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Fire/rescue responded to a 7:36 a.m. alarm Tuesday (Oct 4) to Papaikou near the 7 mile marker for a multiple vehicle crash.

Two sedans, a pickup truck and an 18-wheel tractor-trailer were involved. Five people were injured in the crash with one male refusing treatment, two females and two males were transported to Hilo Medical Center with injuries that were reported to be non-life threatening.

Tractor-trailer and three vehicles crash in Papaikou sending four to hospital

Fire/rescue responded to a 7:36 a.m. alarm Tuesday (Oct 4) to Papaikou near the 7 mile marker for a multiple vehicle crash. Two sedans, a pickup truck and an 18-wheel tractor-trailer were involved. Five people were injured in the crash with one male refusing treatment, two females and two males were transported to Hilo Medical […]

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The search for missing fisherman Mitchell Wailani ended Tuesday evening (July 12) after another full day of searching by the Hawaii County Fire Department with no results.

Wailani left Hilo Tuesday (July 5) on a fishing trip and had not been in contact with friends or family since Thursday (July 7). Wailani was reported overdue at 4 p.m.

Search efforts end for missing fisherman Wailani

The search for missing fisherman Mitchell Wailani ended Tuesday evening (July 12) after another full day of searching by the Hawaii County Fire Department with no results. Wailani left Hilo Tuesday (July 5) on a fishing trip and had not been in contact with friends or family since Thursday (July 7). Wailani was reported overdue […]

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Fire/rescue crews and Coast Guard personnel spent a second day of search operations North of Hilo in search of fisherman Mitchell Wailani, 80 years-old, who is missing from his 24 foot vessel found run aground on the shoreline below Koae Road in Papaikou.

No sign of missing boater after two days of searching

Fire/rescue crews and Coast Guard personnel spent a second day of search operations North of Hilo in search of fisherman Mitchell Wailani, 80 years-old, who is missing from his 24 foot vessel found run aground on the shoreline below Koae Road in Papaikou.

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Fire/rescue units responded to a 9:27 p.m. alarm Sunday night (July 10) to Kawainui Stream near Old Mamalahoa Highway in Pepeekeo for a 43 year-old man who may have been swept away in a flash flood.

Witnesses reported to authorities that the man was last seen in the stream when a flash flood occurred.

Man missing after flash flood in Pepeekeo Sunday (July 10)

Fire/rescue units responded to a 9:27 p.m. alarm Sunday night (July 10) to Kawainui Stream near Old Mamalahoa Highway in Pepeekeo for a 43 year-old man who may have been swept away in a flash flood. Witnesses reported to authorities that the man was last seen in the stream when a flash flood occurred.

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Fire Department rescue personnel performed a second day of searching for the operator of a 24 foot boat which ran aground Sunday off Papaikou along the shoreline below Kaoe Road.

Chopper One performed an aerial search three miles North, one mile offshore and South to Hilo Bay. A rescue boat and divers searched waters 500 yards North and South of the grounded vessel along with 200 yards offshore.

Still no sign of missing grounded boat operator near Papaikou

Fire Department rescue personnel performed a second day of searching for the operator of a 24 foot boat which ran aground Sunday off Papaikou along the shoreline below Kaoe Road. Chopper One performed an aerial search three miles North, one mile offshore and South to Hilo Bay. A rescue boat and divers searched waters 500 […]

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Fire/rescue responded to a 5:16 p.m. alarm Saturday (July 9) for a report of a boat in distress off Koae Road in Papaikou.

Upon arrival a fishing boat was found aground on the shoreline with nobody on board. The fire department Chopper One performed an aerial search of the surrounding area while rescue divers performed a search of the vessel, surrounding coastline and waters offshore but did not find anyone.

Fire department finds boat aground but nobody on board Saturday (July 9)

Fire/rescue responded to a 5:16 p.m. alarm Saturday (July 9) for a report of a boat in distress off Koae Road in Papaikou. Upon arrival a fishing boat was found aground on the shoreline with nobody on board. The fire department Chopper One performed an aerial search of the surrounding area while rescue divers performed […]

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Honoring the departed with the Bon Odori (bon dance). Dancing, food, drumming and singing on a beautiful balmy night.

A beautiful night for a Bon Dance in Papaikou

Honoring the departed with the Bon Odori (bon dance). Dancing, food, drumming and singing on a beautiful balmy night.

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Coroner's inquest for body found in Papaikou

Coroner’s inquest for body found in Papaikou

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island police have initiated a coroner’s inquest case in connection with a body found Sunday (Dec. 12) in Papaikou. South Hilo patrol officers responded to a 6:24 p.m. call reporting an unresponsive man on the Papaikou Beach Trail off Mill Road. Beach goers reported they found the man face down on the […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10 a.m. alarm Monday (May 31) for a capsized 16-18 foot catamaran style boat offshore the Papaikou/Onomea area north of Hilo.

Rescue Chopper One spotted two people hanging onto the hull of the overturned vessel five miles offshore. The fire department rescue boat was dispatched to the scene and brought the people back to Hilo Harbor. The vessel was reported to be unsalvageable at a loss of $5,000.

Two rescued from capsized boat north of Hilo

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10 a.m. alarm Monday (May 31) for a capsized 16-18 foot catamaran style boat offshore the Papaikou/Onomea area north of Hilo. Rescue Chopper One spotted two people hanging onto the hull of the overturned vessel five miles offshore. The fire department rescue boat was dispatched to the scene and brought […]

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Representative Mark Nakashima and Senator Dwight Takamine announced today that they will hold Community and Senior Club meetings prior to the convening of the 2010 Legislature on January 20, 2010.

Legislators hold community meetings on Big Island

Representative Mark Nakashima and Senator Dwight Takamine announced today that they will hold Community and Senior Club meetings prior to the convening of the 2010 Legislature on January 20, 2010.

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Centenarian's birthday celebrated in Hilo

Centenarian’s birthday celebrated in Hilo

 Photographs by Rick Ogata/Special to Hawaii247.com Story by Miranda Ogata/Special to Hawaii247.com Today was an event well worth waiting for. Matsue Nishimura, who was born on April 9, 1909, celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday, April 11 with her friends and family at the Hilo Hospital extended care facility. Nishimura was born in Kalaoa, Papaikou and […]

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