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South Hawaii fire creeps toward Green Sands Subdivision

| Sep 24 2017 - 11:10am | Comments

A brush fire in South Hawaii continues to burn and stretches from Waikapuna Bay to within .75 miles of Green Sands Subdivision, the Hawaii Fire Department reported.

  1. | Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — About 100 members of the public attended an informational briefing at the state Capitol on Thursday to learn more about the threat to Hawaii of a North Korea nuclear attack.

  2. | Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Former County Councilwoman Brenda Ford announced her candidacy Thursday for the state House District 5 seat being vacated by Rep. Richard Creagan.

  3. | Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A 30-year-old Big Island man will spend five years in federal prison for robbing the American Savings Bank branch in Kealakekua, spurring a day-long manhunt earlier this year.

  4. | Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — The Kohala Ranch Water Company was hoping by Wednesday to have water running to the several developments it supplies exclusively. After suffering equipment issues, the new target date is sometime Saturday night.

  5. Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 4:51pm

    Hawaii Fire Department reported a 2 p.m. today a large brush fire located in the area of Kaalualu near South Point, in Ka’u.

  6. Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 12:48pm

    Hawaii Island police have located and taken into custody a 19-year-old Hilo man wanted for questioning in a kidnapping investigation.

  7. Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 10:48am

    During the week of Sept. 11-17, Hawaii Island police arrested 24 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.

  8. Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 10:27am

    The Kohala Ranch Water Company’s (KRWC) said late Wednesday that well failures (Well 1 and Well 2) continue.

  9. | Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 10:25am

    HILO — Dozens of East Hawaii hospital patients got eye-popping medical bills last week.

  10. | Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 10:18am

    The Thirty Meter Telescope is again in the hands of the state Board of Land and Natural Resources.

  11. Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 12:06am

    Support group gathers Tuesday

  12. | Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Just call him “Mr. National Parks.”

  13. | Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 10:21am

    Adventurous thrill seekers jump off the rocks at End of the World on Wednesday.

  14. | Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 10:16am

    KAILUA-KONA — Rep. Richard Creagan, who has represented South Kona and Ka‘u for the past four years, announced Wednesday his candidacy for the state Senate, recommitting in his announcement to an earlier goal of getting a new hospital and teaching institution for West Hawaii.

  15. | Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO — Mayor Harry Kim said Wednesday he plans to sign a foam food container ban that passed the County Council by a 7-2 vote earlier in the day.