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Man drowns at Kehena Beach Saturday afternoon (Nov 17)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 4:59 p.m. alarm Saturday (Nov 17) to Kehena Beach in Puna for a reported drowning. Crews arrived to find bystanders performing CPR on a man in his 30s found on a black sand beach tucked away in a cove at the bottom of Kehena cliffs near the water’s edge.

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Covered play courts and baseball fields to reopen at Pahoa District Park Monday (Nov 19)

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces that the covered play courts and upper baseball fields at Pāhoa District Park will reopen on Monday, November 19, 2018. The public is invited to a blessing ceremony scheduled for 3 p.m. on November 19 at the covered play courts. Once the blessing ceremony is complete, […]

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Curtis Brown

Police locate Puna man wanted on warrants

Hawaiʻi Island Police have located a 25-year-old Puna man who was wanted for outstanding warrants. At 8 a.m., Friday morning, (October 26), police arrested and charged Curtis Brown without incident. Brown was apprehended in Pahoa Village for his 2 outstanding no-bail warrants. Brown was further arrested and charged for Promotion of a Dangerous Drug 3 […]

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Pahoa Community Aquatic Center

County taking bids to work on restoration of Pahoa Community Aquatic Center

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces an Invitation For Bid has been released for proposals to complete restoration work at the Pāhoa Community Aquatic Center. This work is necessary as a result of the eruption and seismic activity that occurred in the lower East Rift Zone from May through August of this […]

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Leaking propane tank left next to highway shuts down traffic in Keaau

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 9:29 a.m. alarm Tuesday (Oct 23) to an area about 200 yards east of the Keaau Transfer Station on Keaau-Pahoa Road (Route 130) for a leaking propane tank alongside the roadway.

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Police are seeking info on a stolen Toyota pickup truck in Puna

Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a stolen Toyota, Tacoma truck and two-wheel trailer removed from a parking lot in the Keaau area on September 28, 2018. The truck has a bug guard on the hood and a silver “bull” type bar on the front-end. The trailer is described as […]

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UPDATED: Police locate a stolen backhoe from the Fern Forest area, suspects sought

Hawaii Police are asking for the publics help in identifying suspect(s) in a stolen CASE backhoe with a hydraulic hammer. The backhoe was recovered but suspect(s) are being sought in the case. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Kennanlee Ouranitsas of Puna Patrol at 808-965-2716 or the police non-emergency number 808-935-3311. Persons wanting […]

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Carolyn McNamara

Police are searching for a Pahoa woman reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Pāhoa woman who has been missing since, (October 2). Police are looking for Carolyn McNamara, also known as “Carolyn Sudano,” who was last seen in the Pāhoa area after the lava flow damaged the residence she was residing in. Anyone with information on […]

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Fire burns two-story structure in the Ainaloa area Sunday (Oct 7)

Firefighters answered a 7:12 p.m. alarm Sunday (Oct 7) to the intersection of Brookover Street and Aloha Court in Puna for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a two-story structure on engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 8:55 p.m. and it was declared out at 9:30 p.m.

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Lava, from small overflows, cools and congeals along the banks of the lava channel to build lava levees. The levees also build up as moving lava pushes cooled crust over the edge. This image of the lava levee and perched lava channel were taken during the morning helicopter overflight of the lower East Rift Zone, in the vicinity of Luana and Kahukai streets, in the Leilani Estates subdivision. The lava levee is the rampart in the middle of the image with small spillovers and lava crusts visible on the levee walls. The active lava channel is the silver-colored flow with lines of visible incandescence in the upper part of the image. Photo taken Thursday, July 5, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Placards for Leilani Estates residents distributed at Councilmember O’Hara’s Office in Pāhoa

Beginning Monday, October 8, placards to access Leilani Estates for residents and authorized personnel will be available from Hawaii County Council Member Eileen O’Hara’s office in Pāhoa on Mondays and Wednesdays ONLY, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members will be issuing the placards. Ms. O’Hara’s office is located at […]

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Pahoa man is charged with theft and drug offenses

Hawaiʻi Island Police arrested and charged a 28-year-old Pāhoa man on Friday, (September 21), for theft and drug offenses after allegedly taking a cellular phone from a vehicle. Police arrested and charged Ryan Vanstralen after he was identified by a victim who was sitting in his vehicle on Church Road in the Nānāwale Estates Subdivision […]

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Pohoiki Boat Ramp and the new black sand beaches. DLNR Photo

DLNR visits Pohoiki Boat Ramp to determine if it can be reopened

The formerly popular Pohoiki Boat Ramp area, along the lower Puna coast, shows no damage to the ramp itself. However, an estimated 14,000 cubic yards of black sand, deposited during the recent East Rift Zone eruption.

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David B. Cordeiro

Police are searching for a Puna man in connection with a Mountain View shooting

Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 36-year-old Puna man wanted in connection with a shooting incident on, (September 1), in Mt. View. On, (September 2), at about 9:30 a.m., patrol officers received a report of the shooting which had occurred the day before. The suspect was said to have […]

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Chopper-One

Strong currents pull swimmer out to sea in Puna, rescued via helicopter

Fire/rescue responded to a 1:57 p.m. alarm Saturday for a swimmer in distress about 200 yards offshore the Waa Waa area of Puna. The Fire Department’s Chopper One was dispatched and located the 16-year-old boy about 150 yards from the shoreline. He was pulled out to sea by strong currents and was unable to swim […]

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