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Dempsey of Kealakehe High School honored with other students in Honolulu Volcano Watch: Volcanic explosions provide the foundation for agriculture Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 23, 2017 Light 4.4M quake shakes Hawaii Island Thursday morning (March 23) Baumgarner and Honda are East Hawaii Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater reaches 9th anniversary
 
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Dempsey of Kealakehe High School honored with other students in Honolulu

Third annual contest involved finding technology solutions to address affordable housing, food sustainability or creation of innovative industries.

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Volcano Watch: Volcanic explosions provide the foundation for agriculture

In the plantation era, a great amount of effort and capital was invested in creating a series of water tunnels to capture groundwater in Ka‘u. Each supplied between 80,000 to 1,200,000 gallons of water per month.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for March 23, 2017

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. This past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 14 and 32 m (46 – 105 ft) below the vent rim.

A temblor with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck Hawaii Island at 10:27 a.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017.

Light 4.4M quake shakes Hawaii Island Thursday morning (March 23)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4, with an epicenter in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, struck at 10:27 a.m. HST Thursday (March 23). No tsunami is expected.

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Baumgarner and Honda are East Hawaii’s Officer and Firefighter of the Year

The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized Puna Patrol Officer Joshua Baumgarner on Monday evening (March 20) as the East Hawaiʻi “Officer of the Year” and Fire EMS Captain Chris Honda as “Firefighter of the Year.”

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Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater reaches 9th anniversary

Kīlauea Volcano’s summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater began in March 2008. Since that time, countless changes have occurred.

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Police charge two men in connection with Waiakea Uka burglary

March 24, 2017

Big Island police have charged two men in connection with a burglary that occurred on Monday night in the Waiākea Uka area of South Hilo. The homeowner, a 37-year-old Hilo man, reported that while remotely checking his video surveillance on his cell phone, he observed a male in his garage that was carrying the victim’s […]

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Police locate a Hilo man wanted for bail jumping

March 24, 2017

Big Island police have located a 22-year-old Hilo man initially wanted for bail jumping. Austin Juanito Fernandez was last seen leaving the Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center on Thursday (March 23) at about 8 a.m. He failed to return to the correctional center later that day at 1 p.m. as ordered by the court.

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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, March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017

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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An 88-year-old San Antonio, Texas woman died following a 3-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon (March 15) in Hilo.

She was identified as Thelma J. McLamore.

Responding to a 5:04 p.m. call, police determined that a 2003 Toyota truck was traveling southbound on Kanoelehua Avenue, near the Kekūanāoʻa Street intersection when it rear-ended a 2017 Ford sedan and then the Toyota sideswiped a 2017 Nissan SUV vehicle.

Texas woman dies following three vehicle crash in Hilo Wednesday (March 22)

March 23, 2017

An 88-year-old San Antonio, Texas woman died following a 3-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon (March 15) in Hilo. She was identified as Thelma J. McLamore. Responding to a 5:04 p.m. call, police determined that a 2003 Toyota truck was traveling southbound on Kanoelehua Avenue, near the Kekūanāoʻa Street intersection when it rear-ended a 2017 Ford sedan […]

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This is a Civil Defense Road Update for Thursday, March 23 at 5 PM. Hawaii Police Dept. reports Henry St. in Kailua-Kona, which was closed earlier due to a brush fire, is now completely reopened. All area roads are open.

Henry Street in Kailua-Kona was closed due to a brushfire Thursday (March 23)

March 23, 2017

This is a Civil Defense Road Update for Thursday, March 23 at 5 PM. Hawaii Police Dept. reports Henry St. in Kailua-Kona, which was closed earlier due to a brush fire, is now completely reopened. All area roads are open.

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Police locate a Kailua-Kona boy reported missing

March 22, 2017

Hawaii Island police have located 17-year-old George Price-Apo of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing. He was found unharmed in Kailua-Kona on Thursday morning (March 23, 2017).

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Police are searching for a Captain Cook girl reported missing

March 22, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 15-year-old Captain Cook girl who was reported missing. Irene Hernandezwas last seen in Hilo on December 8, 2016. She is described as Hispanic, 5-foot-1, 150 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. Police ask anyone with information on her whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at […]

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Police are searching for a Waimea girl reported missing

March 22, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 15-year-old Waimea girl who was reported missing. Shyanne Muranaka-Walton was last seen in Waimea on March 7, 2017. She is described as Hispanic, 5-foot-3, 140 pounds with long, brown, wavy hair and brown eyes. She also has a long birthmark on her left bicep. Police ask anyone with […]

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Police seek IDs of suspects in Puna burglary

March 22, 2017

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the following persons whose images were captured on a surveillance camera in connection with a burglary in Puna. On Thursday, March 16, 2017, between 1:20 a.m. and 10:05 a.m., two male suspect’s entered a business in the Kalapana area and removed numerous items.

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Naki-Brown is Kohala’s Officer of the Quarter

March 21, 2017

The Hawaiʻi Island Safety and Security Professionals Association recognized Officer Sidra Naki-Brown as “Kohala Officer of the Quarter” during a ceremony held on Friday (March 10). Officer Naki-Brown was honored for her diligence, persistence and determination while dealing with an unruly and violent suspect.

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Police DUI stats for the week of March 13-19, 2017

March 21, 2017

During the week of March 13, 2017, through March 19, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 25 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Seven of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 280 DUI arrests […]

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Police are searching for a Honomu man reported missing

March 21, 2017

Big Island Police are searching for a 59-year-old Honomū man who was reported missing on Monday (March 20). Glenn S. Oyama was last seen in Hilo on Sunday (March 19) at about 11:30 p.m and requires medication. He is described as Japanese, 5-foot-7, 190 pounds with black/gray hair, and brown eyes. Oyama may be operating […]

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