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The Hawaiian Electric Companies urge fireworks safety during New Year celebrations

As tens of thousands of residents plan to ring in 2018 with fireworks, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaiʻi Electric Light would like to urge caution and offer these safety tips: Carefully set up and use fireworks in an area clear of overhead power lines. Do not string fireworks on utility poles. Ensure a 10-foot […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police, concerned about illegal aerial fireworks, are asking for the public’s assistance in reporting information about the location of these dangerous and illegal pyrotechnic devices as well as the identity of people in possession of them.

Police ask public to report illegal aerial fireworks

Hawaiʻi Island police, concerned about illegal aerial fireworks, are asking for the public’s assistance in reporting information about the location of these dangerous and illegal pyrotechnic devices as well as the identity of people in possession of them.

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Unwanted, illegal, damaged fireworks collection (Jan. 28)

MEDIA RELEASE Fire Chief Darren Rosario announces the Hawaii Fire Department will be conducting a collection of unwanted, illegal, and/or damaged fireworks from anyone wishing to turn them in for proper disposal. Members of the public will be able to drop off their unwanted fireworks (island-wide) on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Those wishing to participate […]

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Fireworks permits go on sale Sunday (June 29)

Fire Chief Darren Rosario announced that fireworks permits will be issued beginning Sunday, June 29, 2014 at some locations for the upcoming 4th of July celebration. Three public fireworks displayed announced.

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Hilo Bay Blast 4th of July Fireworks. Independence Day

Fireworks permits available

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Fire Department announces fireworks permits will be available for purchase beginning Thursday, Dec. 26, at the following locations for the upcoming New Year’s celebration. These sites are: * Fire Administration Office located at the Hilo County Building, 25 Aupuni Street, Suite 2501, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Dec. 26, […]

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Collection of unwanted, illegal, damaged fireworks

MEDIA RELEASE Fire Chief Darren Rosario would like to announce that the fire department will collect unwanted, illegal, and/or damaged fireworks from anyone wishing to turn them in for proper disposal. Members of the public will be able to drop off their unwanted fireworks (island-wide) on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Those wishing to participate can […]

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Hilo Bay Blast 4th of July Fireworks. Independence Day

Fourth of July safety information and permits

MEDIA RELEASE Fire Chief Darren Rosario announced that fireworks permits will be issued beginning Saturday, June 29, 2013 at the following location for the upcoming 4th of July celebration. The site is: * Pinky’s store in Papaikou (808) 964-5858 Each permit costs $25 and will entitle the holder to purchase up to 5,000 individual firecrackers. […]

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Collection of unwanted, illegal, damaged fireworks (April 27)

MEDIA RELEASE Fire Chief Darren Rosario has announced the implementation of a program designed for the collection of unwanted, illegal, and/or damaged fireworks. Until now, no program existed to allow for the proper disposal of unwanted fireworks. The county Fire Department will be conducting a “one day only” fireworks collection campaign. Members of the public […]

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Fireworks permits to be available on Wednesday (Dec 26)

The Hawai‘i Fire Department announces that fireworks permits will be available for purchase beginning Wednesday, December 26, at the following locations for the upcoming New Year’s celebration. Permits are not required for the purchasing of novelties and paperless firecrackers. Fireworks are allowed 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and 1 a.m. on New Year’s Day.

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Classic cars, BBQ, music and fireworks highlight the 2012 Hilo Bay Blast

Cars from the 10-day-long Cruise Paradise 2012 were featured amongst the line-up of classic cars along Hilo Bayfront on Independence Day.

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Last year four people killed, 9,600 injured by fireworks in the US

A special study conducted by CPSC staff found that 65 percent of all fireworks injuries in 2011 were sustained during the 30 days surrounding the Independence Day holiday.

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Turtle independence, rubber duckies, Chef 'Ippy' Aiona, parades and fireworks

Fourth of July celebrations across the island

Turtle independence, rubber duckies, Chef ‘Ippy’ Aiona, parades and fireworks

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Fireworks, alcohol not permitted in state parks, forests, harbors

Fireworks, alcohol not permitted in state parks, forests, harbors

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources is reminding the public about safety prohibitions regarding New Year’s celebrations statewide. “We would like the public to enjoy the New Year’s holiday and asks that people understand for public safety and the protection of our natural and cultural resources that fireworks are prohibited in State […]

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HELCO reminds residents to use fireworks safely

Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) urges the public to use caution if celebrating New Year’s Eve with fireworks. Carefully set up and use fireworks in an area clear of overhead power lines. Do not string fireworks on utility poles.

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