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Fireworks ready for lighting for the Chinese New Year celebration in downtown Hilo Saturday, February 21, 2015. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Fireworks sales and regulations for the 4th of July

Fire Chief Darren Rosario announced that firework permits will be issued beginning Thursday, June 29, 2017, and ends on Tuesday July 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. Permits may be purchased at the following locations….

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:08 p.m. alarm Tuesday (Aug 8) to the Honolii Beach area for a body reported floating offshore.

Crews in Rescue Boat 2 met with a boater of a 13' Boston Whaler who reported the body about 0.7 miles offshore of Honolii Beach. The body was found floating about 15 feet away from the Boston Whaler in the open ocean. Firefighters loaded the body onboard the rescue boat and transported it to the Wailoa Boat Ramp in Hilo where it was turned over to police.

Body found floating in ocean off Honolii Beach Park Tuesday (Aug 16)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:08 p.m. alarm Tuesday (Aug 8) to the Honolii Beach area for a body reported floating offshore. Crews in Rescue Boat 2 met with a boater of a 13′ Boston Whaler who reported the body about 0.7 miles offshore of Honolii Beach. The body was found floating about 15 feet […]

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A 28 year-old man and 32 year-old woman were hiking out of the Kahaualea Natural Area Reserve when they wandered off the main trail and ended up lost .6 miles Southeast of the trail. Unable to find their way back out of the forest the pair were able to call the fire department via a cellphone which had intermittent signal coverage in the forest.

Hikers rescued from dense rainforest on Pu‘u O‘o trail Monday (May 30)

A 28 year-old man and 32 year-old woman were hiking out of the Kahaualea Natural Area Reserve when they wandered off the main trail and ended up lost .6 miles Southeast of the trail. Unable to find their way back out of the forest the pair were able to call the fire department via a […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:51 a.m. alarm Thursday (March 24) for a boat in distress 400 yards off-shore Moku Ola (Coconut Island) in Hilo Bay.

A 12-foot aluminum boat had capsized and its two passengers were clinging to its hull in windy, choppy ocean conditions.

Two people rescued after clinging to capsized boat for an hour

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:51 a.m. alarm Thursday (March 24) for a boat in distress 400 yards off-shore Moku Ola (Coconut Island) in Hilo Bay. A 12-foot aluminum boat had capsized and its two passengers were clinging to its hull in windy, choppy ocean conditions.

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UPDATED: Motorcycle rider killed in Kona Friday night

View Larger Map MEDIA RELEASE A 29-year-old Kailua-Kona man died Friday (February 6) from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle/motorcycle crash at the intersection of Kuakini Highway and Hualalai Road in Kailua-Kona. The victim was identified as Steven L. Carvalho of Kailua-Kona. Responding to a 6:44 p.m. call, Kona patrol officers determined that Carvalho […]

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Captain Cook Fire Station will be temporarily relocated

Captain Cook Fire Station will be temporarily relocated

MEDIA RELEASE   Effective 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, the Captain Cook Fire Station will be relocated temporarily due to ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) renovations and the removal and abatement of hazardous materials repairs. It is hoped the relocation will be short in duration. Captain Cook Fire Station personnel will be stationed at the National Park […]

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