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Lava flow visitors need to be prepared for health and safety

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) reports the active lava flow from Puʻu ʻŌʻō in the East Rift Zone is entering the ocean at Kamokuna located within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Additional surface flows are active near Puʻu ʻŌʻō and more recently moving beyond the National Park eastern boundary onto private property near the abandoned Royal […]

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On Friday evening, breakouts from the east side of lava flow "61g" provided good viewing for visitors who walked in from the Kalapana viewing area. Photo taken Friday, August 12, 2016 courtesy of USGS/HVO

Kilauea 61g lava flow continues spilling into the ocean

The 61G lava flow, extending southeast of Puʻu ʻŌʻō on Kīlauea’s south flank, continued to be active and to enter the sea at multiple places near Kamokuna.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a hit-and-run accident late Wednesday night (August 3) in the Kalapana area.

Puna District police officers responded to an 11:11 p.m. report of a vehicle-pedestrian accident on Highway 130 in Kalapana.  A 32-year-old Keaʻau man was reportedly struck by a mini-van while on the side of the road inspecting his stalled vehicle fronting the painted church in Kalapana.

Police seek info on Kalapana hit-and-run accident Wednesday night (Aug 3)

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a hit-and-run accident late Wednesday night (August 3) in the Kalapana area. Puna District police officers responded to an 11:11 p.m. report of a vehicle-pedestrian accident on Highway 130 in Kalapana. A 32-year-old Keaʻau man was reportedly struck by a mini-van while on the side of the road inspecting his […]

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Michael Kalla

Police release new photo of man reported missing last year

Hawaiʻi Island police have obtained a new photo of a 48-year-old man who was reported missing last year. Michael Kalla was last seen October 5 in Kalapana. His last known address was in Honokaʻa. He is described as 6-foot-1, 200 pounds and muscular with balding dark blond hair, green eyes and a scar under his […]

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Michael Kalla

Police are still searching for a man reported missing since October 2015

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about a 48-year-old man who was reported missing. Michael Kalla was last seen October 5 in Kalapana. His last known address was in Honokaʻa. He is described as 6-foot-1, 200 pounds and muscular with balding dark blond hair, green eyes and a scar under his chin.

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Fire rescue crews responded to a 10:24 a.m. alarm Saturday (June 4) to 12-4919 Ahia Road in the Kalapana area of Puna for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find a single-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 11:10 a.m. and it was declared out at 11:30 a.m.

Fire destroys Kalapana area home Saturday morning

Fire rescue crews responded to a 10:24 a.m. alarm Saturday (June 4) to 12-4919 Ahia Road in the Kalapana area of Puna for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a single-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 11:10 a.m. and it was declared out at 11:30 a.m.

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Michael Kalla

Police are searching for a man reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 48-year-old man who was reported missing. Michael Kalla was last seen October 5 in Kalapana. His last known address was in Honokaʻa. He is described as 6-foot-1, 200 pounds and muscular with balding dark blond hair, green eyes and a scar under his chin.

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Assistant Chief of Police Henry Tavares leads a press conference announcing their conclusion that Boaz David Johnson murdered his girlfriend Brittany-Jane Royal. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Police conclude Brittany-Jane Royal was murdered by boyfriend Boaz Johnson

The active investigation into the strangulation death of 25-year-old Brittany-Jane Royal has concluded with a determination that she was murdered by her boyfriend, 22-year-old Boaz David Johnson.

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Police investigate decomposing body found in Kalapana

Hawaiʻi Island police have initiated a coroner’s inquest case in connection with a body found in Kalapana. At approximately 2:55 p.m. Thursday (January 2), police received a report from a 34-year-old man, who indicated that he discovered a decomposing body while hiking in a forested area of a lava field at the end of Highway […]

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Kalani Puu

Police locate man reported missing Sunday (Oct 27)

Missing Person Kalani Puu M-22 has been located

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Tropical Storm Flossie causes power outages in Puna (UPDATE July 29, 2 p.m.)

Hawaii Electric Light Company has announced that fallen trees caused by gusty winds from Tropical Storm Flossie are causing power outages throughout the lower Puna area. At this time, approximately 5,000 customers are without power.

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Boaz D. Johnson

Alaska man wanted in connection with murder investigation

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about a 22-year-old Alaska man who was reported missing. Boaz D. Johnson of Petersburg, Alaska, last spoke to his family at noon on May 27. Johnson is also wanted for questioning in connection with the death of 25-year-old Brittany-Jane Royal, whose body was found May 28 […]

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