Hawaii County Newswire

Hawaii County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hawaii County, HI.

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  1. Leilani Estates residents file lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Leilani Estates homeowners are asking the federal courts to order Hawaii County officials to maintain the security checkpoint that keeps out nonresidents, and to order the Federal Emergency Management Agency to continue paying for it.

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  2. Coast Guard, fire department search for missing free diver off KohalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The U.S. Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department crews are still searching for a missing free diver off of Kohala on the Big Island since a report came that the man was missing Tuesday morning. The U.S. Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department crews are still searching for a missing free diver off of Kohala on the Big Island since a report came that the man was missing Tuesday morning.

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  3. Water main break closes school in Papaikou on Big IsleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hawaii County Civil Defense and the state Department of Education said Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole Elementary and Intermediate School in Papaikou is closed today due to a water main break. A screenshot from the school's website.

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  4. Ige plans to push for lava relief fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Gov. David Ige will introduce a bill next year to help kick-start the recovery effort in Lower Puna in the wake of this year's Kilauea lava flow, but that measure will be a more modest package of assistance than Hawaii County officials have been seeking.

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  5. Best Veteran-Owned Business 2018: Paradise HelicoptersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Business Journal

    ... adapting its tours, it was also quick to come to the aid of those affected by the volcano. It approached the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency immediately to offer help, but was never called upon. Dorn took matters into his own hands and started ...

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  6. Waimea Park Bandstand closes due to vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Waimea Park Bandstand will be closed until further notice after vandals broke the sinks and toilets in the bathroom and damaged a public water fountain and maintenance storage lockers, according to the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation.

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  7. Big Isle solar permits fell 18.8% in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The number of photovoltaic permits issued in Hawaii County declined 18.8 percent in October but is still up for the year.

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  8. Man dies after falling from Big Isle sea cliffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... y were forced to suspend efforts to recover the victim Sunday night because of dangerous ocean conditions. The Hawaii County Fire Department launched its helicopter, boat and shore team this morning to search for the man's body.

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  9. Fallen tree, vehicle accident force Highway 11 closures on Big IsleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hawaii County police reported a fallen tree near mile marker 20 on the highway at 4:45 a.m. today and advised of alternate routes for motorists in that area. The alternate route for southbound traffic is to turn right on Kaleiponi Road, right onto Kahauale'a Road then onto Highway 11. The alternate route for northbound traffic is to turn right at Kahauale'a Road and then left on Kaleiponi Road.

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  10. Price tag doubles for Big Island wastewater treatment plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... for a site on the side of town toward the sea was previously estimated to cost $20.3 million. Bill Kucharski, Hawaii County environmental management director, says the project will have more sewer lines than originally planned. The new price tag ...

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  11. Big Isle firefighters rescue 13 trespassing hikers in WaimeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Thirteen trespassing hikers, including two who suffered minor injuries, were rescued by Hawaii County firefighters after they were caught in a flash flood above Anna's Ranch in Waimea on Saturday.

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  12. Kilauea's fissure 8 in Leilani EstatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... 700 homes in the Leilani Estates and Kapoho areas, and burying or isolating more than 1,600 acres of farms. Hawaii County officials have estimated the price tag for the recovery at upwards of $800 million. Once molten lava is still emanating heat at ...

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  13. Hawaii island police seek 'armed and dangerous' stabbing suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hawaii County police are asking for the public's help in finding a 34-year-old "armed and dangerous" man, who is the primary suspect in a Kona stabbing and beating. Hawaii County police are asking for the public's help in finding a 34-year-old "armed and dangerous" man, who is the primary suspect in a Kona stabbing and beating.

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  14. Under pressure, Hawaii County officials look to grant lava accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A checkpoint blocking public access to Leilani Estates will remain in place for at least another month while officials search for ways to give visitors a safe and legal way to see the lava field and 300-foot cinder cone left behind from Kilauea Volcano's most active hot spot, Mayor Harry Kim told the Honolulu Star- Advertiser on Monday.

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  15. Fire chars unpermitted home on Big IsleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The fire broke out at an unpermitted single-story residential structure at 92-8707 Bamboo Lane shortly before 2:20 p.m. When firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames, said the Hawaii County Fire Department in a news release. The occupants of the home escaped the fire before firefighters arrived.

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  16. Hawaii bonsai tree stolen after owner raised it for decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    Hawaii police are trying to find a rare bonsai tree that was stolen from a nursery owner who says he spent nearly 60 years caring for it. . This undated photo provided by the Hawaii County Police Department shows a bonsai tree that has been stolen, and authorities are seeking the public's help in locating it.

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  17. Unattended propane tank closes Highway 130 in KeaauRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 24 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Hawaii County Fire Department shut down a portion of Highway 130 this morning due to concerns of an unattended 5-gallon propane tank in Keaau. The Hawaii County Fire Department shut down a portion of Highway 130 this morning due to concerns of an unattended 5-gallon propane tank in Keaau.

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  18. Meghan rushed through Fiji market filled with royal-watchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are on day nine of their 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific (Hawaii County Police Department via AP). This undated photo provided by the Hawaii County Police Department shows a bonsai tree that has been ...

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  19. Monsanto weed killer ruling is 1st step in long legal battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... case against Monsanto at the Superior Court in San Francisco. A Northern California judge has upheld a j... (Hawaii County Police Department via AP). This undated photo provided by the Hawaii County Police Department shows a bonsai tree that has ...

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  20. 'Mockingbird' chosen as America's best-loved novel in voteRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 23 | KTEN-TV Denison

    (Hawaii County Police Department via AP). This undated photo provided by the Hawaii County Police Department shows a bonsai tree that has been stolen, and authorities are seeking the public's help in locating it. Hawaii police are trying to find the ...

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