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Gray is the Kohala Officer of the Quarter

The Big Island Visitors Security Association recognized Officer Cory Gray as “Kohala Officer of the Quarter” during a ceremony Friday (June 13) at the Fairmont Orchid resort in South Kohala. Officer Gray was honored for his dedication to duty and diligence in DUI investigations. In January, Gray was assigned to a special enforcement effort initiated […]

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Kamehameha Day celebrated in Hawaii

King Kamehameha I was honored with a lei draping ceremony in Hilo. The official state holiday to celebrate King Kamehameha I is on June 11th with events scheduled.

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Results of Tiger’s Keokea HIPA Championship Race Saturday (April 19)

The 12 mile long course started at Keokea Park in North Kohala and finished at Kapaa Beach Park, 3.5 miles south of Upolu Point. The 7 mile short course started at Kapaa Beach Park, ran north to Upolu Point and turned to finish back at Kapaa. Challenging conditions brought many off-island paddlers to North Kohala […]

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The US Coast Guard cutter Kiska in Hilo Bay. Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Fire dept and Coast Guard aid kayakers blown out to sea off the Kohala Coast

Fire department and Coast Guard crews rescued a pair of kayakers in distress off the Kohala Coast Sunday afternoon (March 23). At 12:27 p.m.Hawaii County Fire Department was notified of kayakers in distress off the Kohala Coast outside of the nine mile-marker of Akoni Pule Highway. The father of the kayakers met with fire/rescue crews […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:59 a.m. alarm Wednesday (March 19) to an area off-shore Akoni Pule Highway near the 12 mile marker in North Kohala for kayakers in distress.

The fire department's Chopper Two had spotted the kayakers and hovered over the area to determine if the pair was in distress and to see if they could paddle to shore.

Kayakers rescued off Kohala Coast Wednesday (March 19)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:59 a.m. alarm Wednesday (March 19) to an area off-shore Akoni Pule Highway near the 12 mile marker in North Kohala for kayakers in distress. The fire department’s Chopper Two had spotted the kayakers and hovered over the area to determine if the pair was in distress and to see […]

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Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $65.6 million to the state Department of Education (DOE) for capital improvement projects (CIP) that will improve dozens of public schools across the state, while adding local jobs and enhance economic conditions.

Gov Abercrombie releases $65.6M for school improvements

Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $65.6 million to the state Department of Education (DOE) for capital improvement projects (CIP) that will improve dozens of public schools across the state, while adding local jobs and enhance economic conditions.

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Police are searching for a Kohala man reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 38-year-old Kohala man who was reported missing. Jonathan Riveira was last seen at a Hāwī home Sunday afternoon (January 12). He has a medical condition that requires medication. He is described as 5-foot-9, 145 pounds with brown eyes and short black hair.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for Hawaii County until 2:15 a.m. Sunday (May 5). This advisory may be extended if heavy rain continues in the North Hawaii area.

At 11 p.m. weather radar showed moderate to locally heavy rain on the Leeward side of the Kohala Mountains just West of Waimea. The rains have been on and off for the past couple of hours. Other locations in the advisory area include Mahukona.

Flood advisory issued due to heavy rains in North Hawaii Saturday (May 4)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for Hawaii County until 2:15 a.m. Sunday (May 5). This advisory may be extended if heavy rain continues in the North Hawaii area. At 11 p.m. weather radar showed moderate to locally heavy rain on the Leeward side of the Kohala Mountains just West […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for Hawaii County until 1:15 a.m. Saturday (May 4).

At 10:04 p.m. weather radar showed a line of heavy showers extending from Hawi and South to Waikoloa Village. The line of heavy showers was nearly stationary.

Other locations in the advisory include, but are not limited to, Mahukona and Kawaihae.

Flood advisory issued due to heavy rains in West Hawaii

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory for Hawaii County until 1:15 a.m. Saturday (May 4). At 10:04 p.m. weather radar showed a line of heavy showers extending from Hawi and South to Waikoloa Village. The line of heavy showers was nearly stationary. Other locations in the advisory include, but are […]

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These galvanized angle iron pieces were stolen from a farm in Kohala Estates.

Police investigate theft of metal from Kohala farm

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person or persons responsible for stealing iron materials in North Kohala or for information about the location of the stolen goods.

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A high surf advisory remains in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday (March 23) for West facing shores of the Big Island. Surf is forecst to be in the eight to 12 foot range for the Kona-Kohala coastline. A wind advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday (March 23) for Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea above 8,000 feet in elevation.

Surf and wind advisories for the Big Island

A high surf advisory remains in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday (March 23) for West facing shores of the Big Island. Surf is forecst to be in the eight to 12 foot range for the Kona-Kohala coastline. A wind advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday (March 23) for Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for the Kona-Kohala coastline from 6 a.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday (March 22).

Surf is forecast to be in the six to eight foot range.

High surf advisory issued for Kona-Kohala coast

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for the Kona-Kohala coastline from 6 a.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday (March 22). Surf is forecast to be in the six to eight foot range.

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