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Volcano Watch: 2006 Kīholo Bay earthquakes spur monitoring improvements

Ten years ago shortly after 7 a.m., HST, on Sunday, October 15, 2006, two damaging earthquakes struck off the northwest coast of the Island of Hawai‘i—a magnitude-6.7 earthquake beneath Kīholo Bay and a magnitude-6.0 earthquake offshore of Māhukona.

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Coast Guard Helicopter bug

Search for missing diver off Puako suspended Saturday (Feb 20)

The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department suspended the search Saturday for missing 69-year-old Diana Wolking presumed swept out to sea while diving near Puako Beach, Big Island.

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Coast Guard Helicopter bug

Search underway for missing diver off Puako

The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a missing diver off Puako Beach, Big Island, Wednesday. Missing is 69-year-old Diana Wolking. Wolking was last seen wearing a black rash guard, black and white bikini bottom with a scuba tank and black fins. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Barbers […]

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Police identify Seattle man in Wailea Beach swimming fatality

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a possible drowning over the weekend in the South Kohala District. At 9:35 a.m. Sunday (December 28), South Kohala officers responded to report of a male swimmer in distress at Wailea Beach in Puakō. A kayaker had found the swimmer motionless in the water and had taken him to shore.

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Old Puako Road one-way during Ironman 70.3 race Saturday (May 31)

In conjunction with the Ironman 70.3 Hawaiʻi qualifier event for the Ironman World Championship, there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Old Puakō Road in the South Kohala District. Traffic will be allowed to flow in the Kona, or southerly, direction on Old Puakō Road between the entrance to Hāpuna Beach State Park […]

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Weak 3.5M quake strikes off-shore Puako Thursday (March 13)

A weak 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the South Kohala coastline near Puako at 1:25 p.m. Thursday (March 13). Quakes this weak normally do not pose a tsunami threat.

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The bright blue T-shirt worn by ReefTeach volunteer Lynn Webber is a familiar sight at Kahaluu Beach Park. ReefTeach and other programs to save Kahaluu are funded in part by a Hawaii Tourism Authority grant. (Photo courtesy of The Kohala Center)

Save the Reef orientation for volunteers at Puako (Nov. 15)

MEDIA RELEASE ReefTeach and Puako Makai Watch are enlisting volunteers at Waialea Bay (Beach 69) and Paniau Beach in Puako and will hold an orientation for volunteers at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at Hokuloa Church, 1600 Puako Beach Drive. Volunteers are needed to help save our reefs by educating visitors, swimmers, snorkelers, and divers […]

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No tsunami threat from 3.7M earthquake in West Hawaii Friday (June 15)

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has evaluated the 3.7 magnitude earthquake in West Hawaii Friday afternoon (June 15) and has determined that no tsunami threat is expected. The temblor struck at 2:18 p.m. off the Kona Coast.

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Do you recognize this paddler?

Waimea resident snaps awesome whale photos, wants to meet witness

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Residential green waste collection will change from Saturdays to Sundays. The last Saturday collection will be March 31, 2012 during the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Sunday, April 1, 2012, and on Sundays thereafter, green waste will be collected during normal operating hours, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Puako transfer station green waste collection changes to Sundays in April

Residential green waste collection will change from Saturdays to Sundays. The last Saturday collection will be March 31, 2012 during the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Sunday, April 1, 2012, and on Sundays thereafter, green waste will be collected during normal operating hours, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Green waste collection will be temporarily suspended at the Puakō Recycling and Transfer Station beginning Tuesday, November 1, 2011, to remove a fire threat and enforce a ban on commercial green waste at the facility.

The transfer station will remain open three days a week according to its normal schedule for all other transfer station operations. However green waste has accumulated to amounts that could result in a combustion-generated fire and must be removed.

Green waste collection temporarily suspended at Puakō transfer station

Green waste collection will be temporarily suspended at the Puakō Recycling and Transfer Station beginning Tuesday, November 1, 2011, to remove a fire threat and enforce a ban on commercial green waste at the facility. The transfer station will remain open three days a week according to its normal schedule for all other transfer station […]

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Firefighters responded to a 2:19 p.m. alarm Monday (July 4) to Old Puako Beach Road for a brushfire across from the area known as Beach 69.

Crews used two fire engines a tanker unit, medic unit and nine firefighers in total to work the fire. Firefighers were able to get the fire under control by 2:43 p.m. and it was declared out at 3:50 p.m.

Fireworks suspected in brushfire at Puako Monday (July 4)

Firefighters responded to a 2:19 p.m. alarm Monday (July 4) to Old Puako Beach Road for a brushfire across from the area known as Beach 69. Crews used two fire engines a tanker unit, medic unit and nine firefighers in total to work the fire. Firefighers were able to get the fire under control by […]

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A 69-year-old woman died Monday (June 21) from an apparent drowning in waters along the South Kohala Coast. The victim, who was vacationing with family on the Big Island, has been identified as a Gloria Graf of Glendale, California.

California woman dies while snorkeling at Puako

A 69-year-old woman died Monday (June 21) from an apparent drowning in waters along the South Kohala Coast. The victim, who was vacationing with family on the Big Island, has been identified as a Gloria Graf of Glendale, California.

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Windy conditions are feeding a brushfire in Kawaihae. The blaze, which started about 1 p.m. Friday, March 12, has scorched 600 acres.

Kawaihae brushfire shuts down roads, threatens residents

Windy conditions are feeding a brushfire in Kawaihae. The blaze, which started about 1 p.m. Friday, March 12, has scorched 600 acres.

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