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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Hilo Airport Conducts Emergency Response Drill

Officials held an emergency response drill at Hilo International Airport early Friday as part of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program.
Sunday, October 20, 2019

Big Island Beekeepers Host Honey Challenge

The Big Island Beekeepers Association held the formal judging for the 10th annual Hawaiian Honey Challenge on Saturday at the Komohana Agriculture Research Station in Hilo.
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Ka’u Road Open After Downed Utility Pole Repaired

Ka’u road closed overnight due to a downed power pole and is expected to remain closed throughout the day.
Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Puna Teens Invited to Participate in Kilauea Eruption Recovery art contest

On behalf of the county’s Kīlauea Eruption Recovery, Puna teens are invited to participate an artwork contest.
Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Suspect Sought in Puna Shooting Incident

A 31-year-old Puna man is wanted for questioning in connection with a shooting on Monday evening.
Saturday, October 05, 2019

Public Invited to Discuss Eruption Recovery in Pahoa

The public is invited to a Kīlauea Recovery SpeakOut today in Pāhoa. The event focused on identifying recovery strategies and actions.
Friday, October 04, 2019

Man, Woman Accused of Armed Robbery in Hilo

A man and woman have been accused of armed robbery after an incident at a Hilo business on Sept. 30.
Saturday, March 23, 2019

PGV to Provide Limited Access for Puna Residents

Puna Geothermal Venture, in partnership with Kapoho Land and Development Company, will provide access for residents with homes and farms within the kipuka.
Saturday, February 02, 2019

Public Invited to Open House on Spaceport in East Hawai‘i

Public comments will be accepted as part of an Environmental Assessment for the proposed facility.
Sunday, February 25, 2018

Acclaimed Caregiving Advocate and Author to Present in Hilo

Frances H. Kakugawa will share her latest work at Basically Books in Hilo on March 3.
Friday, October 20, 2017

Kea‘au-Pāhoa Road Restriping Update

Work is scheduled to begin Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, to remove rumble strips in preparation for the Kea‘au-Pāhoa Road, 4-Lane Re-Striping Project.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Puna Crime Report: July 1–15, 2017

The HPD’s Puna Community Police responded to 16 burglaries, one robbery, four vehicle thefts and four vehicle break-ins in the Puna District from July 1 to 15.
Monday, May 08, 2017

Help Fight Cancer at ‘Bark For Life Hilo’ on May 27

The American Cancer Society is seeking furry and human support to help save lives during Bark For Life Hilo.
Sunday, May 07, 2017

Water Shut-Off in Waiākea Area on May 9

Water service will be temporarily shut off in the Waiākea of South Hilo on May 9.
Saturday, May 06, 2017

Lava Hose, Volcano Views Aboard Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

Mahalo to Blue Hawaiian Helicopters and our pilot, Toshi Mochizuki, for this amazing tour of the Volcano on the Big Island! Click on this LINK to see…
Monday, May 01, 2017

Thomas Chun-Ming Named Officer of the Month

South Hilo Patrol Officer Thomas Chun-Ming was recognized by The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi on Thursday, April 27, as the East Hawaiʻi “Officer of the Month” for April. Chung-Ming was on patrol in the Honomū area on March 27 when he received a call about a suspicious vehicle at a vacant home. Investigating the […]
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hawai’i County and Hawaiian Earth Recycling Reach Agreement

Hawaiian Earth Recycling and Hawai‘i County will cooperate in locating and selecting the new site for the future composting facility.
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Mt. View School Places First in E Ola Pono Campaign

Na Wai Ola Public Charter School in Mountain View made first place in the elementary division for the 10th Annual E Ola Pono Campaign. The statewide campaign encourages youth to promote peace, pono and respect in their schools and communities through student-led campaigns.   Na Wai Ola will receive a $1,000 cash award, made possible by […]
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

120 UH Hilo Students/Staff May Have Been Exposed to TB

The Hawai‘i DOH and UH Hilo are notifying approximately 120 students and staff members of their recent possible exposure to a person with active tuberculosis.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Friends of Liliu‘okalani Gardens to Host Two Events

The Friends of Liliu‘okalani Gardens have scheduled two events in April 2017.
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