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Waimea brush fire is contained Saturday night (July 8)

Firefighters spend two days (July 7-8) fighting a brush fire in the Hawaiian Homes Puukapu Farm Lots and Parker ranch area off Uakikuni Alanui in Waimea. The brush fire was reported to be contained by 6 p.m. Saturday (July 8) with minimal burning. The fire department Chopper Two flew aerial surveys to assess the burn […]

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The Hawai'i Police department reports that Hualalai road is now open, it was previously closed due to a brush fire.

Portion of Hualalai Road in Kailua-Kona was closed due to a brush fire Saturday (April 30)

The Hawai’i Police department reports that Hualalai road is now open, it was previously closed due to a brush fire.

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Hawaii Police Department reports that Hualalai Road from Alii Drive to the Queen Kaahumanu Hwy Extension (Route 11) is now open. It was previously closed due to a brushfire. Motorists are urged to exercise caution in the area as emergency crews are still on scene.

Police report road re-opens in Kailua-Kona after a brush fire

Hawaii Police Department reports that Hualalai Road from Alii Drive to the Queen Kaahumanu Hwy Extension (Route 11) is now open. It was previously closed due to a brushfire. Motorists are urged to exercise caution in the area as emergency crews are still on scene.

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Police seek info on series of suspicious fires

MEDIA RELEASE Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying anyone who may have information about the cause of half a dozen recent suspicious fires over the last two weeks. The fires were located south of Puuanahulu along Hawaii Belt Road, also known as Route 190, in the areas between the Daniel K. Inouye […]

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Brush fire near Mamalahoa – DKI intersection

Hawaii 24/7 Staff UPDATE: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 Mamalahoa Highway was reopened to traffic about noon Tuesday. The Hawaii Fire Department reports that crews continue to fight the brush fire in the area of the 14 mile marker of Highway 190.  The fire is located just south or Kona side of the Highway 190 […]

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Laupahoehoe fire under control

Hawaii 24/7 Staff A brush fire mauka of Laupahoehoe first reported early Wednesday afternoon was mostly contained by firebreaks by Thursday, although it continues to burn, fire officials report. Fire crews remain on the scene to mop up hot spots. County crews were joined by firefighters from the state Division of Forestry and Wildlife. One […]

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Ka‘u brush fire extinguished

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Firefighters continued knocking out a brush fire in Ka‘u for the second day on Tuesday. The fire is now extinguished. Crew monitored the perimeter and smothered hot spots in the area near Upper Cane Haul Road where nearly 8 acres burned. No structures were damaged and no one was injured.

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Evacuations reported in three subdivisions on the south side

Brush fire in Kawaihae; one lane open

Evacuations reported in three subdivisions on the south side

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Barbecue may have been cause of HOVE brushfire

Barbecue may have been cause of HOVE brushfire

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Contributing Editor Fire crews continued Friday, June 11 to put down hot spots and imu-type fires in logs in an Ocean View neighborhood. A Fire Department incident report indicates the fire might have been started by an unattended barbecue. The 80-acre wildfire flared up shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday, forcing […]

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HOVE fire contained; two structures razed

HOVE fire contained; two structures razed

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Contributing Editor A brushfire in drought-stricken Ocean View burned at least two structures as firefighters contained the blaze late Thursday, June 10. By 9 p.m. the fire was considered contained, although fire crews surrounded the 80 scorched acres to knock down hot spots. Crews are to remain on scene overnight, […]

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Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization leads collaboration to draft a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. The CWPP will be a collaborative plan to address wildfire threats in the South Kona community.

S. Kona wildfire protection plan in the works

Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization leads collaboration to draft a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. The CWPP will be a collaborative plan to address wildfire threats in the South Kona community.

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Kealakekua forest fire update (Jan. 23)

Kealakekua forest fire update (Jan. 23)

Good afternoon this is Fire Chief Darryl Oliveira with a brush fire update for Saturday Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. Personnel and resources from the Hawaii Fire Department and Kamehameha Schools/Bishop Estate continue to perform mop-up operations on the Kealakekua Mauka brush fire in the Kona area. Personnel have reported that the fire activity has […]

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Kona brush fire update Wednesday afternoon

Kona brush fire update Wednesday afternoon

Message from Fire Chief Darryl Oliveira. Good afternoon this Fire Chief Darryl Oliveira with a brush fire update for Wednesday January 6, 2010 at 400PM. The Hawaii Fire Department continues to battle the large brush fire in the mauka Kealakekua area of Kona. The fire is situated on Kamehameha Schools/Bishop Estates Trust Properties at the […]

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Kona brush fire update for Monday (Jan. 4)

Kona brush fire update for Monday (Jan. 4)

The following are status reports from county officials for the three fires in South Kona as of  Tuesday morning: Yee Hop Ranch (Honomalino) – Fire is out. Hokukano Ranch (5,000 foot elevation above Konawaena High School ) – Fire is still burning within the bulldozed perimeter.  Fire Department and ranch hands are on site. This […]

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