East Rift Zone Eruption Update, Thursday, 31 May 2018


Accessed on 31 May 2018, 2107 UTC, Post #16922. Source: Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency. Comment: Lava flows continue to inundate Lower Puna with escape routes along Highways 132 are closed.  Here's the current eruption and lava flow updates from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency. COUNTY OF HAWAII email@blackboard.com via yahoo.com  10:16 AM … Continue reading East Rift Zone Eruption Update, Thursday, 31 May 2018

Big Island firefighters extinguish blaze at unpermitted structure


Hawaii News Digest, 03 January 2018, 0440 UTC, Post #16204. Source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/01/02/breaking-news/big-island-firefighters-extinguish-unpermitted-structure-fire/ Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Early New Year's Day, Hawaii Island fire crews extinguished a fire at an unpermitted dwelling on a Hawaiian Home Lands farm lot in Kamuela.  When crews arrived at 64-0768 Ainahua Alanui Road, the single-story … Continue reading Big Island firefighters extinguish blaze at unpermitted structure

One person dead in Kailua-Kona house fire


Hawaii News Digest, 04 November 2017, 0350 UTC, Post #15905. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/616651.html Accessed on 04 November 2017, 0350 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The Hawaii Fire Department is investigating a fire that killed a person and caused $210,000 damage to a home in Kailua-Kona early Friday morning (03 November 2017). … Continue reading One person dead in Kailua-Kona house fire

South Hawaii Island fire creeps toward Green Sands subdivision


Hawaii News Digest, 25 September 2017, 0510 UTC, Post #15653. Source: http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/south-hawaii-fire-creeps-toward-green-sands-subdivision Accessed on 25 September 2017, 0510 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: According to the Hawaii Fire Department, a 1,600 acre brush fire continues to burn and stretches from Waikapuna Bay to within 3/4 of a mile of the … Continue reading South Hawaii Island fire creeps toward Green Sands subdivision

Fire burns 800 acres along the Ka’u coast


Hawaii News Digest, 23 September 2017, 1645 UTC, Post #15643.' Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/fire-burns-800-acres-along-ka'u-coast Accessed on 23 September 2017, 1645 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: According to the Hawaii Fire Department, a brush fire that started Thursday has blackened more than 800 acres of land along the Ka'u coastline.  Because most of … Continue reading Fire burns 800 acres along the Ka’u coast

Volcano structure fire sends 3 to hospital


Hawaii News Digest, 11 September 2017, 0555 hrs, UTC, Post #15570. Source: http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/volcano-structure-fire-sends-3-hospital Accessed on 11 September 2017, 0555 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full report. Comment: A Hawaii Island man suffered serious burns while he tried to extinguish a house fire that occurred Saturday evening, 09 September 2017, in the Volcano … Continue reading Volcano structure fire sends 3 to hospital

Two people escape unharmed from burning Hilo home


Hawaii News Digest, 03 September 2017, 0535 hrs, UTC, Post #15532. Source: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36279188/two-people-escape-unharmed-from-burning-hilo-home Accessed on 03 September 2017, 0535 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: According to the Hawaii Fire Department, two people escaped unharmed from a single-story duplex home on Kapiolani Street at around 5:30 p.m., Friday, 01 September … Continue reading Two people escape unharmed from burning Hilo home