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Pahala Library offers new hours starting July 14, 2014

Pahala Public & School Library (Big Island), located on the campus of Ka’u High and Pahala Elementary Schools at 96-3150 Pikake Street, will offer its patrons new public service hours beginning Monday, July 14: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, noon to 3 p.m. and 4 […]

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Bug expert to present ‘The Insect World’ at two Big Island libraries

In celebration of the 2014 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program, “The Insect World,” a special event, will be presented at six selected Big Island and Oahu public libraries from Thursday, June 26 through Tuesday, July 8. Entomologist Dr. Ryan Caesar of the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Dept. of Plant & Environmental Protection Sciences will […]

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Weak 2.6M earthquake centered near Pahala Sunday morning (Dec 8)

A weak earthquake of 2.6 preliminary magnitude was recorded at 7:44 a.m. Sunday (Dec 8) near Pahala. No damage reported.

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Flood advisory issued for Big Island due to heavy rains in Ka‘u

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for the Big Island until 5:30 p.m. this evening. At 2:18 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain near Punaluu which is about 45 miles Southwest of Hilo. The area of heavy rain was nearly stationary.

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Police identify last two victims of head-on crash which killed five

Police have identified the last two victims of a two-vehicle crash on Wednesday that killed five people on Highway 11 near Pāhala. The occupants of the 2002 Ford pickup truck, which overturned in the crash and caught fire, were identified as 64-year-old Richard Taylor of Naʻalehu and 56-year-old Trinidad Ballesteros of Naʻalehu.

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Police release three identities of the five killed in a Pahala head-on crash

Police have identified three of the victims of a two-vehicle crash on Wednesday that killed five people on Highway 11 near Pāhala. The driver of the sedan was identified as 73-year-old Donald Ingoglia of Sacramento, California. An autopsy conducted Thursday (January 24) indicated that he suffered a medical condition, which apparently caused him to lose […]

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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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The larger makai fire is 60 percent contained with Hawaii County firefighters and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park firefighters maintaining firebreaks and extinguishing hotspots. Firefighters are concentrating on the Northern and Southern flanks of the fire scene.

County and National Park firefighters continue to work on Pahala brushfires

The larger makai fire is 60 percent contained with Hawaii County firefighters and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park firefighters maintaining firebreaks and extinguishing hotspots. Firefighters are concentrating on the Northern and Southern flanks of the fire scene.

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Firefighters were still at the scene of two brushfire sites in Pahala Monday (June 25).

The 400 acre brushfire area mauka of Pahala town is 95 percent contained and is under control. Firefighters are monitoring the area, extinguishing hot spots and maintaining the perimeter of the burn area.

Pahala brushfire proving to be stubborn for firefighters

Firefighters were still at the scene of two brushfire sites in Pahala Monday (June 25). The 400 acre brushfire area mauka of Pahala town is 95 percent contained and is under control. Firefighters are monitoring the area, extinguishing hot spots and maintaining the perimeter of the burn area.

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Firefighters were still on the scene at the Pahala brushfires Saturday (June 23).

The 400 acre 'Cane Haul Road' fire above Pahala town is 95 percent contained and firefighers are extinguishing hot spots while maintaining the perimeter around the fire area.

Firefighters keep Pahala fire scene in check Saturday (June 23)

Firefighters were still on the scene at the Pahala brushfires Saturday (June 23). The 400 acre ‘Cane Haul Road’ fire above Pahala town is 95 percent contained and firefighers are extinguishing hot spots while maintaining the perimeter around the fire area.

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Firefighters continue work Friday (June 22) at containing a pair of brushfires in Pahala which have consumed thousands of acres.

The 'Cane Haul Road' fire above Pahala town is 95 percent contained and is under control. Firefightes are monitoring and putting down hotspots and maintaining the perimeter of the 400 acre fire area.

Firefighters continue to work on putting out Pahala brushfires

Firefighters continue work Friday (June 22) at containing a pair of brushfires in Pahala which have consumed thousands of acres. The ‘Cane Haul Road’ fire above Pahala town is 95 percent contained and is under control. Firefightes are monitoring and putting down hotspots and maintaining the perimeter of the 400 acre fire area.

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The 'Cane Haul Road Fire' area along Alii Springs Road and Higashi Camp Road is 95 percent contained. The 'Highway 11 Fire' area has not yet been contained and is in mixed brush mauka of the highway and a Macadamia Nut orchard with pastureland makai of the highway.

Firefighters continue to fight stubborn brushfires in Pahala

The ‘Cane Haul Road Fire’ area along Alii Springs Road and Higashi Camp Road is 95 percent contained. The ‘Highway 11 Fire’ area has not yet been contained and is in mixed brush mauka of the highway and a Macadamia Nut orchard with pastureland makai of the highway.

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The 'Cane Haul Road Fire' is an area along Alii Springs Road and Higashi Camp Road mauka is 95 percent contained according to Hawaii County Fire Dispatch reports.

The 'Highway 11 Fire Area' is not contained.

Pahala brushfire burns 5,239 acres and still growing

The ‘Cane Haul Road Fire’ is an area along Alii Springs Road and Higashi Camp Road mauka is 95 percent contained according to Hawaii County Fire Dispatch reports. The ‘Highway 11 Fire Area’ is not contained.

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