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Water Main Break Papa’ikou

This is a Civil Defense message for Tuesday, November 13 at 10:00 in the morning.  The Department of Water Supply (DWS) reports a water main break near Papa’ikou Gym. Papa’ikou residents and customers from Maluna Place, and north along Old Mamalahoa Highway, including all side roads, will be without water until DWS personnel repair the break. Department of Education reports Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana’ole Elementary and Intermediate School are closed […]

todayNovember 13, 2018 15

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South Kohala CDP Action Committee

Reminder:South Kohala CDP Action Committee Meeting Monday, September 24, 5pm-7pmLily Yoshimatsu Senior Center (Waimea Senior Center)67-1199 Māmalahoa Hwy, Waimea, HI 96743  Action Committee meetings are open to the Public and provide opportunities to testify on agenda items. Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget recommendationsPublic Access, Open Space, and Natural Resources Commission (PONC) recommendations(If time permits) South Kohala Land Use Background Presentation. An educational presentation to inform on the connection between State Land Use and County […]

todaySeptember 18, 2018 20

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Leilani Electric

Helco & Hawaii County Restore Power in Leilani Estates. The eruption in the lower East Rift Zone of Kilauea Volcano left portions of Leilani Estates without power (and under mandatory evacuation) for months. However, the volcanic activity has paused, and the Puna subdivision has been slowly returning to a greater degree of normalcy. According to HELCO: Over the last two weeks, Hawaii Electric Light crews have been working in Leilani […]

todaySeptember 16, 2018 18

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Plans Reopening for National Public Lands Day Parts of the park, closed since May 11 due to seismic activity, will reopen with limited hours September 22 should the current pause in earthquakes and collapse-explosion events continue. “We have the difficult task ahead of us of identifying what we can safely open. Our first step will be bringing staff back into the park, while getting assessments done. National […]

todaySeptember 13, 2018 64

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TS Olivia Update

Wednesday, September 12, 9:30am The Central Pacific Hurricane Center reports that Tropical Storm Olivia continues to dissipate as it moves west across Maui. Although the tropical storm threat has passed, Hawaii Island remains under a Flash Flood Watch and isolated heavy rain and thunderstorms could still occur. A High Surf Advisory is also in effect for the east facing shores of the island. For your information: All County parks are […]

todaySeptember 12, 2018 29

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Tropical Storm Olivia Update: Tuesday Afternoon

 9/11/18 3:45PM The Central Pacific Hurricane Center reports that as of 2:00 pm, Tropical Storm Olivia is located 135 miles NE of Hilo, with sustained winds of 55 mph, moving WSW at 21 mph.  The National Weather Service forecasts increasing wind speeds throughout the afternoon and overnight, particularly for the northern half of Hawaii Island. Due to the Tropical Storm Warning for HI Island, the following advisories are in effect:  A […]

todaySeptember 11, 2018 18

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Big Island Police Seek Info

In South Kohala Murder/ Suicide Incident Hawaiʻi Island police report that at 8:47 p.m., Saturday evening, (September 8), South Kohala Patrol officers responded to an address on Kanehoa Street in Kamuela for a report of a possible murder/suicide incident. The incident was reported by a third-party on the mainland. Upon arrival, officers determined that the suspect, later identified as Thomas Lional Woods, had barricaded himself and his 91-year-old father within […]

todaySeptember 11, 2018 17

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Sand for Olivia

 Piles Near You: Bring Your Own Bags & Shovels  Due to the high volume of requests for sandbags in preparation for Tropical Storm Olivia, Hawaii County Public Works has delivered piles of sand to multiple locations throughout Hawaii Island. Beginning at 10:00 am this morning, residents can go to any of these locations to fill their own sandbags. Please note that shovels and sandbags will NOT be provided so you must bring […]

todaySeptember 11, 2018 22

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