Tag Archives: Pahala

Hawaiian Telcom service out in Ka’u, parts of Kona

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


VIDEO: Ka’u Gym and Shelter breaks ground in Pahala

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

Parts of Pahala still smoldering

VIDEO: Pahala brushfire – the aftermath

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


Final EA for Ka’u District Gym and Shelter published

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

VIDEO: Ka’u Coffee Mill welcomed in Pahala

By David Corrigan and Stephanie Salazar [Video by David Corrigan] PAHALA, Hawaii: Hundreds turned out for the blessing of the new Ka’u Coffee Mill in Pahala on Saturday, a huge step forward for an agricultural community revitalizing itself through the caffeinated crop. It was a who’s who in Ka’u: farmers, politicians, businessmen, and entertainers… but it all wouldn’t be