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The June 27th flow remains active, and is slowly approaching Pāhoa Village Road. This photo was taken just before 10 a.m., and shows the flow front moving through private property towards a low point on the road. At 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, the flow front was 215 m (235 yards) from Pāhoa Village Road. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 30, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

As of 8 a.m. Thursday (Oct 30) the lava flow has advanced to about 160 yards of Pahoa Village Road. The flow advancement has been averaging less than five yards per hour.

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By dawn on Tuesday morning, October 28, 2014, lava had crossed into two privately owned properties above Pāhoa. Note the inflated flow behind the fence, which is chest-high. We are grateful to the owners of the property for allowing us access and permission to work on their land and post these photos. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 29, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

As of 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct 29) the lava flow has advanced to within 225 yards from Pahoa Village Road. The flow advancement has been averaging approximately 5-10 yards per hour.

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Police arrest man in connection with Hilo burglaries

MEDIA RELEASE A 25-year-old man is in police custody in connection with burglaries at two Hilo businesses. At 11:09 p.m. Monday (October 27), South Hilo patrol officers responded to a report of a burglary at a business on the 700 block of Leilani Street in Hilo. They arrived to find a shattered glass door. A […]

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Police catch 'Peeping Tom' in South Kohala

Police catch ‘Peeping Tom’ in South Kohala

MEDIA RELEASE A four-month investigation into reports of a “Peeping Tom” in South Kohala has led to the arrest of a teenager. From June through October, South Kohala police received reports of a male teenager or young adult repeatedly peering into windows in the Waikoloa Village area. Investigation by Community Policing officers led to the […]

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Police to continue service at Pahoa station, planning Lower Puna site

Police to continue service at Pahoa station, planning Lower Puna site

MEDIA RELEASE The Puna police station in Pāhoa remains open and police have no plans to close it. A misleading news report wrongly implied that the Pāhoa station was no longer occupied. If and when lava blocks access to the Puna station to residents of lower Puna, police will set up a secondary location somewhere […]

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Hawaiʻi County police will increase DUI checkpoints and roving patrols this weekend in conjunction with Halloween. The effort is part of a national and statewide campaign called “Drive sober or get pulled over.”

Police to ramp-up DUI checkpoints this Halloween weekend

Hawaiʻi County police will increase DUI checkpoints and roving patrols this weekend in conjunction with Halloween. The effort is part of a national and statewide campaign called “Drive sober or get pulled over.”

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A 36-year-old man has died from injuries he sustained when he fell from a moving vehicle on October 10.

He has been identified as Leo Koichy of Waikoloa.

At 8:43 a.m. on October 10, police responded to Lalamilo Farm Road in Waimea. Koichy had been riding in the back of a flatbed truck that was heading to another farm lot when he feel off the truck and hit his head on the road. He was unresponsive and taken to North Hawaiʻi Community Hospital. He was later transferred to The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu, where he was pronounced dead at 5:56 p.m. on October 23.

Waikoloa man dies after falling off a flatbed truck in Waimea

A 36-year-old man has died from injuries he sustained when he fell from a moving vehicle on October 10. He has been identified as Leo Koichy of Waikoloa. At 8:43 a.m. on October 10, police responded to Lalamilo Farm Road in Waimea. Koichy had been riding in the back of a flatbed truck that was […]

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Kona man robs pharmacy of drugs after threatening to blow it up

A 55-year-old Kona man was arrested shortly after a robbery at a Kailua-Kona pharmacy on Saturday (October 25). At 8:35 a.m. Saturday, Kona patrol officers responded to a pharmacy at the corner of Kuakini Highway and Walua Road. They learned that a man had entered the pharmacy and threatened to blow it up unless he […]

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LavaTalk: October 28, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

As of 6:30 a.m. Tuesday (Oct 28) the lava flow has advanced 90 yards and is within 510 yards from Pahoa Village Road.

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Pāhoa Hele-On Bus schedule changes effective October 27, 2014

Starting Oct. 27, the bus stops fronting the Pāhoa 7-Eleven, and at Pāhoa School will not be serviced by Hele-On. New stops have been established along Highway 130 and Highway 132 due to the Pāhoa Village Road closure because of the pending lava flows.

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During the week of October 20, 2014, through October 26, 2014, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 17 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Four of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 944 DUI arrests compared with 1,063 during the same period last year, a decrease of 11.2 percent.

Police DUI stats for the week of October 20-26, 2014

During the week of October 20, 2014, through October 26, 2014, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 17 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Four of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 944 DUI arrests compared with 1,063 during […]

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LavaTalk: October 27, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

As of 6 p.m. Monday (Oct 27) the lava flow has advanced and is within 70 yards of the nearest residential property. Pahoa Village Road between Apa‘a Street and Post Office Road is closed as the lava flow approaches.

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