Archive | September, 2017

North Kona water restriction area.

North Kona water restriction remains in effect

The North Kona Water Restriction remains in effect. ALL residents in North Kona must continue to restrict water use to health and safety needs.

Read the full story

Posted in Government, Health, News0 Comments

20170919-usda-drought-map-t

Drought conditions persist in leeward Kohala and Ka‘u areas

Although Hawaii’s drought depiction was largely unchanged, there was some further deterioration (mainly, expansion of severe drought, or extreme drought) on the lower leeward slopes of the Kohala Mountains on the Big Island due to declining pasture conditions.

Read the full story

Posted in Agriculture, News, Ranching, Weather0 Comments

Fire/rescue responded to a 3:41 a.m. alarm Monday (Sept 25) to Forest Road in Nanawale area for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find a single-story un-permitted house engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 4 a.m. and it was declared out at 4:30 a.m.

Monday morning fire destroys home in Nanawale

Fire/rescue responded to a 3:41 a.m. alarm Monday (Sept 25) to Forest Road in Nanawale area for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a single-story un-permitted house engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 4 a.m. and it was declared out at 4:30 a.m.

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

The brushfire in the Ka‘u district near South Point as of 2 p.m. Monday (Sept 25) was about 80 percent contained on the fourth day of firefighting efforts. The fire area extends from Waikapuna Bay to within 3/4 miles of Green Sands Subdivision and has over a dozen spot fires outside of the main fire area. On Sunday these spot fires range from 100 square feet to several acres.

Ka‘u brushfire consumes over 1,645 acres

The brushfire in the Ka‘u district near South Point as of 2 p.m. Monday (Sept 25) was about 80 percent contained on the fourth day of firefighting efforts. The fire area extends from Waikapuna Bay to within 3/4 miles of Green Sands Subdivision and has over a dozen spot fires outside of the main fire […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Aljune Soria

Police charge man in shooting case Friday (Sept 22)

On (September 22), North Hilo Patrol Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Highway 19 near the 24 mile marker, after it was reported by the victim that the suspect, 47-year-old Aljune Soria, shot at him several times with a rifle after he was involved in a previous argument with […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Kawika Buckland

Police charge man in connection with auto theft and break-in cases

Hawaiʻi Island police report that Kawika Buckland, 20-years-old, was arrested for the offense of Theft 2 after Puna Patrol officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision.

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Department of Parks and Recreation Director Charmaine Kamaka and Deputy Director Ryan Chong have submitted their resignations, effective September 22, 2017.

Mayor Harry Kim has thanked them and praised them for their very good and hard work.

“We are very grateful for all that Charmaine and Ryan have done for the community,” the Mayor said. “They took on a very difficult task and did good work.”

Parks and Recreation Director and Deputy resign Friday (Sept 22)

Department of Parks and Recreation Director Charmaine Kamaka and Deputy Director Ryan Chong have submitted their resignations, effective September 22, 2017. Mayor Harry Kim has thanked them and praised them for their very good and hard work. “We are very grateful for all that Charmaine and Ryan have done for the community,” the Mayor said. […]

Read the full story

Posted in Government, News0 Comments

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.36/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.55/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 2 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.36/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.55/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Read the full story

Posted in Business, Energy0 Comments

Daniel S.K. Valente-Akau

Puna man is arrested on a warrant and an assault investigation

Hawaiʻi Island police have located and taken into custody a 28-year-old Puna man wanted on an outstanding bench warrant and questioning in an unrelated assault investigation. Police arrested Daniel S.K. Valente-Akau late Thursday evening (September 21), in lower Puna. He was held at the Hilo cellblock pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Friday (September […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Grace E. Miller

Police have located a woman reported missing

UPDATED HAWAII POLICE DEPT: Grace E. Miller, 77 was located in good health in Hilo.

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Alternating lane closures at Puuanahulu. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Hawaii Island lane closures for the week of September 23-29, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — MAMALAHOA (HWY 190) — 1) PUUANAHULU (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK) Alternating lane closures on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 190) in both directions between Mile Marker 20 and Mile Marker 22, over a twenty-four hour period, seven days […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Andrew Miles

Police are searching for a man reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Andrew Miles. He is 30-years-old, 6-feet, 210 pounds with short black hair and is unshaven. He was last seen wearing a two-tone gray long-sleeve T-shirt and black basketball shorts. Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

David John Erlenbach

Hilo man is charged with kidnapping, abuse, and other crimes

On Thursday, (September 21), at 3:40 p.m., Hawaiʻi Island police charged 19-year-old David John Erlenbach with kidnapping, two counts of abuse of a family or household member, second-degree terroristic threatening and harassment by stalking.

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Firefighters responded to a 5:17 a.m. alarm Thursday (Sept 21) to the Waikapuna Bay area of Ka‘u for a brushfire.

The remote area and limited four-wheel-drive roads made access difficult for firefighters who arrived to find about five acres of grass and brush burning. Bulldozers cut fire breaks as the Fire Department's Choppers One and Two were able to perform water drops slowing the spread of the brushfire which was fanned by strong trade winds during the day.

Brushfire in Ka‘u fanned by strong winds burns over 800 acres

Firefighters responded to a 5:17 a.m. alarm Thursday (Sept 21) to the Waikapuna Bay area of Ka‘u for a brushfire. The remote area and limited four-wheel-drive roads made access difficult for firefighters who arrived to find about five acres of grass and brush burning. Bulldozers cut fire breaks as the Fire Department’s Choppers One and […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

 

 

Become a fan on facebook

 

 

Quantcast