Archive | August, 2018

Traffic bottlenecks on Daniel K. Inouye Hwy. and Mamalahoa Hwy. Friday evening (Aug 31)

State Highways reports that crews are working on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) between Hilo and Onomea. This work is to repair damage from the recent heavy rains. The work is expected to last until 8 p.m. this evening

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A team including National Park Service Geomorphologist Eric Bilderback log earthquake damage and assess stability along Crater Rim Trail at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. NPS Photo/Jon Christensen

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park making progress with repairs to reopen on September 22, 2018

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is completing emergency repairs and making progress towards reopening parts of the park by 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, National Public Lands Day.

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign for Labor Day weekend

Our summer is coming to an end and this Labor Day weekend is going to be a busy one. Let’s make sure that we enjoy it safely. The Labor Day Holiday is one of the most dangerous ones on our roads. It is illegal to drive in Hawai’i with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 […]

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UPDATED: Water main break near Papaikou Gym is repaired Friday (Aug 31)

This is a Department of Water Supply (DWS) message for 5 p.m., Friday, August 31, 2018. Repairs were completed at 5 p.m. to a water main break near Pāpaʻikou Gym, restoring water service to customers in Pāpaʻikou from Maluna Place and north along Old Māmalahoa Highway. The 10% Water Conservation Notice for the Pāpaʻikou area […]

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Civil Defense relaxes some of the Puna lava zone checkpoints as the eruption pauses

Hawai’i County Civil Defense has announced changes to Puna lava zone policies involving restricted areas and checkpoints, as the pause in the Lower East Rift Zone eruption continues. The following checkpoint changes will take effect beginning 6 p.m., on Friday, August 31, 2018: The checkpoint will be removed at Highway 137 at Papaya Farms Road; […]

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Police warrants list for Friday, August 31, 2018

The listed individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants. Persons who know a warrant is out for their arrest are advised to report to the nearest police station to avoid having an officer go to their home or workplace to arrest them.

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Hurricanes Miriam and Norman forecast to weaken

Miriam expected to drop below hurricane strength late today or tonight, and become a post-tropical remnant low Sunday or Sunday night.

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SBA Kilauea Eruption disaster loans top $30M, registration deadlines coming up

Businesses of all sizes and private nonprofit organizations may borrow up to $2 million to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets. The SBA can also lend additional funds to help business and residents with the cost of making improvements that protect, prevent or minimize the […]

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Humane Society in Keaau Lava Request Hotline to reduce hours of operation

With the lull in lava activity, the Hawaii Island Humane Society is reducing the Lava Request Hotline (808-498-9475) hours to 8 a.m. to 12 noon from Monday through Friday. Should lava activity cease, the Lava Request Hotline will close down operations on Friday, September 14.

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Kilauea Disaster Recovery Center in Pahoa will be closed Labor Day weekend

The joint federal/state/county disaster recovery center assisting residents with the Kilauea eruption recovery will be closed for the Labor Day Weekend. The Disaster Recovery Center at the Pahoa Neighborhood Facility, 15-3022 Kauhale Street in Pahoa will close for business at its normal time of 6 p.m. on Friday, August 31, and will re-open for business […]

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Hurricane Lane damage assessment teams seeking those who need assistance

The American Red Cross, Hawaii County Civil Defense, State and Federal agencies continued their damage assessments from Hurricane Lane today. To report flood damage from the recent heavy rains, please call Civil Defense for a damage assessment at 808-935-0031. Teams led by VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) are also available to help clean up […]

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Salvation Army’s Hilo thrift store flood damaged by Hurricane Lane

When managers of The Salvation Army’s Hilo Thrift Store returned to re-open the store on Monday, Aug. 27, following a closure for Hurricane Lane, they found portions of the store heavily damaged by water. Sometime between when the store closed on Wednesday, Aug. 22, and Monday morning Aug. 27, portions

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Police arrest three during sweep of Hilo parks Wednesday night (Aug 29)

Big Island police and State officers arrested three individuals for various offenses and issued multiple citations during a sweep of parks in Hilo last night. On (August 29), officers with the Community Policing Section and the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) conducted a nighttime enforcement project in the parks along Kalanianaole Street and […]

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 30, 2018

At Kīlauea’s lower East Rift Zone, no incandescence was visible in the fissure 8 cone and no lava was entering the ocean as of August 30, 2018.

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