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Decrease in fireworks injuries on Oahu; 4 on Big Isle

Decrease in fireworks injuries on Oahu; 4 on Big Isle

MEDIA RELEASE According to the Injury Prevention and Control Program of the state Department of Health, no fireworks-related injuries were treated in Oahu hospitals during this year’s 4th of July period. In the previous eight years (2003 through 2010) that the DOH has monitored fireworks injuries, there was an annual average of 17 such injuries […]

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Firefighters responded to a 2:19 p.m. alarm Monday (July 4) to Old Puako Beach Road for a brushfire across from the area known as Beach 69.

Crews used two fire engines a tanker unit, medic unit and nine firefighers in total to work the fire. Firefighers were able to get the fire under control by 2:43 p.m. and it was declared out at 3:50 p.m.

Fireworks suspected in brushfire at Puako Monday (July 4)

Firefighters responded to a 2:19 p.m. alarm Monday (July 4) to Old Puako Beach Road for a brushfire across from the area known as Beach 69. Crews used two fire engines a tanker unit, medic unit and nine firefighers in total to work the fire. Firefighers were able to get the fire under control by […]

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awaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) would like to remind everyone to  celebrate safely this Fourth of July.

Do not use metal ladders or poles near power lines. Keep any ladders, poles or tie lines  that are used to set up fireworks at least 10 feet away from power lines. Overhead  power lines are energized and could be dangerous.

HELCO urges people to use fireworks safely away from utility poles

awaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) would like to remind everyone to celebrate safely this Fourth of July. Do not use metal ladders or poles near power lines. Keep any ladders, poles or tie lines that are used to set up fireworks at least 10 feet away from power lines. Overhead power lines are energized and […]

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Independence Day weekend events, festivities and happenings across the Big Island

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Independence Day weekend events, festivities and happenings across the Big Island

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Fireworks permits available June 29

Fireworks permits available June 29

MEDIA RELEASE Fire Chief Darryl Oliveira has announced fireworks permits will be issued beginning Wednesday, June 29, at limited locations for the upcoming 4th of July celebration. The sites are: * Fire Administration Office at the County Building, 25 Aupuni Street, Suite 2501, in Hilo, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 29-July 1 * Fire Prevention Kona […]

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Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) would like to remind everyone to celebrate safely this New Year’s Eve.

Do not use metal ladders or poles near power lines. Keep any ladders, poles or tie lines that are used to set up fireworks at least 10 feet away from power lines. Overhead power lines are energized and could be dangerous.

Carefully set up and use fireworks only in areas clear of overhead power lines. Do not string fireworks on utility poles.

Fireworks safety advice from HELCO

Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) would like to remind everyone to celebrate safely this New Year’s Eve. Do not use metal ladders or poles near power lines. Keep any ladders, poles or tie lines that are used to set up fireworks at least 10 feet away from power lines. Overhead power lines are energized and […]

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Fireworks permits issued beginning Dec. 26

Fireworks permits issued beginning Dec. 26

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Fire Department has announced fireworks permits will be issued beginning Sunday, Dec. 26, at limited locations for the upcoming New Year’s celebration. The sites are: * Fire Administration Office located at the County Building, 25 Aupuni Street, Suite 2501, Hilo — 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 26; 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Dec. 27–30; […]

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Fireworks permits on sale from June 29

Fireworks permits on sale from June 29

MEDIA RELEASE The Fourth of July holiday weekend is approaching quickly and the Hawaii Fire Department would like to ensure everyone has a safe and memorable holiday and summer. With the drier-than-normal weather and some areas of our island community experiencing extreme drought conditions, everyone’s help is needed to prevent possible wildfires. If at all […]

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The Fourth of July holiday weekend is approaching quickly and the Hawaii Fire Department would like to insure that everyone has a safe and memorable holiday and summer. With the drier-than-normal weather and some areas of our island community experiencing extreme drought conditions, everyone’s help is needed to prevent possible wildfires.

Fourth of July fireworks show scheduled for Hilo, Kona and Waikoloa

The Fourth of July holiday weekend is approaching quickly and the Hawaii Fire Department would like to insure that everyone has a safe and memorable holiday and summer. With the drier-than-normal weather and some areas of our island community experiencing extreme drought conditions, everyone’s help is needed to prevent possible wildfires.

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The Hawai‘i State Department of Health’s (DOH) Clean Air Branch will be monitoring Hawai'i’s air quality during New Year’s and comparing it with national ambient air quality standards. The heavy use of fireworks during the annual holiday celebration can significantly increase the amount of particulates in the air, especially on Oahu.

Department of Health to monitor New Year’s air quality

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health’s (DOH) Clean Air Branch will be monitoring Hawai’i’s air quality during New Year’s and comparing it with national ambient air quality standards. The heavy use of fireworks during the annual holiday celebration can significantly increase the amount of particulates in the air, especially on Oahu.

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County of Hawai‘i fire officials are urging residents to use more than the usual amount of caution when setting off fireworks to celebrate the New Year.

With drier than normal weather and drought conditions in parts of the island, residents should use extreme care in setting off fireworks and, if possible, avoid setting off fireworks in drought-stricken areas.

County urges extra caution with fireworks due to dry weather, vog

County of Hawai‘i fire officials are urging residents to use more than the usual amount of caution when setting off fireworks to celebrate the New Year. With drier than normal weather and drought conditions in parts of the island, residents should use extreme care in setting off fireworks and, if possible, avoid setting off fireworks […]

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Fireworks permits on sale begining Saturday (Dec 26)

Fireworks permits on sale begining Saturday (Dec 26)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Fire Department announced that fireworks permits will be issued beginning Saturday, December 26, at limited locations for the upcoming New Year’s celebration. The sites are: Parker Ranch Shopping Center Food Court TNT Fireworks Tent, Prince Kuhio Plaza, Makaala Street, Hilo Pinky’s 5/Eight, Papaikou Pacific Fireworks Hilo Shopping Center Pacific Fireworks Kona, […]

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Skyrockets boomed over Hilo Bay with a show to cap a day of 4th of July events.

Fireworks light up Hilo Bay

Skyrockets boomed over Hilo Bay with a show to cap a day of 4th of July events.

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From Hilo to Kona, Kohala to Naalehu - summer celebrations for everyone

Independence Day slate of events for the Big Island

From Hilo to Kona, Kohala to Naalehu – summer celebrations for everyone

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