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Hawaiʻi Island Police Officers and Hawaiʻi Fire Department personnel responded to Waiākea Intermediate School this afternoon (12-17-14) at 1:08 p.m. for a reported hazardous odor which resulted in at least one person complaining of dizziness.

Foul odor causes temporary closure of Waiakea Intermedate parking lot

Hawaiʻi Island Police Officers and Hawaiʻi Fire Department personnel responded to Waiākea Intermediate School this afternoon (12-17-14) at 1:08 p.m. for a reported hazardous odor which resulted in at least one person complaining of dizziness.

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Police detectives are investigating a fire at the Waiākea Uka Gym in Hilo.

The fire was reported at approximately 4:30 a.m. Wednesday (December 10). Police and firefighters responded and found the fire concentrated at the northwest corner of the building.

Fire personnel extinguished the flames and estimated the damage to the walls and roof area at $65,000.

Police investigate fire at Waiakea Uka Gym Wednesday (Dec 10)

Police detectives are investigating a fire at the Waiākea Uka Gym in Hilo. The fire was reported at approximately 4:30 a.m. Wednesday (December 10). Police and firefighters responded and found the fire concentrated at the northwest corner of the building. Fire personnel extinguished the flames and estimated the damage to the walls and roof area […]

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A Puna man is in police custody involving a Waiakea burglary case

A 22-year-old man is in police custody after an elderly female reported a burglary at her residence in the Waiākea area. In response to a 7:00 p.m. call on Sunday (September 7), officers determined that an unknown person had entered into her Hilo residence while she was away and removed numerous items of jewelry and […]

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Firefighters responded to a 6:04 p.m. alarm Monday (June 16) for a structure fire at 500 Hoaka Road in Hilo.

Crews arrived to find a two-story 2,200 square-foot home with light smoke coming from both floors with a locked gate and fence around the property.

Suspicious fire damages home in Hilo Monday (June 16)

Firefighters responded to a 6:04 p.m. alarm Monday (June 16) for a structure fire at 500 Hoaka Road in Hilo. Crews arrived to find a two-story 2,200 square-foot home with light smoke coming from both floors with a locked gate and fence around the property.

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Culinary Specialist Seaman Urban Iyo, a 2012 graduate of Waiakea High School in Hilo, Hawaii., is part of a hand-picked Navy crew serving on the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, the USS Constitution.

Waiakea graduate serving in Navy aboard USS Constitution

A 2012 Waiakea High School graduate from Hilo, Hawaii is part of a hand-picked Navy crew serving on the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat, the USS Constitution. Seaman Urban Iyo, a culinary specialist, serves aboard the 216-year-old Boston-based ship named by President George Washington to honor the Constitution of the United States of America. Famously […]

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Wesley Kailimai

Hilo man charged with meth trafficking, over 84 grams of meth confiscated

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a Hilo man with meth trafficking and other offenses stemming from the execution of a search warrant on Monday (April 7). At 6:55 p.m. Monday, officers from the Area I Vice Section served the search warrant at a home in the Waiākea Uka area of Hilo. They recovered 84.4 grams […]

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Police search for suspect in attempted robbery

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred in Hilo on October 31. At about 8 p.m. on that date, police responded to the Waiākea Villas after receiving a report from a 49-year-old Hilo man that while walking in the complex toward his vehicle in the parking lot, he was accosted by a […]

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Waiakea football team (Photo courtesy of Andrew Arakawa)

Waiakea students seek pledges for Strong Man Contest

MEDIA RELEASE A small army of athletes from the Waiākea High School Football team spent their weekend going door to door collecting pledges to support the Big Island Substance Abuse Council’s (BISAC) upcoming Strong Man Contest, which will be hosted as part of the organization’s 9th Annual Health and Wellness Recovery Day on August 3, […]

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Fire/rescue units responded to an 8:45 p.m. alarm Saturday (June 15) to 545 Ainalako Road in Hilo for a structure fire.

Arriving fire crews found a single story home engulfed in flames with fire spreading to nearby trees and heavy brush. Firefighters worked to prevent the spread of the fire to a nearby structure and had the fire under control by 9:28 p.m. and out at 10:45 p.m.

Fire destroys Hilo home Saturday evening (June 15)

Fire/rescue units responded to an 8:45 p.m. alarm Saturday (June 15) to 545 Ainalako Road in Hilo for a structure fire. Arriving fire crews found a single story home engulfed in flames with fire spreading to nearby trees and heavy brush. Firefighters worked to prevent the spread of the fire to a nearby structure and […]

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Suzy Chun

Police charge Hilo woman with numerous crimes related to burglaries

Hawaiʻi County police charged a 24-year-old Hilo woman with eight property crimes Thursday (June 13), including three counts of burglary. Suzy Chun was arrested on an outstanding bench warrant late Wednesday afternoon (June 12).

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Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) has announced that at 11:08 a.m. Monday (March 25), approximately 5,309 customers in the Puna and Waiakea areas experienced a momentary interruption when a transmission line unexpectedly tripped off line. The cause of the interruption is under investigation.

5,309 HELCO customers lose power in Puna and Waiakea Monday (March 25)

Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) has announced that at 11:08 a.m. Monday (March 25), approximately 5,309 customers in the Puna and Waiakea areas experienced a momentary interruption when a transmission line unexpectedly tripped off line. The cause of the interruption is under investigation.

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HELCO crews start work on a broken utility pole on the East side of Kilauea Avenue between Ohea Street and Puainako Street in Hilo. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Broken utility pole forces closure of Kilauea Avenue Thursday (Feb 21)

Kilauea Avenue between Puainako Street and Ohea Street In Hilo was closed due to damaged utility pole Thursday (Feb 21).

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