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A second person was arrested in connection with an altercation in Hilo early Saturday morning (October 18) on the 400 block of West Kawili Street.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged with terroristic threatening Sunday (October 20) and turned over to the jurisdiction of Family Court. Because he is a minor, police are not releasing any other information about him.

Second person arrested in Hilo attempted murder case

A second person was arrested in connection with an altercation in Hilo early Saturday morning (October 18) on the 400 block of West Kawili Street. A 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged with terroristic threatening Sunday (October 20) and turned over to the jurisdiction of Family Court. Because he is a minor, police are not […]

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The Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow with the Pahoa Transfer Station in the foreground. Image taken October 21, 2014. Photo courtesy of Hawaii County Civil Defense

LavaTalk: October 22, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

This morning’s lava flow assessment shows the narrow finger of lava coming off the main flow has become the leading edge and advanced 100 yards since yesterday, this is 30-50 yards ahead of the original flow front. The flow still remains about 0.6 miles from the Apaa Street area.

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Police identify fatality in Waimea  ATV crash

Police identify fatality in Waimea ATV crash

MEDIA RELEASE A 48-year-old Kamuela man died early this week after crashing on an all-terrain vehicle. He was identified as Willard Rapoza Jr. Sometime between 10 a.m. and noon Sunday (October 19), Rapoza left his Waimea home on an ATV and failed to return home. At 1:25 p.m. Monday, relatives found him unresponsive and trapped […]

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A finger off the Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow approaches a private roadway as it heads downhill. Image taken October 21, 2014. Courtesy of Hawaii County Civil Defense

LavaTalk: October 21, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

This morning’s lava flow assessment shows the lava flow has picked-up in activity and advanced 30 yards since yesterday. The flow still remains about 0.6 miles from the Apaa Street area.

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Police DUI stats for the week of October 13-19, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE Media Release During the week of October 13, 2014, through October 19, 2014, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 18 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 927 DUI arrests […]

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Between the hours of 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. tonight, (October 20) Kamehameha Avenue will close from Ponahawai Street to the Canoe Landing entrance so crews can move concrete barriers.

The Pauahi Street/Bayfront Highway intersection will remain open, however; no turns will be allowed on to Kamehameha Avenue.

Kamehameha Avenue closed tonight for crews moving concrete barriers

Between the hours of 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. tonight, (October 20) Kamehameha Avenue will close from Ponahawai Street to the Canoe Landing entrance so crews can move concrete barriers. The Pauahi Street/Bayfront Highway intersection will remain open, however; no turns will be allowed on to Kamehameha Avenue.

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Police are searching for a woman reported missing

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 36-year-old woman who was reported missing. Faylana Fromm has no permanent address but frequents the Hilo area. A family member on the mainland reported last hearing from her on October 13. She is described as 5-foot-4, 140 pounds with brown eyes and shoulder-length curly black hair. […]

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64-year-old Kailua-Kona man dies after moped crash

64-year-old Kailua-Kona man dies after moped crash

MEDIA RELEASE A 64-year-old Kailua-Kona man has died as a result of a single vehicle crash October 9 on Hinalani Street near Anini Street. He was identified as Michael W. Fox. Responding to a 6:30 p.m. call, Kona police determined that a 2008 Adly moped was traveling on the right side of the lane heading […]

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A close view of the north margin of the flow, just behind the flow front on October 17, 2014. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

LavaTalk: October 20, 2014 update on Kilauea’s lava flow

This morning’s lava flow assessment shows the lava flow front remains stalled and has not advanced since yesterday. The flow remains about 0.6 miles from the Apaa Street area.

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Hilo man is charged with attempted murder

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi County police have arrested and charged a Hilo man with attempted murder in connection with an altercation in Hilo early Saturday morning (October 18). At 2 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the 400 block of West Kawili Street and found a 21-year-old Hilo man with a neck injury. He was taken to […]

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Most of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park opened Sunday following Hurricane Ana, except for Mauna Loa Road which remains closed due to downed trees.  

Popular park features like Thurston Lava Tube, Kīlauea Iki Overlook, and the 19-mile stretch of Chain of Craters Road are now open, including both visitor centers and Kīpukapuaulu (Bird Park). Nāmakanipaio Campground is also open.

Most of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park open again Sunday (Oct 19)

Most of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park opened Sunday following Hurricane Ana, except for Mauna Loa Road which remains closed due to downed trees. Popular park features like Thurston Lava Tube, Kīlauea Iki Overlook, and the 19-mile stretch of Chain of Craters Road are now open, including both visitor centers and Kīpukapuaulu (Bird Park). Nāmakanipaio Campground […]

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The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Advisory for the Island of Hawaii effective through 10:15 a.m. this morning. Heavy rains are being reported in various parts of the island and flood conditions may be expected.

Flood and Marine Advisories issued for the Big Island

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Advisory for the Island of Hawaii effective through 10:15 a.m. this morning. Heavy rains are being reported in various parts of the island and flood conditions may be expected.

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