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Fire/rescue crews answered a 3:49 alarm Friday (Oct 13) to Hilo Bay for a swimmer in distress.

Fire dispatch received a call reporting a woman in her late 20s seen leaving the Wailoa River mouth heading towards a green channel marker about a mile off shore. The witness lost sight of the woman and became concerned about her welfare and called 9-1-1.

Swimmer rescued in Hilo Bay Friday (Oct 13)

Fire/rescue crews answered a 3:49 alarm Friday (Oct 13) to Hilo Bay for a swimmer in distress. Fire dispatch received a call reporting a woman in her late 20s seen leaving the Wailoa River mouth heading towards a green channel marker about a mile off shore. The witness lost sight of the woman and became […]

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Wastewater spill closes Hilo Bay. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Wastewater spill in Hilo Bay prompts warning signs for beachgoers

The wastewater division of the County of Hawaii has reported a dishcharge of treated, disinfected wastewater near the shoreline from the Pua Sewage Pump Station and Pacific Aquaculture & Coastal Resource Center (PACRC) facility at Hilo Bay Monday, June 6, 2017.

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Wastewater spill closes Hilo Bay. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Hilo bay access remains closed Tuesday (April 4) due to wastewater spill

This is a Civil Defense sewage spill information update for Tuesday April 4 at 10 a.m. As a result of yesterday’s sewage spill that entered Wailuku River, Hilo Bay and all beach parks within the break wall area are closed.

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Wastewater spill closes Hilo Bay. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Sewage spill into Wailuku River leads to closing of Hilo Bay beach parks

The Dept. of Environmental Management reports a sewage spill occurred earlier today along Waianuenue Avenue and entered the Wailuku River in Hilo. Work crews have cleared the blockage and water quality testing is being conducted. At this time, Hilo Bay and all parks within the break wall area are closed. Residents and visitors in the […]

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Ocean users asked to keep distance from PacIOOS in Hilo Bay

MEDIA RLEASE The Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) in the UHM School for Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology recently performed routine maintenance of the Hilo Bay wave buoy and retrieved harmful gear that was wrapped around the mooring line. In order to keep the buoy operational, ocean users are kindly asked to carefully […]

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On Friday, November 5, 2012, at approximately 11:20 a.m., police officers responded to Moku Ola (Coconut Island) for a reported spear fisherman in distress. Upon arrival, along with Fire Department Rescue personnel, a 77 year-old man had already been removed from the ocean and was unresponsive.

Spear fisherman dead after being pulled from Hilo Bay

On Friday, November 5, 2012, at approximately 11:20 a.m., police officers responded to Moku Ola (Coconut Island) for a reported spear fisherman in distress. Upon arrival, along with Fire Department Rescue personnel, a 77 year-old man had already been removed from the ocean and was unresponsive.

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Results from the Moku o Hawaii Puna Canoe Club Regatta in Hilo Bay Saturday (July 2).

Results of the Puna Canoe Club regatta in Hilo Saturday (July 2)

Results from the Moku o Hawaii Puna Canoe Club Regatta in Hilo Bay Saturday (July 2).

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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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A boater got into a bit more weather than he's used to in Hilo Bay when the boat he was sailing capsized on the north side of the bay near Bayshore Towers Sunday (Oct 3) in the afternoon.

Boater rescued after capsizing in Hilo Bay Sunday (Oct 3)

A boater got into a bit more weather than he’s used to in Hilo Bay when the boat he was sailing capsized on the north side of the bay near Bayshore Towers Sunday (Oct 3) in the afternoon.

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Results and standings from the Moku O Hawaii Keaukaha Canoe Regatta Saturday (June 26) at Hilo Bay.

Canoe racing results from the Keaukaha Regatta at Hilo Bay

Results and standings from the Moku O Hawaii Keaukaha Canoe Regatta Saturday (June 26) at Hilo Bay.

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Motorists rushed to gas pumps Saturday morning (Feb. 27) in Hilo to fill up and get out of town before roads were closed. Some gas stations had closed early, which meant the few stations left open had lines of vehicles snaked out of driveways onto the streets. People seemed patient, waited their turn and headed for higher ground.

Tsunami: On the ground in Hilo

Motorists rushed to gas pumps Saturday morning (Feb. 27) in Hilo to fill up and get out of town before roads were closed. Some gas stations had closed early, which meant the few stations left open had lines of vehicles snaked out of driveways onto the streets. People seemed patient, waited their turn and headed […]

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The gusty winds in East Hawaii gave windsurfers and kiteboarders a treat as they shredded Hilo Bay all day.

Gusty winds turn Hilo Bay into a playground

The gusty winds in East Hawaii gave windsurfers and kiteboarders a treat as they shredded Hilo Bay all day.

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A grey day in Hilo makes for an empty beach and solitude for the few at the bay.

Wish you were here? Hilo Bay

A grey day in Hilo makes for an empty beach and solitude for the few at the bay.

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A Waikiki Beachboys Canoe Club crew heads for the second turn in Hilo Bay Saturday (Aug 1) during the Hawaii Canoe Racing Association championships.

State HCRA canoe racing championship in Hilo Bay results

A Waikiki Beachboys Canoe Club crew heads for the second turn in Hilo Bay Saturday (Aug 1) during the Hawaii Canoe Racing Association championships.

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