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William Frederick Combs

Police are searching for a Kona man reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 57-year-old Kona man who was reported missing. William Frederick Combs, also known as Richard Wayne Kowski, also known as Tony Eugene Combs, was last seen in Kailua-Kona in January. He is described as Caucasian, 6-feet tall, 175 pounds with green eyes, gray hair and tattoos on both arms.

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Fabian Heald

Police locate a Kailua-Kona man reported missing

Hawaiʻ Island police have located 60-year-old Fabian Heald of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing. He was found unharmed Wednesday morning (April 22) in Kona.

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Weak quake strikes off-shore Kona early Thursday morning (April 16)

A weak earthquake struck at 12:49 a.m. early Thursday morning (April 16) about 51 miles west-southwest of Kailua-Kona.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory until 9 p.m. Wednesday (April 15) for the Big Island.

At 6:48 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain near Kealakekua. The area of heavy rain was moving south along the coast slowly. Radar estimates rainfall rates up to two inches per hour.

Flood advisory for Kona due to heavy rains Wednesday (April 15)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flood advisory until 9 p.m. Wednesday (April 15) for the Big Island. At 6:48 p.m. weather radar showed heavy rain near Kealakekua. The area of heavy rain was moving south along the coast slowly. Radar estimates rainfall rates up to two inches per hour.

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A 56-year-old Kona man died following a three-vehicle collision Tuesday evening (April 7) in Kailua-Kona.

He has been identified as Robert Pfleger of Hōlualoa.

Responding to a 5:24 p.m. call, police determined that a 2004 Jeep Cherokee operated by 31-year-old Anna Vaverko of Kailua-Kona was traveling west on Hina Lani Street.

Motorcyclist from Holualoa dies after head-on crash with SUV

A 56-year-old Kona man died following a three-vehicle collision Tuesday evening (April 7) in Kailua-Kona. He has been identified as Robert Pfleger of Hōlualoa. Responding to a 5:24 p.m. call, police determined that a 2004 Jeep Cherokee operated by 31-year-old Anna Vaverko of Kailua-Kona was traveling west on Hina Lani Street.

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Gerald Wrischnik

California man arrested in Kona for drug trafficking

A California man is facing drug trafficking charges following an arrest Easter Sunday at Kona International Airport at Keāhole. At 7:43 p.m. Sunday (April 5), officers from the Area II Vice Section served a search warrant on 40-year-old Gerald Wrischnik of Oceanside, California, after he deplaned from a flight. The search warrant included an X-ray […]

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Sean Smith II

Kona man charged with three offenses after accidently shooting woman

A Kona man has been charged with three offenses in connection with an accidental shooting while illegally target practicing in the forest. At 6:26 p.m. Tuesday (March 31), Hāmākua police responded to a forest area off Pa‘auilo Landing Road, where 24-year-old Sean Smith II of Kailua-Kona reported that a 24-year-old woman had been wounded while […]

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Ventrella-Corcoran

Police arrest Kona man and woman for firearms and drug charges

A Kona man was charged with various firearm violations and drug charges along with a Kona woman who was charged with promoting a harmful drug. A Jeep and cash were seized by police, both were released after posting bail.

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Matthew Cummings

Kona man is charged with meth trafficking and other offenses

A Captain Cook man was charged with meth trafficking and other offenses after police executed a search warrant at his house Monday (March 16). The search warrant was executed at a home on the 84-1000 block of Bruner Road in Captain Cook, where police recovered 44.1 grams of a crystalline substance packaged in a manner […]

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Police are searching for Ada Araki, a 55-year-old woman reported missing. Araki was last seen in Hilo Friday (March 13), was possibly headed to Kona and may be in need of medication.

Araki is 4 feet, nine inches tall, has brown eyes, gray hair, was last seen wearing blue pants and a light green shirt.

Police are searching for a 55-year-old woman reported missing

Police are searching for Ada Araki, a 55-year-old woman reported missing. Araki was last seen in Hilo Friday (March 13), was possibly headed to Kona and may be in need of medication. Araki is 4 feet, nine inches tall, has brown eyes, gray hair, was last seen wearing blue pants and a light green shirt.

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Richard Paul Read

Captain Cook man charged with arson

Detectives have charged a 52-year-old Captain Cook man with arson stemming from a suspicious fire reported on Thursday morning (February 26) in Captain Cook. At 2:00 p.m. Wednesday (March 4) Detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigations Section charged Richard Paul Read with one count of first degree arson and one count of first degree […]

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Police seek man on video at the scene of a suspicious Kona fire

Hawaiʻi Island police want to question a man whose image was captured on a surveillance video at the scene of a suspicious fire. At 6:10 a.m. Thursday (February 26), Kona Patrol officers responded to a report of a fire at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Captain Cook. When they arrived, firefighters were on the […]

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