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Chopper Two transports injured from the accident.

Fire department rescues kayaker blown two miles offshore

Fire/rescue answered a 10:39 a.m. alarm Sunday (July 1) to the offshore area of Mahukona Park for a kayaker in distress. The arriving crew located the kayaker about two miles out with strong offshore winds preventing them from paddling back to shore. Chopper Two was dispatched to the kayaker and hovered over the area until […]

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Mahukona Beach Park closed as crews clean up high surf debris

This is a Civil Defense message for Monday, February 5 at 8:50 a.m. The Department of Parks and Recreation reports Mahukona Beach Park will remain closed today as work crews clean up debris from the high surf that occurred this past weekend. This message will be updated and you will be informed of any conditions […]

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Volcano Watch: A geological tour of the Hawaiian Islands: Hawaiʻi

As you likely already know, the Island of Hawai‘i is made up of five volcanoes. Less well known is a sixth volcano…

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 4:33 p.m. alarm Wednesday (Dec 7) for a kayaker in distress off Mahukona Beach Park on the Kohala Coast.

A 53 year-old man was kayaking 300-400 yards offshore, flipped over and lost his kayak in high winds and rough seas. The man was left only with his paddle as he treaded water in the open ocean for 30 minutes.

Kayaker rescued after flipping over, losing kayak in high winds

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 4:33 p.m. alarm Wednesday (Dec 7) for a kayaker in distress off Mahukona Beach Park on the Kohala Coast. A 53 year-old man was kayaking 300-400 yards offshore, flipped over and lost his kayak in high winds and rough seas. The man was left only with his paddle as he […]

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A 53-year-old North Kohala man died Monday (February 21) as the result of a boating accident off the North Kohala coast.

The victim has been identified as James C. Williams of Hāwī.

Around 11:17 a.m. Monday, North Kohala patrol officers and Fire Department rescue personnel responded to a report of a swimmer being struck by a passing boat outside Mahukona Beach Park.

Hawi man hit by boat Monday (Feb 21) dies, is identified

A 53-year-old North Kohala man died Monday (February 21) as the result of a boating accident off the North Kohala coast. The victim has been identified as James C. Williams of Hāwī. Around 11:17 a.m. Monday, North Kohala patrol officers and Fire Department rescue personnel responded to a report of a swimmer being struck by […]

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Fire/Rescue units responded to a 11:10 a.m. alarm Monday (Feb 21) to the Mahukona area for a swimmer who was struck by a boat.

A 40 year-old man was swimming with a friend in waters between Mahukona and Kapaa Park when he was struck by a boat knocking him unconscious. The people on the boat pulled the man out of the water, phoned for help and brought the man to Mahukona Pier.

Man cut from propellers after being struck by boat while swimming

Fire/Rescue units responded to a 11:10 a.m. alarm Monday (Feb 21) to the Mahukona area for a swimmer who was struck by a boat. A 40 year-old man was swimming with a friend in waters between Mahukona and Kapaa Park when he was struck by a boat knocking him unconscious. The people on the boat […]

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Two rescued from rowboat adrift off Mahukona

Two rescued from rowboat adrift off Mahukona

MEDIA RELEASE Three good Samaritans helped rescue two men Wednesday after their rowboat was caught in strong wind off the northeast coast of the Big Island. The men, one in his 50s and another in his 70s, called for assistance about 10:10 a.m. after their 8-foot dinghy entered a wind column about a mile from […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to an alarm just before 3 p.m. for kayakers in trouble 1/2 mile off-shore Mahukona State Park Sunday (Feb 14).

Fire crews rescue kayakers in distress off the Kohala Coast

Fire/rescue crews responded to an alarm just before 3 p.m. for kayakers in trouble 1/2 mile off-shore Mahukona State Park Sunday (Feb 14).

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