High Surf Warning update, Wednesday, 21 March 2018


Accessed on 22 March 2018, 0113 UTC, Post #16534. Source: Email from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency. Comment: Here's the latest High Surf Warning update from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency: COUNTY OF HAWAII email@blackboard.com via yahoo.com  2:48 PM (23 minutes ago) to kh6jrm A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII This is a High Surf update for Wednesday afternoon, … Continue reading High Surf Warning update, Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Power failure affects Hilo traffic lights


Hawaii News Digest, 10 February 2018, 0052 UTC, Post #16352. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/2018/02/09/hawaii-news/power-failure-affects-traffic-lights/ Please click link to read the official statement from the Hawaii Police Department. Comment: Here's the latest update on the traffic light issue in Hilo: Police say due to an ongoing power failure that is affecting traffic lights in Hilo, please treat each … Continue reading Power failure affects Hilo traffic lights

Fire causes evacuation of Hilo apartment building


Hawaii News Digest, 13 December 2017, 0440 UTC, Post #16118. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/6333830.html Reporter:  John Burnett ("Hawaii Tribune-Herald"). Please click link to read the full story. Comment: According to reporter John Burnett, a fire in a third floor apartment at 270 Ululani Street in Hilo forced the evacuation of the residential complex late Tuesday afternoon (12 … Continue reading Fire causes evacuation of Hilo apartment building

Bicyclist killed in Hilo crash


Hawaii News Digest, 06 December 2017, 2125 UTC, Post #16090. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/6306652.html Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Hawaii Island recorded its 32nd official traffic death early Wednesday morning (06 December 2017) when a 70-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed around 6 a.m. at the intersection of Hau Lane near the Wainaku … Continue reading Bicyclist killed in Hilo crash

High Surf closes portion of Kalanianaole Avenue and Keaukaha Beach parks


Hawaii News Digest, 06 December 2017, 2310 UTC, Post #16089. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/6306604.html Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf warning for north-facing shores of Hawaii Island, including Kohala, the Hamakua Coast, and Hilo. Flooding has closed a portion of Kalanianaole Avenue in … Continue reading High Surf closes portion of Kalanianaole Avenue and Keaukaha Beach parks

Investigation underway after body was found along Hilo Bay shoreline


Hawaii News Digest, 05 December 2017, 0345 UTC, Post #16078. Source: http://khon2.com/2017/12/04/investigation-underway-after-body-found-along-hilo-bay-shoreline/ Accessed on 05 December 2017, 0345 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The Hawaii Police Department is conducting an investigation after a man's partially decomposed body was found along the Hilo shoreline near Wainaku on Friday afternoon, 01 December … Continue reading Investigation underway after body was found along Hilo Bay shoreline

Hilo Road Closures


Hawaii News Digest, 02 December 2017, 1545 UTC, Post #16065. Source: Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency e-mail, dtd 0210 Hawaii Standard Time, 02 December 2017. Comment: Flooding and heavy rains have closed a portion of Kamehameha Highway in downtown Hilo. Here is the text of the Civil Defense message: -- On Sat, 12/2/17, COUNTY OF … Continue reading Hilo Road Closures