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Carvalho Park Pavilion & Pi‘ihonua Gymnasium to reopen on Friday, September 21, 2018

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces that Carvalho Park Pavilion and Pi‘ihonua Gymnasium, located at 850 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, will reopen on Friday, September 21, 2018. The baseball field and playground area will remain closed until further notice as we repair the damage caused by Hurricane Lane. Once these facilities are repaired […]

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Police are still searching for a Hilo man reported missing since June

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating a 40-year-old Hilo man reported missing. Ryan Buckley was last seen just after midnight, Thursday morning, (June 28), in the vicinity of Amau Road in the upper Kaūmana area. He has a medical condition that requires medication. Buckley is described as 5-feet-7-inches, […]

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One dead as fire destroys Hilo home Saturday (Sept 15)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 9:35 a.m. alarm Saturday (Sept 15) for a structure fire located between Kinoole St. and Alenaio Lane in Hilo. Crews found a two-story plantation style home on a post-and-pier foundation with the rear garage area engulfed in flames spreading fire through the home to the front, Kinoole Street, side and […]

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County Wastewater Division to conduct dye test of wastewater treatment plant outfall pipe in Puhi Bay

The County of Hawaii, Department of Environmental Management, Wastewater Division, will be conducting a dye test of the Hilo Wastewater Treatment Plant outfall pipe. The dye test will be completed September 21, 2018, and will provide information for inspection of the outfall pipe. The inspection is being done to confirm the integrity of repairs completed […]

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Moku Ola (Coconut Island) closed on Friday (Sept 14) for Hurricane Lane clean-up

Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces that Moku Ola (Coconut Island) in Hilo will be closed on Friday, September 14, 2018, while Parks Maintenance personnel remove debris associated with Hurricane Lane. The Department is working diligently to remove debris associated with Hurricane Lane at all parks and recreational facilities, and thanks park users […]

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The US Coast Guard cutter Kiska in Hilo Bay. Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Coast Guard sets Kawaihae and Hilo Harbors to port condition ZULU

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition ZULU for the Hawaii and Maui, Honolulu County ports as of 8 a.m. Kauai County is expected to follow to port condition Zulu at 12 noon. All pleasure craft shall seek sheltered waters. The Captain of the Port is directing action by the maritime and […]

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Inmate at Hale Nani Reintegration Center in Panaewa escapes

A Hawaii island furlough inmate made an unauthorized exit from the Hale Nani Reintegration Center early this morning. Michael Blanco was seen walking out of the furlough center unauthorized just before 2 a.m. Security staff told him to stop but he ran. They pursued him but were unable to capture him. Hawaii Police were notified. […]

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Police are searching for a man in connection with a theft at a Hilo store

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking the public for help in identifying the person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras in connection with a theft from a Hilo store. On Saturday, (March 17), an adult male removed a cellular phone from a Hilo Store display rack and left the store without paying. The male party […]

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The US Coast Guard cutter Kiska in Hilo Bay. Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Coast Guard sets port condition YANKEE for Hilo and Kawaihae Harbors

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition YANKEE for Hawaii and Maui County ports as of 8 a.m. Sunday in advance of Hurricane Olivia. Honolulu and Kauai Counties remain in X-RAY status. Honolulu County will set port condition YANKEE at 6 p.m. Monday followed by Kauai County at 8 p.m. Monday. Hawaii […]

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Kapue Bridge on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) closed Monday afternoon (Sept 10) for emergency repairs

Full closure of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) in Papaikou for emergency repairs to Kapue Stream Bridge, Monday, September 10, 2018. North and southbound traffic to be detoured to county route Papaikou Mill Road; vehicles weighing over 10 tons will need to find an alternate route during the anticipated 3-hour closure.

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The US Coast Guard cutter Kiska in Hilo Bay. Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Coast Guard sets commercial port conditions to WHISKEY as Hurricane Olivia approaches

During Port heavy weather condition WHISKEY, gale force winds 39 mph are predicted to arrive within 72 hours. Ports Status is open to all commercial and recreational traffic. The public should monitor the progress and strength of the storm through local television, radio, and the Internet. Boaters can track its progress on VHF radio channel […]

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HELCO's Hill power plant in Hilo. Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Power plants in Hilo and Kona trip offline plunging 28K customers into darkness Thursday night

Hawai‘i Electric Light reports that customers in various areas of Hawai‘i Island experienced a power interruption last night. An estimated 24,000 customers (about 28 percent) experienced a power interruption at 7:43 p.m. when generating units at Hawai‘i Electric Light’s Hill Plant and Keahole Plant tripped offline unexpectedly. Automated load shedding operated properly while alternate generation […]

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Roadwork paving along Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) near Paukaa. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Mamalahoa Highway work north of Hilo town snarling traffic, paving until 8 p.m.

Hawaii County Civil Defense message for 1:30 p.m., Thursday, September 6, 2018. State Highways reports that paving continues on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) between Hilo and Pepe‘ekeo. This work is expected to last until 8 p.m. and will continue Friday (Sept 7), from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Motorists are advised to expect delays and […]

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Police charge man for series of burglaries in South Hilo

Hawaii Island Police have charged a 24-year-old Hilo man with multiple offenses in connection to a series of burglaries in the South Hilo District. On Thursday night, (August 30), at 8:15 p.m., after conferring with prosecutors, police charged Sanvin Silem with 3 counts of first-degree burglary, 3 counts of second-degree burglary, 3 counts of unauthorized […]

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