Hawaii News

Friday, January 27, 2023

Honolulu Fire Department investigating cause of 2-alarm blaze that tore through Pauoa Valley home

Firefighters extinguished a 2-alarm blaze in Pauoa Valley Thursday evening. Fire crews responded to the scene about 5:15 p.m. at 2345 Kaola Way. Upon arrival, they found flames emanating from a 3-story home. Firefighters initiated an aggressive fire attack from multiple locations with handlines and a high-volume master stream from a ladder. A search for victims in multiple homes was conducted to confirm that no one was inside. Officials said one neighboring home suffered exposure damage and HPD escorted three residents to EMS officials on scene for unknown reasons. EMS said it treated a 50-year-old man who suffered smoke inhalation from the fire. He’s in stable condition. Smoke from the blaze could be seen from miles away.
Hawaii News Now

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Gas leak in Kalihi partially closes Dillingham Boulevard

According to the Honolulu Police Department, Dillingham Boulevard in the eastbound direction was closed between Puuhale and Mokauea Road. HPD closed this area due to a gas leak. The Honolulu Fire Department and HPD were responding to this incident.
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Wailuku residents evacuated after suspected IEDs found in vehicle

Residents near Liholiho Street in Wailuku were evacuated as a precaution on Tuesday night after PVC pipes resembling improvised explosive devices were found in a vehicle that had crashed in the area, police said Wednesday. At about 7:41 p.m., a 1996 Buick Le Sabre sedan was traveling eastbound on Liholiho Street when the driver lost control and collided into a rock wall along a driveway of a nearby residence, police found during a preliminary investigation. The driver, a 17-year-old male from Captain Cook, Hawaii island, and his three passengers — a 20-year-old Wailuku female, a 16-year-old Wailuku male and a 13-year-old Kahului male — were able to exit the vehicle before it caught fire. Residents in the area and fire personnel were able to contain and extinguish the fire.
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