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Volcano Watch: Remotely measuring the temperature of Kilauea lava

Feb 26 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

If something is hot enough, it emits light in wavelengths visible to the human eye. This is called incandescence. If you’ve ever seen the reddish, orange-ish or yellowish glow from Kilauea Volcano’s lava lake or an active lava flow, you have observed incandescence.

  • Posted: Jan 28 2017 - 1:30am

    The Tribune-Herald each Saturday is publishing a photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection. The museum is seeking help identifying the people and places in the pictures, most of which are from the 1960s and ’70s. Those with information about the subjects in the photos can contact the museum by calling 935-5021 or emailing archives@lymanmuseum.org. THIS PHOTO (NO. 16064) was captured April 14, 1961.

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    Arts & Exhibits

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    The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii saluted Community Policing Officer Paul Mangus on Thursday as the East Hawaii Officer of the Month for January.

  • Posted: Jan 28 2017 - 12:05am

    Acclaimed Scottish pianist Steven Osborne will perform the late sonatas of Schubert (D. 960) and Beethoven (Op. 110 and 111) at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center.

  • Posted: Jan 28 2017 - 12:05am

    The Coordinated Services for the Elderly Program of the county Elderly Activities Division issues identification cards for seniors 60 years and older Monday through Friday at the Aging and Disability Resource Center, 1055 Kinoole St., Suite 101, in Hilo.

  • Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 1:30am

    This photograph from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection, No. 20601, was first published in the July 2, 2016, edition of the Tribune-Herald. Pictured is Ivan Buddahagen, plant pathologist at the Beaumont Agricultural Research Center, captured Feb. 5, 1965. If you think a subject or location was misidentified, a name misspelled or have any more information about this photo, call the museum at 935-5021.

  • Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 12:05am

    Learn about Korean natural farming, how to cultivate indigenous micro-organisms that help soils produce healthy crops and how to create natural low-cost inputs for all growing situations during a seminar Feb. 4-6 at the Papaikou Community Center.

  • Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 12:05am

    More than 600 students in grades K-12 along with parents and employees gathered in Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s Castle Gym on Monday to celebrate the school’s Blue Zones Project Approved Status.

  • Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 12:05am

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Hawaiian cultural practitioner Kaipo Ah Chong will offer his popular tropical flower arranging workshop from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 10 at Volcano Art Center.

  • Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 12:05am

    • University of Oregon student Jordan Keala Melchor of Hilo accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. The Waiakea High School graduate is the daughter of Alan and Pam Melchor of Hilo.

  • Posted: Jan 26 2017 - 12:05am

    Mauna Loa has erupted 33 times since 1843, most recently in 1984. In September 2015, the Volcano Alert Level for Mauna Loa was elevated from “Normal” to “Advisory” because of increased seismicity and deformation at the volcano.

  • Posted: Jan 26 2017 - 12:05am

    Facilitator and mediator Elizabeth Kent will lead three workshops Feb. 9-10 as part of Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center’s “Tools to Transform Conflict” training series at the Hawaii Innovations Center in Hilo.

  • Posted: Jan 26 2017 - 12:05am

    The Arc of Hilo board of directors, staff and participants gratefully acknowledge the receipt of a $1,500 grant from the Safeway Foundation in support of its “Eat Healthy” program and “cold kitchen” initiative.

  • Posted: Jan 26 2017 - 12:05am

    The Alzheimer’s Association will present a series of informational workshops during three Saturdays in February at the Aging and Disability Resource Center in Hilo.

  • Posted: Jan 26 2017 - 12:05am

    The Rev. Wilbert Laroga, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, announces the visit Monday of the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima as part of the Fatima Centennial (U.S. Tour For Peace).