HILO: The Saddle Road on the Hilo-side (Kaumana Drive) is closed to traffic below Nolemana Street due to down utility pole.
The Nature Conservancy says the acquired easement includes a 200-acre kīpuka with a disappearing stream and ancient forest.
The two U.S. Senate candidates seemed to differ a bit in their philosophies towards Pohakuloa Training Area.
HONOLULU, Hawaii – Senator Gil Kahele wants to know how the state can speed up the last remaining segment on Saddle Road that is in need of improvement. Just about the entire remainder of the cross-island road, renamed the Daniel K. Inouye Memorial Highway, has gotten a makeover, making the infamous roadway much safer for […]
UPDATE: (9:35 p.m.) Flash Flood Warning Cancelled. Saddle Road reopened however detour through old section. Drive carefully. HAWAII ISLAND – A small section of the Hamakua Coast is once again under a flash flood warning, while heavy rains and debris have closed Saddle Road for the next few hours. According to a 7:37 p.m. Nixle […]
POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii – Army officials are opening several training areas for bow hunting, here, Sept. 21-22, from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Training areas 1-4, will be open for bow hunting of mammals only. Hunters are allowed one pig, one goat and one sheep, per day, in keeping with state bag limits. Shooting […]
Two media releases from U.S. Army Garrison-Pōhakuloa Traffic Delays on Saddle Road, Hilo to PTA PŌHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii— Hilo-based military units will convoy from Keaukaha Military Reservation (KMR) to Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) on Thursday, Feb. 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The unit will redeploy from Pōhakuloa Training Area to Keaukaha Military […]
SADDLE ROAD, Hawaii: Some incredible video of a car engulfed in flames on Saturday, after a crash along Saddle Road at the 50 mile marker. This video was taken by Gavin Tanouye – known to KWXX radio listeners as G Cruz – who happened to be in the area when the two-car crash occurred. This footage […]
SADDLE ROAD, Hawaii: The cross island Saddle Road was closed for short time on Monday, after a fatal crash took the life of a 31 year old Hilo man. Hawaii County Police issued this media release with the details: A 31-year-old Hilo man died Tuesday (May 1) from injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle crash […]
By David Corrigan and Stephanie Salazar [Video by David Corrigan] POHAKULOA, Hawaii: This fender bender at the 43 mile marker closed Saddle Road to traffic for a short time on Tuesday. The apparent crash happened at a yield sign entering a short, one lane bridge on the infamous “steps” portion of the road. The pileup […]