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Community Information

Hawaii, HI

Law Enforcement

  • Hawaii County Attorney The Office of the Prosecuting Attorney is the legal agency responsible for the prosecution of all criminal offenses occurring on the Big Island of Hawaii
  • Hawaii County Fire Department The Hawaii County Fire Department has the responsibility of protecting life and property from fire and multifarious emergencies.
  • Hawaii County Office Of The Mayor The Office of the Mayor provides direction, leadership and operational supervision for all Executive Branch departments and agencies and works in conjunction with the County Council to develop and implement policies described under Articles IV and V of the County Charter.
  • Hawaii County Police Department The Hawaii County Police Department is the Big Island's primary law enforcement agency. The department provides 24-hour service in all districts.


  • Hale Hoola Hamakua Hale Hoola Hamakua (HHH), originally known as Honoka'a Hospital, has served the healthcare needs of the communities of Hamakua, North Hawaii and South Kohala since 1951.
  • Hilo Medical Center Hilo Medical Center is the largest facility in the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation in addition to being one of the largest employers in Hilo.
  • Kohala Hospital Kohala Hospital, located in the rural town of Kapaau (North Kohala), opened its doors to patients on April 1, 1917. At that time, it was a 14-bed facility.
  • Kona Community Hospital Kona Community Hospital (KCH), the primary health care facility serving West Hawaii, is a 94-bed full service medical center; 33 beds Medical Surgical acute; 34 beds Skilled Nursing/Long Term Care; 7 beds Obstetrics; 11 beds behavioral health unit; and, a 9 bed intensive care unit. It is located in Kealakekua, Kona, and 18 miles south of Kona International Airport.
  • North Hawaii Community Hospital North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) is a full service acute care hospital centrally located in Waimea (Kamuela) on the Big Island of Hawaii.


  • Hawai'I Volcanoes National Park Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park displays the results of 70 million years of volcanism, migration, and evolution -- processes that thrust a bare land from the sea and clothed it with unique ecosystems, and a distinct human culture.
  • Kolekole Beach County Park Kolekole Beach County Park is located about 13 miles outside of Hilo on the H?m?kua Coast on Highway 19.
  • Pana`Ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens Located on the "Big Island" of Hawaii, this 12 acre zoo is the only tropical rainforest zoo in the United States. It is home to more than 80 animal species including the endangered Nene (Hawaii State Bird) and Namaste', a white Bengal Tiger. The links on the left will take you to interesting information on many of the Zoo's animal exhibits.
  • Punalu`U Beach Park, Ka`U Punalu'u Black Sand Beach is one of the most picturesque beaches we have, with jet black sand and tall, leaning coconut palms. There is a pond with exotic ducks, too, and a natural freshwater wading pool at the far end of the beach that is good for rinsing off after snorkeling with the turtles.
  • Whittington Beach Park, Ka`U Whittington Beach County Park is located in the Ka'? District just past the 60 mile marker on Highway 11. This small, .82 acre park is almost always a bright and sunny spot with beautiful ocean, cliff and tidal views.


  • Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden is a spectacular Garden in a Valley on the Ocean - acclaimed as one of the most beautiful areas in all Hawaii.
  • The 'Imiloa Astronomy Center Of Hawai'I Located on a nine-acre campus above the University of Hawaii-Hilo, with spectacular views of Hilo Bay, 'Imiloa Astronomy Center (formerly called Maunakea Astronomy Education Center) provides a unique experience for visitors, students, and families seeking to explore the connections between Hawaiian cultural traditions and the science of astronomy.
  • The Big Island Of Hawaii Hawaii's Best Beaches
  • The Lyman Museum The nationally accredited Lyman Museum showcases the natural and cultural history of Hawai`i in its exhibit halls and its 1839 historic missionary home.
  • The Pacific Tsunami Museum The museum offers stark evidence of the power of tsunamis and discusses the destructive waves that have hit Hilo and the rest of the Pacific Basin.
  • The Palace The Palace was built and opened in 1925 at the peak of the heyday for American movie palaces. It was originally part of a small family of theatres owned and operated by Adam C. Baker, a dashing Hawaiian gentleman who was the nephew of the last royal governors of the island of Hawaii.