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HFD investigating house fire in Alewa Heights - Hawaii News Now
HFD investigating house fire in Alewa Heights  Hawaii News Now

Firefighters responded just after 9 a.m. to the home on Aulii Street.


Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 20:03:00 GMT



Beauty products nearly catch fire in Hilo home - West Hawaii Today
Beauty products nearly catch fire in Hilo home  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Fire officials say a container of beauty products nearly caught fire late Sunday at a home in Hilo. Responding to the 11:11 p.m. Sunday ...


Posted on Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



WATCH: MT fire department rescues dog from icy river - Hawaii News Now
WATCH: MT fire department rescues dog from icy river  Hawaii News Now

The pup was walking with his owner and fell through the ice into the frigid waters.


Posted on Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters contain brush fire that scorched 160 acres on Mauna Kea - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Firefighters contain brush fire that scorched 160 acres on Mauna Kea  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Firefighters have fully contained a brush fire that scorched approximately 160 acres on Mauna Kea. Hawaii Fire Department Battalion Chief Matthias Kusch said ...


Posted on Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Man accused of locking family inside house, setting it on fire after Cheez-It argument - Hawaii News Now
Man accused of locking family inside house, setting it on fire after Cheez-It argument  Hawaii News Now

ATLANTA (Gray News) - A Georgia man was arrested after allegedly starting a house fire with his mother and brother still inside because of an argument over a ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:07:00 GMT



Unoccupied home burns on Tiki Road - West Hawaii Today
Unoccupied home burns on Tiki Road  West Hawaii Today

An abandoned single story home burned in Ainaloa Monday. The Hawaii Fire Department reported that about half the structure was consumed with smoke and ...


Posted on Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



AP News in Brief 02-15-19 - West Hawaii Today
AP News in Brief 02-15-19  West Hawaii Today

Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills take toll on US Southwest. TUCSON, Ariz. — Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:05:00 GMT



Storm creates chaos in California with flooding, mudslides - Hawaii Tribune Herald
Storm creates chaos in California with flooding, mudslides  Hawaii Tribune Herald

SAUSALITO, Calif. — Waves of heavy rain pounded California on Thursday, trapping people in floodwaters, washing away a mountain highway, triggering a ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:05:00 GMT



Weather update: Power disruption affects 45,000 - West Hawaii Today
Weather update: Power disruption affects 45,000  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Some county services were knocked off line after a severe winter storm pounded areas of North Hawaii over the weekend. A fiber line was ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 10:05:00 GMT



HFD: No clear source of ignition in blaze that killed Palolo woman - Hawaii News Now
HFD: No clear source of ignition in blaze that killed Palolo woman  Hawaii News Now

PALOLO (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Honolulu Fire Department has concluded its investigation into a fatal house fire in Palolo. Officials classified the cause of the ...


Posted on Sat, 19 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Bill seeks ambulances for Makalei, Puna areas - West Hawaii Today
Bill seeks ambulances for Makalei, Puna areas  West Hawaii Today

Kailua-Kona Fire Station Paramedic Kyle Teves responds to a call. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today, file photo). An ambulance leaves on a call from the ...


Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



1 dead as powerful Kona low slams Hawaii with high winds, rain and life-threatening surf - AccuWeather.com
1 dead as powerful Kona low slams Hawaii with high winds, rain and life-threatening surf  AccuWeather.com

A major storm sweeping through the Hawaiian Islands has left one person dead and tens of thousands without power.


Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 18:49:00 GMT



HFD: Weekend fire causes more than $2M in damage to a Laie building - Hawaii News Now
HFD: Weekend fire causes more than $2M in damage to a Laie building  Hawaii News Now

It was another busy weekend for the Honolulu Fire Department.


Posted on Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: Brush Fire Near 35 Mile Marker of Saddle Road - Big Island Now
UPDATE: Brush Fire Near 35 Mile Marker of Saddle Road  Big Island Now

The Hawai'i County Fire Department reports a brush fire near the 35 mile marker of the Daniel K Inouye Highway also known as Saddle Road.


Posted on Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Small brush fire burns down power pole, threatens home in Kawaihae - West Hawaii Today
Small brush fire burns down power pole, threatens home in Kawaihae  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — One lane of Kawaihae Road was shutdown because of a brush fire this afternoon. Hawaii Fire Department personnel were called out to the ...


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters investigating cause of blaze at Honolulu highrise - Hawaii News Now
Firefighters investigating cause of blaze at Honolulu highrise  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Firefighters are investigating a two-alarm blaze at Century Center on Thursday evening that forced a number of residents to ...


Posted on Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Woman escapes Alewa Heights house fire - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Woman escapes Alewa Heights house fire  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Firefighters extinguished a fire at a two-story house in Alewa Heights this morning. When firefighters arrived at the house on the 2235G Aulii Street at 9:17 a.m., ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 19:50:00 GMT



Brush fire burns on the slopes of Maunakea - Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)
Brush fire burns on the slopes of Maunakea  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

County, state and federal assets continue to battle a brush fire burning on the slopes of Maunakea. The fire, which broke out about 10 a.m. Tuesday in the ...


Posted on Fri, 08 Feb 2019 02:40:00 GMT



Man hospitalized after ATV accident - West Hawaii Today
Man hospitalized after ATV accident  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — A man was hospitalized Thursday after being thrown from ATV on land off Kohala Mountain Road, also known as Highway 250. Hawaii Fire ...


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



County seeks applicants for boards, commissions - Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)
County seeks applicants for boards, commissions  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

The county is seeking applicants to fill vacancies on various boards and commissions. Members of most of these panels serve for staggered terms of five years ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:05:00 GMT



California visitor dies while swimming at Maui’s Napili Bay - Hawaii News Now
California visitor dies while swimming at Maui’s Napili Bay  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A California man died Friday after getting stuck in the rough ocean conditions off northwest Maui. The fire department says he ...


Posted on Sat, 09 Feb 2019 20:14:00 GMT



Bill funding 2 new ambulances for Big Isle shelved - Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)
Bill funding 2 new ambulances for Big Isle shelved  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

KAILUA-KONA — At the request of the Hawaii Department of Health, state lawmakers shelved a bill that would have funded two ambulances for Hawaii Island.


Posted on Sat, 09 Feb 2019 10:05:00 GMT



Medicare ambulance rides may no longer end up at ER - WKRC TV Cincinnati
Medicare ambulance rides may no longer end up at ER  WKRC TV Cincinnati

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare wants to change how it pays for emergency ambulance services to give seniors more options besides going to a hospital ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:55:00 GMT



Kapolei house fire intentionally set, investigators determine - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Kapolei house fire intentionally set, investigators determine  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu Fire Department investigators have determined that a Kapolei house fire extinguished Thursday was intentionally set. Firefighters responded to the fire, ...


Posted on Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Powerful storm leads to 1 Inland Empire death, major flooding, roadway chaos - Press-Enterprise
Powerful storm leads to 1 Inland Empire death, major flooding, roadway chaos  Press-Enterprise

A winter storm pounded Riverside and San Bernardino counties Thursday with rain and caused widespread flooding and mud flows, trapping dozens in fast ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 19:05:00 GMT



Flash Flood Warnings Issued for Burn Areas of Riverside, Orange Counties - KTLA Los Angeles
Flash Flood Warnings Issued for Burn Areas of Riverside, Orange Counties  KTLA Los Angeles

Flash flood warnings were issued Thursday for the Holy Fire burn areas of Riverside and Orange counties. The warnings were initially set to expire at 10:45 a.m., ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:17:00 GMT



Man Recovering After Shark Bite in Hawaii - NewsNet
Man Recovering After Shark Bite in Hawaii  NewsNet

A man has been hospitalized in Hawaii after he was bitten by a shark. Ocean safety officials closed Hanalei Bay, in Kauai, after the incident early Monday ...


Posted on Tue, 05 Feb 2019 17:48:38 GMT



Shooter kills 5 at suburban Chicago business; 5 officers wounded - Hawaii News Now
Shooter kills 5 at suburban Chicago business; 5 officers wounded  Hawaii News Now

Five people were killed by a gunman at a Chicago-area business on Friday. The gunman is also deceased. Five police officers were wounded.


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:34:00 GMT



Sayre Foundation donates equipment to Fire Department - Hawaii Tribune Herald
Sayre Foundation donates equipment to Fire Department  Hawaii Tribune Herald

CAMERON MICULKA/West Hawaii Today Hawaii County lifeguard Ben Fisher patrols Hapuna beach on an ATV donated by the Daniel R Sayre Memorial ...


Posted on Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Hawaii County Fire Department warns of phone scam soliciting donations - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaii County Fire Department warns of phone scam soliciting donations  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The Hawaii County Fire Department sent out a public alert today warning of a telephone scam soliciting donations. The Fire Department does not engage in the ...


Posted on Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Honolulu City Council concerned after multiple recruits fired from Honolulu Fire Department - KHON2
Honolulu City Council concerned after multiple recruits fired from Honolulu Fire Department  KHON2

Recent developments have the Honolulu City Council questioning the process after a high number of recruits failed a test.


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Extrication training: Recruits practice car rescues at Waimea Fire Station - West Hawaii Today
Extrication training: Recruits practice car rescues at Waimea Fire Station  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — The Waimea Fire Department responds to an average of six car crashes per month. Most are minor collisions, but at least one is serious. Nineteen ...


Posted on Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Honolulu Fire Department provides firecracker safety tips - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Honolulu
Honolulu Fire Department provides firecracker safety tips - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

The Honolulu Fire Department is reminding the public that the City and County of Honolulu's fireworks ordinance allows the public to purchase and use ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Thirteen graduate from the Kaua'i Fire Department's 28th firefighter recruit class - KITV Honolulu
Thirteen graduate from the Kaua'i Fire Department's 28th firefighter recruit class  KITV Honolulu

The Kaua'i Fire Department held a special ceremony on Friday to graduate 13 recruits from KFD's 28th firefighter recruit class at the Lihu'e Civic Center's ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Coast Guard, Hawaii Fire Department rescue swimmer off Big Island - KITV Honolulu
Coast Guard, Hawaii Fire Department rescue swimmer off Big Island  KITV Honolulu

Sector Honolulu watchstanders received a report from Hawaii County Dispatch that a 17-year-old swimmer was suffering from a severe leg cramp about ...


Posted on Sat, 13 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Honolulu Fire Department faces staffing shortage despite graduating recruits - KHON2
Honolulu Fire Department faces staffing shortage despite graduating recruits  KHON2

Once the latest graduating class suits up, there will still be 95 spots left to fill and we're told many of those are ranked positions.


Posted on Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire Department search for missing freediver Guy Hermogila - KHON2
Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire Department search for missing freediver Guy Hermogila  KHON2

The Coast Guard says 44-year-old Guy Hermogila went diving for lobsters Monday night off Black Point in Kohala.


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Maui Fire Department welcomes new leadership as crews pull through trying time - KHON2
Maui Fire Department welcomes new leadership as crews pull through trying time  KHON2

Maui Fire Department's new leadership was sworn in Tuesday.


Posted on Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



21st annual Daniel Sayre Memorial Foundation Fundraiser to replenish fire department budget: Volcano disaster, recent wildfires depleted it - West Hawaii Today
21st annual Daniel Sayre Memorial Foundation Fundraiser to replenish fire department budget: Volcano disaster, recent wildfires depleted it  West Hawaii Today

KOHALA COAST — Tickets are now on sale for the 21th annual Daniel R. Sayre Memorial awards dinner and fundraiser at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii Sept. 1.


Posted on Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Hawaiʻi County Fire Department Responds to Lava Flow - Hawaiipublicradio
Hawaiʻi County Fire Department Responds to Lava Flow  Hawaiipublicradio

Hawaiʻi County's Fire Department is one of the key first responder organizations working overtime in lower Puna. No firefighters have been injured, but.


Posted on Mon, 28 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Nuuanu blaze caused $250K in damage, Honolulu Fire Department says - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Nuuanu blaze caused $250K in damage, Honolulu Fire Department says  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Fire investigators were unable to determine the cause of a fire that damaged a home in Nuuanu on Sunday. Eleven units with 41 firefighters responded to the fire ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



William Barr sworn in for 2nd stint as US attorney general - Hawaii News Now
William Barr sworn in for 2nd stint as US attorney general  Hawaii News Now

WASHINGTON (AP) — William Barr was sworn in Thursday for his second stint as the nation's attorney general, taking the helm of the Justice Department as ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 18:46:00 GMT



Scammers impersonating local fire departments over the phone - Hawaii News Now
Scammers impersonating local fire departments over the phone  Hawaii News Now

Over the last week, fire departments across the state have been made aware of the phony solicitation calls.


Posted on Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Honolulu Fire Department Extinguishes McCully Building Fire - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Honolulu
Honolulu Fire Department Extinguishes McCully Building Fire - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

UPDATE: On August 28, 2018, at 1:33 a.m. the Honolulu Fire Department responded with 11 units staffed with 43 personnel to a building fire located at 713 ...


Posted on Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



HFD: Unattended candle ignited a fire that tore through a Nuuanu home - Hawaii News Now
HFD: Unattended candle ignited a fire that tore through a Nuuanu home  Hawaii News Now

Firefighters responded to a house fire in Liliha Sunday morning.


Posted on Sun, 13 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Kaneohe building fire was intentionally set; HPD handling arson investigation - Hawaii News Now
Kaneohe building fire was intentionally set; HPD handling arson investigation  Hawaii News Now

KANEOHE (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Honolulu Fire Department has concluded their investigation into a building fire at a Kaneohe townhouse complex earlier ...


Posted on Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Hawaii Fire Dept. responding to brush fire on slopes of Mauna Loa - KITV Honolulu
Hawaii Fire Dept. responding to brush fire on slopes of Mauna Loa  KITV Honolulu

Hawaii Fire Department reports a brush fire on the slopes of Mauna Loa above Volcano. The active brush fire is near Keauhou Ranch and one quarter of a mile ...


Posted on Fri, 05 Oct 2018 14:40:20 GMT



23 Honolulu firefighters are women. Meet 4 at one of the busiest fire stations on Oahu - Hawaii News Now
23 Honolulu firefighters are women. Meet 4 at one of the busiest fire stations on Oahu  Hawaii News Now

Two firefighters, a captain, and the battalion chief at the Central Station are women.


Posted on Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fatal Puna fire under investigation - Hawaii Tribune Herald
Fatal Puna fire under investigation  Hawaii Tribune Herald

A Hawaii Police Department detective said Friday there was “nothing suspicious at this point” about a Puna structure fire in which an individual apparently ...


Posted on Sat, 24 Nov 2018 10:05:00 GMT



Honolulu Fire Department extinguishes two alarm fire in Kapahulu - KITV Honolulu
Honolulu Fire Department extinguishes two alarm fire in Kapahulu  KITV Honolulu

Developing News: Honolulu Fire Department responding to a building fire in the Kaimuki area.


Posted on Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Honolulu Fire Department monitor a brush fire in Hawaii Kai - KITV Honolulu
Honolulu Fire Department monitor a brush fire in Hawaii Kai  KITV Honolulu

A brush fire in Hawaii Kai is still being monitored at the top of Mariner's Ridge that began Saturday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the scene at about 5:30 ...


Posted on Sun, 10 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



HFD concludes investigation into fire that ripped through Foster Village home - Hawaii News Now
HFD concludes investigation into fire that ripped through Foster Village home  Hawaii News Now

FOSTER VILLAGE (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Honolulu Fire Department says a fire that ripped through a home in Foster Village late Wednesday was caused by ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Brush fire near Kaloko Industrial Area under control - West Hawaii Today
Brush fire near Kaloko Industrial Area under control  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Twenty-four units at Ulu Wini housing complex have been evacuated due to a brush fire ignited this afternoon behind Koloko Industrial Area.


Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Search for missing freediver enters third day - West Hawaii Today
Search for missing freediver enters third day  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — A second day of searching for missing freediver Guy Hermogila in waters off the North Kohala coast failed to turn up any sign of the ...


Posted on Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



No injuries, damage reported from brush fire; residents evacuated at Ulu Wini - West Hawaii Today
No injuries, damage reported from brush fire; residents evacuated at Ulu Wini  West Hawaii Today

UPDATE DEC. 29: A brush fire in Kaloko burned 30 acres of land on Friday, the Hawaii Fire Department said. ADVERTISING ...


Posted on Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Elderly man dies in Hilo house fire - Hawaii Tribune Herald
Elderly man dies in Hilo house fire  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Correction: A previous version of this story had an incorrect address of the home destroyed by fire based on information from the Hawaii Fire Department.


Posted on Sun, 16 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



HFD graduates 42 new firefighters after months of intense training - Hawaii News Now
HFD graduates 42 new firefighters after months of intense training  Hawaii News Now

After grueling physical fitness test and extensive training, HFD welcomes new firefighters.


Posted on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Gift of Life: Sayre Foundation donates equipment to fire department - West Hawaii Today
Gift of Life: Sayre Foundation donates equipment to fire department  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — In times of crisis, rescue crews with the Hawaii Fire Department step up and give their all to save the lives of visitors and those who call this place ...


Posted on Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



VIDEO: Hawaii Fire Department Has Council Review - Big Island Video News
VIDEO: Hawaii Fire Department Has Council Review  Big Island Video News

HILO, Hawaiii - Fire Commission Chair Robert Becker testified on behalf on the fire department's needs during last week's council Finance Committee review.


Posted on Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



HFD to boost rescue efforts in new year - KITV Honolulu
HFD to boost rescue efforts in new year  KITV Honolulu

The Honolulu Fire Department will get another rescue helicopter this month, but will have to wait to see if money comes in for another rescue company.


Posted on Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Honolulu Fire Department moves forward in construction of new Hauula fire station - Hawaii News Now
Honolulu Fire Department moves forward in construction of new Hauula fire station  Hawaii News Now

The Honolulu Fire Department is getting closer to the completion of its newest fire station in Hauula.


Posted on Sat, 28 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Hawai'i Fire Department Rescues Opihi Pickers from Cliff - Big Island Now
Hawai'i Fire Department Rescues Opihi Pickers from Cliff  Big Island Now

The Hawai'i Fire Department responded to a report of two men in need of rescuing from a cliff overlooking the ocean along the Hāmākua Coast shortly after ...


Posted on Sun, 02 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



HFD: Fire caused $663K in damage to Wahiawa home - Hawaii News Now
HFD: Fire caused $663K in damage to Wahiawa home  Hawaii News Now

The Honolulu Fire Department has wrapped up their investigation into a house fire in Wahiawa last week.


Posted on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



4-Year-Old Reunites With LAFD Firefighter Who Saved Her Life in Hawaii - KTLA Los Angeles
4-Year-Old Reunites With LAFD Firefighter Who Saved Her Life in Hawaii  KTLA Los Angeles

A four-year-old girl reunited Tuesday with the Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter and paramedic who saved her life after she nearly drowned in the pool of a ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Wind-whipped fire ravages Lahaina hillsides, destroys 21 structures - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Wind-whipped fire ravages Lahaina hillsides, destroys 21 structures  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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Posted on Sun, 26 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Honolulu Fire Department welcomes state-of-the-art additions to fleet - KHON2
Honolulu Fire Department welcomes state-of-the-art additions to fleet  KHON2

New vehicles at the Honolulu Fire Department are designed to help keep firefighters and the community safe.


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



16 New Recruits Join Hawai'i Fire Department - Big Island Now
16 New Recruits Join Hawai'i Fire Department  Big Island Now

The Hawai'i Fire Department held commencement exercises for its 45th Fire Fighter Recruit Class on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at Sangha Hall in Hilo. The new ...


Posted on Tue, 13 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Makiki home destroyed in 3-alarm blaze had seen squatters, suspicious activity - Hawaii News Now
Makiki home destroyed in 3-alarm blaze had seen squatters, suspicious activity  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Makiki home destroyed early Thursday in a massive, three-alarm blaze had been a hotbed for squatters and suspicious ...


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Plantation home destroyed by fire on Maui - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Plantation home destroyed by fire on Maui  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire today that destroyed a plantation home that was being occupied by homeless people in Puunene, Maui ...


Posted on Sat, 27 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Honolulu City Council Fails to Override Mayor's Veto of Fire Sprinkler Extension - Hawaiipublicradio
Honolulu City Council Fails to Override Mayor's Veto of Fire Sprinkler Extension  Hawaiipublicradio

The Honolulu City Council failed to override the Mayor's Veto of an important fire sprinkler bill.


Posted on Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Man injured in East Oahu house fire sparked by car battery - KHON2
Man injured in East Oahu house fire sparked by car battery  KHON2

A 65-year-old man suffered second-degree burns to his arms and face in a two-alarm house fire Friday morning in east Honolulu that was caused by a car ...


Posted on Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Coast Guard, Hawai'i County Hold Search & Rescue Exercise - Big Island Now
Coast Guard, Hawai'i County Hold Search & Rescue Exercise  Big Island Now

The Hawai'i County Fire Department, Coast Guard and Hawai'i County Police Department conducted a successful joint Search and Rescue Exercise off Hilo, ...


Posted on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



The Latest: Child Dies in Fire at Honolulu Officer's Home - U.S. News & World Report
The Latest: Child Dies in Fire at Honolulu Officer's Home  U.S. News & World Report

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a fatal Honolulu house fire (all times local):


Posted on Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Unattended candle causes Nuuanu house fire - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Unattended candle causes Nuuanu house fire  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu Fire Department investigators determined that a Nuuanu house fire Sunday morning was accidentally caused by an unattended candle. An off-duty ...


Posted on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Maui firefighters achieve 100 percent containment in massive Wailea brush fire - Hawaii News Now
Maui firefighters achieve 100 percent containment in massive Wailea brush fire  Hawaii News Now

WAILEA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A fast-moving wildfire that swept through Wailea late Sunday was deemed 100 percent contaimed Tuesday afternoon, ...


Posted on Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Waikoloa brush fire that burned 18K acres is almost fully contained - Hawaii News Now
Waikoloa brush fire that burned 18K acres is almost fully contained  Hawaii News Now

WAIKOLOA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaii County firefighters reported significant progress Monday morning in battling the Waikoloa brush fire that ...


Posted on Wed, 01 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



From a desk job to fire captain | News, Sports, Jobs - Maui News
From a desk job to fire captain | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

Lani Gomes wasn't planning to be a trailblazer when she left her desk job to become a firefighter in 2001. She said she knew that she wanted “to be active.


Posted on Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



HFD extends search for missing freediver another day - West Hawaii Today
HFD extends search for missing freediver another day  West Hawaii Today

By Chelsea Jensen West Hawaii Today cjensen@westhawaiitoday.com | Thursday, November 15, 2018, 5:47 p.m.. Share this story. Hermogila was last seen ...


Posted on Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fire officials busy with East Hawaii rescues - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Fire officials busy with East Hawaii rescues  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The weather has improved somewhat, but search and rescue missions continue this morning in East Hawaii as county officials begin to mop up from damage ...


Posted on Sat, 25 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Some changes, some resistance in hindsight report on Marco Polo fire - KHON2
Some changes, some resistance in hindsight report on Marco Polo fire  KHON2

More than a year after the deadly Marco Polo blaze, KHON2 has obtained the fire department's internal review.


Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Prevention Week kicks off at Honolulu Zoo - KITV Honolulu
Fire Prevention Week kicks off at Honolulu Zoo  KITV Honolulu

The Honolulu Fire Department hosts this year's Fire Prevention Week Kickoff at the Honolulu Zoo on Saturday. The public could enjoy games, prizes, and ...


Posted on Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire destroys unit in Hilo fourplex - West Hawaii Today
Fire destroys unit in Hilo fourplex  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Fire officials are investigating the cause of a late Thursday structure fire that burned one unit within a fourplex in Hilo. Hawaii Fire Department ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



2018 has been a wild year for wildfires, far surpassing numbers since 2015 - Hawaii News Now
2018 has been a wild year for wildfires, far surpassing numbers since 2015  Hawaii News Now

It's apparent there's been quite a lot of brush fires in recent weeks on Oahu and across the state.


Posted on Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



County of Hawai'i Fire Department Warns of Telephone Scam - Big Island Now
County of Hawai'i Fire Department Warns of Telephone Scam  Big Island Now

The County of Hawai'i Fire Department is alerting the public to a scam involving telephone solicitations for donations for volunteer firefighters.


Posted on Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



HFD responds to early-morning brush fire in Waipahu - Hawaii News Now
HFD responds to early-morning brush fire in Waipahu  Hawaii News Now

Honolulu firefighters are responding to a brush fire that broke out early Thursday in Waipahu.


Posted on Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Maui Fire Department finds missing kayaker safe - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Honolulu
Maui Fire Department finds missing kayaker safe - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Maui firefighters were dispatched to reports of an overdue kayaker at 5:10 p.m. Monday afternoon. The missing party had launched from Makena Landing with ...


Posted on Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Kaiminani Drive brush fire put out - West Hawaii Today
Kaiminani Drive brush fire put out  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — A brush fire likely sparked by a cigarette burned about 100 acres Tuesday afternoon off Kaiminani Drive in Kailua-Kona. Firefighters ...


Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Honolulu firefighters battle a fire at Ala Moana Shopping Center Tuesday - KITV Honolulu
Honolulu firefighters battle a fire at Ala Moana Shopping Center Tuesday  KITV Honolulu

Honolulu Firefighters battled thick black smoke Tuesday morning to put out a fire at the Ala Moana Shopping Center. HFD responded to the call just before 2 ...


Posted on Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Honolulu fire officials remind public of proper use of 911 - KITV Honolulu
Honolulu fire officials remind public of proper use of 911  KITV Honolulu

If the dispatcher is spending time answering general questions, they might not be able to assist in a real emergency.


Posted on Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



8 AM: Portion of Highway 190 Remains Closed - Big Island Now
8 AM: Portion of Highway 190 Remains Closed  Big Island Now

Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, 8 a.m.. Hawai'i Police Department reports the following roads status due to the Waikoloa brush fire: Highway 190 between the Waikoloa ...


Posted on Thu, 02 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Opihi pickers extricated in hazardous rescue operation - Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)
Opihi pickers extricated in hazardous rescue operation  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Two opihi pickers were rescued by Hawaii Fire Department personnel in a hazardous operation during darkness and heavy rain early Sunday morning.


Posted on Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Brush fire near Kahe Power Plant burnt almost 300 acres - KITV Honolulu
Brush fire near Kahe Power Plant burnt almost 300 acres  KITV Honolulu

Farrington Hwy, fronting the Kahe Power Plant is temporarily closed in both directions due to a brush fire. More information to come.


Posted on Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



The Rescue: Firefighters, swimmers, detail daring mission that saved students - West Hawaii Today
The Rescue: Firefighters, swimmers, detail daring mission that saved students  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — When firefighters got a call that 10 people had been swept away during a flash flood in a Waimea stream, they thought they were responding ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Propane vapors caused Kaimuki fire that killed HPD officer's wife and daughter, firefighters say - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Propane vapors caused Kaimuki fire that killed HPD officer's wife and daughter, firefighters say  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A fire that killed a 33-year-old mother and her 9-month-old daughter last week in Kaimuki was caused by leaked propane vapor, the Honolulu Fire Department ...


Posted on Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



HFD investigating fire involving multiple vehicles at Atkinson Towers - Hawaii News Now
HFD investigating fire involving multiple vehicles at Atkinson Towers  Hawaii News Now

Crews have shut down multiple lanes of Atkinson Drive near Ala Moana Center due to a fire involving multiple vehicles at the Atkinson Towers.


Posted on Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Large fire destroys single-story home in Palolo - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Large fire destroys single-story home in Palolo  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The Honolulu Fire Department responded to a single-story house fire in Palolo this afternoon. Thirty-nine firefighters responded a blaze at 1921 9th Ave. with the ...


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



A&B, Fire Department team up against wildfire threat | News, Sports, Jobs - Maui News
A&B, Fire Department team up against wildfire threat | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

Following the 2500-acre fire that burned through old sugar cane fields and brush in early July, the Maui County Fire Department and Alexander & Baldwin have ...


Posted on Sat, 28 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Kauai Fire Commission searching for new fire chief - KHON2
Kauai Fire Commission searching for new fire chief  KHON2

HONOLULU (KHON2) - The Kauai Fire Commission is searching for a new fire chief, following the retirement of Chief Robert Westerman after 20 years of *service* ...


Posted on Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire chief to retire at end of June | News, Sports, Jobs - Maui News
Fire chief to retire at end of June | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

Fire Chief Jeff Murray is retiring at the end of the month, ending more than 29 years with the department, including the last decade as chief. “It's time.


Posted on Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Family of 7 displaced after a house fire in Waimanalo - Hawaii News Now
Family of 7 displaced after a house fire in Waimanalo  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A fire displaced a Waimanalo family of seven Saturday night, according to the Honolulu Fire Department. HFD says the fire ...


Posted on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



 

 
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