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Pahala woman is killed in minivan crash Monday (May 28)

afternoon, (May 28), on Highway 11 near the 51-mile marker in Pāhala She has been identified as Julia Gonzaga Responding to a 12:29 p.m. call, police determined that a 2012 Mazda minivan operated by an 84-year-old Pāhala man had been traveling south on Highway 11 near the 51-mile marker when the van ran off the […]

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Person ejected and killed in Pahala car crash

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 7:47 a.m. alarm Sunday (May 13) to the 41-mile marker of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in Pahala for a single car crash. Crews arrived to find a car that crashed, rolled over and ejected a person from the vehicle. The person was found dead. The roadway was closed as crews […]

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Police charge Pahala woman who fired a gun during a domestic dispute

Hawaiʻi Island Police have charged a woman in connection with a domestic-related incident that occurred in Pāhala. At 10:49 a.m., Sunday, (January 7), officers responded to a call of a domestic dispute on Kuapala Street. Witnesses reported that a female was outside the residence with a gun confronting her boyfriend and had fired a single […]

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As of 8:45 a.m. Hawaii County Civil Defense reports the roadway has reopened. Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:36 a.m. alarm Wednesday (Nov 8) to the 47 mile marker of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in Pahala for a crash between a large delivery truck and a compact sedan.

Fatal crash closes Mamalahoa Highway in Pahala Wednesday morning (Nov 8)

As of 8:45 a.m. Hawaii County Civil Defense reports the roadway has reopened. Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:36 a.m. alarm Wednesday (Nov 8) to the 47 mile marker of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in Pahala for a crash between a large delivery truck and a compact sedan.

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A brush fire that was reported earlier in Pahala is under control but fire crews remain on scene addressing "hot spots". Kaalaiki Road in Pahala was closed for about 24 hours while HFD attempted to gain control of the fire. Approximately 35-40 acres have been destroyed by the fire.

The fire is still active but it has moved East of the origin. No homes or structures are in danger.

Kaalaiki Road in Pahala now open as firefighters get brush fire under control

A brush fire that was reported earlier in Pahala is under control but fire crews remain on scene addressing “hot spots”. Kaalaiki Road in Pahala was closed for about 24 hours while HFD attempted to gain control of the fire. Approximately 35-40 acres have been destroyed by the fire. The fire is still active but […]

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EPA requires County of Hawaii to close large cesspools in Pahala and Naalehu

Thursday (June 22) the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an agreement with the County of Hawaii to close seven large capacity cesspools (LCCs) that serve the Pahala and Naalehu communities. The County will replace the cesspools with wastewater treatment systems approved by the Hawaii Department of Health.

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Volcano Watch: Volcanic explosions provide the foundation for agriculture

In the plantation era, a great amount of effort and capital was invested in creating a series of water tunnels to capture groundwater in Ka‘u. Each supplied between 80,000 to 1,200,000 gallons of water per month.

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Police locate a Pahala woman reported missing

Jeanie Jara was located in good health. The Police want to thank everyone that assisted in locating Ms. Jara.

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UH-Hilo Vulcan Coach Tino Reyes demonstrates ‘bump’ form.

HI-PAL Youth Volleyball Clinic brings college coaching to Ka‘u

Seventy-two youths participated in the HI-PAL Youth Volleyball Clinic held December 1 at the new Kaʻū District Gym in Pāhala. The free clinic was held in partnership with the UH-Hilo Vulcan Women’s Volleyball Team, County of Hawaiʻi Department of Parks and Recreation and the Hawaiʻi Police Department’s Community Policing Section-Hawaiʻi Isle Police Activities League (HI-PAL).

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Civil Defense siren testing in Pahala Wednesday (Aug 10)

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), together with the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency, will conduct siren testing on Hawaii Island on Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Testing will be between the hours of 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Pahala.

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Police locate a Pahala woman reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 67-year-old Carolyn Gandalira of Pahala, who was reported missing. She was found unharmed Wednesday morning (July 27) in Pahala.

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Pahala Library to offer basic computer classes starting Tuesday (April 5)

Pahala Public & School Library will offer free basic computer classes on Tuesday evenings beginning April 5. Two 30-minute sessions will be conducted from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Computer Lab in the Adult Section.

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Police investigating copper theft in Wood Valley area of Ka‘u

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a theft that was discovered on January 7 in the district of Kaʻū. Sometime between 10 p.m. January 5 and 8 a.m. January 6, unknown persons removed approximately 4,000 feet of No. 4 copper wire from the Wood Valley area. The copper was valued at $39,360.

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Flood Advisory issued for Ka‘u due to heavy rains

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flood Advisory for the Big Island until 9:30 p.m. Monday (Sept 29). At 6:18 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain near Punaluu in the district of Ka‘u, this area of heavy rain was nearly stationary. Other locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to, […]

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