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Police are searching for Jan Shon Laio, a 60-year-old woman from Pahoa who is reported as missing. Laio is five feet tall, 140 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, was last seen wearing a white shirt, red jacket and blue shorts. Laio is in need of medication.

Police are searching for a 60-year-old Pahoa woman reported missing

Police are searching for Jan Shon Laio, a 60-year-old woman from Pahoa who is reported as missing. Laio is five feet tall, 140 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, was last seen wearing a white shirt, red jacket and blue shorts. Laio is in need of medication.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about a spike in auto thefts in the Hilo District.

In March, 38 vehicles were reported stolen in Hilo. That compares with 21 stolen in March 2014 and 19 stolen in February of this year. In addition, police responded to eight reports of attempted auto thefts.

Police report 38 vehicles stolen in Hilo in March

Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about a spike in auto thefts in the Hilo District. In March, 38 vehicles were reported stolen in Hilo. That compares with 21 stolen in March 2014 and 19 stolen in February of this year. In addition, police responded to eight reports of attempted auto thefts.

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The listed individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants. Persons who know a warrant is out for their arrest are advised to report to the nearest police station to avoid having an officer go to their home or workplace to arrest them.

Police warrants list for Friday, April 17, 2015

The listed individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants. Persons who know a warrant is out for their arrest are advised to report to the nearest police station to avoid having an officer go to their home or workplace to arrest them.

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Strong 6.5M earthquake near Fiji, no tsunami threat Friday (April 17)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 occurred in the Fiji islands region at 5:52 a.m. Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time on Friday, April 17, 2015. Based on all available data… there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Weak quake strikes off-shore Kona early Thursday morning (April 16)

A weak earthquake struck at 12:49 a.m. early Thursday morning (April 16) about 51 miles west-southwest of Kailua-Kona.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory until 9 p.m. Wednesday (April 15) for the Big Island.

At 6:48 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain near Kealakekua. The area of heavy rain was moving south along the coast slowly. Radar estimates rainfall rates up to two inches per hour.

Flood advisory for Kona due to heavy rains Wednesday (April 15)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory until 9 p.m. Wednesday (April 15) for the Big Island. At 6:48 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain near Kealakekua. The area of heavy rain was moving south along the coast slowly. Radar estimates rainfall rates up to two inches per hour.

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State senate passes nearly 200 bills including marijuana dispensaries

The State Senate today passed 135 House bills that addresses areasof domestic violence, beach protection, education, public safety, energy, and a number ofother measures aimed at ensuring the health and well-being of the residents of Hawai‘i.A total of 197 bills have passed third reading by the Senate and will be returning to theHouse.  A majority […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:06 p.m. alarm Tuesday (April 14) to a brushfire between the 64 and 65 mile markers of Kawaihae Road (Hwy 19).

Crews arrived to find a five acre fire burning brush and grass on the Waikoloa side of Kawaihae Road with winds blowing from the west at 10-15 mph. One lane was closed to traffic as firefighting units were at the scene. The fire burned eight acres and was declared under control at 4:17 p.m.

Brushfire burns near Kawaihae Road Tuesday afternoon (April 14)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:06 p.m. alarm Tuesday (April 14) to a brushfire between the 64 and 65 mile markers of Kawaihae Road (Hwy 19). Crews arrived to find a five acre fire burning brush and grass on the Waikoloa side of Kawaihae Road with winds blowing from the west at 10-15 mph. One […]

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A 76-year-old Hilo man reported that when he returned to his 2001 Toyota 4Runner that was parked at Liliʻuokalani Gardens in Hilo on Friday morning (April 10), he found a strip of paper on his windshield warning him that his vehicle registration had expired, that he was not to move the vehicle and that a tow truck had been called. The owner then discovered that his vehicle registration sticker was missing. As he drove away, he observed a tow truck in the vicinity.

Police warn public of tow-truck scam

A 76-year-old Hilo man reported that when he returned to his 2001 Toyota 4Runner that was parked at Liliʻuokalani Gardens in Hilo on Friday morning (April 10), he found a strip of paper on his windshield warning him that his vehicle registration had expired, that he was not to move the vehicle and that a […]

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Three injured after small plane crashes at Hilo International Airport

Three people were injured when their small plane crashed about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday (April 14) at Hilo International Airport.

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Puna man is charged in connection with officer-involved shooting

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a Puna man whose actions on Friday (April 10) resulted in an officer-involved shooting in Puna. At 9 p.m. Monday (April 13), 24-year-old Daesyn Pacheco-Muragin of Mountain View was charged with two counts of first-degree terroristic threatening, one count of second-degree reckless endangering, three counts of unauthorized control of a […]

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Woman involved in police shooting case is charged with numerous offenses

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged the 25-year-old Hilo woman who was arrested after a non-fatal officer-involved shooting in Hilo on Saturday (April 11). Cherish Torres was charged Monday (April 13) with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle, first-degree criminal property damage and five traffic offenses. Her bail was set at $36,075.

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