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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:05 a.m. alarm Thursday (May 10) for a possible drowning at 'Birdshacks' surf spot in Pohoiki.

Lifeguards reported that the man was surfing, fell off his board and did not surface. Lifeguards brought the man to shore and started CPR. Rescue crews arrived and continued CPR then transported the victim to Hilo Medical Center where the man was pronounced dead.

Surfer apparently drowns at Pohoiki Thursday morning (May 10)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:05 a.m. alarm Thursday (May 10) for a possible drowning at ‘Birdshacks’ surf spot in Pohoiki. Lifeguards reported that the man was surfing, fell off his board and did not surface. Lifeguards brought the man to shore and started CPR. Rescue crews arrived and continued CPR then transported the victim […]

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Diver dead of a possible drowning off the Puna coastline Sunday (May 6)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:09 a.m. alarm for a possible drowning victim aboard a boat Sunday morning (May 6) off the Puna coastline.

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An autopsy was conducted Friday (January 20) on a body found January 17 in the vicinity of Isaac Hale Beach Park in Pohoiki. 

The victim was identified as 62-year-old Dennis Eugene White of Papaya Farms Road in Kapoho. The cause of death was a head injury.

Body found in Pohoiki identified as Puna man, died of head injury

An autopsy was conducted Friday (January 20) on a body found January 17 in the vicinity of Isaac Hale Beach Park in Pohoiki. The victim was identified as 62-year-old Dennis Eugene White of Papaya Farms Road in Kapoho. The cause of death was a head injury.

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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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