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Flood advisory issed due to heavy rain in Ka‘u Thursday (Oct 17)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for Hawaii County until 9:15 p.m. Thursday (Oct 17). At 7:04 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain near Wood Valley about two miles West of Pahala. This area of heavy rain was nearly stationary. The heavy rain is slowly spreading Southward into Naalehu and […]

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Last call for new local science camp for teens

Late registration and Financial Aid Available (deadline June 15) MEDIA RELEASE A new science camp is set to launch in less than two weeks on the Big Island for teens entering grades 9 through 12. Science Camps of America will take the learning outdoors offering first-hand experience in an environment that ranges from beaches to […]

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Police to hold community meeting on Tuesday (May 21) in Ka‘u

The Hawaiʻi Police Department will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, May 21, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Nā’ālehu Community Center. The purpose of the meeting is to allow the public to meet the Police Department’s command staff and to discuss concerns with the police chief and commanders who oversee police operations in […]

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Flood advisory issued for Big Island due to heavy rains in Ka‘u

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for the Big Island until 5:30 p.m. this evening. At 2:18 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain near Punaluu which is about 45 miles Southwest of Hilo. The area of heavy rain was nearly stationary.

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Three Ocean View residents charged with Ka‘u burglary

Three Ocean View residents have been charged with burglary and other offenses in connection with a break-in at a business establishment in Kaʻū earlier this month. On February 4, Kaʻū officers responded to a burglary at an electronics store on Prince Kuhio Boulevard in Ocean View.

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1,300 pounds of coffee parchment stolen in Ka‘u

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating one or more persons responsible for four thefts of coffee parchment from two companies in Kaʻū. The first three thefts were from a property on Wood Valley Road. In those incidents, unknown persons removed 1,300 pounds of coffee parchment over the past two weeks.

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Head-on crash leaves four adults, child dead and closes highway in Ka‘u

Five people died Wednesday (January 23) in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 11 .6 of a mile south of the 54-mile marker just south of Pāhala.

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Hapuna, Kahaluu and Laaloa Beach Parks closed due to high surf

The Hawaii Fire Department Ocean Safety Division has reported increasing surf heights and run up at beaches in the West Hawaii areas of Kona and South Kohala. Due to the high surf, Laaloa, Kahaluu and Hapuna Beach Parks will be closed.

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High surf warning for West facing shore of the Big Island until Sunday (Jan 20)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf warning for West facing shores of the Big Island from 6 p.m. this evening until 6 a.m. Sunday (Jan 20). Surf along the coastal areas from Upolu Point to South Point will rise to 10-15 feet tonight. Expect ocean water to occasionally sweep across […]

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Flood advisory for Ka‘u and Puna districts Sunday (Jan 13)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for portions of the Ka‘u and Puna districts until 4 a.m. Sunday (Jan 13). At 12:48 a.m. Sunday (Jan 13) radar showed heavy rain falling at one to three inches per hour along Southeast facing portions of the Ka‘u and Puna districts from Mountain […]

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Brushfire closes Highway 11 near Naalehu Wednesday night (Dec 19)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 9:26 p.m. alarm Wednesday (Dec 19) to a brushfire near the 63 mile marker of Highway 11. The fire burned in pasture land on the makai side of Highway 11 which was shut down for about three hours during firefighting operations. Trade winds in the area were at 20-35 mph.

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Police seek Ka‘u woman wanted for violating a court order

Big Island are renewing their request for information about a 39-year-old Kaʻū woman who is wanted for violating a court order. Sharon Hui is described as 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-6, 130-160 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. She may be in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates or Kona areas.

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About 1,000 HELCO customers experience power outage Sunday (Dec 16)

Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) previously announced that HELCO customers in Pahala and Naalehu areas experienced a power outage. HELCO crews have identified an issue in our Punaluu substation and are working to address the issue. Switching has been performed and all customers have been restored as of 12:45 p.m.

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Police charge Ocean View man with offenses related to firearm discharge in Hilo

A 48-year-old Hawaiian Ocean View Estates man was arrested and charged with several offenses following an incident in which a firearm was discharged on Makaʻala Street in Hilo. About 12:46 a.m. Thursday (December 13), police responded to a call that a firearm had been discharged in the Hilo Industrial Area. Officers contacted witnesses and located […]

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