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Police are searching for a Naalehu man wanted on a bench warrant

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 25-year-old man who is wanted on a bench warrant for violating probation. Logan Kahele Bishop of Nāʻālehu is also wanted for questioning in connection with a robbery in Ocean View on June 9. He is described as 5-foot-10, 160 pounds with dark brown hair and brown eyes.

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The Hawaii Fire Department reports that the runaway brush fire in the Green Sands Subdivision in Ka‘u continues to burn however is 50% contained at this time.   

Fire and emergency personnel are on scene and working to extinguish the fire and will remain on scene throughout the night. Residents are allowed to return to their homes however advised to expect smoky conditions throughout the night.

Ka‘u brushfire in Green Sands Subdivision, Naalehu Community Center open for evacuated residents

The Hawaii Fire Department reports that the runaway brush fire in the Green Sands Subdivision in Ka‘u continues to burn however is 50% contained at this time. Fire and emergency personnel are on scene and working to extinguish the fire and will remain on scene throughout the night. Residents are allowed to return to their […]

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Police to hold ‘active shooter’ presentation in Naalehu (Oct 21)

The Hawaiʻi Police Department reminds the public that police will make an “active shooter” presentation during an afternoon meeting in Nāʻālehu on October 21. The presentation will take place from noon to 2 p.m. at the Nāʻālehu Community Center. It is designed to help individuals increase their survivability should they encounter an active shooter or […]

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Magnitude 4.0 quake strikes North of Naalehu Sunday (Oct 12)

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.0 earthquake located in the Ka‘ū District of the Island of Hawai‘i on Sunday, October 12, at 6:43 p.m., HST.

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Governor releases $100,000 for HCEOC in Naalehu, Honokaa

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has released of two grants totaling $100,000 to Hilo-based nonprofit Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council (HCEOC) for its Naalehu and Honokaa offices. The Governor approved the allotment of funds in the amount of $50,000 each for the Naalehu and Honokaa offices for planning, design and construction for emergency repairs and […]

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Police community meeting in Naalehu Tuesday (March 18)

The Hawaiʻi Police Department will hold a community meeting at noon on Tuesday, March 18, at the Nāʻālehu 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 the Kaʻū District.

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Thieves steal 800 pounds of coffee parchment in Naalehu

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects involved in a theft in Nāʻālehu. On February 11, at about 4:06 p.m., police received a call from a 53-year-old homeowner reporting that unknown suspects had removed 10 80-pound brown burlap bags of coffee parchment, a 10-foot by 10-foot instant gazebo and an […]

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Police are searching for a 65-year-old woman reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 65-year-old Nāʻālehu woman who was reported missing. Maffriette Silk was last seen in Kona on February 5 wearing a white leather jacket and a beige dress. She has a medical condition that requires medication.

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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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KAHU radio relocates their transmitter in Ka‘u

KAHU 91.7 FM radio in Pahala, Hawaii received FCC (Federal Communications Commission) approval on December 12, 2012 to dismantle its last existing tower site in Naalehu. The antenna and equipment was reinstalled successfully at the station.

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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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Giant yellow pontoon-like object also spotted washed up on lava shore near Naalehu

Kawaihae residents stumble upon possible tsunami debris

Giant yellow pontoon-like object also spotted washed up on lava shore near Naalehu

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The Hawaiʻi Police Department will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, August 21, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Nāʻālehu Community Center.

The purpose of the meeting is to allow the public to meet the Police Department’s command staff and to discuss police-related concerns with the police chief and commanders who oversee police operations in the Kaʻū District.

Police to hold community meeting in Naalehu Tuesday (Aug 21)

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

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Police recover stolen items, need to find owners

Police recover stolen items, need to find owners

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island police are trying to locate the owners of stolen property recovered during burglary investigations in the Ka‘ū District. The items were recovered from burglary suspects in Na‘alehu, Discovery Harbour and the Green Sand subdivision. The burglaries started three to four months ago. Police have linked some of the stolen items to […]

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