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Hawaii County firefighters answered a 2:48 a.m. alarm Saturday (May 23) to Kaiminani Drive in Kona about 1/4 mile above Queen Kaahumanu Highway (Hwy 19) for a brushfire.

Crews arrived to find a brushfire next to the north side of the roadway. Firefighters contained the blaze, got it under control and the fire was declared out at 3:40 a.m. Part of the roadway was closed to traffic due to firefighting operations.

Brushfire in Kona burns land early Saturday morning (May 23)

Hawaii County firefighters answered a 2:48 a.m. alarm Saturday (May 23) to Kaiminani Drive in Kona about 1/4 mile above Queen Kaahumanu Highway (Hwy 19) for a brushfire. Crews arrived to find a brushfire next to the north side of the roadway. Firefighters contained the blaze, got it under control and the fire was declared […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:44 p.m. alarm Saturday (May 16) to a brushfire near Kalopa Makai Road in Hamakua.

Firefighters arrived to find tall grass in a farm lot burning, rapidly growing due to wind and moving towards a residence. Crews were able to slow the fire's progress using Chopper One performing water drops and ground units.

Fire consumes 10 acres of land in Hamakua Saturday (May 16)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:44 p.m. alarm Saturday (May 16) to a brushfire near Kalopa Makai Road in Hamakua. Firefighters arrived to find tall grass in a farm lot burning, rapidly growing due to wind and moving towards a residence. Crews were able to slow the fire’s progress using Chopper One performing water drops […]

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This is a brush fire information update for 8:30 a.m., Thursday, May 14, 2015.

The Hawaii Fire Department reports that the brush fire in the Green Sands Subdivision in Ka’u continues to burn and remains approximately 90% contained at this time.   

Fire and emergency personnel are on scene and working to extinguish the fire and will remain on scene throughout the evening and night.  All highways and major roadways remain open however some roads within the subdivision are closed and limited to local traffic only.

Fire in Green Sands Subdivision 90 percent contained Thursday (May 14)

This is a brush fire information update for 8:30 a.m., Thursday, May 14, 2015. The Hawaii Fire Department reports that the brush fire in the Green Sands Subdivision in Ka’u continues to burn and remains approximately 90% contained at this time. Fire and emergency personnel are on scene and working to extinguish the fire and […]

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The Hawaii Fire Department reports that the brush fire in the Green Sands Subdivision in Ka’u continues to burn and remains approximately 80% contained at this time.

Fire and emergency personnel are on scene and working to extinguish the fire and will remain on scene throughout the evening and night. All highways and major roadways remain open however some roads within the subdivision are closed and limited to local traffic only.

Brushfire in Green Sands Subdivision still burning, water lines damaged

The Hawaii Fire Department reports that the brush fire in the Green Sands Subdivision in Ka’u continues to burn and remains approximately 80% contained at this time. Fire and emergency personnel are on scene and working to extinguish the fire and will remain on scene throughout the evening and night. All highways and major roadways […]

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The Hawaii Fire Department reports that at 4 p.m. Tuesday (May 12) the brush fire in the Green Sands Subdivision in Ka’u continues to burn however is 80% contained at this time.

Green Sands Subdivision brushfire is 80 percent contained

The Hawaii Fire Department reports that at 4 p.m. Tuesday (May 12) the brush fire in the Green Sands Subdivision in Ka’u continues to burn however is 80% contained at this time.

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The Hawaii Fire Department reports that the runaway brush fire in the Green Sands Subdivision in Ka‘u continues to burn however is 50% contained at this time.   

Fire and emergency personnel are on scene and working to extinguish the fire and will remain on scene throughout the night. Residents are allowed to return to their homes however advised to expect smoky conditions throughout the night.

Ka‘u brushfire in Green Sands Subdivision, Naalehu Community Center open for evacuated residents

The Hawaii Fire Department reports that the runaway brush fire in the Green Sands Subdivision in Ka‘u continues to burn however is 50% contained at this time. Fire and emergency personnel are on scene and working to extinguish the fire and will remain on scene throughout the night. Residents are allowed to return to their […]

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Home razed in Kona fire; no injuries

Hawaii 24/7 Staff A two-story wood framed home was destroyed in a Friday afternoon blaze. No injuries were reported. According to a Fire Department incident repot, crews were alerted at 7:01 p.m. and responded to find the home engulfed with flames. A neighbor reported hearing an explosion and seeing flames pouring from a second-story window. […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help with information about a fire in January in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Keaʻau.

At 4:30 a.m. on January 29, police and firefighters responded to a report of smoke and flames coming from a house under construction on 25th Avenue between Kaloli Drive and Paradise Drive.

Police are seeking information about a January fire in HPP

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help with information about a fire in January in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Keaʻau. At 4:30 a.m. on January 29, police and firefighters responded to a report of smoke and flames coming from a house under construction on 25th Avenue between Kaloli Drive and Paradise […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:23 p.m. alarm Wednesday (April 22) to the open ocean about 400 yards off Honolii Beach Park for a pair sailors in distress.

Rescuers found two females, who are visitors to the Big Island, sitting on the hull of an overturned 14-foot sailboat.

Using a Billy Pugh net Chopper One was able to airlift the visitors to shore for later transport to Hilo Medical Center to be checked-out.

Sailboat operators rescued by helicopter near Hilo Bay

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:23 p.m. alarm Wednesday (April 22) to the open ocean about 400 yards off Honolii Beach Park for a pair sailors in distress. Rescuers found two females, who are visitors to the Big Island, sitting on the hull of an overturned 14-foot sailboat. Using a Billy Pugh net Chopper One […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:06 p.m. alarm Tuesday (April 14) to a brushfire between the 64 and 65 mile markers of Kawaihae Road (Hwy 19).

Crews arrived to find a five acre fire burning brush and grass on the Waikoloa side of Kawaihae Road with winds blowing from the west at 10-15 mph. One lane was closed to traffic as firefighting units were at the scene. The fire burned eight acres and was declared under control at 4:17 p.m.

Brushfire burns near Kawaihae Road Tuesday afternoon (April 14)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:06 p.m. alarm Tuesday (April 14) to a brushfire between the 64 and 65 mile markers of Kawaihae Road (Hwy 19). Crews arrived to find a five acre fire burning brush and grass on the Waikoloa side of Kawaihae Road with winds blowing from the west at 10-15 mph. One […]

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Firefighters responded to a 2:10 a.m. alarm Sunday (April 12) about 1.5 miles up Amauulu Road in Hilo for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find an older single family home engulfed in flames. The home was located at the end of an unpaved, difficult to access road for fire crews. The resident of the home was waiting with police for the firefighters.

Hilo home destroyed by fire Sunday (April 12)

Firefighters responded to a 2:10 a.m. alarm Sunday (April 12) about 1.5 miles up Amauulu Road in Hilo for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find an older single family home engulfed in flames. The home was located at the end of an unpaved, difficult to access road for fire crews. The resident of the […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:24 p.m. alarm Wednesday (April 1) to 13-784 Pohoiki Road for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find a two-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 2:55 p.m. and the fire was declared out at 3:05 p.m.

Fire destroys Puna home Wednesday (April 1)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:24 p.m. alarm Wednesday (April 1) to 13-784 Pohoiki Road for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a two-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 2:55 p.m. and the fire was declared out at 3:05 p.m.

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