Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Kīlauea Update, Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Required Reading from USGS HVO Time just zips right along. Summer. Hot days, and, up here, cool nights. And itʻs been dry. Not too helpful if one is trying to mop-up a fire. The Keauhou Fire, last I heard, had…

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Kīlauea Update, Tuesday, August 14, 2018, Pau? Maybe, maybe not… Where to begin??? Letʻs start with definitions of “pau” in the Pukui & Elbert Hawaiian Dictionary: pau: Finished, ended, through, terminated, completed, over, all done; final, finishing; entirely, completely, very much; after; all, to have all;…

Friday, August 10, 2018 Kīlauea Update, Friday, August 10, 2018, Photo tour for Kelsey and Owen… K&O: With all best wishes, and warmest aloha, for a long and happy marriage! The air here at Keaʻau ma uka is still and heavy. The icky ikiiki is not my favorite, unless Iʻm…

Thursday, August 9, 2018 Kīlauea Update, Thursday, August 9, 2018, Briefly, then… A few notes before getting started… Iʻll be away from my desk much of the weekend attending to domestica, and having a bit of fun. Will be here briefly tomorrow morning, then again on Tuesday the 14th. If…

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Kīlauea Update, Wednesday, 080818, Slacking… Nah…not slacking…But after yesterdays extravaganza, I needed a bit of a breather. That one took a LONG time to assemble. But here we are, mostly inspired by a photo sent me by MS. A WOW! if ever there was one. How…

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Kīlauea Update, Tuesday, August 7, 2018, Next…. OK, people… We wake up (this morning at 330. Who knows why?), have some coffee (black, please), and wonder, wonder, wonder… Pause, lull, respite, pau?, She going start again?, When? Where? When the Park going open? Whatʻs up with…

(Today’s post is Big Island Learning’s first from retired Hawaii Volcanoes Nat’l Park ranger Bobby Camara’s Dispatches from Volcano. Bobby writes within a robust cultural context from which you are sure to learn a thing or two. Mahalo Bobby for sharing your mana’o.) Number 87. A nice cool breeze this…

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