3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Volcano Area of the Big Island Today

Magnitude 3.0
Location 19.375°N, 155.326°W
Depth 29.3 km (18.2 miles)
  • 13 km (8 miles) SW (229°) from Volcano, HI
  • 23 km (14 miles) WSW (242°) from Fern Forest, HI
  • 25 km (16 miles) NE (40°) from Pahala, HI
  • 45 km (28 miles) SW (214°) from Hilo, HI
  • 338 km (210 miles) SE (129°) from Honolulu, HI
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.4 km (0.2 miles); depth +/- 0.6 km (0.4 miles)
Parameters Nph= 66, Dmin=2 km, Rmss=0.11 sec, Gp= 40°,
M-type=local magnitude (ML), Version=2
Event ID hv60340156

Free Art Demonstration With Hilo Artist Jacob Medina

On Saturday, May 12, 2012, High Fire Hawaii, the art gallery & studio at 114 Kamehameha Avenue on Hilo’s Bayfront, is having a Second Saturday Art Demonstration with Hilo artist Jacob Medina.

“Hilo Rain” by Jacob Medina

Medina studied painting at University of Hawaii, Hilo and received a BA in 2007.  His work has been shown in several juried exhibitions, including the 2011 Honolulu Printmakers 83rd Annual Exhibit at the Academy Art Center and the Schaefer Portrait Challenge 2009 and 2011 at Maui Arts & Cultural Center.

Jacob will be in front of the gallery from 11:00am to 3:00pm working on some of his latest pieces. High Fire Hawaii is offering 10% off on Jacob’s work that day. Drop by and check it out!

For class and workshop details, or other information about the – May 12 demonstrations, see www.highfirehawaii.com, email info@gmail.com, or call the gallery at 935-8380.

Big Island Police Searching for “At Risk” 16-Year-Old Female

5/7/12 UPDATE She has been located.

The Hawaii Police Department seeks your help in locating a missing “at risk” person:

Stephanie Parsons

Missing Person: Stephanie Parsons, 16, Female, Caucasian, 5’9″ 170lbs.

Last seen: Hawaiian Paradise Park around 11:00 pm on Friday, May 04, 2012.

If you have information that can assist in helping safely locate Stephanie Parsons please call 911 or contact the police.

Mud Bowl in Paradise!

My son had a bit too much fun during the mud bowl soccer game today.