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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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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 not limited to, Pepeekeo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Pahoa and Mountain View.

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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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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 man recognized his picture and reported that he had been robbed by the same man earlier the same day. In that case, the victim was fishing at South Point when he was confronted, threatened with bodily harm and robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash.

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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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Police charge Ka‘u man with drug offenses

MEDIA RELEASE A Kaʻū man has been charged with several drug offenses following the execution of a search warrant on his home last week. Vice Section officers served the search warrant Thursday (October 17) on a home on Bamboo Lane in Ocean View, where they recovered 113 marijuana plants ranging in height from 6 inches [...]

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Flood advisory issed due to heavy rain in Ka‘u Thursday (Oct 17)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for Hawaii County until 9:15 p.m. Thursday (Oct 17).

At 7:04 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain near Wood Valley about two miles West of Pahala. This area of heavy rain was nearly stationary. The heavy rain is slowly spreading Southward into Naalehu and surrounding rural areas.

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Last call for new local science camp for teens

Late registration and Financial Aid Available (deadline June 15) MEDIA RELEASE A new science camp is set to launch in less than two weeks on the Big Island for teens entering grades 9 through 12. Science Camps of America will take the learning outdoors offering first-hand experience in an environment that ranges from beaches to [...]

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Police to hold community meeting on Tuesday (May 21) in Ka‘u

The Hawaiʻi Police Department will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, May 21, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Nā’ālehu 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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