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Hawaii Island lane closures for the week of June 17-23, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — MAMALAHOA (HWY 190) — 1) PUUANAHULU (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK) Alternating lane closures on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 190) in both directions between Mile Marker 20 and Mile Marker 22, over a twenty-four hour period, seven days […]

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Police seek theft suspects caught on camera

Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking the public for help in identifying the persons whose images were captured on surveillance cameras in connection with a theft from a Hilo store. On Monday (May 15), items removed from the store. The incident was captured on video surveillance cameras.

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Police seek three men wanted on bench warrants

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in providing the whereabouts of three people wanted for outstanding bench warrants. These individuals have no known connection to each other; however all have ties to the Volcano area in the Puna District.

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Evan Beitsch, 26, Kailua Kona Eugene F. Bejo, 29, Moutain View Brian K. Bekken, 49, Pahoa Jacob M. Belaire, 30, New Orleans, LA Frederic W. Belanio, 45, Kailua Kona or Hamakua Henry P. Bell, 35, Hilo Kahikikukalani K. Bell, 18, Mountain View Richard T. Bell, 79, Mountain View Harley J. Bellchase, 26, Hilo Zerica K. Bellching, 28, Waikoloa John F. Bellinger, 27, Hilo Guy W. Bello, 56, Hilo Carlos V. Bellotto, 29, Hilo Margo Bellovich, 45, Kapaau Iso Ben, 38, Kailua Kona Jojo T. Benavente, 28, Dededo, Guam Armand J. Benedetti, 60, Kailua Kona Anaehoomalu K. Benedicto, 25, South Kohala Richard P. Benevides, 45, Mountain View Kalea L. Benford, 26, Mountain View Jane C. Benge, 55, HOVE Kevin M. Bengston, 47, Volcano Genesis Benites, 23, Honokaa Mason Benjamin, 34, Kailua Kona Netali Benjamin, 34, Kamuela

Police warrants list for Friday, June 23, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE As of Friday, June 23, 2017, the following individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants: s is the official list from the Hawaii County Police Department Police ask that anyone who knows the whereabouts of a person on this list call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:38 p.m. alarm Thursday (June 22) to 35th Avenue and Orchidland Drive in Puna for a brushfire.

Crews had the brushfire under control by 3:20 p.m. and it was declared out at 3:50 p.m.

The fire burned about 3.6 acres, there were no injuries reported.

Brushfire burns in Puna Thursday (June 22)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:38 p.m. alarm Thursday (June 22) to 35th Avenue and Orchidland Drive in Puna for a brushfire. Crews had the brushfire under control by 3:20 p.m. and it was declared out at 3:50 p.m. The fire burned about 3.6 acres, there were no injuries reported.

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A Coast Guard C-130 aircraft orbits over Hilo during the tsunami warning.

Coast Guard suspends search for sailor and boat lost in Pacific

The Coast Guard suspended the active search Thursday for a solo-sailor aboard the 36-foot sailing vessel Celebration last reported 1,800 miles southeast of Hilo, Hawaii. Richard Carr, 71, remains missing.

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Left: A color-shaded bathymetry map of Lō‘ihi, a submarine volcano located southeast of the Island of Hawaiʻi. The summit region is marked by pit craters formed in connection with an eruption and earthquake swarm in July–August 1996. Right: Earthquakes in the vicinity of Lō‘ihi (same area as bathymetry map) located by the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory during a 30-day period ending June 22, 2017. Locations of the earthquakes are shown with dots; size indicates magnitude and color indicates time (blue represents earthquakes within two days of June 22, yellow within two weeks, and white within four weeks). For example, the blue dot east of Lō‘ihi was a magnitude-2.3 earthquake that occurred on June 22.

Volcano Watch: HVO logs renewed seismic activity at Lō‘ihi

The most recent confirmed eruption of Lō‘ihi occurred in 1996. That year, an energetic earthquake swarm began in July and quickly intensified, motivating a scientific expedition to Lō‘ihi.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about a telephone scam from persons claiming to be from the Department of Water Supply.

The individuals call Water Supply customers and threaten to shut off their water service because of what they claim is a past due water bill.

According to the Department of Water Supply, the calls are fraudulent and an attempt to gain access to credit card or other financial information.

Police warn public about telephone water supply scam

Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about a telephone scam from persons claiming to be from the Department of Water Supply. The individuals call Water Supply customers and threaten to shut off their water service because of what they claim is a past due water bill. According to the Department of Water Supply, the […]

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During the week of June 12-18, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 13 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers is under the age of 21.

Police DUI stats for the week of June 12-18, 2017

During the week of June 12-18, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 13 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers is under the age of 21.

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Police release sketch of Puna robbery suspect who fired a shotgun

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with a home invasion robbery Monday evening (June 19) in Puna. At 11:49 p.m. police responded to a residence in the 18-4000 block of North Glenwood Road in Mt. View after a 54-year-old man and his 10- year-old son […]

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at Queen Liliuokalani Gardens in Hilo the King Tide submerged walkways in the park Tursday, May 25, 2017. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

‘King tides’ forecast to bring highest tide levels of the year

An observable phenomenon this weekend on shorelines and low-lying areas in Hawaii heralds the arrival of the highest ‘king tides’ of the year, that will occur over a couple days around May 26, June 23, and July 21, 2017.

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Police locate a girl last seen in Kailua-Kona who was reported missing

Hawai`i Island police have located 17-year-old Leilani Alvarado of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing. She was found unharmed on the island of Kauai on Thursday morning (June 21).

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