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Countdown to ignition; Fire Department urges safety as fireworks go on sale - Hawaii Tribune Herald


Hawaii Tribune Herald

Countdown to ignition; Fire Department urges safety as fireworks go on sale
Hawaii Tribune Herald
Get ready for your annual New Year's Eve dose of firecrackers, sulfury smells, pops, whistles and sparkles. Fireworks sales began Monday at many East Hawaii locations. Michael Matsui, Hawaii Fire Department fireworks auditor, emphasized that it's ...

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Posted on Thu, 29 Dec 2016 10:50:11 GMT



Akebono Theater, Luquin's both gutted by fire - Hawaii Tribune Herald


Hawaii Tribune Herald

Akebono Theater, Luquin's both gutted by fire
Hawaii Tribune Herald
A night-time blaze gutted the historic Akebono Theater and Luquin's Mexican Restaurant in Pahoa. “It's kind of a shock, but other than that, I'm OK,” said Salvador Luquin Jimenez, who owns both buildings. He said relatives who lived above his ...
Raging fire destroys historic Akebono Theater building in PahoaHawaii News Now
Beloved Pahoa landmark damaged by large fireKHON2
VIDEO: Pahoa Grieves As Akebono, Luquin's Lost In FireBig Island Video News
Hawaii 24/7 (press release) -The Daily Progress -Big Island Now
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Posted on Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:56:19 GMT



Boy burned while imitating YouTube video - Hawaii News Now


Boy burned while imitating YouTube video
Hawaii News Now
Assistant Chief Brian Borneman with the Merrimack Fire Department says what happened to James could have been much worse, based on videos he's seen. "Alcohol burns blue, and the purer it is, it would get even clearer or you might not see it at all,” ...

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Posted on Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:24:57 GMT



Crews extinguish destructive Wainaku fire - Hawaii Tribune Herald


Hawaii Tribune Herald

Crews extinguish destructive Wainaku fire
Hawaii Tribune Herald
Hawaii Fire Department battalion chief Matthias Kusch said that according to the information he'd received, no lives had been lost when 375 Ohai Street went up in flames. The cause of the fire is unknown, Kusch said, but HFD's prevention chief would be ...
VIDEO: Blaze Burns Ohai Street Building In HiloBig Island Video News

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Posted on Sat, 07 Jan 2017 21:48:47 GMT



Police: Fatal blaze in Kalihi was intentionally set; man arrested - Hawaii News Now


KHON2

Police: Fatal blaze in Kalihi was intentionally set; man arrested
Hawaii News Now
"The suspect exited the residence and confronted the HFD (Honolulu Fire Department) personnel. He actually attacked one of the firefighters. He was subdued by HFD personnel as well as some witnesses and the responding police." There are eight different ...
Man charged with murder, arson after deadly house fire in KalihiKHON2

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Posted on Mon, 09 Jan 2017 22:39:44 GMT



House fire in squatter dwelling puts flame to islandwide issue - West Hawaii Today


West Hawaii Today

House fire in squatter dwelling puts flame to islandwide issue
West Hawaii Today
The cause was not known, and an investigation was launched by the Hawaii Fire Department. The house has no electricity or running water, neighbors said, and it has been occupied by squatters — sometimes as many as 20 people at a time — for at least ...

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Posted on Sat, 14 Jan 2017 10:38:42 GMT



Missing diver found dead off Kailua-Kona - Hawaii News Now


Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Missing diver found dead off Kailua-Kona
Hawaii News Now
The Hawaii County Fire Department recovered the body of a diver that went missing off a Kailua-Kona beach Saturday. The 34-year-old man was last seen around 2 p.m. diving alone off Kohonanaiki-Ooma Beach, just north of "Pine Trees" surf break. Rescuer ...
Diver dies off Kona Coast Saturday (Jan 7)Hawaii 24/7 (press release)
Overdue diver found dead in Kona watersHawaii Tribune Herald

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Posted on Sun, 08 Jan 2017 20:32:24 GMT



Coast Guard suspends search for overdue diver off Hawaii Island - KHON2


KHON2

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue diver off Hawaii Island
KHON2
After two hours, he reported the diver overdue to Hawaii Fire Department. On-scene assets conducted a total of nine air, water and ground searches covering 175 square miles. The initial call was made Sunday at 2:11 p.m. to the Hawaii County Fire ...
Coast Guard, HFD searching for overdue diver off Big IslandWest Hawaii Today
Coast Guard, local responders searching for overdue diver off Big IslandMilitary Technologies

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Posted on Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:13:57 GMT



Coast Guard suspends search for diver reported missing in Kona - Hawaii 24/7 (press release)


Coast Guard suspends search for diver reported missing in Kona
Hawaii 24/7 (press release)
The initial call was made Monday (Jan 16) at 2:11 p.m., to the Hawaii County Fire Department who relayed the report to watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu command center. An Urgent Marine Information Broadcast was issued alerting ...

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Posted on Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:41:56 GMT



Coast Guard rescues boaters from sunken vessel off Hawaii Island - KHON2


KHON2

Coast Guard rescues boaters from sunken vessel off Hawaii Island
KHON2
The Coast Guard received a hit from a registered Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) at 1:48 p.m. Shortly after, it was notified by the Hawaii Fire Department that a sailing vessel sank with three people on board. The men were monitored ...
3 rescued after sailboat sinks off Big IslandWest Hawaii Today

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Posted on Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:33:08 GMT



 

 
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