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Red Cross shelters house over 200 evacuees from Kilauea eruption

As of midnight, there were over 200 residents at the Pahoa shelter and 24 residents at the Keaau shelter. A team of Oahu Red Cross volunteers deployed to the Big Island on Tuesday to assist with sheltering, operations, and health services. Nearly 60 Red Cross volunteers have been working tirelessly to assist all evacuees with […]

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The Salvation Army was on hand at the Pahoa Community Center to provide supplies to those in need. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Public asked to stop dropping off donations at Puna evacuee shelters

The County of Hawai’i is very grateful for the overwhelming generosity of our community towards our distressed neighbors who have evacuated amid the eruption event. However, we must ask you to refrain from dropping off any monetary, in-kind or food donations, including prepared food donations at the shelters. The County is working with The Salvation […]

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Hawaii Island Humane Society guidelines to help keep animals safe in the event of an evacuation

HIHS encourages all pet owners to be safe and prepared. If you are advised to evacuate, please consider your pet’s safety. Do not leave animals behind. The HIHS Keaau Shelter does not board animals. Do not drop off animals here. Pahoa Community Center and Keaau Senior Center are pet friendly shelters. The dogs and cats […]

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Red Cross shelters open in Pahoa and Keaau for Kilauea eruption evacuees

The Red Cross recommends that people prepare their emergency kits for 14 days and bring their emergency supplies with them to shelters. Full details about what the kit should contain are available at www.redcross.org/hawaii (see Programs and Services/Disaster Preparedness).

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Police are searching for a Keaau man wanted on a warrant

Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 36-year-old Keaʻau man wanted for an outstanding warrant.

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Police step-up presence at Pahoa and Keaau high schools after gun threat

In response to social media posts on, (January 29), which were brought to school official’s attention yesterday, (February 20), police were summoned to the Pāhoa High School campus. It was reported that during a back and forth Instagram text between two female teenagers in which insults were exchanged, a 16-year-old female made a comment referencing […]

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Police charge Hilo man with burglary of Keaau self-storage business

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 33-year-old Hilo man in connection with a burglary from a self-storage unit in Keaʻau. Tuesday morning, (October 17), officers responded to a self-storage facility in the Shipman Industrial Park after employees observed a man moving items from a storage unit that did not belong to him and place the […]

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Police seek ID of suspect in store’s lawnmower theft

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in providing information regarding the identification of a suspect involved in a theft of a lawnmower that occurred from a retail establishment in Kea‘au.

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Keaau man charged with additional offenses after police find a pound of crystal meth

A Keaʻau man is charged with additional drug offenses. Stemming from a continuing investigation into methamphetamine distribution in East Hawaii, Samuel Lagunas of Keaʻau has been charged with additional drug offenses.

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Keaau man is charged with multiple drug offenses

After a nearly month long investigation into crystal methamphetamine distribution in East Hawaiʻi, a 53-year-old Keaʻau man has been arrested and charged with multiple drug offenses.

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Police arrest Keaau man in Hawaiian Paradise Park burglary cases

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested an 18-year-old Keaʻau man for several offenses stemming from two burglaries reported within 7-minutes of each other in the Hawaiian Paradise Park Subdivision.

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Kamehameha-Hawaii and Keaau 7th Annual Kipimana Cup football opener

Kamehameha and Kea`au will kick off the football season Saturday, Aug. 26, with their perennial goodwill game dubbed The Kipimana Cup. “The start of the football season is part of the excitement of starting the new school year,” noted Bill Walter, president of W.H. Shipman, Limited. “The Kipimana Cup game was put together by Shipman, […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:39 a.m. alarm Monday (Aug 14) to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut processing plant in Keaau for a structure fire.

Smoke and flames were visible from Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) and Macadamia Nut Drive in Keaau as fire crews arrived on scene. Firefighters found a 20-by-30 foot structure engulfed in flames. A security guard said the structure was a Macadamia Nut husk dryer.

Fire destroys part of Macadamia Nut facility in Keaau Monday (Aug 14)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:39 a.m. alarm Monday (Aug 14) to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut processing plant in Keaau for a structure fire. Smoke and flames were visible from Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) and Macadamia Nut Drive in Keaau as fire crews arrived on scene. Firefighters found a 20-by-30 foot structure engulfed in […]

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Police seek info for Puna shooting Friday (July 28)

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred (July 28), in Puna. At 12:24 a.m., police responded to reports of gunshots on Highway 11 in Kurtistown. Investigators determined that a 59- year-old Hilo woman was driving in the Volcano direction on Highway 11 when she passed a sedan stopped on the shoulder near […]

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