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A Hawaiian Electric Company crew from Oahu clears an Ohia tree from power lines in Hawaiian Acres Wednesday (Aug 13). Photo courtesy of Hawaiian Electric Co.

Iselle: Updates for Aug. 20, 2014

Utility crews continue to restore power, telephone and cable services. Ice is available for those unable to get to stores in hard hit areas noon at Nanawale Estates and Kalani Honua Retreat.

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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.

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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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Fernando K. Lopez

Police are searching for a Puna boy reported missing

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

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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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.

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Election Friday for two Puna polling places

MEDIA RELEASE Chief Election Officer Scott Nago, in consultation with the State Attorney General, Department of Defense and the Office of the County Clerk, announced Monday that an election will be held on Friday, August 15th at Keonepoko Elementary School for the two polling places whose election was postponed due to Hurricane Iselle. Only voters […]

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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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Police ask community to be patient as work crews restore power and access

Police ask community to be patient as work crews restore power and access

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Police Department has received information that members of the public have been confronting work crews from HELCO that are attempting to restore power to the lower Puna area. HELCO personnel, along with personnel from various County departments, are continuing to address the electrical power and road issues that were caused by […]

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More than 15,000 residents without electricity at dusk Friday; repairs could take days

Iselle: Restoring power and delayed election (Aug. 8)

More than 15,000 residents without electricity at dusk Friday; repairs could take days

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A car makes its way up Makuu Drive in Hawaiian Paradise Park after crews and volunteers cut a path through fallen trees brought down from Tropical Storm Iselle. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Puna powers through aftermath of Tropical Storm Iselle

Volunteers joined County, State and Subdivision crews to clean-up Puna in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Iselle which made landfall with near hurricane force winds early Friday morning (Aug 8).

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Puna Geothermal Venture. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Uncontrolled venting of Hydrogen Sulfide gas at Puna Geothermal Venture

This advisory has been cancelled as of 10:15 p.m. Residents who may have evacuated may return home at this time.

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