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USGS volcano and eathquake monitoring restored after Tropical Storm Iselle

As of Wednesday afternoon, August 13, all power issues were resolved and the U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory resumed monitoring volcanoes and earthquakes.

A Hawaiian Electric crew works late at night in Hawaiian Paradise Park restoring power to homes for residents. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Iselle: Updates for Aug. 19, 2014

HELCO restored power to 300 customers Monday (Aug 18), an estimated 1,200 customers remain without power. Maps and updates can be found at the Leilani Estates Community Center.

Hawaiian Electric workers get suited-up with safety gear before working on electrical lines in Hawaiian Beaches. Photo courtesy of Hawaiian Electric Companies

Iselle: Updates for Aug. 18, 2014

HELCO restored power to an additional 400 customers Sunday (Aug 17), an estimated 1,500 customers remain without power. HawaiianTel offering free Big Island phone calls in Nanawale and free WiFi in Pahoa.

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Let’s talk lizards at the Lyman Museum Monday (Aug 25)

On Monday (Aug 25) at the Lyman Museum, Dr. William Mautz talks about lizards: their habits and habitats, how and when they came to Hawaii, and the future of them.

The Red Cross handing out supplies at the Pahoa Community Center Parking Lot. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Iselle: Updates for Aug. 17, 2014

Red Cross volunteers continue to distribute meals and snacks Sunday (Aug 17) to those in need at the Pahoa Community Center Parking lot and Mountain View Gym from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Disaster Assistance Recovery Center (DARC) at Pahoa Community Center Friday (Aug 15). DARC will be set-up 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. at the Mountain View Gym Saturday-Sunday (Aug 16-17). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Iselle: Updates for Aug. 16, 2014

The Disaster Assistance and Recovery Center (DARC) will be set-up 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. at the Mountain View Gym Saturday-Sunday (Aug 16-17).

Senator Brian Schatz flashes a shaka sign to passing motorists near Keonepoko Elementary School where two Puna precincts held their delayed primary election polls. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Schatz wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate seat

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Iselle: Updates for Aug. 14

Mayor Billy Kenoi on TS Iselle Recovery Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Hawaii County Civil Defense Headquarters in Hilo. Hawaii 24/7 Staff Disaster Assistance and Recovery Centers: * Thursday, Aug. 14 and Friday, Aug. 15 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Pahoa Community Center * Saturday, Aug. 16 and Sunday, Aug. 17 from […]

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Iselle: Updates for Aug. 11

Hawaiian Electric Company sends trucks, poles and crews from Oahu to beef-up Big Island efforts to restore power to areas affected by Tropical Storm Iselle.

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A time-lapse view of Hilo August 3-9, 2014

The week in Hilo, Hawaii overlooking the town of Hilo towards Mauna Kea and Wailoa State Recreational Area. August 3-9, 2014

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Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $22 million to the Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS) for various capital improvement projects updating state facilities, information technology (IT) infrastructure and business management software.

Governor releases $22M for state infrastructure improvements

August 19, 2014

Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $22 million to the Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS) for various capital improvement projects updating state facilities, information technology (IT) infrastructure and business management software.

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During the week of August 11, 2014, through August 17, 2014, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 20 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes.

So far this year, there have been 746 DUI arrests compared with 789 during the same period last year, a decrease of 5.4 percent.

Police DUI stats for the week of August 11-17, 2014

August 18, 2014

During the week of August 11, 2014, through August 17, 2014, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 20 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. So far this year, there have been 746 DUI arrests compared with 789 during the same period last year, a decrease […]

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Police are searching for suspects in Hilo graffiti case

August 18, 2014

Police are requesting the public’s help in identifying two people wanted for questioning in connection with a criminal property damage case. Graffiti was placed on the elevator and in the men’s room at the Ben Franklin building at 333 Kilauea Avenue in Hilo sometime between 8:15 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Friday (August 15).

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Hawaiʻi Island police will increase enforcement of drunk driving as part of a national campaign called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” which started August 15 and runs through September 1. During the campaign, police will conduct 20-30 sobriety checkpoints island wide.

Police to step-up DUI enforcement for national campaign

August 18, 2014

Hawaiʻi Island police will increase enforcement of drunk driving as part of a national campaign called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” which started August 15 and runs through September 1. During the campaign, police will conduct 20-30 sobriety checkpoints island wide.

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Police are searching for a Puna boy reported missing

August 18, 2014

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 15-year-old Puna boy who was reported missing. Fernando K. Lopez was last seen at his Hawaiian Paradise Park home on Friday (August 15). He is described as Hispanic, 5-feet tall, 175 pounds with short black hair. He was last seen wearing blue shorts, shoes without socks and no […]

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A 25-year-old Keaʻau woman died Sunday (August 17) from injuries she sustained in a one-vehicle crash on 20th Avenue off Kaloli Drive in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Keaʻau.

The driver was identified as Christina K. Fujiyama of a Keaʻau address.

Keaau woman is fatality in Sunday (Aug 17) crash in Hawaiian Paradise Park

August 18, 2014

A 25-year-old Keaʻau woman died Sunday (August 17) from injuries she sustained in a one-vehicle crash on 20th Avenue off Kaloli Drive in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Keaʻau. The driver was identified as Christina K. Fujiyama of a Keaʻau address.

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A 90-year-old Kailua-Kona woman died Thursday (August 14) from injuries she sustained in a single-vehicle crash on Route 190 and the junction with Kalaoa Street in Kailua-Kona. She was identified as Jane K. Ota.

Kona woman dies in crash Thursday (Aug 14)

August 18, 2014

A 90-year-old Kailua-Kona woman died Thursday (August 14) from injuries she sustained in a single-vehicle crash on Route 190 and the junction with Kalaoa Street in Kailua-Kona. She was identified as Jane K. Ota.

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.30/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.45/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 1.4 cents per gallon the past week

August 18, 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.30/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.45/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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Results of the 28th Annual Calvin Kelekolio Long Distance Canoe Race

August 17, 2014

Results of Saturday’s (Aug 16) long distance canoe racing event sponsored by Keoua Canoe Club at Honaunau. The 28th Annual Calvin Kelekolio Long Distance Race hosted clubs from around the island, with a 2 mile course for Juniors, an 8 mile course for Women and Mixed crews and a 10 mile course for the Men’s […]

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Hirono announces more than $16M for Hilo airport

August 15, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Mazie K. Hirono has announced the award of $16.8 million in federal funds to the State of Hawaii for the construction of the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Building at Hilo International Airport. This funding will be used to help Hilo airport meet federal safety requirements and extend the life of […]

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Iselle: How to help

August 15, 2014

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Donations from across the island are pouring in to collection points for delivery to residents affected by Tropical Storm Iselle. Community groups, non-profit organizations, businesses and individuals are setting up systems to get supplies to the areas still without power and water. Hawaii 24/7 has compiled this list to help streamline the […]

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Hawaii Police have arrested and charged a 22-year-old Puna man in connection with a burglary and criminal property damage to Alii Ice on Banyan Drive in Hilo. 

Clinton Ronald Souza of Volcano was charged on Thursday night with Burglary, Burglary during a civil defense emergency, five counts of Unauthorized Entry into a Motor Vehicle, two counts of Criminal Property Damage and Theft. He is currently being held at the East Hawaii Detention Facility in lieu of $152,000.00 bail

Police arrest Puna man in connection with Alii Ice company vandalism

August 15, 2014

Hawaii Police have arrested and charged a 22-year-old Puna man in connection with a burglary and criminal property damage to Alii Ice on Banyan Drive in Hilo. Clinton Ronald Souza of Volcano was charged on Thursday night with Burglary, Burglary during a civil defense emergency, five counts of Unauthorized Entry into a Motor Vehicle, two […]

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