CD Msg: Wed. Aug. 15 at 12:15 PM. PTWC reports 6.5 mag quake occurred at 11:57AM near Andreanof Island, Alaska. NO TSUNAMI THREAT to Hawaii.

NPS reports that the Keauhou Ranch Fire is 3,739 acres and 86% contained. More information, updates, and photos here:
ML Rd inside HVNP has been closed to the public since May 11.
Please drive carefully on Hwy 11 as smoke may impact driving conditions.

Eruptive activity remains at reduced levels at Kilauea. Fissures continue to release gas. Areas may experience elevated levels of SO2.

HCCDA and HiEMA will be conducting new siren testing on Tues, Weds, and Thurs. Please visit our County Webpage and Facebook for updates.

The CG, HFD, HPD & OS&LS will conduct a SAR exercise in the Hilo vicinity today & tomorrow.
Operations will run from 9am-2pm. During the SAR exercise, an Oscar dummy will be in the water. Oscar is weighted & used to simulate a person. Do not to disturb Oscar if found.

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The University of Hawaii has been busy researching several aspects of the #LERZ eruption - including the impacts on the ocean and life at ocean entry sites.


Today's #Kilauea #Volcano status report is packed with info about volcanic activity and hazards. Visit the #HVO website to read it all.

#KilaueaEruption #KilaueaErupts #LERZ #Fissure8 #KilaueaSummit #Halemaumau @Volcanoes_NPS

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