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Many trees down, utility poles snapped and lines down along Highway 132 Kapoho Road. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Iselle: Updates for Sunday (Aug. 10)

UPDATED (12:15 PM on 8/10/2014) If you need clean drinking water you can take a container to one of the Hawaii County water spigots to fill-up, no need to wait in a distribution line if what you need is water. If you need to get rid of trash you can visit a Hawaii County Transfer […]

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Fire/rescue crews answered a 2:31 p.m. alarm Sunday (June 1) to the Ka‘alu‘alu area of South Point for a brushfire.

The brushfire originated near Ka‘alu‘alu Bay and was quickly pushed by tradewinds in a Northwest direction. About 1.5 hours after report of the fire the area burned was 421 acres.

Fire burns over 1,000 acres near South Point in Ka‘u

Fire/rescue crews answered a 2:31 p.m. alarm Sunday (June 1) to the Ka‘alu‘alu area of South Point for a brushfire. The brushfire originated near Ka‘alu‘alu Bay and was quickly pushed by tradewinds in a Northwest direction. About 1.5 hours after report of the fire the area burned was 421 acres.

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Police rearrest Ka‘u man charged with attempted murder

Hawaiʻi Island police have rearrested a Kaʻū man charged with attempted murder and other offenses in connection with a stabbing May 10 in the vicinity of James Kealoha Beach Park in Hilo. At 10:28 a.m. Thursday (May 22), detectives arrested 46-year-old Paul Gibson of Ocean View in Hilo District Court.

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Fire crews responded to a 5:52 p.m. alarm Tuesday (April 22) for a brushfire in the Punaluu area of Ka‘u.

Firefighters arrived to find a brushfire on the Southern end of Punaluu Beach. Winds blowing from the East Northeast at 25-35 mph spread the fire South through brush and trees. The fire had already burned 1/4 acre with a 50-75 foot front line to the fire.

Brushfire consumes 12 acres at Punaluu Beach Tuesday (April 22)

Fire crews responded to a 5:52 p.m. alarm Tuesday (April 22) for a brushfire in the Punaluu area of Ka‘u. Firefighters arrived to find a brushfire on the Southern end of Punaluu Beach. Winds blowing from the East Northeast at 25-35 mph spread the fire South through brush and trees. The fire had already burned […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Wind Advisory for South Point, Pahala, Hilo, Volcano, Honokaa, Waimea, Waikoloa and Big Island summits over 8,000 feet through 6 p.m. this evening (April 14).

Wind advisories for Big Island, wind gusts over 65 mph forecast

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Wind Advisory for South Point, Pahala, Hilo, Volcano, Honokaa, Waimea, Waikoloa and Big Island summits over 8,000 feet through 6 p.m. this evening (April 14).

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The flood advisory for the Big Island has been extended until 7:30 p.m. Monday (March 31).

At 4:18 p.m. weather radar showed heavy showers falling at rates of two inches per hour over the lower Hilo and Puna districts. This area of heavy rain was nearly stationary.

Other locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to, Pepeekeo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Pahoa and Mountain View.

Flood advisory extended for Big Island due to heavy rains

The flood advisory for the Big Island has been extended until 7:30 p.m. Monday (March 31). At 4:18 p.m. weather radar showed heavy showers falling at rates of two inches per hour over the lower Hilo and Puna districts. This area of heavy rain was nearly stationary. Other locations in the advisory include, but are […]

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Volcano Watch: Two weeks of terror in Ka‘ū – The devastating events of 1868

The 16 days of earthquakes in 1868 that included a tsunami, landslide, and eruption in the District of Ka‘ū.

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Weak 3.1M quake shakes Ka‘u Tuesday evening (March 11)

A weak 3.1 magnitude (preliminary reading) quake located near the Ka‘u coastline Southeast of Pahala Tuesday evening at 5: 42 p.m.

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The Hawaiʻi Police Department will hold a community meeting at noon on Tuesday, March 18, at the Nāʻālehu Community Center.

The purpose of the meeting is to allow the public to meet the Police Department’s command staff and to discuss concerns with the police chief and commanders who oversee police operations in the Kaʻū District.

Police community meeting in Naalehu Tuesday (March 18)

The Hawaiʻi Police Department will hold a community meeting at noon on Tuesday, March 18, at the Nāʻālehu Community Center. The purpose of the meeting is to allow the public to meet the Police Department’s command staff and to discuss concerns with the police chief and commanders who oversee police operations in the Kaʻū District.

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Talk on lava flows in Ka‘u and Kona to be featured in March and April

HVO Scientist-in-Charge Jim Kauahikaua and geologist Janet Babb will recount the volcanic history, stories, and impacts of lava flows flanking Highways 11 and 190 from Ka‘u to Kona in a virtual road trip.

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Police arrest two after robbery with hatchet

A Kaʻū man who was arrested Thursday (January 30) in connection with a robbery involving a hatchet has been charged for that case and for another robbery. After police put out a media release asking for help in locating 23-year-old Kainoa Kahele-Bishop of Ocean View for a robbery on January 26, a 48-year-old Ocean View […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for the Ka‘u District of the Big Island until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (Jan 14).

At 5:26 p.m. weather radar showed an area of nearly stationary showers over the Ka‘u District between Punaluu and Wood Valley.

Ka‘u District under flood advisory due to heavy showers

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for the Ka‘u District of the Big Island until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (Jan 14). At 5:26 p.m. weather radar showed an area of nearly stationary showers over the Ka‘u District between Punaluu and Wood Valley.

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