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Please join Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi, County Councilwoman Maile David and other dignitaries for a public groundbreaking ceremony that will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, February 5, to commemorate the start of reconstructing the Honaunau Rodeo Arena.

Public invited to Friday (Feb 5) groundbreaking ceremony for Honaunau Rodeo Arena reconstruction

Please join Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi, County Councilwoman Maile David and other dignitaries for a public groundbreaking ceremony that will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, February 5, to commemorate the start of reconstructing the Honaunau Rodeo Arena.

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The Department of Parks and Recreation will temporarily close four Kona parks on Friday, January 29, so those facilities can be treated for mosquitoes that have the potential to spread dengue fever.

While there is no indication that any of these parks are sources of possible infection, this measure is being employed as a proactive and preventative strategy for reducing mosquito concentrations and thereby lowering the risk of potential exposure.

Four Kona parks to temporarily close for mosquito treatments Friday (Jan 29)

The Department of Parks and Recreation will temporarily close four Kona parks on Friday, January 29, so those facilities can be treated for mosquitoes that have the potential to spread dengue fever. While there is no indication that any of these parks are sources of possible infection, this measure is being employed as a proactive […]

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Jami Harper (photo from 2012)

Police officer arrested and charged with assault of 72-year-old man

A Hawaiʻi Police Department officer has been arrested in connection with a confrontation late Friday (January 22) while off duty at an apartment complex in Kailua-Kona. At 11:14 p.m. Friday, Kona Patrol officers responded to a report of a disturbance at an apartment building on the 75-5600 block of Kuakini Highway. Investigation revealed that 39-year-old […]

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2016 Kona Surf Film Festival

Kona Surf Film Festival Saturday (Jan 30)

Since 2003 the Kona Surf Film Festival presented by Altres has been an exhibition of surf films from around the world, a benefactor of the BIG ISLAND community and beyond, and a grassroots event that has kept the surf cinema stoke alive. Live music, surf movies, and good vibes! Saturday, January 30, 2016 in Kailua-Kona […]

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Salvage operations are expected to begin this week to remove a 39’ Coast-Guard documented powerboat “Hoku Kea,” which ran aground Friday evening off Kohanaiki beach, west Hawaii. 
 
Hawaii County closed Kohanaiki Beach Park pending removal of the boat and hazmat. Fuel leaked from the boat onto the immediate area of the beach, and debris from the boat was also found in the area.

Salvage operation for boat aground in Kona to begin this week

Salvage operations are expected to begin this week to remove a 39’ Coast-Guard documented powerboat “Hoku Kea,” which ran aground Friday evening off Kohanaiki beach, west Hawaii. Hawaii County closed Kohanaiki Beach Park pending removal of the boat and hazmat. Fuel leaked from the boat onto the immediate area of the beach, and debris from […]

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The State Department of Land and Natural Resources and US Coast Guard report that a small boat had run aground yesterday in the area of the Kohanaiki or Pine Trees Beach.  Due to hazardous conditions with debris and leaking fuel the immediate area of the beach has been closed

Kohanaiki Beach in Kona closed due to boat run aground

The State Department of Land and Natural Resources and US Coast Guard report that a small boat had run aground yesterday in the area of the Kohanaiki or Pine Trees Beach. Due to hazardous conditions with debris and leaking fuel the immediate area of the beach has been closed

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Ronald Barawis Jr.

Police are searching for a Kona man wanted on warrants

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 38-year-old Kona man who is wanted on two bench warrants. Ronald Barawis Jr. of Kailua-Kona is wanted for violating parole and failure to appear. He is also wanted for questioning in another investigation.

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Interested people are invited to review and discuss the preliminary alternatives for the management and development of Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park on Hawaii Island at a meeting on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Konawaena Elementary School.

Community meeting on Kealakekua Bay master plan Saturday (Jan 30)

Interested people are invited to review and discuss the preliminary alternatives for the management and development of Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park on Hawaii Island at a meeting on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Konawaena Elementary School.

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At 12:33 p.m. Saturday (Jan 16) Rescue crews responded to the 'End of the World' shoreline area near Alii Drive in Keauhou after two people were swept into the ocean.

A group of young adults were sitting in a tidepool when a large wave enveloped the group and pulled a 19-year-old man and 19-year-old woman across the rocky shoreline into the ocean. The man made his way through the high surf to get back to shore, the woman could not get ashore.

Two sent to hospital after being swept into the ocean in Keauhou Saturday (Jan 16)

At 12:33 p.m. Saturday (Jan 16) Rescue crews responded to the ‘End of the World’ shoreline area near Alii Drive in Keauhou after two people were swept into the ocean. A group of young adults were sitting in a tidepool when a large wave enveloped the group and pulled a 19-year-old man and 19-year-old woman […]

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Celebrity Mercury cruise ship in Hilo Harbor.

Cruise line itineraries for Hawaii’s ports available online

The Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division recently completed beta testing Hawaii.PortCall.com, a web-based vessel scheduling system that went live on January 1, 2016. Hawaii.PortCall.com grants access to cruise line itinerary around the world to access open berths at Hawaii’s commercial ports years in advance.

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Ocean View woman charged in several Kona burglaries

An Ocean View woman has been charged with seven offenses in connection with three burglaries in Kailua-Kona. The first burglary was October 14 at a home on the 77-200 block of Maliko Street. The second was October 16 at a home on the 77-600 block of Princes Keelikolani Drive. The third was October 23 at […]

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Three arrested for smuggling narcotics through Kona International Airport

Three people have been arrested in connection with a suspected narcotics smuggling operation through the Kona airport. At approximately 1:30 p.m. Tuesday (December 8), Area II Vice officers at Kona International Airport at Keahole observed as 32-

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