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Big Island police are investigating a body found in Puna as a coroner's inquest. 

Shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday (January 17), a county lifeguard reported finding a partially submerged male body near the shoreline in the vicinity of Isaac Hale Beach Park in Pohoiki. The unidentified man appeared to be in his 50s.

Man’s body found near shoreline in Pohoiki Tuesday (Jan 17)

Big Island police are investigating a body found in Puna as a coroner’s inquest. Shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday (January 17), a county lifeguard reported finding a partially submerged male body near the shoreline in the vicinity of Isaac Hale Beach Park in Pohoiki. The unidentified man appeared to be in his 50s.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a Flash Flood Watch for the Big Island until Tuesday (Dec 13).

Flash Flood Watch extended for the Big Island until Tuesday (Dec 13)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has extended a Flash Flood Watch for the Big Island until Tuesday (Dec 13).

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An 8-year-old boy fell into the water and was lost for a short period of time. He was found by a family member floating face down and unresponsive. The family member began cardiopulmonary resuscitation and was joined by a lifeguard. Together, they were able to resuscitate the boy.

Updated: Boy flown to Queen’s Medical Center after fall at Pohoiki Boat Ramp

An 8-year-old boy fell into the water and was lost for a short period of time. He was found by a family member floating face down and unresponsive. The family member began cardiopulmonary resuscitation and was joined by a lifeguard. Together, they were able to resuscitate the boy.

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A community meeting was held Tuesday (Aug 31) at the Pahoa Community Center to discuss the ongoing mangrove eradication project in East Hawaii.

Community at odds over mangrove eradication project

A community meeting was held Tuesday (Aug 31) at the Pahoa Community Center to discuss the ongoing mangrove eradication project in East Hawaii.

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A community meeting will be held Tuesday, August 31, 6 p.m. at the Pahoa Community Center to discuss the ongoing mangrove eradication project at several public and private properties on the Island of Hawaii, including the Wai` Opae Marine Life Conservation District, Isaac Hale Beach Park at Pohoiki, and Onekahakaha beach park in Hilo.

Community meeting on mangrove eradication Tuesday (Aug 31)

A community meeting will be held Tuesday, August 31, 6 p.m. at the Pahoa Community Center to discuss the ongoing mangrove eradication project at several public and private properties on the Island of Hawaii, including the Wai` Opae Marine Life Conservation District, Isaac Hale Beach Park at Pohoiki, and Onekahakaha beach park in Hilo.

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Singer taking shoreline poisoning case to federal court

Singer taking shoreline poisoning case to federal court

Sydney Ross Singer, Plaintiff pro se State and Feds Plead for Immunity in Shoreline Poisoning Case Hearing Set for 10 a.m. Monday, April 26 in Federal District Court in Honolulu To the casual observer it looks like some kind of natural disaster. Dead trees, 20 acres of them, line the shore at the Wai Opae […]

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County grant funds Pohoiki celebration

County grant funds Pohoiki celebration

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of Pohoiki have received a “Healing Our Island” grant for $2,000 to help fund the first annual “Ahahui `O Pohoiki” at the new Isaac Kepookalani Hale Park in Puna. This alcohol- and drug-free community event will feature Hawaiian-style fun, games, crafts, music, plants and food on Saturday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m. […]

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Da 3rd Annual Boogie's Longboard Surf Classic at Pohoiki Beach.

Pohoiki Bay Surfing Classic Finals

Da 3rd Annual Boogie’s Longboard Surf Classic at Pohoiki Beach.

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The Pohoiki Bay Surfing Classic runs July 3-5th in Puna. Click on the image above for video of the first day.

Pohoiki Bay Surfing Classic

The Pohoiki Bay Surfing Classic runs July 3-5th in Puna. Click on the image above for video of the first day.

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Kua O Ka La Public Charter School graduated nine students during commencement exercises in Puna Friday morning.

Kua O Ka La graduation in Pohoiki

Kua O Ka La Public Charter School graduated nine students during commencement exercises in Puna Friday morning.

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Updated: Man in Puna motorcycle fatality identified

Updated: Man in Puna motorcycle fatality identified

UPDATED FROM POLICE (5/12/09) Police traffic investigators have identified a 27-year-old man who died Saturday (May 9) from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle crash on Route 137 (Kalapana/Kapoho Road), .1 mile south of Pohoiki Road. The victim was identified as Joshua Glenn Vanhook of a Keaau address. UPDATED FROM POLICE (5/11/09) A 27-year-old Keaau […]

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Assault and robbery at Ahalanui Beach Park

Assault and robbery at Ahalanui Beach Park

View Larger Map MEDIA RELEASE The Hawai’i Police Department Criminal Investigation Section is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in an assault and robbery incident that occurred at Ahalanui Beach Park parking lot in Pohiki, Puna, at around midnight on Saturday, December 13, 2008. The victim reported being punched by one suspect causing […]

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Fire/Rescue crews treat victims of a two vehicle accident on Highway 137 in Puna Thursday afternoon.

Two car accident closes Hwy 137, sends victims to the hospital

Fire/Rescue crews treat victims of a two vehicle accident on Highway 137 in Puna Thursday afternoon.

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Police seek information on Pohoiki robbery

Police seek information on Pohoiki robbery

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawai’i Police Department is requesting the public’s help in identifying suspects of a robbery at Pohoiki Beach Park around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon (April 28). The victim was operating a moped and was in the parking lot when he was assaulted. The suspects were operating a black four-door sedan, possibly a […]

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