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The National Weather Service has extended a Flash Flood Warning for the windward and southeastern areas of Hawaii Island. This is for the districts of windward Kohala, Hamakua, Hilo, Puna and Ka’u.

Flash Flood Warning for Hawaii Island, many parks, gyms, and pools closed

The National Weather Service has extended a Flash Flood Warning for the windward and southeastern areas of Hawaii Island. This is for the districts of windward Kohala, Hamakua, Hilo, Puna and Ka’u.

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Fire/Rescue crews responded to a 10:43 a.m. alarm Tuesday (Oct 3) to the Papaaloa Road and Oshiro Camp Road intersection for a brush fire in Laupahoehoe.

Crews found a brushfire in vacant land buring 10-12 foot tall grass. The fire rapidly spread due to gusty trade winds at 25-35 mph. By 12:30 p.m. the fire was under control and had burned about 20 acres.

Fire burns 20 acres in Laupahoehoe Tuesday (Oct 3)

Fire/Rescue crews responded to a 10:43 a.m. alarm Tuesday (Oct 3) to the Papaaloa Road and Oshiro Camp Road intersection for a brush fire in Laupahoehoe. Crews found a brushfire in vacant land buring 10-12 foot tall grass. The fire rapidly spread due to gusty trade winds at 25-35 mph. By 12:30 p.m. the fire […]

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ArcLight agrees to sell Hamakua Energy Partners plant to new HEI subsidiary

An affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm (ArcLight) focused on energy infrastructure investments, has signed an agreement to sell its 60-megawatt Hamakua Energy Partners plant for an undisclosed price to Pacific Current, a newly established subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI).

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Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) in the area of Honomu has reopened to traffic after being closed due to a crash and investigation.

Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) reopens Monday (Sept 4)

Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) in the area of Honomu has reopened to traffic after being closed due to a crash and investigation.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an incident involving the theft of several handguns from a shipping container in the Hāmākua District.

On Tuesday (August 8), police were called to a vacant Paʻauilo Mauka Road property after a caretaker noticed that a door on the shipping container was pried opened. In addition to a red portable Honda generator, the victim, a 78-year-old Alaska man, told police that several collectible Smith & Wesson, Colt and AMT revolvers and semi-automatic pistols were taken from the container.

Handguns stolen from shipping container in Paauilo

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an incident involving the theft of several handguns from a shipping container in the Hāmākua District. On Tuesday (August 8), police were called to a vacant Paʻauilo Mauka Road property after a caretaker noticed that a door on the shipping container was pried opened. In addition to a red portable […]

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Head-on crash leaves one dead in Paauilo Wednesday (June 7)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 9:05 a.m. alarm Wednesday (June 7) to a crash site near the 36 mile marker of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) in Paauilo. Crews found the scene of a head-on collision involving three vehicles, a 4-door car, a dump truck towing a flatbed trailer and an SUV. The car was heading […]

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Police are investigating an auto theft in the Kalopa area of Hamakua

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male party involved in a robbery investigation involving the theft of a dark gray 2013 Subaru BRZ two-door sedan, license plates (SBA-186), that occurred in the Kalōpā area in the Hāmākua District.

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Police investigate decomposing body found in Honopue Valley

Hawaiʻi Island police have initiated a Coroner’s Inquest in connection with a body that was found near Honopue Valley in the Hāmākua district Sunday afternoon (May 28). At 1:46 p.m., the Hawaiʻi Fire Department received a report, from a kayaker, of a body that was discovered along the edge of the pool at the bottom […]

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Hamakua Community Development Plan meeting cancelled due to flooding

Due to storm conditions involving flash flooding and landslides along Highway 19, the Hāmākua Community Development Plan Steering Committee Meeting scheduled for tonight at Laupāhoehoe Library is canceled. This meeting will be rescheduled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions, please call the Planning Department at (808) 961-8288.

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Hawai‘i Electric Light crews work to restore electric service in Hawaiian Paradise Park.

HELCO restores power to 900 customers, crews continue to work in the field

Overnight, Hawai‘i Electric Light restored electric service to 900 customers in various parts of Hāmākua, upper Puna, and Kona that were impacted by high winds from Tropical Storm Darby. About 100 customers in Hawaiian Paradise Park, Leilani Estates, Kapoho, Orchidland Estates, Honoka‘a, and Kailua-Kona remain without power.

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Crane hits power lines causing outage in Hamakua

Hawai‘i Electric Light reports that electric service has been restored to customers from Kolekole Beach Park to Malua Gulch in the Hamakua district. Service was restored at 9:27 a.m.

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HELCO completes work along Mamalahoa Hwy on the Hamakua Coast

Hawai‘i Electric Light announces the completion of construction work along Highway 19 between the 24-mile marker in Pāpa‘aloa and the 27-mile marker in Laupāhoehoe on the Hāmākua Coast. Hawai‘i Electric Light thanks the community for their patience and cooperation during the construction period.

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Police are still searching for a Hamakua girl reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about a 16-year-old Hāmākua girl who was reported missing. Shalee Minamishin was last seen in the Hāmākua District on July 31. She is described as 5-foot-3, 100 pounds with brown eyes and long brown hair.

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Umauma Bridge construction. August 24, 2014. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Umauma Bridge remains closed to traffic, detour to cause delays

According to Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveria the State Highways Department asked that the bridge be closed until they can check the footings. Due to the recent heavy rains crews would like to check the base of the temporary bypass bridge but heavy water flow has delayed inspections.

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