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Hawaii Public Radio HPR-2 channel to begin East Hawaii broadcasts Wednesday (Oct 26)

Hawaiʻi Public Radio announces the launch of its HPR-2 channel on 91.3FM on the east side of Hawaiʻi island. The estimated sign-on date is Wednesday, October 26, after 12 noon. This marks the completion of the nonprofit station’s long-held goal of a radio network spanning the major Hawaiian islands with both of its programming streams.

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The County of Hawai‘i Department of Parks and Recreation announces the temporary closure of Kukuihaele Park effective immediately and continuing through completion of construction activities, currently anticipated to be in April of 2017.

Kukuihaele Park closed for improvements until April 2017

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Parks and Recreation announces the temporary closure of Kukuihaele Park effective immediately and continuing through completion of construction activities, currently anticipated to be in April of 2017.

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Police report Kohala Mountain Road (Route 250), between mile markers 11 and 13 has water ponding and flooding over the roadway. Motorists are urged to use caution as the road is still open.

Flood advisory for North Hawaii, motorists urged to use caution while driving

Police report Kohala Mountain Road (Route 250), between mile markers 11 and 13 has water ponding and flooding over the roadway. Motorists are urged to use caution as the road is still open.

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Due to the ongoing dry weather conditions and an anticipated drier winter, the Department of Water Supply would like to remind consumers in the affected area that they are under a water conservation notice. Water conservation calls for a voluntary 10 percent reduction in water use.

North Hawaii asked to cut water use by 10 percent

Due to the ongoing dry weather conditions and an anticipated drier winter, the Department of Water Supply would like to remind consumers in the affected area that they are under a water conservation notice. Water conservation calls for a voluntary 10 percent reduction in water use.

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Captain Randal Medeiros, Hawaiʻi Island Safety and Security Professionals Association Vice President Bill King and Sergeant Richard Toledo

Toledo is Kohala’s Officer of the Quarter for April-June

The Hawaiʻi Island Safety and Security Professionals Association recognized Sergeant Richard Toledo as “Kohala Officer of the Quarter” for April-June during a ceremony on July 10. Toledo, a South Kohala supervisor and 24-year veteran of the Hawaiʻi Police Department, was honored for actions that brought a dangerous situation under control and avoided potential serious injury […]

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Flash Flood Warning issued for North Hawaii due to heavy rains

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the Big Island until 8:45 a.m. Tuesday (Dec 23). At 5:18 a.m. weather radar showed heavy rain over North Hawaii and along the Hamakua Coast. This area of heavy rain was nearly stationary. Other locations in the warning area include, but are […]

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Gusts over 50mph forecast as Wind Advisory is issued

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Wind Advisory for Ka‘u and North Hawaii from noon today (Dec 13) through 6 p.m. Sunday. Winds are forecast to come from the Northeast at 20-40 mph with localized gusts over 50 mph. The strongest winds will be focused in the Leeward Kohala area, Waimea to […]

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North Hawaii men arrested after trying to sell sawed-off shotgun online

Two Big Island men have been charged with felonies after an illegal weapon was offered for sale online. Undercover police officers responded to an ad offering a firearm for sale and were informed by the seller that the weapon was a sawed-off shotgun. The undercover officers arranged for a meeting with the seller.

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Morning 4.5 magnitude quake in North Hawaii felt islandwide and on Maui

An earthquake of 4.5 magnitude struck North Hawaii at 6:24 a.m. Thursday (Aug 7). There were no reports of damage. According to the USGS website the quake was felt islandwide with reports from Waimea, Honokaa, Kona, Hilo, Kahuku and four reports from Maui.

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Flood advisory for North Hawaii due to heavy rainfall, Hwy 19 partially blocked due to landslide

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the flood advisory for the Big Island until 2:45 p.m. Sunday (March 23). At 11:30 a.m. weather radar showed heavy rain near Honokaa, this area of heavy rain is nearly stationary. The rainfall has created a landslide onto Highway 19 at the 28 mile marker near Kawalii […]

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Flood advisory for North Hawaii is extended due to heavy rains

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the flood advisory for the Big Island until 8:45 a.m. Sunday (March 16). At 5:30 a.m. weather radar showed heavy rain eight miles West of Waipio Valley. The area of heavy rain was nearly stationary. Other locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to, Upolu […]

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Flood advisory issued for North Hawaii due to heavy rains

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended the flood advisory for the Big Island until 2:45 a.m. Sunday (March 16) At 11:24 p.m. Saturday weather radar showed heavy rain eight miles West of Waipio Valley. The area of heavy rain was nearly stationary. Other locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to, […]

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Flood advisory issued due to heavy rains in North Hawaii Saturday (May 4)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for Hawaii County until 2:15 a.m. Sunday (May 5). This advisory may be extended if heavy rain continues in the North Hawaii area. At 11 p.m. weather radar showed moderate to locally heavy rain on the Leeward side of the Kohala Mountains just West […]

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Police community meeting in Honokaa Tuesday (April 16)

The Hawaiʻi Police Department will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, April 16, from noon to 2 p.m. in the conference room at the North Hawaiʻi Education and Research Center in Honokaʻa. 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 […]

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