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Papaikou Mill Beach reopens after being closed due to a 6.9M quake

Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation is informing the public that Papaikou Mill Beach is now open. The beach had been closed due to damage sustained during the 6.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred on May 4, 2018. We appreciate the public’s understanding during this unexpected closure and apologize for any inconvenience this closure may […]

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Closure of Papaikou Mill Beach due to earthquake damage

Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation is informing the public that Papaikou Mill Beach will be closed until further notice due to damage sustained during the 6.9 magnitude earthquake that occurred on May 4, 2018. During the earthquake, a concrete wall overlooking the beach area sustained severe damage, which poses a risk to beachgoers.

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Police arrest a Mountain View man in connection with an auto theft

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a 24-year-old Mountain View man in connection with an auto-theft from a Pāpa‘ikou business. On August 3, employees reported that a green Toyota pickup truck belonging to their business was stolen along the Old Māmalahoa Highway. Officers encountered the stolen truck on the side of Highway 11 in the Mt. […]

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Chas Akiona

Neighbors help police catch man who now faces charges of burglary and theft

A Pāpaʻikou man faces burglary and theft charges, thanks in part to neighbors who confronted him at a construction site. On Friday (December 2), Puna District officers responded to a report of a burglary on 25th Avenue in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision. Arriving officers learned that neighbors, including an off-duty police officer, had confronted […]

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Police locate one of two men in connection with a robbery

Hawaiʻi Island police have located one of two men who were wanted for questioning in connection with a robbery in Pāpaʻikou on December 1.

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Police seek to identify person in connection with a burglary

Hawai`i Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person wanted in connection with a burglary investigation. Between May 29 and May 31, an unknown person entered a business on the 27-0000 block of the Old Māmalahoa Highway in Pāpaʻikou without permission. The suspect’s image was captured on surveillance video.

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Big Island UH graduate student is finalist for elite international award for innovation

UH Mānoa graduate student John Burns has been selected as a finalist for the Rolex Awards for Enterprise. From a pool of more than 1,800 applicants from 129 countries around the world, Burns is one of 22 finalists. The award is targeted to innovators under 30 years of age. The Papaikou resident is one of […]

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Schatz announces $3.47M for Papaikou water pipeline

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz has announced a $3.47 million grant to go towards replacing an important water pipeline near Hilo. The funds will go to the county and Kahuku Development Foundation, Inc. for a pipeline in Papaikou, ensuring safer, clean water and providing adequate water flow for fire protection. “Water infrastructure requires special […]

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Police are searching for a Papaikou boy reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 17-year-old Pāpaʻikou boy reported as missing. Kayden Fuerte was last seen in Pāpaʻikou on January 7 at about 2:50 p.m. He is described as Filipino/Portuguese, about 5-foot-7 and 140-150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, blue plaid shorts, black shoes and a baseball cap.

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Department of Water Supply crews worked on repairing an eight-inch water main in the Aderton Camp area of Papaikou Wednesday afternoon (Nov 28). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Papaikou water main break disrupts water service Wednesday (Nov 28)

A coupler on an eight-inch concrete water main broke Wednesday (Nov 28) in the Anderton Camp area of Papaikou disrupting water service for residents.

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Norton Castro

Pepeekeo man arrested in gasoline theft case

A 22-year-old man has been arrested for stealing gasoline from a business. Gasoline was stolen from a warehouse in Pāpaʻikou at 5:30 p.m. Sunday (October 28). A video surveillance camera on the property caught the suspect returning at 11:37 p.m. and attempting to steal gasoline again.

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Police are searching for a missing 14 year-old Papaikou boy

Big Island police are searching for a 14-year-old Pāpaʻikou boy who was reported missing. Noah Lautalo was last seen in Hilo on August 24th. He is described as 5-foot-9, 165 pounds with short black hair and brown eyes. Police ask that anyone with information about his whereabouts call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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A 43-year-old Papaikou man died Saturday (May 5) while reportedly picking opihi alone in Onomea.

The victim has been identified as Paul Kaaukai.

At 1:52 p.m. Saturday, Hilo patrol officers responded to a report of a body floating in Onomea Bay. When officers arrived, they found Fire Department personnel on shore with the lifeless body.

Kaaukai was taken to Hilo Medical Center, where he was officially pronounced dead at 4:30 p.m.

Papaikou man found floating dead in Onomea Bay is identified

A 43-year-old Papaikou man died Saturday (May 5) while reportedly picking opihi alone in Onomea. The victim has been identified as Paul Kaaukai. At 1:52 p.m. Saturday, Hilo patrol officers responded to a report of a body floating in Onomea Bay. When officers arrived, they found Fire Department personnel on shore with the lifeless body. […]

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Due to a scheduled repair now underway, the Pāpa‘ikou Well is down. Department of Water Supply customers in the affected area are now under a Water Conservation status. The Department of Water Supply has activated the Ka‘ie‘ie Well as the back up source until the repairs are complete.

Residents in Paukaa, Papaikou and Kalaoa asked to conserve water due to broken well

Due to a scheduled repair now underway, the Pāpa‘ikou Well is down. Department of Water Supply customers in the affected area are now under a Water Conservation status. The Department of Water Supply has activated the Ka‘ie‘ie Well as the back up source until the repairs are complete.

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