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Contaminated water at Alaialoa and Kaohaoha Gulches in Ookala

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is warning the public to stay out of Alaialoa and Kaohaoha Gulch below Mamalahoa Highway in Ookala, Hawai‘i. Stormwater within both gulches may be contaminated with animal waste due to wastewater spills from the Big Island Dairy facility.

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Community group condemns the latest spill of cow manure into local waterways

Residents of Ookala are outraged over the latest public report admitting spillage of approximately 300 gallons of cow manure from Big Island Dairy, an industrial dairy confining nearly 2,600 cows, uphill from the town of Ookala, northwest of Hilo, at the base of Mauna Kea. The spilled cow manure has contaminated Alaialoa Gulch, the local […]

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Alaialoa Gulch near ʻŌʻōkala town contaminated with cow manure

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is warning the public stay out of Alaialoa Gulch below Mamalahoa Highway, ʻŌʻōkala, Hawai‘i. Stormwater within Alaialoa Gulch has been contaminated with animal waste due to an accidental spill by workers at the Big Island Dairy facility.

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Police locate man reported missing, last seen in Ookala during Airsoft game

Missing person Daysen Masuda, male 20-years-old, has been located in Ookala.

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Kailua-Kona man dead after collision with Hele-On bus Wednesday (Dec 19)

A 45-year-old Kona man has died at 4:38 a.m. Thursday (Dec 20) at Hilo Medical Center from injuries sustained from a two-vehicle crash on the Hawaiʻi Belt Road (Highway 19) at the 30-mile marker in Oʻokala on Wednesday (Dec 19).

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SUV crashes head-on with Hele-On bus sending 15 to hospital

By Hawaii 24/7 Staff Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:53 p.m. alarm Wednesday (Dec 19) to the 30 mile marker of Highway 19 in Ookala for a head-on collision between an SUV and Hele-On bus. The male driver of the SUV was pinned in the vehicle. Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to extract the […]

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Scheduled HELCO outage in Ookala (Oct. 11)

Hawaii Electric Light Company announces a power outage is scheduled for 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. It will affect customers in the Ookala area. This power outage is necessary to allow HELCO personnel to safely perform pole replacements in the Ookala area. HELCO recommends unplugging any sensitive equipment prior to the outage.

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Scheduled outage in Ookala to perform repairs (Aug. 3)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Electric Light Company has announced a power outage is scheduled for midnight Thursday, Aug. 2 to 6 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3. It will affect customers in the Ookala area. The affected area includes: Ookala from 29mm on Highway 19 to Akasaki Camp, Niu Village, Kukui Village, Milo Village, Ookala Skill Cap Road, […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 12:52 p.m. alarm Wednesday (Oct 5) to Highway 19 near the 30 mile marker in Ookala for a brushfire.

Crews found a 1/2 acre brushfire burning in tall guinea and California grass, ironwood trees and non-native plants.

Ookala brushfire burns six to eight acres Wednesday (Oct 5)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 12:52 p.m. alarm Wednesday (Oct 5) to Highway 19 near the 30 mile marker in Ookala for a brushfire. Crews found a 1/2 acre brushfire burning in tall guinea and California grass, ironwood trees and non-native plants.

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Sometime between Tuesday (May 10) and Wednesday (May 11), a black PJ Gooseneck flatbed trailer was removed from the mauka side of the Hawai'i Belt Road between the 32- and 33-mile markers. Around 7:35 p.m. Tuesday, a brown older-model Ford pickup truck was seen with its hood up next to the parked trailer.

Police investigate trailer theft in Ookala, discarded contents worth more than trailer

Sometime between Tuesday (May 10) and Wednesday (May 11), a black PJ Gooseneck flatbed trailer was removed from the mauka side of the Hawai’i Belt Road between the 32- and 33-mile markers. Around 7:35 p.m. Tuesday, a brown older-model Ford pickup truck was seen with its hood up next to the parked trailer.

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Big Island police are asking for the public's help in providing information about theft of livestock in Ookala.

On February 19, officers responded to a report of a slaughtered cow at Ookala Dairy off Route 19 near the 31-mile marker. It was reported that a 2-year-old heifer had been shot and that part of its hindquarters had been removed.

Police seeking info on February livestock theft in Ookala

Big Island police are asking for the public’s help in providing information about theft of livestock in Ookala. On February 19, officers responded to a report of a slaughtered cow at Ookala Dairy off Route 19 near the 31-mile marker. It was reported that a 2-year-old heifer had been shot and that part of its […]

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Construction expected to begin this quarter; 75 construction jobs; 100 permanent jobs

Tradewinds plans $62M plant on Hamakua Coast

Construction expected to begin this quarter; 75 construction jobs; 100 permanent jobs

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The department of Public Works will close one or more lanes at the intersection of Kamehameha Avenue, Lihiwai and Manono Streets in South Hilo Sunday, December 20 to repair the overhead traffic signal.  Lane closures will be sporadic and could occur anytime of the day. Motorists traveling in the direction of Keaukaha are affected.
 
Repairs to the overhead traffic signal begin at 7:30 a.m.

Big Island road work updates for Kona, Hilo and O‘okala

The department of Public Works will close one or more lanes at the intersection of Kamehameha Avenue, Lihiwai and Manono Streets in South Hilo Sunday, December 20 to repair the overhead traffic signal. Lane closures will be sporadic and could occur anytime of the day. Motorists traveling in the direction of Keaukaha are affected. Repairs […]

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The Hawai'i Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a truck that was reported missing from the parking lot of Island Dairy in Ookala, North Hilo last week.

The truck is described as a red, 1999 Ford F-350, 4x4 diesel power stroke flatbed, with license plate number 313-HDN. The truck was parked and last seen on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 5 p.m. and discovered missing on Monday, October 19, 2009 at 7 a.m.

Truck and equipment missing from Island Dairy in North Hilo

The Hawai’i Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a truck that was reported missing from the parking lot of Island Dairy in Ookala, North Hilo last week. The truck is described as a red, 1999 Ford F-350, 4×4 diesel power stroke flatbed, with license plate number 313-HDN. The truck was parked […]

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