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Hawaiʻi Island police are seeking witnesses to the start of a fire Monday (January 16) in Pāhoa.

The fire started just after midnight Monday at a vacant business at 15-2948 Pāhoa Government Road next to Luquin’s restaurant in Pāhoa town.

Police do not suspect foul play. They ask anyone who saw or heard the start of the fire to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Wendall Carter at 961-2383 or wendall.carter@hawaiicounty.gov.

Police seek witnesses to start of Pahoa Village fire

Hawaiʻi Island police are seeking witnesses to the start of a fire Monday (January 16) in Pāhoa. The fire started just after midnight Monday at a vacant business at 15-2948 Pāhoa Government Road next to Luquin’s restaurant in Pāhoa town. Police do not suspect foul play. They ask anyone who saw or heard the start […]

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Fire rips through Akebono Theater, Luquin’s Restaurant in Pahoa Monday morning (Jan 16)

Fire/rescue responded to a 12:03 a.m. alarm Monday (Jan 16) to a structure fire in Pahoa at a complex of three buildings housing Luquin’s Mexican Restaurant, the Akebono Theater and a pawn shop in Pahoa.

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 8 p.m. alarm Thursday (Jan 12) to 15-1358 Ka Ohuwalu Drive in Puna for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find a 15-by-30 foot structure engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 8:30 p.m. and it was declared out at 8:40 p.m.

Fire destroys Puna home Thursday (Jan 12)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 8 p.m. alarm Thursday (Jan 12) to 15-1358 Ka Ohuwalu Drive in Puna for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a 15-by-30 foot structure engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 8:30 p.m. and it was declared out at 8:40 p.m.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about an incident that sent a Puna man to the hospital last year in critical condition.

On July 25, 2016, police received a 10 p.m. report of a man found unconscious on the side of Upper Puna Road in Kalapana.

The 44-year-old Puna man was taken to The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu in critical condition, where he was treated for serious injuries to his head.

Police still searching for info about uncounscious man found in Puna in July

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about an incident that sent a Puna man to the hospital last year in critical condition. On July 25, 2016, police received a 10 p.m. report of a man found unconscious on the side of Upper Puna Road in Kalapana. The 44-year-old Puna man was taken […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 6:53 p.m. alarm Thursday (Jan 5) to Pahoa-Kalapana Road (Route 130) near the 13 mile marker for a two car crash.

Crews arrived to rescue a 50-year-old man from the crash, he was transported to Hilo Medical Center where he died. Three other people in the crash were taken to HMC in serious condition.

Two car crash in Puna leaves one dead, three in serious condition

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 6:53 p.m. alarm Thursday (Jan 5) to Pahoa-Kalapana Road (Route 130) near the 13 mile marker for a two car crash. Crews arrived to rescue a 50-year-old man from the crash, he was transported to Hilo Medical Center where he died. Three other people in the crash were taken to […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:11 p.m. alarm Thursday (Dec 29) for a structure fire on Nanawale Blvd in Puna.

Crews arrived to find a 1,300 square-foot home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 1:35 p.m. and it was declared out at 2 p.m.

Fire destroys abandoned home in Puna Thursday (Dec 29)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:11 p.m. alarm Thursday (Dec 29) for a structure fire on Nanawale Blvd in Puna. Crews arrived to find a 1,300 square-foot home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 1:35 p.m. and it was declared out at 2 p.m.

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A 21-year-old Pāhoa woman died following a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning (December 15) in Keaʻau.

She was identified as Nicole Kahoopii.

Responding to a 6:38 a.m. call, police determined that a 2008 GMC sports-utility vehicle was traveling Pāhoa-bound on Highway 130 at the Shower Drive/Pōhaku Drive intersection when it broadsided a 2013 Buick sedan that was being driven by Kahoopii and turning Keaʻau-bound from Pōhaku Drive.

Pahoa woman dead after crash in Keaau Thursday (Dec 15)

A 21-year-old Pāhoa woman died following a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning (December 15) in Keaʻau. She was identified as Nicole Kahoopii. Responding to a 6:38 a.m. call, police determined that a 2008 GMC sports-utility vehicle was traveling Pāhoa-bound on Highway 130 at the Shower Drive/Pōhaku Drive intersection when it broadsided a 2013 Buick sedan that […]

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The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation has temporarily closed Puna’s ‘Āhalanui Park, effective immediately, and expects to keep the park closed through Thursday, December 15, to allow maintenance workers sufficient time to remove overhanging coconuts.

‘Āhalanui Park in Puna is closed temporarily for tree trimming

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation has temporarily closed Puna’s ‘Āhalanui Park, effective immediately, and expects to keep the park closed through Thursday, December 15, to allow maintenance workers sufficient time to remove overhanging coconuts.

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Firefighters responded to a 4:56 p.m. alarm Tuesday (Dec 13) to 17-4437 South Road in Kurtistown for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find a single story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 5:38 p.m. and it was declared out at 7:33 p.m.

There was nobody living in the home and there were no injuries reported.

The home was destroyed at a total loss estimated to be $120,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Fire destroys Kurtistown home Tuesday (Dec 13)

Firefighters responded to a 4:56 p.m. alarm Tuesday (Dec 13) to 17-4437 South Road in Kurtistown for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a single story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 5:38 p.m. and it was declared out at 7:33 p.m. There was nobody living in the home […]

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Police are searching for Debra Phillips a 54-year-old woman. Phillips has a fair complexion, is 5 feet 6 inches tall, 180 pounds, has long brown hair last seen wearing blue jeans with a white floral shirt. Phillips is in need of medication and was last seen in Puna

Police ask anyone with any information on her whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Police are searching for a woman last seen in Puna reported missing

Police are searching for Debra Phillips a 54-year-old woman. Phillips has a fair complexion, is 5 feet 6 inches tall, 180 pounds, has long brown hair last seen wearing blue jeans with a white floral shirt. Phillips is in need of medication and was last seen in Puna Police ask anyone with any information on […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 4:47 a.m. alarm Wednesday (Dec 7) for a structure fire on 29th Avenue (Poni Moi Ave) in Hawaiian Paradise Park in Puna.

Crews arrived to find a 30-by-30 foot single story unpermitted wooden home with a metal roof engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 5:02 a.m. and it was declared out at 5:38 a.m.

Fire burns unpermitted home in Hawaiian Paradise Park Wednesday (Dec 7)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 4:47 a.m. alarm Wednesday (Dec 7) for a structure fire on 29th Avenue (Poni Moi Ave) in Hawaiian Paradise Park in Puna. Crews arrived to find a 30-by-30 foot single story unpermitted wooden home with a metal roof engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 5:02 a.m. […]

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has contracted with Water Resources International, Inc. to plug and abandon two geothermal scientific wells, SOH-1 and SOH-2 located in Pahoa.
 
Representatives from DLNR Engineering Division, their consultant Brown and Caldwell, and Water Resources International will attend the Puna Geothermal Ventures community meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 8, from, 6-8 p.m. at Pahoa Community Center, 15-2910 Puna Road, Pāhoa.  They will be available to answer any questions on the project.

Two geothermal research wells to be plugged in Puna

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has contracted with Water Resources International, Inc. to plug and abandon two geothermal scientific wells, SOH-1 and SOH-2 located in Pahoa. Representatives from DLNR Engineering Division, their consultant Brown and Caldwell, and Water Resources International will attend the Puna Geothermal Ventures community meeting scheduled for Thursday, December […]

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