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Leaking propane tank left next to highway shuts down traffic in Keaau

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 9:29 a.m. alarm Tuesday (Oct 23) to an area about 200 yards east of the Keaau Transfer Station on Keaau-Pahoa Road (Route 130) for a leaking propane tank alongside the roadway.

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Fire burns Hawaiian Paradise Park home Monday morning (Aug 20)

Fire crews responded to a 9:05 a.m. alarm Monday (Aug 20) to the corner of Paradise Drive and Beach Road in Hawaiian Paradise Park for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a two-story home with a fire and smoke in the bottom floor workshop/garage area. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 9:22 a.m. […]

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Hawaii Island Humane Society receives disaster grant for Kilauea Eruption work

The Hawaii Island Humane Society has received a $5,000.00 disaster grant from the Petfinder Foundation. The Petfinder Foundation disaster grant program is used to assist Petfinder members during hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, floods, earthquakes and other events that can devastate animal shelters and rescue groups. The disaster grants provide help when a natural or man-made disaster […]

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.Spc. Heidy Silvia, an U.S. Army Reserve dental technician X-rays a patient's teeth during Operation Tropic Care 2017 on the Island of Kauai.

The U.S. Army will be providing free medical care at Kea‘au High School June 18-28, 2018

The 1984th U.S. Army Hospital- Pacific, 9th Mission Support Command, will host Exercise Tropic Care 2018, a U.S. Army Reserve medical outreach exercise June 18 – 28 at Kea‘au High School, Hawaii. The Oahu-based 1984th USAH-P will conduct an Innovative Readiness Training Mission to provide medical care to the underserved communities of Hawaii.

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Evacuation shelters at Keaau Community Center and Sure Foundation relocate

The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation wishes to notify the public that effective Friday, June 1, 2018, the eruption evacuation shelters at the Kea‘au Community Center and the Sure Foundation Church are being consolidated and relocated. The new location for the consolidated shelters will be at the Kea‘au Armory, in the back of […]

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Police seeking man caught on camera for a theft from a Keaau store

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi Island police are requesting the public’s help in identifying the person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras in connection with a theft from a Keaʻau store. On (March 10), an adult male stole a cellular phone that was inadvertently left on a Keaʻau store counter by a customer. He is described […]

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Army reserve to provide free medical care during June training in Keaau

The Oahu based U.S. Army Reserve will conduct a two-week readiness training mission in Keaau by providing free medical health screenings, dental services, eye exams, hearing tests, and more. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided for kids and a free legal clinic will be held on one day.

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Debra Smith, a Puna resident, found comfort at and emotional care at the Red Cross Pahoa Shelter. Photo courtesy of Red Cross.

Red Cross houses over 500 evacuees of the Kilauea eruption

As of midnight, there were about 484 residents at the Pahoa shelter and 25 residents at the Keaau shelter. 82 Red Cross workers have been assisting evacuees with their immediate emergency needs.

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Red Cross update on Puna shelters, and offer of Mother’s Day lunch for evacuees

Since May 3, the Red Cross, along with Hawaii County partners, have distributed hundreds of blankets, sheets, pillows, futons, towels, masks, toiletry kits, and other items; as well as nearly 5,800 snacks. The Red Cross is also working with the Salvation Army to provide meals. Additionally, trained Red Cross nurses and mental health volunteers are […]

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Red Cross shelters house over 200 evacuees from Kilauea eruption

As of midnight, there were over 200 residents at the Pahoa shelter and 24 residents at the Keaau shelter. A team of Oahu Red Cross volunteers deployed to the Big Island on Tuesday to assist with sheltering, operations, and health services. Nearly 60 Red Cross volunteers have been working tirelessly to assist all evacuees with […]

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The Salvation Army was on hand at the Pahoa Community Center to provide supplies to those in need. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Public asked to stop dropping off donations at Puna evacuee shelters

The County of Hawai’i is very grateful for the overwhelming generosity of our community towards our distressed neighbors who have evacuated amid the eruption event. However, we must ask you to refrain from dropping off any monetary, in-kind or food donations, including prepared food donations at the shelters. The County is working with The Salvation […]

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Hawaii Island Humane Society guidelines to help keep animals safe in the event of an evacuation

HIHS encourages all pet owners to be safe and prepared. If you are advised to evacuate, please consider your pet’s safety. Do not leave animals behind. The HIHS Keaau Shelter does not board animals. Do not drop off animals here. Pahoa Community Center and Keaau Senior Center are pet friendly shelters. The dogs and cats […]

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Red Cross shelters open in Pahoa and Keaau for Kilauea eruption evacuees

The Red Cross recommends that people prepare their emergency kits for 14 days and bring their emergency supplies with them to shelters. Full details about what the kit should contain are available at www.redcross.org/hawaii (see Programs and Services/Disaster Preparedness).

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Police are searching for a Keaau man wanted on a warrant

Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 36-year-old Keaʻau man wanted for an outstanding warrant.

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