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Ultimate super horse challenge for junior riders

MEDIA RELEASE Charles Wilhelm’s Ultimate Super Horse Challenge for junior riders is a clinic and competition for ages 12 – 18 that tests the communication between horse and rider, horsemanship and riding skills at the walk, trot and lope. The event, slated for August 2-3 at the Parker Ranch Arena in Kamuela, is the first-ever […]

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Makuu Farmers Market event promotes healthier choices (July 27)

MEDIA RELEASE A series of special events promoting fresh fruit and vegetables to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants will conclude at the Makuu Farmers Market in Puna from 11 a.m. to noon on Sunday, July 27. Co-sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, the Hawaii Department of Health, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (USDA […]

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Police charge Puna man with 13 offenses including kidnapping and attempted murder

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 38-year-old Puna man with 13 offenses in connection with a kidnapping that led to a police pursuit and an attempt to run down two officers.

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Hawaii 24/7 to live stream Waimea governor forum (July 23)

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Hawaii 24/7 will live stream the candidate forum Wednesday evening from Waimea. It is the island’s last governor candidate forum before walk in voting starts Monday, July 28. Forum starts 5:15 p.m Wednesday, July 23 at Waimea School Cafeteria. It will conclude at 7 p.m. Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Sen. David Ige […]

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Puna man arrested for attempted murder and other offenses

A 32-year-old Puna man has been arrested on a Grand Jury indictment for attempted murder and other offenses. Gilbert H. Waiau of Pāhoa was arrested Monday morning (July 21) on the strength of a bench warrant following a Grand Jury indictment charging him with attempted second-degree murder, attempted first-degree assault, attempted second-degree assault, first-degree terroristic […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for the Big Island until 7:30 p.m. Tuesay (July 22).

At 6:12 p.m. weather radar showed slow moving heavy showers on th eKona slopes between Puuanahulu and Keahole Point.

Other locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to, Kona Village Resort.

Flood advisory issued due to heavy rains North of Kailua-Kona

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for the Big Island until 7:30 p.m. Tuesay (July 22). At 6:12 p.m. weather radar showed slow moving heavy showers on th eKona slopes between Puuanahulu and Keahole Point. Other locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to, Kona Village Resort.

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Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested 38-year-old Riley Asuncion of Pāhoa on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of attempted second-degree murder for attempting to run down two officers on Monday.

Asuncion was taken to the Hilo police cellblock shortly before 7 p.m. Monday (July 21) after being released from Hilo Medical Center, where he was treated for a bruise to his torso sustained when the officers fired at him when he tried to run them down while they were on foot.

Man shot at by police is released from hospital, arrested for trying to run down officers

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested 38-year-old Riley Asuncion of Pāhoa on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of attempted second-degree murder for attempting to run down two officers on Monday. Asuncion was taken to the Hilo police cellblock shortly before 7 p.m. Monday (July 21) after being released from Hilo Medical Center, where […]

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Motorists traveling North to Hāmākua are using Hilo Bayfront Beach Park (also known as Bayfront Highway canoe area) to enter Bayfront Highway. 

The detour around the Kamehameha Avenue and Pauahi Street intersection is open weekdays (no holidays or weekends) between the hours of 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The speed limit will be 15 mph.

Detour through Hilo Bayfront Beach Park open to enter Bayfront Highway

Motorists traveling North to Hāmākua are using Hilo Bayfront Beach Park (also known as Bayfront Highway canoe area) to enter Bayfront Highway. The detour around the Kamehameha Avenue and Pauahi Street intersection is open weekdays (no holidays or weekends) between the hours of 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. The speed limit will be 15 mph.

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The polling place in Pahoa opened right on time on General Election Day Tuesday (Nov 6). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Upcoming candidate forums

MEDIA RELEASE Elections for many of Hawaii’s federal, state and county offices will take place this year, including a Special Election for the office of one of Hawaii’s U.S. Senators. The Primary Election is Saturday, Aug. 9 and the General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 4. Some of the races may be decided in the Primary […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a non-fatal officer-involved shooting in Hilo on Monday.

Shortly before 11:30 a.m., South Hilo Patrol officers responded to a report of a domestic incident in a pink sports-utility vehicle in the Panaʻewa area.

Police shoot at suspect in Panaewa Monday (July 21)

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a non-fatal officer-involved shooting in Hilo on Monday. Shortly before 11:30 a.m., South Hilo Patrol officers responded to a report of a domestic incident in a pink sports-utility vehicle in the Panaʻewa area.

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During the week of July 14, 2014, through July 20, 2014, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 15 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 664 DUI arrests compared with 676 during the same period last year, a decrease of 1.8 percent.

Police DUI stats for July 14-20, 2014

During the week of July 14, 2014, through July 20, 2014, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 15 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 664 DUI arrests compared with 676 during […]

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A military convoy pulls over onto the shoulder of Mamalahoa Highway (Hwy 190) to let traffic pass after exiting Saddle Road as it heads South to Waikolola Road. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Military to convoy from PTA to Kawaihae (July 22-Aug 3)

Oahu-based Marines will convoy from Pohakuloa Training Area to Kawaihae Harbor, July 22-Aug. 3, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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