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HAWAI‘I FIRE DEPARTMENT

Administration
25 Aupuni Street, Suite 2501, Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 932-2900 | Fax: (808) 932-2928

Fire Prevention Bureau
East Hawai`i: 25 Aupuni Street, Suite 2501, Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 932-2912 | Fax: (808) 932-2927

West Hawai`i: 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Bldg. E, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
(808) 323-4760 | Fax: (808) 323-4768

General Email: fire@hawaiicounty.gov 



DESCRIPTION: The Hawaii Fire Department is primarily responsible for fire protection and suppression, pre-hospital emergency medical services, land and sea search and rescue, hazardous materials response, ocean safety, and fire prevention and public education for the County of Hawaii.

FIRE CHIEF:   Darren J. Rosario

Chief Rosario is a graduate of Hilo High School and received an Associates of Science in Fire Science from the Honolulu Community College and an Associate of Science in Mobile Intensive Care Technician from the Kapi‘olani Community College.  He is also an Executive Fire Officer Graduate of the United States Fire Administration National Fire Academy of Emmitsburg, Maryland.  Chief Rosario represents Hawai‘i County on the State Fire Council and is a member of the National Emergency Medical Technician Association, International Association of Fire Chiefs, Hawai‘i Fire Chiefs Association, and the Western Fire Chiefs Association.

Prior to joining the Hawai‘i Fire Department, Chief Rosario was a member of the United States Army-Hawai‘i National Guard, receiving an Honorable Discharge after 8 years of service.

DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF: Lance Uchida

Deputy Chief Lance Uchida was recently promoted and his Bio and photo will be uploaded shortly. 

Hawai‘i Fire Department Staff

Fire Department Records:

Records maintained by the Hawaii Fire Department are available to the public through an online request for records. Medical records are maintained by the State of Hawaii and can be requested through the Department of Health at this email. 

You may submit an online request for records.

Online Request for Fire Department Records

Subpoenas can be delivered at 466 Kinoole St. Hilo, HI. 96270. C/O Battalion Chief Kazuo Todd, Custodian of Records

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