The Coast Guard closed both Hilo and Kawaihae harbors as of 11 a.m. today in advance of Hurricane Hector. Coast Guard personnel are on the Big Island doing pre-storm assessments of the ports. Ports are closed to inbound traffic, and… Continue Reading
UPDATE: 8:15 a.m. The Hawaii island prosecutors office confirmed this morning that murder suspect Brian Smith, who was mistakenly released, is back in police custody.
UPDATE: A Hawaii Police Department Special Response Team sergeant was shot during a shootout Friday with alleged cop killer Justin Waiki off South Point Road in Ka‘u. Waiki has been confirmed dead. The Special Response Team member, also identified as… Continue Reading
UPDATE ROAD IS NOW OPEN Monday July 16, at 7:30 AM. Hawaii Police Department reports Highway 190 is closed at the 18 mile marker near Big Island Country Club due to a traffic crash. Motorists are advised to use… Continue Reading
Tuesday, July 10 at 12:10 pm. Hawaii Police Department reports that Kawaihae Road is now open in both directions. The utility lines have been cleared from the roadway. Hawaii Police Department reports that Kawaihae Road in South Kohala is closed… Continue Reading
This is a Civil Defense Message for Friday, May 18 at 5 o’clock in the evening. Fast moving lava has crossed Pohoiki Road near Malama Ki Place. Police, Fire and National Guard are being sent in to stop all entry… Continue Reading
Ashfall Advisory Alert: …ASHFALL ADVISORY POSTED FOR KAU DISTRICT OF BIG ISLAND… .Halemaumau Crater at the Kilauea Volcano continues to produce significant amounts of ash in the emissions resulting in ashfall occurring over the Kau District on the Big Island.… Continue Reading