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Shark attack near Anaehoomalu Bay, area beaches are closed Tuesday (April 23)

At 9:15 a.m., Tuesday (April 23) Hawaii County Civil Defense announced a beach closure due to a shark attack in West Hawaii. The Fire Department reported a shark attack occurred off the coast near Anaehoomalu Bay (A Bay) around 8:30 a.m. this morning. The beaches in the vicinity are closed until further notice.

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Location of the 5.3 magnitude earthquake at 5:09 p.m. HST, Saturday, April 13, 2019.

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory records 5.3M quake and aftershocks in Kona Saturday (April 13)

Three aftershocks were recorded within an hour of the earthquake, including a magnitude-3.0 event approximately 11 minutes following the mainshock. Additional aftershocks are expected.

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Results of the 2019 HIPA Championships – Yamagata Challenge

By Jane Bockus | Special to Hawaii 24/7 Overall results of Saturday (April 6) 2019 HIPA (Hawaii Island Paddlesports Association) Championships – the Yamagata Challenge. Starting and finishing at Honokohau Harbor, and held in West Hawaii waters, the short course was 10 miles and long course 14 miles. The Yamagata Ohana provided a challenging race […]

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West Hawaii landfill to close early on Tuesday (April 2)

MEDIA RELEASE The West Hawaiʻi Sanitary Landfill in Waikoloa will close at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, for solid waste disposal only.  Green waste disposal will remain open as usual.  Commercial businesses must arrive before 2:30 p.m. to dispose of solid waste at the landfill.   Residential patrons may use the solid waste transfer stations in […]

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Damage to canoe hull from a shark's bite Tuesday, March 26, 2019, which tossed the paddler into the water who was also bitten. Photo courtesy of Randy Ring

Man reports shark attack after being knocked off canoe in Waikoloa

A 75-year-old man received wounds to his leg after 10:00 a.m. in an apparent shark encounter. The Hawai‘i County Fire Dept. received the report from an isolated area between ‘Anaeho‘omalu Bay and Keawaiki in the Waikoloa area of North Hawai‘i.

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Four sent to hospital after major multiple vehicle crash in Kona

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Patrol Officers responded to the intersection of Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway and Four Seasons Resort earlier today, Tuesday, (March 19), for a reported traffic collision involving three vehicles. Officers on scene determined that a Jeep SUV driven by Phillip Sloniker of Washington executed a left turn from the entrance of the resort onto […]

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(Photo courtesy of Mauna Lani Bay Hotel)

Results of the HIPA Kuuipo Canoe Races in Kona Saturday (March 16)

Results of the Hawaii Island Paddlesports Association (HIPA) canoe races for OC-1, OC-2, V-1 Rudderless canoes. The 10-mile long course started outside Honokohau Harbor and finished inside Keauhou Bay, while the 6-mile short course ran from outside Keauhou to turn at Lyman’s Bay and returned to the finish line inside Keauhou Bay.

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College and career fair happening at Hawaii CC – Pālamanui on Friday (March 15)

Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui is pleased to announce it will host the “University of Hawai‘i System College and Career Summit” on Friday, March 15 from 3 – 6 p.m. The event at the campus in Kona will feature academic programs from Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui, other campuses in the UH system, and local employers. […]

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County vehicle registration and license services suspended in Kona & Waimea

The Finance Department reports that Vehicle Registration and Driver’s License Services are not available in Waimea and at the West Hawaii Civic Center until further notice due to severed cables by falling trees. Services are available in Hilo and Pahoa. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we restore services.

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West Hawaii state parks to close early for New Year’s Eve

The Department of Land and Natural Resources is reminding the public that West Hawai‘i State Parks will close early at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, New Year’s Eve. Parks closing early include Hāpuna, Kīholo and Kekaha Kai (Mahai’ula and Kua Bay sections).

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County traffic signal maintenance schedule for West Hawaii

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Traffic Division will be conducting maintenance work on traffic signals along various locations in North and South Kona on Monday, November 19, 2018, to Wednesday, November 21, 2018; and on Friday, November 23, 2018, weather conditions permitting.

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Postal Service deliveries to resume in West Hawaii only, all Hawaii Island Post Offices closed Saturday

Weather and conditions permitting, there will be mail delivery from these post offices on the west side of the Big Island: Captain Cook, Hawi, Holualoa, Honaunau, Honokaa, Kailua Kona, Kamuela, Kapaau, Kealakekua, and Waikoloa; retail services at those offices, however, will be closed; all other Big Island post offices will be closed completely; there will […]

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West Hawaii candidates forum set for July 3 & 10, 2018

Candidates for State Senator District 3 and County Council District 7 will be held in West Hawaii in July.

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Blood Bank of Hawaii’s Kona blood drive July 4-6, 2018

The Blood Bank of Hawaii is holding their blood drives July 4-6, 2018 in Kona. Donors can also be eligible to win a gift card and grand prize island getaway.

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