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Via: BIVN – Fire crews managed to extinguish a fire in the wheel/brake area of a trailer containing 38,000 lbs of liquid nitrogen in the Keaukaha area of Hilo early Saturday morning. The trailer fire was on Silva Street and was reported at 2:18 a.m. The fire was put out by 2:27 a.m., a fire dispatch […]

An unknown amount of wastewater was discharged from the treatment system at the Hu Honua Bioenergy site north of Hilo on Nov. 9, the health department announced Friday. The discharge came from a treatment tank that held wastewater used to clean boilers at the power plant.

For the last five years, a small Mars colony thrived in Hawaii, many miles away from civilization.
The Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation, or hi-seas, was carried out in a small white dome nestled along the slope of a massive volcano called Mauna Loa.

The State Department of Health is holding a public hearing in Hilo on Wednesday regarding the future of a new power plant. The Hu Honua Bioenergy facility on the Hamakua Coast would burn eucalyptus trees to generate electricity. Some say that its clean, renewable energy, but other community members have serious environmental concerns.

Update: 11/15 KAILUA-KONA — The search continues this afternoon for missing freediver Guy Hermogila in waters off the North Kohala coast. Despite the effort by the Hawaii Fire Department and U.S. Coast Guard, no sign of the 44-year-old man has turned up. The Hawaii Fire Department is set to pause search operations at sundown and a […]

A person of interest is in police custody after multiple small fires were set Monday morning at various locations in downtown Kailua-Kona.

On Tuesday, Oct. 2, hundreds of dead Tahitian prawns were found in the Onomea Papaikou/Pepeekeo area. The DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) is asking for help in identifying two men they’d like to question.

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