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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:39 a.m. alarm Monday (Aug 14) to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut processing plant in Keaau for a structure fire.

Smoke and flames were visible from Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) and Macadamia Nut Drive in Keaau as fire crews arrived on scene. Firefighters found a 20-by-30 foot structure engulfed in flames. A security guard said the structure was a Macadamia Nut husk dryer.

Fire destroys part of Macadamia Nut facility in Keaau Monday (Aug 14)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:39 a.m. alarm Monday (Aug 14) to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut processing plant in Keaau for a structure fire. Smoke and flames were visible from Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) and Macadamia Nut Drive in Keaau as fire crews arrived on scene. Firefighters found a 20-by-30 foot structure engulfed in […]

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Cabin destroyed by fire in Fern Acres Saturday (July 22)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 7:48 p.m. alarm Saturday (July 22) to a Fern Acres subdivision structure fire in Puna. Crews arrived to find a 20-by-20 shed-type cabin burned almost completely to the ground. The resident of the cabin was not on the property. Firefighters had the fire out by 8:30 p.m. using fire suppressant […]

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Waimea brushfire. Photo courtesy of Karol Wack.

Mayor Kim recognizes those who fought a recent Waimea brush fire

Mayor Harry Kim on Friday expressed his appreciation to Federal, State, County agencies and private entities for their response to the recent Waimea fire, which burned some 2,200 acres of pasture last week.

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Smoke obscures the koa and ‘ōhi‘a forest at Nāmakanipaio Campground on Tuesday afternoon. NPS Photo/Luke Kittle

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park seeks witnesses to a fire Tuesday (July 11)

Fire officials at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park are seeking witnesses to a fire Tuesday afternoon (July 11) that burned about ¼ acre of native koa and ‘ōhi‘a forest.

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Police seek witnesses to start of Waimea brushfire Friday (July 7)

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating witnesses to the start of a brush fire (July 7) in Kamuela. The fire started at approximately 11:58 a.m. in a dry grassy area of a residential property in the 64-700 block of Paeli Alanui Street. The fire spread quickly through the dry brush […]

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Brushfire threatens homes in Puna, residents evacuated Wednesday (July 6)

Fire/rescue responded to a 12:29 p.m. alarm Wednesday (July 5) for a brushfire located between Cook and Kapiolani Streets in Puna. Firefighters arrived to find a fire spreading in vacant lots along Iolani Street spreading mauka and makai due to gusts of trade winds. Crews worked to protect five homes along Cook and Kapiolani Streets […]

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Firefighters put out two fires in Puna Wednesday (July 5)

Firefighters responded to a 1 p.m. alarm Wednesday (July 5) to 16-2042 37th Avenue in Puna for a structure and brushfire. Crews arrived to find two separate fires burning on the property. One fire was a pile of wood spreading to the nearby brush in about a 20-by-40 foot area. The second fire was a […]

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Fire destroys home in Nanawale Estates Monday (July 3)

Fire/rescue responded to a 8:10 p.m. alarm Monday (July 3) to 14-3389 Lehua Road in Puna for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a home engulfed in flames with fire spreading through brush and foliage in the surrounding area of the property.

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Fire destroys home and car in Volcano Sunday (July 3)

Firefighters responded to a 5:27 p.m. alarm Sunday (July 3) to 19-4741 Amaumau Road in Volcano for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a large wood home with a metal roof, which was L shaped and about 2,800 square feet in size, engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 6:30 p.m. […]

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Crash on Daniel K. Inouye Highway shuts down highway and leaves two in serious condition

Fire/rescue crews from Hawaii County and Pohakuloa Training Area responded to a 4:46 p.m. alarm to Daniel K. Inouye Highway near the Mauna Kea Access Road intersection for a crash.

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Fire destroys home in Fern Acres Saturday evening (June 24)

Fire/rescue crews answered a 6 p.m. alarm Saturday (June 24) to 11-3189 Lehua Street in Fern Acres for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a 25-by-25 square foot two-story home with an iron roof engulfed in flames. The person in the home said the fire started on the second floor while he was outside […]

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Brushfire burns in Puna Thursday (June 22)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:38 p.m. alarm Thursday (June 22) to 35th Avenue and Orchidland Drive in Puna for a brushfire. Crews had the brushfire under control by 3:20 p.m. and it was declared out at 3:50 p.m. The fire burned about 3.6 acres, there were no injuries reported.

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