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5:pm Water Supply reports a water main break on Puako Beach Dr. by Ascension Catholic Church. Expect no/poor service. The estimated repair time is 6-8 hours

Update 3:15 pm HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT: Both lanes of Queen Kaahumanu Hwy (Rt 19) near Puako Beach Dr. are now open. 2:00 pm Both lanes of Mamalahoa Hwy (Rt. 190) in the area of the 11 mile post (near Waikoloa Rd) are CLOSED due to a brush fire.

The North Kohala Pickleball Club welcomes ( and provides equipment for ) players of all skill & fitness levels. Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-8 pm

Two hour window for calls 2-4 on August 6th. Public information session 5:00 Aug. 6 @ Hawaii County Building, Puna The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies will be visiting Hawaii Island as part of re-accreditation process for the Hawaii Police Department. And it wants to hear from the public what it thinks of […]

Report No. 19-052867 Media ReleaseResponding to a 10:36 a.m. call on Waikoloa Road near the 4 mile marker, South Kohala Patrol Officers determined that a single engine Cessna 206 Stationair, owned by William Aerial & Mapping, made an emergency landing after losing power. The Cessna 206 struck a traffic sign, which redirected the plane off the roadway […]

Big Island Police are investigating a domestic violence incident which occurred in North Kohala. On Tuesday (June 25), just before 2:00 p.m., North Kohala Patrol officers responded to the 55-700 block of Hawi Road where a 45-year-old female reported that she had been involved in a domestic violence incident.  She received injuries but refused medical […]

If you see a motorist violating one or more traffic laws, HPD encourages you to report it to Traffic Services. When you provide the vehicle’s license number, make and color, along with the date, time, location and a description of the violation, the Traffic Services Section will send a letter to the vehicle’s registered owner […]

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