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This is a Civil Defense Wind Advisory update message for December 17 at 8:00 in the morning.  The National Weather Service Wind Advisory remains in effect for North and South Kohala, Hamakua, Hilo, Puna, Kau and Island Interior areas of Hawaii Island through this evening.  A Wind Advisory means that sustained Northeast winds of 35 […]

This is an important message from Hawaii County Civil Defense: This is a Civil Defense message for Sunday, November 17 at 8:30 in the morning. The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory for West facing shores of Hawaii Island from Kawaihae in South Kohala through Kona to South Point in Kau through […]


A brief 3.08 magnitude earthquake rolled through North Kohala Saturday morning just before 6. According to the USGS: Coordinates:-155.6896667, 20.1138325 Depth:23.04 km (14.3 mi) Magnitude:3.1(revised from 3.08) Date:2019-11-09 05:48:42 local Distance From:10km N of Waimea, Hawaii

This is a Civil Defense Beach Closure message for Tuesday, October 15 at 5:00 in the afternoon.Hawaii County Parks and Recreation Department has Closed Spencer Beach Park in North Kohala.  The closure is necessary to protect individuals from swarming bees after a large kiawe tree collapsed in the park. The park is closed to all […]

Hawaiʻi Island Police have arrested two men in separate investigations that were connected through strange circumstances. Police arrested and charged 26-year old Patrick Enos Jr. and 23-year old Pat Garrett Enos on October 1, 2019 for an array of offenses following three investigations with peculiar connections. Police were canvasing an area for a stolen vehicle […]

Hawai‘i Electric Light announces a scheduled power outage that will affect customers in North Kohala. The outage will be from 10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, to 6 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019.

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