Guy Cruz died today, brother to the late Ernie Cruz Jr who died Tuesday afternoon in a drowning at Sandy Beach. Guy Cruz had been in hospice care for some time. He was 49 years old. From John Cruz’s biography: John returned… Continue Reading
Ernie Cruz, Jr. Well-known local musician Ernie Cruz Jr. died Tuesday, his family confirmed. Lifeguards pulled Cruz from waters about 100 yards off Sandy’s Beach around 2:30 p.m. It’s unclear how Cruz got into trouble in the water. “Definitely a shock to the… Continue Reading
HILO, Sept. 19, 2016 – Hawai�i Electric Light today proposed the first increase of base rates in nearly six years to help pay for operating costs, including expanded vegetation management focusing on albizia tree removal, as well as system upgrades… Continue Reading
This is a Civil Defense message. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning until 8 PM tonight for Hawaii County. Heavy rain and thunderstorms have been reported. Emergency responders report flooding and significant run-off in areas along… Continue Reading
Hilo had its wettest August in a quarter-century, according to a report released Thursday by the National Weather Service. The rain gauge at Hilo International Airport registered 24.68 inches last month, two-and-a-half times the August average and the highest total… Continue Reading
FLOOD ADVISORY FOR… THE ISLAND OF HAWAII IN HAWAII COUNTY * UNTIL 430 PM HST * AT 135 PM HST…RADAR INDICATED MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN ALONG THE HAMAKUA COAST NEAR PAAUILO…OVER THE POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA NEAR BRADSHAW FIELD…AND THE MAMALAHOA… Continue Reading
Lester, although still packing winds of 100mph, is heading Northwest away from the Hawaiian Islands. Expect high surf, but, thankfully, little else.