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A 32-year-old Utah woman died Monday (October 8) from a motorcycle crash in the area of Akoni Pule Highway at the 28-mile marker.

A 35-year-old Utah man was operating a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle and traveling northwest on Akoni Pule Highway with his wife riding on the back, when he swerved to avoid a car that crossed the centerline into his lane.

Utah woman is dead after motorcycle crash in North Kohala Monday (Oct 8)

A 32-year-old Utah woman died Monday (October 8) from a motorcycle crash in the area of Akoni Pule Highway at the 28-mile marker. A 35-year-old Utah man was operating a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle and traveling northwest on Akoni Pule Highway with his wife riding on the back, when he swerved to avoid a car […]

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North Kohala Public Library's photovoltaic energy system panels can be seen on the left side of the roof. Photo courtesy of HSPLS.

North Kohala Public Library to close for renovation work

North Kohala Public Library will close temporarily for a renovation project from June 18 through 24. During this time, acoustic paneling will be installed in the Library. The book drop will remain open.

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Man rescued from bottom of North Kohala shoreline cliff after being stuck overnight

Man rescued from bottom of North Kohala shoreline cliff after being stuck overnight

By Hawaii 24/7 Staff Fire/rescue crews responded to a 7:04 a.m. alarm Tuesday morning to North Kohala for a man reported missing. Upon arrival, while speaking to the missing man’s wife, police notified firefighters that the man had been spotted sitting on the rocky shoreline, fatigued and was unable to climb back up a cliff […]

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Maikai Kamakani O Kohala, Inc. purchases more than 27.5 acres in Halaula for $1.3 million

Kauhola Point to be protected

Maikai Kamakani O Kohala, Inc. purchases more than 27.5 acres in Halaula for $1.3 million

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A 25-year-old Hawi man died Saturday (December 3) from injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash on Akoni Pule Highway (Route 270) .4 miles north of the 8-mile marker in the North Kohala District.

Man who died in Akoni Pule Highway crash Saturday is identified

A 25-year-old Hawi man died Saturday (December 3) from injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash on Akoni Pule Highway (Route 270) .4 miles north of the 8-mile marker in the North Kohala District.

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:12 a.m. alarm Saturday (Dec 3) to a crash on the Akoni Pule Highway near the nine mile-marker. Rescue personnel found a 25 year-old man dead, still in the vehicle and wearing a seatbelt.

Fire dispatch reports that the vehicle had been travelling North on the highway, then drifted across the centerline and off the makai side of the road.

Man dead after vehicle rolls over multiple times along Akoni Pule Highway

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:12 a.m. alarm Saturday (Dec 3) to a crash on the Akoni Pule Highway near the nine mile-marker. Rescue personnel found a 25 year-old man dead, still in the vehicle and wearing a seatbelt. Fire dispatch reports that the vehicle had been travelling North on the highway, then drifted across […]

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A power outage affecting the Hawi area of North Kohala is scheduled for Wednesday night, November 30, from 11:00 p.m. to approximately 2:00 a.m. Thursday morning.

HELCO recommends unplugging any sensitive equipment prior to the power interruption. If there are any critical medical needs, other arrangements should be made.

Power outage scheduled for Hawi tonight (Nov 30-Dec1)

A power outage affecting the Hawi area of North Kohala is scheduled for Wednesday night, November 30, from 11:00 p.m. to approximately 2:00 a.m. Thursday morning. HELCO recommends unplugging any sensitive equipment prior to the power interruption. If there are any critical medical needs, other arrangements should be made.

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Repairs complete to HELCO Kohala transmission line

Repairs complete to HELCO Kohala transmission line

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Hawaii Electric Light Company reports power was restored Sunday night to about 2,000 North Kohala customers. Power was interrupted shortly after 8 p.m. to allow HELCO crews to safely make repairs to the transmission line along Kohala Mountain Road. Power was restored to all customers by 11:15 p.m., HELCO reported. HELCO did […]

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Power will be HELCO announces that power along Kohala Mountain Road, Hawi Road, Kynnersley Road and Akoni Pule Highway (north of the 10 mile marker) will be shut-off from 10 p.m. Thursday (Nov 17) until 5 a.m. Friday (Nov 18). Crews will be making emergency repairs to the Waimea substation at this time.

HELCO schedules power outage for North Kohala tonight (Nov 17-18)

Power will be HELCO announces that power along Kohala Mountain Road, Hawi Road, Kynnersley Road and Akoni Pule Highway (north of the 10 mile marker) will be shut-off from 10 p.m. Thursday (Nov 17) until 5 a.m. Friday (Nov 18). Crews will be making emergency repairs to the Waimea substation at this time.

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Fire/rescue units responded to a 6:58 a.m. alarm Monday (Nov 7) to a structure fire in Kapaau, North Kohala.

Crews found a home on Union Mill Road engulfed in flames. Occupants of the home escaped the fire and gathered at a pre-designated meeting place.

Fire burns North Kohala home Monday morning (Nov 7)

Fire/rescue units responded to a 6:58 a.m. alarm Monday (Nov 7) to a structure fire in Kapaau, North Kohala. Crews found a home on Union Mill Road engulfed in flames. Occupants of the home escaped the fire and gathered at a pre-designated meeting place.

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Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) announces that a power outage is scheduled for Thursday morning, May 26, from 12:01AM to approximately 5:00AM. It will affect customers along Kohala Mountain Road, Hawi Road, Kynnersley Road, and Akoni Pule Highway (north of the 10-mile marker).

Power outage schedule by HELCO for Thursday (May 26) in Kohala

Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) announces that a power outage is scheduled for Thursday morning, May 26, from 12:01AM to approximately 5:00AM. It will affect customers along Kohala Mountain Road, Hawi Road, Kynnersley Road, and Akoni Pule Highway (north of the 10-mile marker).

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Legacy Land Conservation Program will award four grants to nonprofit organizations and county agencies for the protection of lands having important cultural, natural, and agricultural resources.

Big Island to receive $2.6M for North Kohala land aquisitions

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Legacy Land Conservation Program will award four grants to nonprofit organizations and county agencies for the protection of lands having important cultural, natural, and agricultural resources.

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A North Kohala man has been charged with methamphetamine trafficking and other offenses. On Friday (April 1), officers from the Area II Vice Section served a search warrant at the Kapa'au home of 58-year-old Kenneth Tomomitsu. Officers recovered 94.7 grams of packaged methamphetamine and associated paraphernalia, including digital scales and associated paraphernalia.

North Kohala man charge for dealing meth

A North Kohala man has been charged with methamphetamine trafficking and other offenses. On Friday (April 1), officers from the Area II Vice Section served a search warrant at the Kapa’au home of 58-year-old Kenneth Tomomitsu. Officers recovered 94.7 grams of packaged methamphetamine and associated paraphernalia, including digital scales and associated paraphernalia.

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Kapaau man dies after cliff fall

Kapaau man dies after cliff fall

MEDIA RELEASE A 39-year-old man died Sunday (Nov. 21) from a fall along the North Kohala coast a day earlier. The victim, identified as Rockne Ching of Kapaau, was attempting to rappel down a 50-foot cliff at a fishing spot known as “Ladders” on Saturday (Nov. 20) when he lost his grip and fell about […]

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