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Roadway paving work on South Point Road in Ka‘u May 13-16, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE Ka’u, HI –The County of Hawai’i Department of Public Works Highway Maintenance Division will conduct paving work on South Point Rd. Monday, May 13, 2019 through Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., weather permitting. The south bound lane of South Point Road will be paved from Highway 11 to […]

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Police have located a Pahala man wanted on a warrant

Police have located a Pahala man wanted on a warrant

MEDIA RELEASE Douglas Kawika Louis Hawaiʻi Island Police located a 38-year-old Pāhala man who was wanted on a no-bail warrant of arrest. At 7:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, (May 7), police apprehended Douglas Kawika Louis without incident at Punaluʻu Beach Park in Kaʻū. He was arrested and charged for parole revocation, then taken to the Hawaiʻi […]

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Teen gets murder charges after stabbing attacks and death in Kaʻū

MEDIA RELEASE Kaleianuenue Borero-Kaluna On Friday, (April 26), at about 3:40 p.m., Kaʻū patrol officers responded to a reported stabbing at Whittington Beach Park in Nāʻālehu. Upon arrival, officers discovered two victims, a 36-year-old male, and 35-year-old female, with multiple stab wounds. The female victim died at the scene and was officially pronounced dead at […]

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Two stabbed at Whittington Beach Park, one dead

MEDIA RELEASE Police are investigating a murder at Whittington Beach Park in Nāʻālehu… On Friday, (April 26), at about 3:40 p.m. Kaʻū patrol officers responded to a reported stabbing at Whittington Beach Park in Nāʻālehu. Upon arrival, officers discovered two victims, a 36-year-old male, and 35-year-old female, with multiple stab wounds. The female victim died […]

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Pāhala transfer station closes early Friday (March 29)

MEDIA RELEASE The Pāhala Transfer Station will close at 9 a.m. today (Friday, March 29, 2019) and will reopen as regularly scheduled on Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Until 6 p.m. this afternoon, the public can take their solid waste to the Waiʻōhinu Transfer Station, which is open seven days a […]

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Fire burns home in Discovery Harbor Tuesday (March 26)

By Hawaii 24/7 Staff Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:47 p.m. alarm Tuesday (March 26) to 94-5755 Au Moku Place in Discovery Harbor subdivision in Ka‘u for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a 1,475-foot-square home with fire quickly spreading and flames coming from half of the house with the roof collapsed in that […]

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Pahala transfer station closed today due to staff shortage

The Pāhala Transfer Station will be closed from 9 a.m. today, March 22, 2019 (Friday), due to an unanticipated staffing shortage. It should reopen as regularly scheduled tomorrow, Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The public can take their trash to the Waiʻōhinu Transfer Station Facility, which is open seven days […]

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Used motor oil collection site at South Point U-Cart temporarily closed

The used motor oil collection site at South Point U-Cart is temporarily closed March 12, 2019 – May 15, 2019, due to ongoing issues with the used motor oil containment unit being contaminated with water, rubbish and other unacceptable materials. As a reminder to the public below is a list of acceptable materials:

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Matt Albius

Police are searching for a Ka‘ū man reported missing

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance with locating a 20-year-old Ka‘ū man who was reported missing. Matt Albius Matt Albius, of an Ocean View address, is described as being 5-feet-10-inches, 180 pounds having a medium build with black hair and brown eyes.  He was last seen in Hilo on (January […]

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Douglas K. Louis

Police are searching for a man considered dangerous, wanted on a warrant

Hawaiʻi Island Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Douglas K. Louis, a 38-year-old male who frequents Pahala in the District of Kaʻū. Louis is wanted for a Hawaiʻi Paroling Authority Warrant of Arrest. He is described as 5-foot-7, 170 pounds, and should be considered a danger if approached.

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Status of proposed Nā‘ālehu wastewater treatment plant

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is requiring the County of Hawai‛i to close Large Capacity Cesspools (LCC) in Pāhala and Nā‛ālehu. The County Department of Environmental Management (DEM) currently operates three LCCs in Nā‛ālehu. Untreated wastewater from Nā’ālehu cesspools is currently disposed of directly into the ground. This disposal method is a potential health […]

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Flash flood warning due to heavy rains, highway closed in Ka`u

UPDATED (10:31 p.m. on 9/17/2015) Hawaii Police Department reports that Highway 11 is now open between the 58 and 59 mile markers. All roads and highways are open at this time. Original Post (6:57 p.m. 9/17/15) The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Hawaii Island until 9 p.m. Thursday (Sept 17). […]

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Big Island firefighters responded to a 6:07 p.m. alarm Friday (March 20) to a structure fire in Hawaiian Ocean View Estates.

Crews arrived to find a 30'x60' two-story home on fire near the intersection of Pineapple Parkway and Hukilau Drive. The house was burning on both floors on the front half facing Pineapple Parkway.

Fire destroys home in HOVE, reported to be arson

Big Island firefighters responded to a 6:07 p.m. alarm Friday (March 20) to a structure fire in Hawaiian Ocean View Estates. Crews arrived to find a 30’x60′ two-story home on fire near the intersection of Pineapple Parkway and Hukilau Drive. The house was burning on both floors on the front half facing Pineapple Parkway.

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Benjamin Acasio

Police are searching for a Ka‘u wanted in abuse case

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 38-year-old Kaʻū man who is wanted for abuse. Benjamin Acasio of Nāʻālehu is described as 6-foot-2, about 180 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen driving a red Acura two-door sedan with white rims. Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call […]

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