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Jaggar Museum exhibits to be showcased in proposed visitor center in Pahoa

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is proud to announce a partnership with Mainstreet Pahoa Association and ongoing discussions to loan exhibit features from Jaggar Museum to a proposed visitor center site in downtown Pahoa.

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Lava continues to ooze into the ocean at scattered entries, mainly near Ahalanui (shown here), but also at Kapoho. Photo taken Friday, August 17, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Next Kilauea Eruption meeting in Pahoa to be held Wednesday (Aug 29)

A reminder that the next Pahoa eruption information meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the Pahoa High School cafeteria. There will be no meeting tonight (Aug 21). Also, future eruption meetings will be held bi-weekly.

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Kilauea Eruption community meeting coming up Tuesday (July 31) in Pahoa

The County of Hawaii recognizes people’s frustration amid the ongoing Lower East Rift Zone eruption emergency and wants to work with the community to enable affected residents to be heard and to receive timely information. In this spirit, Civil Defense and other agencies plan to adjust the format of the information meetings that are held […]

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The polling place in Pahoa opened right on time on General Election Day Tuesday (Nov 6). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Election officials mail out absentee ballots to voters affected by the Kilauea Eruption

The Hawaii County Elections Division will begin mailing absentee ballots on June 25, 2018, to voters originally assigned to Pahoa Community Center, 04-03, and Pahoa High/Intermediate School, 04-04. Affected voters should expect to receive their ballot for the Primary Election at the mailing address associated with their voter registration.

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The polling place at Waikoloa School was busy during the last hour of voting. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Two Pahoa sites designated as absentee mail precincts for 2018 Primary Election

Due to the continuing volcanic eruption, the Office of Elections issued a proclamation today designating polling places 04-03, Pahoa Community Center, and 04-04, Pahoa High/Intermediate School, as absentee mail precincts for the 2018 Primary Election. Election officials declared polling places 04-03 and 04-04 as mail precincts to ensure that voters affected by the volcanic activity […]

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Pahoa Post Office temporarily adds Sunday hours for evacuees and residents from eruption areas

The U.S. Postal Service announced temporary Sunday hours for their customers affected by the Kilauea eruption. The Pahoa Post Office will open for will call between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Sundays to distribute mail and packages to evacuees and residents that are experiencing interruptions in their mail delivery service due to the eruption.

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Pahoa Community Aquatic Center closed after Pele’s Hair is found in the water

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the Pahoa Community Aquatic Center will be closed until further notice due to a safety issued caused by the Puna lava event. While cleaning the pool in preparations for the reopening scheduled for June 1, 2018, aquatics staff discovered “Pele’s Hair” (fine threads of volcanic glass […]

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*CANCELED* Pahoa Community Aquatic Center reopens Friday (June 1)

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the Pahoa Community Aquatic Center will open on June 1, 2018, for recreation and lap swimming on a shortened schedule as follows: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 3-6 p.m. The pool may close with little or no notice due to conditions caused by the lava […]

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HELCO sets-up customer care services in Pahoa starting Thursday (May 24)

Hawai‘i Electric Light invites the lower Puna community to visit its Customer Care team at the Pāhoa County Council Office located at 15-2879 Pāhoa Village Road every Thursday starting May 24, 2018. Company representatives will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursdays to provide information on electrical safety, emergency preparedness, restoration, and […]

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Pahoa Post Office reopens for business Friday (May 18)

The Pahoa Post Office will reopen for business today, Friday, May 18. Retail services will resume its usual hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Mail delivery will resume on all accessible routes.

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Pahoa Post Office temporarily closed due to reduced air quality

Due to air quality concerns, the Pahoa Post Office is closed for business today, Thursday, May 17. This closure encompasses mail delivery as well as retail operations. The office will reopen and delivery will resume when conditions permit. This closure will be reevaluated on a day-to-day basis.

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Hawaiian Telcom offering free phone calls, WiFi at Pahoa, and Keaau shelters

Hawaiian Telcom is offering free local and long distance calling at the Pāhoa Regional Community Center (15-3022 Kauhale Street) and Kea‘au Community Center (16-186 Pili Mua Street) to support East Hawai‘i residents who evacuated their homes due to the recent volcanic eruptions.

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Debra Smith, a Puna resident, found comfort at and emotional care at the Red Cross Pahoa Shelter. Photo courtesy of Red Cross.

Red Cross houses over 500 evacuees of the Kilauea eruption

As of midnight, there were about 484 residents at the Pahoa shelter and 25 residents at the Keaau shelter. 82 Red Cross workers have been assisting evacuees with their immediate emergency needs.

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Red Cross update on Puna shelters, and offer of Mother’s Day lunch for evacuees

Since May 3, the Red Cross, along with Hawaii County partners, have distributed hundreds of blankets, sheets, pillows, futons, towels, masks, toiletry kits, and other items; as well as nearly 5,800 snacks. The Red Cross is also working with the Salvation Army to provide meals. Additionally, trained Red Cross nurses and mental health volunteers are […]

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