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Scientists Monitor Increased Seismic Activity On Mauna Loa

Scientists Monitor Increased Seismic Activity On Mauna Loa

There have been up to 90 earthquakes weekly since August, with most considered mild at magnitude 2.0 or less.

Both Maui Inmates Who Escaped Are Back In Custody

Both Maui Inmates Who Escaped Are Back In Custody

UPDATED: One man turned himself in to police hours after the Sunday escapes, while the other was captured Monday.

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Hits Big Island; No Risk Of Tsunami

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Hits Big Island; No Risk Of Tsunami

The epicenter was about 15 miles southwest of Kailua-Kona.

Not So Fast For Black Hole’s Hawaiian Name AP

Not So Fast For Black Hole’s Hawaiian Name

A UH Hilo professor dubbed it “Powehi,” but the first black hole to be photographed has no official name.

Ex-Maui Inmate Gets $10K In Sex Assault Lawsuit Settlement AP

Ex-Maui Inmate Gets $10K In Sex Assault Lawsuit Settlement

Woman claimed a corrections officer threatened to remove her from a work furlough program if she didn’t have sex with him.

Maui’s Top Legal Official Resigns Following Abuse Arrest Wikimedia Commons

Maui’s Top Legal Official Resigns Following Abuse Arrest

Protesters had demanded the removal of Patrick Wong after his arrest on a domestic abuse charge.

Ex-Mayor Peter Carlisle Wants To Be Honolulu Prosecutor Again AP

Ex-Mayor Peter Carlisle Wants To Be Honolulu Prosecutor Again

His longtime political rival, Keith Kaneshiro, has taken a leave of absence because he’s a target in a federal investigation.

Judge Allows Early Testimony From Grandmother In Kealoha Case Submitted

Judge Allows Early Testimony From Grandmother In Kealoha Case

Florence Puana, 99, will be deposed in case she is unable to testify during the corruption trial of Katherine and Louis Kealoha.

Hawaii Legislative Committee Kills Flavored E-Cigarette Ban Flickr.com

Hawaii Legislative Committee Kills Flavored E-Cigarette Ban

The committee passed another bill that would raise fines for underage possession of e-cigarettes and raise taxes on e-cigarettes and e-liquids.

Vatican Upholds Sex Abuse Conviction Against Guam Archbishop AP

Vatican Upholds Sex Abuse Conviction Against Guam Archbishop

But Anthony Apuron remains a priest, and some victims and their advocates called his ouster as archbishop inadequate punishment.

Micronesia Official Pleads Guilty To Bribery In Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Micronesia Official Pleads Guilty To Bribery In Hawaii

Authorities said he accepted a bribe from a Honolulu company in exchange for $7.8 million in government contracts.

Legislature Approves $60M In Volcano Disaster Relief Contributed by: Kent Andersen

Legislature Approves $60M In Volcano Disaster Relief

It includes $20 million in grants and $40 million in loans that the federal money is expected to cover.