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Hawaii County transfer stations remain open Wednesday (Aug 22)

All County Solid Waste facilities (transfer stations and landfills) are open and operating as usual on Wednesday. The public will be informed if facilities need to be closed due to Hurricane Lane. Be safe, and thank you for helping the Department of Environmental Management and the County of Hawaiʻi keep our island home a clean […]

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Lava continues to ooze into the ocean at scattered entries, mainly near Ahalanui (shown here), but also at Kapoho. Photo taken Friday, August 17, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Next Kilauea Eruption meeting in Pahoa to be held Wednesday (Aug 29)

A reminder that the next Pahoa eruption information meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the Pahoa High School cafeteria. There will be no meeting tonight (Aug 21). Also, future eruption meetings will be held bi-weekly.

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Hurricane Hector Emergency Proclamation for the County of Hawaii

WHEREAS, Chapter 127A Hawaii Revised Statutes, provides for the establishment of County organizations for emergency management and disaster relief with the Mayor having direct responsibility and authority over emergency management within the County. WHEREAS, Chapter 127A Hawaii Revised Statutes and Chapter 7, Articles 1 and 2 of the Hawai‘i County Code, establishes a Civil Defense […]

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Kailua-Kona park tennis courts reopen following renovations

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the reopening of the Kailua Park tennis courts, effective August 3, 2018. This follows the successful installation of a new court surfacing system, new LED lighting system for nighttime play, replacement of the fencing fabric and related enhancements. The Department of Parks and Recreation thanks park […]

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An abandoned vehicle in Keaau. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Residents can dispose of unwanted vehicles via Hawaii County in August 2018

The County of Hawaiʻi Department of Environmental Management Derelict and Abandoned Vehicle Section is initiating a short-term program starting in August 2018 that is designed to assist County residents with the disposal of unwanted vehicles. This Vehicle Disposal Assistance Program is to help registered vehicle owners dispose of vehicles legally and properly, in an effort […]

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Waimea DMV office to be closed for lunch July 2-24, 2018

The County of Hawai’i Finance Department informs the public that the Waimea office of the Vehicle Registration & Licensing Division will be cutting off the waiting line from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. from July 2 through July 24, due to a staff shortage. “We will service whoever is in line at 10:30 a.m., prior […]

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Solid waste disposal rate increase for Hawaii County

On July 1, 2018, the Solid Waste Disposal rates for the County of Hawaiʻi will increase. Ordinance 18-005 amends the Hawaiʻi County Code, Chapter 20, relating to solid waste fees effective July 1, 2018. The ordinance reduces the annual finance charge from 18% to 12%, amends when the finance charge will be imposed, and increases […]

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*CANCELED* Pahoa Community Aquatic Center reopens Friday (June 1)

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the Pahoa Community Aquatic Center will open on June 1, 2018, for recreation and lap swimming on a shortened schedule as follows: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 3-6 p.m. The pool may close with little or no notice due to conditions caused by the lava […]

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Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Talmadge Magno heads the Kilauea eruption community meeting Friday, May 4, 2018, at Pahoa High School Cafeteria. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

VIDEO: Kilauea Eruption Community Meeting Friday, May 4, 2018

A meeting on Friday, May 4, 2018, at Pahoa High School Cafeteria to discuss the ongoing Kilauea eruption.

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Hawaii County releases Kalapana vendor information sheet

Visitors are coming in increasing numbers to view the active lava viewing in the Kalapana area. Tours, bike rentals, and other related business is booming! BUTis your business legal? Hawaii County Code (“HCC”) Section 22-2.5 prohibits the commercial use of any portion of County roadways for the purpose of displaying, vending, hawking, selling, renting or […]

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Hawaii County seeks applicants for Boards and Commissions

The County of Hawai’i is seeking applicants to fill vacancies in various Boards and Commissions. Members of most of these Boards and Commissions serve for staggered terms of five years, on a voluntary basis.

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Hawaii County’s Homeless Coordinator has resigned

The County of Hawai’i’s Homeless Coordinator, Lance Niimi, has submitted his resignation, effective March 31, 2018. Mayor Harry Kim thanked him and praised him for his hard work. “We are very grateful for all that Lance has done on taking care of the homeless,” the Mayor said. “He took on a very challenging task and […]

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County offices are closed on March 26 and March 30 due to holidays

The County of Hawai’i wishes to remind the public that all County offices will be closed for business on Monday, March 26 and Friday, March 30 due to two State holidays in 2018. Monday, March 26 is Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana’ole Day and Friday, March 30 is Good Friday. All County offices will be closed, […]

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County of Hawaii’s data fiber network back online Friday (March 2)

The County of Hawai’i’s fiber network is back up and fully running, after experiencing a critical equipment failure on Thursday afternoon, according to the Department of Information Technology. County IT technicians needed to find an out-of-box solution to the serious outage, and on Friday afternoon managed to bring the fiber network back up island-wide in […]

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