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The Hawaiʻi Island Safety and Security Professionals Association recognized Officer Thomas Koyanagi as “Kohala Officer of the Quarter” for October-December 2015 during a ceremony on February 12.

Koyanagi is Kohala’s Officer of the Quarter for October-December 2015

The Hawaiʻi Island Safety and Security Professionals Association recognized Officer Thomas Koyanagi as “Kohala Officer of the Quarter” for October-December 2015 during a ceremony on February 12.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 24-year-old man wanted for abuse.

Golden Raymond is described as 5-foot-5, 180 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. He was last known to live in Kohala.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Police are searching for a man wanted for abuse

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 24-year-old man wanted for abuse. Golden Raymond is described as 5-foot-5, 180 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. He was last known to live in Kohala. Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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Volcano Watch: A geological tour of the Hawaiian Islands: Hawaiʻi

As you likely already know, the Island of Hawai‘i is made up of five volcanoes. Less well known is a sixth volcano…

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A 29-year-old man died Monday (January 4) after being crushed by a large branch while cutting a tree in North Kohala.

He has been identified as Andrew A. Ankner, who has no permanent address.

Man suffers critical injuries in North Kohala tree trimming accident, dies

A 29-year-old man died Monday (January 4) after being crushed by a large branch while cutting a tree in North Kohala. He has been identified as Andrew A. Ankner, who has no permanent address.

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During a kona wind, fume from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō (foreground) and Halema‘uma‘u Crater (background), both on Kīlauea, blows northward, with towering Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea on the horizon. USGS photo.

Volcano Watch: What is a volcano?

To a volcanologist, a volcano is a structure containing a vent or cluster of vents fed by magma rising directly from great depth within the earth.

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HELCO schedules power outage for North Kohala on November 11-12, 2015

Hawai‘i Electric Light Company announces a scheduled power outage that will affect customers in Hawi and Kapa‘au. This temporary outage is necessary to allow Hawai‘i Electric Light personnel to safely upgrade equipment at the Hawi Substation to improve system reliability. The outage will be from 11 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11, to 5 a.m. on […]

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Police are searching for Hawi man last seen diving off Kohala Coast

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 55-year-old Hāwī man who was reported missing. Jamie Salis was last seen September 17 diving in the ocean at night off Old Coast Guard Road. He is described as 5-foot-7, 165 pounds with brown eyes and shoulder-length balding black hair. Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts […]

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Tiger Shark attack victim in Kohala. Photo via Instagram @_braxton_john_

Man attacked by Tiger Shark in North Kohala, airlifted in serious condition

At 3:52 p.m. Sunday (Sept 20) fire/rescue crews responded to a Upolu Point in Kohala for a man injured in a shark attack. The 27-year-old man was spearfishing about 60 yards offshore when he was attacked by a Tiger Shark which bit him on the thigh and calf. The man said the shark was about […]

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US Coast Guard Marine Protector class 87-foot coastal patrol boat 'Ahi' out of Honolulu, Hawaii

Search is suspended for missing freediver off Kohala Coast

The Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene and located a submerged dive light, but it was undetermined if the diver was in the area of the light when it was sighted. Hawaii County Fire Department divers have since recovered the light and a fishing spear, but the diver remains missing.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for Hawaii Island until 4:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept 17).

At 1:36 p.m. weather radar indicated heavy showers developing over several different areas of Hawaii island with the heaviest showers once again affecting the area between Honaunau and Keahole Point including Kailua-Kona town. Additional heavy showers will affect the leeward Kohala area from Mahukona to Kawaihae and areas upslope of these communities. Heavy rainfall is also occurring over the Ka‘u slopes upslope from communities from Wood   Valley to Naalehu.

Flood advisory for Hawaii Island due to heavy rains Thursday (Sept 17)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for Hawaii Island until 4:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept 17). At 1:36 p.m. weather radar indicated heavy showers developing over several different areas of Hawaii island with the heaviest showers once again affecting the area between Honaunau and Keahole Point including Kailua-Kona town. Additional heavy […]

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A 32-year-old Hāwī man died Saturday (August 8) of an apparent accidental gunshot wound.

He has been identified as Aaron Kondo.

At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, North Kohala police responded to a report of an unconscious man with a hole in his chest in Kapaʻau.

Hawi man accidentally kills himself while handling hunting rifle

A 32-year-old Hāwī man died Saturday (August 8) of an apparent accidental gunshot wound. He has been identified as Aaron Kondo. At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, North Kohala police responded to a report of an unconscious man with a hole in his chest in Kapaʻau.

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Toledo is Kohala’s Officer of the Quarter for April-June

The Hawaiʻi Island Safety and Security Professionals Association recognized Sergeant Richard Toledo as “Kohala Officer of the Quarter” for April-June during a ceremony on July 10. Toledo, a South Kohala supervisor and 24-year veteran of the Hawaiʻi Police Department, was honored for actions that brought a dangerous situation under control and avoided potential serious injury […]

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