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Due to ongoing repairs to wells in North Kona, a water restriction notice remains in effect. Customers are required to reduce water consumption by 25 percent. For a list of ways to reduce water usage, please go to our website at www.hawaiidws.org. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated in using water efficiently at this time.

North Kona still on water restriction due to well repairs

Due to ongoing repairs to wells in North Kona, a water restriction notice remains in effect. Customers are required to reduce water consumption by 25 percent. For a list of ways to reduce water usage, please go to our website at www.hawaiidws.org. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated in using water efficiently at this time.

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Police charge Volcano man with felonies in connection with auto thefts in Kona

A 22-year-old man has been charged with three felonies in connection with an ongoing investigation into the theft of four vehicles from an auto dealership in Kona last month. Austin Fernandez of Volcano was arrested and charged Thursday (February 2) on a no-bail warrant for violating terms of probation. On Friday (February 3) he was […]

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A 42-year-old Hilo woman has died from a single-vehicle crash the evening of January 23 on Haku Nui Road in Captain Cook.

She has been identified as Chantel Kaaumoana.

Responding to a 9:24 p.m. call, police determined that a 1981 American Jeep operated by a 34-year-old Captain Cook women had been traveling west on Haku Nui Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to overturn. The collision caused Kaaumoana to be ejected from the vehicle and to sustain life-threatening injuries.

Police identify Hilo woman killed due to Kona crash on January 23rd

A 42-year-old Hilo woman has died from a single-vehicle crash the evening of January 23 on Haku Nui Road in Captain Cook. She has been identified as Chantel Kaaumoana. Responding to a 9:24 p.m. call, police determined that a 1981 American Jeep operated by a 34-year-old Captain Cook women had been traveling west on Haku […]

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The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Goodfellow Bros., Inc. (GBI), and all the Project Team members, are pleased to announce construction for the Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway, Phase 2 project will resume Monday, January 30, 2017.

The work beginning on January 30 will involve excavation of retaining walls near the National Park; traffic signal, interconnect, and street light foundation and conduit installation at multiple locations on the north end of the project; and, reclaimed water utility installation and testing. This will be followed by subgrade preparation for aggregate base course and pavement and further utility work.

Dept of Transportation update on Queen Kaahumanu Highway widening, phase II

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Goodfellow Bros., Inc. (GBI), and all the Project Team members, are pleased to announce construction for the Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway, Phase 2 project will resume Monday, January 30, 2017. The work beginning on January 30 will involve excavation of retaining walls near the National Park; traffic signal, interconnect, and […]

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A 42-year-old Kona man died in a vehicle-bicycle crash Saturday afternoon (January 21) in Kona near the 98-mile marker of Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway.

He has been identified as Richard Topenio of Kailua-Kona.

Responding to a 1:53 p.m. call, police determined that a red 2011 Ford pickup truck had been traveling south on Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway when

Bicyclist dead after pickup veers onto road shoulder in Kona Saturday (Jan 21)

A 42-year-old Kona man died in a vehicle-bicycle crash Saturday afternoon (January 21) in Kona near the 98-mile marker of Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway. He has been identified as Richard Topenio of Kailua-Kona. Responding to a 1:53 p.m. call, police determined that a red 2011 Ford pickup truck had been traveling south on Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway […]

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Honokohau Harbor mauka ramp closing for improvements on January 30, 2017

A capital improvement project for the Honokohau Small Boat Harbor mauka boat ramp is scheduled to begin on January 30, 2017, that will include the removal of both concrete loading docks and installation of new loading docks with new plastic lumber fendering and cleats. The project has been contracted to Isemoto Contracting and will cost […]

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Police are investigating a Kailua-Kona robbery, suspect arrested

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a 32-year-old Kailua-Kona man in connection with a reported robbery in an apartment early Thursday (January 19) on Kahakai Road. Joshua Ryan Koenig was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of burglary, robbery and kidnapping. He is being held at the Kona police cellblock while detectives from the Area II Criminal […]

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Due to ongoing repairs to its wells in North Kona, the Department of Water Supply is issuing a Notice of Water Restriction Notice. The Water Restriction Notice requires consumers to reduce water consumption by 25%.

North Kona on water restriction as repairs to wells continue

Due to ongoing repairs to its wells in North Kona, the Department of Water Supply is issuing a Notice of Water Restriction Notice. The Water Restriction Notice requires consumers to reduce water consumption by 25%.

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A coroner’s inquest investigation has been initiated in connection with a possible drowning in Kona on Thursday (January 12).

At 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Kona Patrol officers responded to a report of an unresponsive man in waters off Kua Bay.

When officers arrived, beach goers were attempting cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Fire/rescue personnel took the man, identified as 57-year-old Brad O’Gara of Amboy, Washington, to Kona Community Hospital. He was pronounced dead at 12:17 p.m.

Washington man is dead after possible drowning in Kona Thursday (Jan 12)

A coroner’s inquest investigation has been initiated in connection with a possible drowning in Kona on Thursday (January 12). At 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Kona Patrol officers responded to a report of an unresponsive man in waters off Kua Bay. When officers arrived, beach goers were attempting cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Fire/rescue personnel took the man, identified as […]

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Court interpreter applicants wanted, workshops to be held

The state Judiciary is seeking individuals who speak English and another language to become court interpreters. Applications are now being accepted for the next state court interpreter orientation workshop to be held on each of the major islands in February and March.

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Hawaiian Airlines to begin non-stop service between Kona and Kauai

Daily non-stop service between Kaua‘i’s Līhu’e Airport (LIH) and Kona International Airport (KOA) on Hawai‘i Island beginning Sunday, March 12. This is the first time in the airline’s history that it will connect Līhu‘e and Kona with a direct flight.

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New traffic signal on Henry Street in Kona now fully operational

The Department of Public Works Traffic Division Announces that the traffic signals at the Henry St. and Alahou St. intersection has completed functionality testing and is now fully operational.

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