Wyland Paints a Mural at the Hawaii Conservation Conference

World famous muralists “Wyland” is at the 2012 Hawaii Conservation Conference FREE Community event going on right now.

Here is a picture of him with Stuart Coleman of the Surfrider Foundation and Lihla Noori of The Hawaii Conservation Alliance.

Wyland loves to paint and I found it interesting that he had no problem with having young kids paint over the stuff that he had just painted!

Here’s a short video of Wyland talking about his presence at the Hawaii Conservation Conference.


Anuhea is going to be playing on stage soon on the 4th floor of the Hawaii Convention Center.

Big Island Video News for Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Big Island Video News for Wednesday, August 1, 2012:

In this episode: Hawaii County Clerk Jamae Kawauchi talks to media on Oahu about the recent elections snafu, police still investigating Shipman Industrial Park fire, and searching for an escaped inmate.


Big Island Police Searching for Missing 15-Year-Old Kea’au Girl

Big Island police are searching for a 15-year-old Keaʻau girl who was reported missing.

Tia Labrador

Tia Labrador was last seen at her Hawaiian Paradise Park home at 10:50 p.m. Friday (July 27).

She is described as 5-foot-3, 135 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Police ask than anyone with information about her whereabouts call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes East Hawaii This Morning

Magnitude 3.1
Location 19.033°N, 155.432°W
Depth 41.4 km (25.7 miles)
  • 17 km (10 miles) ESE (103°) from Naalehu, HI
  • 20 km (12 miles) SSE (165°) from Pahala, HI
  • 36 km (22 miles) ESE (103°) from Hawaiian Ocean View, HI
  • 80 km (49 miles) SW (224°) from Hawaiian Beaches, HI
  • 83 km (52 miles) SSW (206°) from Hilo, HI
  • 356 km (221 miles) SE (135°) from Honolulu, HI
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 1.3 km (0.8 miles); depth +/- 1.8 km (1.1 miles)
Parameters Nph= 46, Dmin=14 km, Rmss=0.09 sec, Gp=209°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=1
Event ID hv60375856

Wordless Wednesday – Roast Pork and Char Sui by the Load

I saw the following sign at the L&L Drive Inn in Pahoa the other day.

Big Island Video News for Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Big Island Video News for Tuesday, July 31, 2012: