#Ka’u

Saturday, December 26, 2020
Ka‘u Coffee Festival in Full Swing
Due to COVID-19, the festival has gone digital with free online events.
Monday, December 16, 2019
Kahuku Unit of VNP to Remain Open 5 Days a Week
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park has changed its mind.
Friday, October 04, 2019
HFD: Ka’u Brush Fire Contained
A brush fire in Ka’u has closed parts of South Point Road. Firefighters are on scene battling the blaze.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Harbors and Landing Places of Ka‘ū
Sailor and canoe builder Kiko Johnston-Kitazawa will be at the Lyman Museum this month to make a presentation on some of Ka‘ū’s picturesque coastline locations.
Monday, August 05, 2019
Nephew Arrested in Connection With Uncle’s Murder in Puna
Hawaiʻi Island Police have arrested a Pāhoa man in connection with a body found on the roadway in Puna on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
UPDATE: Wind Advisory Issued for Parts of Big Island
The National Weather Service in Honolulu reports at 9:30 p.m. that the Wind Advisory has been extended until 6 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14.
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
HPD Searching for Man Considered Dangerous
The Hawaiʻi Island Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Douglas K. Louis, a 38-year-old male who frequents Pahala in the District of Kaʻū.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
SO2 & Ash Concerns Addressed at Ka‘ū Community Meeting
Emergency officials held a meeting in Ka‘ū to address the ash and amplified sulfur dioxide (SO2) levels in the are downwind of Halemaʻumaʻu Crater on May 30.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Heavy Rains Cause Damage to Wai‘ōhinu Transfer Station
The County of Hawai‘i announces that recent heavy rains that fell over the Ka‘ū District, have caused damage to the Solid Waste Transfer Station in Wai‘ōhinu.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Free Health Clinics to Move through Ka’u, Puna
Tropic Care 2016 is run by the United States Department of Defense, with support from the County of Hawai’i and the Ka’u Rural Health District Health Office.
Friday, February 12, 2016
HPD: Investigation into ‘Suspicious Device’ Found at Charter School Continues
The incident took place at Ka’u Learning Academy after school officials found a suspicious device that resembled a “pipe bomb” in a nine-year-old’s backpack.
Thursday, September 03, 2015
$10K Granted to The Food Basket
A $10,000 check from the Rotary Club of South Hilo will help to provide food assistance to those in need in Puna and Ka’u.
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Ocean View Accident Involves School Bus
Twelve children between the ages of 13 and 17 were on board the bus Wednesday morning when a vehicle crashed into it.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Access Route Planned for Ka’u Forest Reserve
Departent of Land and Natural Resource officials say the roadway will allow easier access to the 61,000-acre reserve for a variety of uses.
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Ka’u Planning Future Focus of Meetings
The Steering Committee for the Ka’u Community Development Plan has scheduled a series of community meetings with topic-focused agendas.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Civil Defense Issues Green Sands Brushfire Update
The Hawai`i Fire Department reports the brushfire in the Greensands subdivision of Ka`u is roughly 80% contained.
Friday, February 13, 2015
Police Search for Wanted Ka’u Man
The Hawai’i Police Department is searching for a Ka’u man wanted for abuse.
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Ka’u Copper Thieves Sought by HPD
The Hawai’i Police Department is seeking information and the identity of those involved in a copper theft.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Police Seek Ocean View Man
The Hawai’i Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 26-year-old Stephen Kaleo Graham Jr.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Hawai’i Electric Light Crews Continue Power Restoration
Hawai’i Electric Light crews continue their efforts Tuesday morning to restore power to the 360 customers who remained without electricity Monday evening.
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