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A 63-year-old man died while surfing Saturday morning in waters off Lighthouse Road in Halaula.

He has been identified As John Willard of Waikoloa.

In response to a 10:16 a.m. call Saturday reporting an unresponsive man at a surf spot known as “Lighthouse,” officers learned that Willard had not been surfing long when he caught a wave and disappeared. Other surfers in the area went to investigate. They found Willard floating face down in the water and took him to shore.

Police identify Waikoloa man who died surfing in Kohala Saturday (Nov 12)

A 63-year-old man died while surfing Saturday morning in waters off Lighthouse Road in Halaula. He has been identified As John Willard of Waikoloa. In response to a 10:16 a.m. call Saturday reporting an unresponsive man at a surf spot known as “Lighthouse,” officers learned that Willard had not been surfing long when he caught […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:15 a.m. alarm Saturday (Nov 12) to Kauhola Point in Halaula, North Kohala for a drowning.

At the popular surf spot 'Kohala Lighthouse' surfers found a 63-year-old man face down in the ocean not breathing and without a pulse. Surfers began CPR in the water and brought the man to shore where firefighters took over resuscitation efforts.

Drowning at popular surf spot in North Kohala Saturday (Nov 12)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:15 a.m. alarm Saturday (Nov 12) to Kauhola Point in Halaula, North Kohala for a drowning. At the popular surf spot ‘Kohala Lighthouse’ surfers found a 63-year-old man face down in the ocean not breathing and without a pulse. Surfers began CPR in the water and brought the man to […]

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Kohala Aina Festival coming up Saturday (Nov 12)

7th Annual Kohala Aina Festival Where: Inhabit Farms, 53-4125 Pratt Rd., Kapa’au HI 96755 When: Saturday, November 12, 2016 1:00 – 10:00 pm (gates open 12:30 pm) Details: Kohala ‘Aina Festival is an annual benefit concert and celebration of local harvest, small farmers, and the vibrant movement for island-wide food sovereignty. Held each year at […]

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A man and a woman died in a traffic crash Friday morning (November 4) in North Kohala near the 15-mile marker of Kohala Mountain Road (Route 250).

Two Hawi residents are killed in car crash Friday (Nov 4)

A man and a woman died in a traffic crash Friday morning (November 4) in North Kohala near the 15-mile marker of Kohala Mountain Road (Route 250).

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Search on for missing boater near Lapakahi State Park

Search efforts continued for a missing boater off Lapakahi State Park Sunday (Oct 16). A U.S. Coast Guard C-130 aircraft, fire departments Choppers One and Two along with a department rescue boat and ground crews searched the area without results.

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 9:26 a.m. alarm Tuesday (Oct 4) to the Pu‘u O Umi Natural Area Reserve area in the Kohala Mountains for helicopter and crew which made an emergency landing.

Helicopter makes emergency landing in Kohala Mountain Range

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 9:26 a.m. alarm Tuesday (Oct 4) to the Pu‘u O Umi Natural Area Reserve area in the Kohala Mountains for helicopter and crew which made an emergency landing.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Kona, Ka‘u, North and East Kohala along with interior portions of Hawaii Island through Thursday afternoon (Sept 15). This watch is also for Maui County.

Flash Flood Watch in effect for Hawaii Island

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Kona, Ka‘u, North and East Kohala along with interior portions of Hawaii Island through Thursday afternoon (Sept 15). This watch is also for Maui County.

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Ines is Kohala’s Officer of the Quarter

The Hawaiʻi Island Safety and Security Professionals Association recognized Officer Severo Ines as “Kohala Officer of the Quarter” during a ceremony Friday (August 12). Officer Ines was honored for intervening while off duty when a man threatened another driver at a gas station after driving dangerously in a stolen vehicle.

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Lee is Kohala’s Officer of the Quarter for January-March, 2016

The Hawaiʻi Island Safety and Security Professionals Association recognized Officer May Lee as “Kohala Officer of the Quarter” for January-March during a ceremony on May 13. Officer Lee was honored for a traffic enforcement project that led to the arrest of a wanted person who was in possession of a loaded gun.

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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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