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Partial lane closure in Paauilo

Partial lane closure of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) in Pa‘auilo

Partial lane closure in Paauilo MEDIA RELEASE Hawai‘i Electric Light announces a partial lane closure of Hawai‘i Belt Road in Pa‘auilo between mile markers 35 and 36 on Friday, April 12, 2019. One lane will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to allow crews to replace two transmission poles along the highway. Motorists […]

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Helicopter crashes near Waipio Valley Thursday (Feb 21)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 7:05 a.m. alarm Thursday (Feb 21) to 48-5101 Honokaa-Waipio Road (Route 240) for a helicopter crash near Waipio Valley. According to fire dispatch, the helicopter experienced engine failure and crashed about 200 yards south of Honokaa-Waipio Road (Route 240) in an open field. Firefighters found the 39-year-old pilot at the […]

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Emergency water restrictions for the Paauilo area are still in effect Wednesday (Feb 13)

This is an update from the Department of Water Supply (DWS) for Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. The emergency water restriction issued on Monday, February 11, 2019 for the Paʻauilo area is still in effect due to pumping equipment failure. DWS is currently hauling water to meet the Paʻauilo community’s needs. Please kōkua […]

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Hawaii Electric Light power restoration update for Monday (Feb 11)

Hawai‘i Electric Light crews are working to restore electric service to customers impacted by last weekend’s winter storm. Gusty winds and fallen trees downed power poles and lines, causing power interruptions primarily in north and east Hawai‘i.

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Bank of Hawaii temporarily closing Hamakua branch due to power outage

Bank of Hawaii is taking precautionary safety steps and temporarily closing its Hamakua Branch today, Monday, Feb. 11, due to a power outage caused by downed electrical poles in the vicinity. Customers may use BOH’s Kamuela Branch at 67-1191 Mamalahoa Hwy., Kamuela, HI 96743.

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Paauilo emergency water restriction Monday (Feb 11)

Due to equipment failure, an Emergency Water Restriction is issued for the Paʻauilo area. Customers should restrict water usage to health and safety needs only (drinking, cooking, and hygiene purposes only). Irrigation activities should cease. Water is currently being hauled to meet the community’s needs; please kōkua and limit water usage.

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Laupāhoehoe Point Beach Park to close January 22 to February 7 for Water Line Repairs

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation is informing the public that Laupāhoehoe Point Beach Park will be closed from January 22 – February 7, 2019, due to water line repairs. The presence of large machinery and open trenches as Department staff work to reroute the park’s water lines will make the beach park […]

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Pair of Opihi pickers rescued in Laupahoehoe Sunday (Dec 2)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 12:51 a.m. alarm Sunday (Dec 2) for a rescue of Opihi pickers on the Hamakua Coast in Laupahoehoe. Fire Dispatch reports two males climbed down a 100-foot steep embankment then used a rope to go down a 100-foot vertical cliff to pick Opihi. The two could not ascend back up […]

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Dying Ohia Trees from Rapid Ohia Death (ROD). Photo courtesy of DLNR.

Aggressive strain of Rapid Ohia Death found at Kalopa State Park

During a regularly scheduled quarterly aerial assessment of forests on Hawai‘i island in late July, spotters detected more trees “symptomatic” for the presence of C. lukuohia, the fungus more commonly known as Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death. These trees are in the Kalōpā State Recreation Area on the Hamakua Coast and after the helicopter surveys utilizing digital […]

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Woman falls down Kawainui Stream gulch, suffers head and other injuries

Fire/rescue responded to a 6:01 p.m. alarm Wednesday (Aug 15) to Kawainui Stream for a woman who fell down the embankment of the stream’s gulch. Rescue crews accessed the site located between the 9-10 mile markers of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) via a dirt road through a macadamia nut farm. Rescuers climbed into the gulch […]

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Man drowns at Waipio Valley Wednesday (May 16)

Fire/rescue crews answered a 9:24 a.m. alarm Wednesday (May 16) to Waipio Valley Beach for a possible drowning. Upon arrival rescue crews found bystanders doing CPR on a man about 50-years-old. The fire department’s Chopper two airlifted the victim from the beach to a landing zone at the end of Honokaa-Waipio Road for transfer to […]

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Man pinned in van after three-vehicle crash in Hamakua Friday (April 27)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:06 p.m. alarm Friday (April 27) to the 22 mile-marker of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) at Maulua Gulch in Hamakua for a three-vehicle crash.

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Police locate a Hamakua woman last seen in Honokaa and reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police report that Julie Kobayashi, who was reported as missing, has been located in good condition.

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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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