kalaoa, Hawaii (Near the top of Hualalai) – Depth:18.92 km (11.8 mi) 5:20 PM Saturday, Hawaii Standard Time (HST) – 2019-04-14 03:09:02 (UTC)19.741°N 155.785°W16.0 km depth Here is how local news reported the earthquake – click links to […]

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Hualālai

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What’s In A Name? Only a few (famous) people can be known by only one name – Adele, Oprah, Bono, Cher, Ronaldo, Sting, Neymar, Kobe…   Hualālai  Is Her Name: Hualālai goes by just one name. Her name isn’ Mt. Hualalai, Mount Hualalai, Hualalai Mountain or Hualalai Volcano – it is just one name only, Hualalai. Hualālai Information: Hualalai is […]

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NPR Science Friday (Big Island) Rapid ‘Ohi’a Death Near HVNP, Hawaiian crow (Alala), Mauna Loa ‘Mars colony’

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Science Friday recently broadcast from The Big Island. Local experts and professors talk about a number of Big Island specific tioics: Rapid ‘Ohi’a Death Near HVNP, Hawaiian crow (Alala), Mauna Loa ‘Mars Colony.’   You can listen to the Science Friday podcast about the Big Island here or via iTunes. Hawaiian Crow (Alala): Before the Hawaiian crow became […]

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9/10/18 Hurricane Florence Update: Path Forecast – Cat 4, North Carolina?

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09/10/2018 Hurricane Florence Update: Hurricane Florence has altered its’ path towards the east coast. The Weather Channel reports – Hurricane Florence has rapidly intensified into a Category 4 major hurricane south-southeast of Bermuda and is likely to lash the U.S. East Coast later this week with life-threatening storm surge, destructive winds and massive inland rainfall […]

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Kona And The Pillars Of Pele? Record Rain in Hilo – No Rain in Kona. The Kona Rain Shadow Effect.

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The Kona Rain Shadow: As we discuss why Kona gets so little rain, we will also talk about the hurricanes and tropical storms of 2018. Three Pele-grown mountains protect Kona when weather originates from the east (and sometimes to the south): Mauna Kea at 13,803 feet, Mauna Loa at 13,679 feet and Hualalai at 8,271 feet. […]

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