PAHALA: The Steering Committe is nearing the final stages in the Ka’u Community Development Plan process. On August 11, planners met in Pahala to discuss potential revisions to the Draft CDP related to Town Infill & Agricultural Subdivision, based on public input.
UPDATE – Civil defense reports that telephone service has been restored. UPDATE – Hawaii County Civil Defense says the phone outage continues for Ka’u and South Kona today. Hawaiian Telcom Company reports that due to a break in the fiber system, telephone services in the Pahala, Naalehu, Ocean View and parts of the South Kona […]
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Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Stephanie Salazar PAHALA, Hawaii: A big moment for the community in Pahala on Wednesday. A ground breaking and blessing for the long awaited Ka‘ū District Gym & Shelter. About 150 people – including the students, teachers and administrators of Ka’u High – were on hand for the groundbreaking. So […]
PAHALA, Hawaii: There could be a new controversy brewing in Pahala over trees that were recently knocked over and removed by the county. Julia Neal of the Ka’u Calendar has the story: SOURCE: Julia Neal, Ka’u Calendar News Briefs A shade tree crashed to the ground early this morning at Pahala Community Center as the […]
PAHALA, Hawaii: The raging brushfires in near Pahala may be out, but that doesn’t mean the town is free of choking clouds. Now, the threat comes from dust storms, like this one that pushed a sooty shadow over Highway 11, just to the immediate west of Pahala. These cars seemed to disappear into the passing swirl Acres […]
PAHALA, Hawaii: At the beginning of last week, two fast moving wildfires – fanned by gusting winds – burned through the brush on either side of Pahala Town, forcing the closure of roads, prompting evacuations, and blanketing the Ka’u region in smoke. Julia Neal is the publisher of the Ka’u Calendar, a monthly newspaper based out […]
PAHALA, Hawaii: An expected Finding of No Significant Impact has been published in the final environmental assessment for the big Ka’u gym and disaster shelter. The project will be located on the site of the now open, grassy field next to Ka‘ū High and Pahala Elementary School. The facility will be jointly used by the […]