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Welcome to the new Rainforest Gallery at Niaulani

New Volcano Art Center gallery announced in Volcano Village

New Volcano Art Center gallery announced in Volcano Village

VOLCANO, Hawaii: The Volcano Art Center is “calling all artists!” for its second gallery in Volcano. The new gallery will be outside the national park, where the original gallery still resides, at Niaulani. Volcano Art Center (VAC) is pleased to announce the grand opening of a second gallery location in Volcano Village. The Volcano Art

Volcano update: Will district changes align with Puna or Ka’u?

Produced by David Corrigan and Tim Bryan IN THIS UPDATE: Volcano area redistricting (Part 1), Kilauea eruption update VOLCANO VILLAGE, Hawaii: With the 2010 Census all completed, its time to redraw the lines on the Big Island. Population shifts will dictate that district boundary lines will move, and to oversee the process, a Hawaii County

Volcano update: Rainforest Run keeps tradition going

Produced by David Corrigan and Tim Bryan IN THIS UPDATE: Saturday’s Rainforest Run and results, Kilauea eruption update VOLCANO VILLAGE, Hawaii: On Saturday, there was a big turnout for the 2nd Annual Rain Forest Run through Volcano Village. Former Mayor Harry Kim had the honor of kicking off the half-marathon shortly after sunrise. The event,

VIDEO: Possible Kilauea volcano “surge” deadly threat, historically

Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Tim Bryan Kilauea Volcano has been a relatively peaceful spectacle on Hawaii Island… allowing tourists and scientists to get close to the geological show with minimal danger. But Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists, like Don Swanson, believe Kilauea may be giving everyone the wrong impression. Swanson presented the evidence to

VIDEO: 2010 census shows pop. percentage jumps in Volcano

By Tim Bryan As expected, the 2010 census revealed tremendous population growth in the Puna area, including some growing Volcano area subdivisions. Hawaii Island led all other islands in population growth by percentage (25%), and the one district that led all others within the county was Puna. While Hawaiian Paradise Park got a lot of

VIDEO: Volcano Biosphere Reserve plan vetted in community

By Tim Bryan The proposed Biosphere Reserve Buffer Zone is being vetted through out the community right now. The biosphere buffer zone is mentioned as a land management priority in the Puna Community Development plan, which includes the area of Volcano Village. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has been recognized as an International Biosphere Reserve and

VIDEO: Tense meeting debates fate of Volcano Skate Park

Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Tim Bryan Skate Park will remain closed, but there’s hope if community can pull together It was at times a tense meeting at the Cooper Center in Volcano Village on Monday night, as the local community came out in droves to voice their opinion on the fate of

VIDEO: Volcano Skate Park shutdown: reasoning & reaction

Video by David Corrigan and Baron Sekiya, Hawaii247.com | Voice of Tim Bryan For avid skateboarder Keoni Sanchez, the news that the Volcano Skate Park has been shut down is a big disappointment. “It sucks” says Sanchez. “Where are the kids supposed to skate? I mean they have a skate park just sitting there.” Sanchez,

Royal Hawaiian Estates residents talk shootings, squatters

by Tim Bryan Residents and property owners of Royal Hawaiian Estates met at the Cooper Center in Volcano for the subdivision association’s annual meeting recently. Some in attendance wanted to know more about the recent drive by shootings that have occurred in the neighborhood. A resident whose home was hit by bullets described what happened on the night

Muralist shares passion at Volcano area Youth Workshop

By Tim Bryan A well known local muralist will be teaching her trade in a Youth Workshop this weekend. Students ages 14 and up are invited to spend 3 days developing their artistic talents through the practice of mural painting with experienced mural artist Kathleen Kam, beginning Friday January 14th from 3-6pm, and then Saturday