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Woman in critical condition after moped crashes with dump truck

A Kona woman is in critical condition following a crash between a moped and a dump truck in Kailua-Kona. At approximately 10 a.m. Tuesday (May 26), the moped was merging onto the southbound lane of Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway from Hualālai Road, when it attempted to merge between a dump truck and the trailer it was […]

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Hawaii County firefighters answered a 2:48 a.m. alarm Saturday (May 23) to Kaiminani Drive in Kona about 1/4 mile above Queen Kaahumanu Highway (Hwy 19) for a brushfire.

Crews arrived to find a brushfire next to the north side of the roadway. Firefighters contained the blaze, got it under control and the fire was declared out at 3:40 a.m. Part of the roadway was closed to traffic due to firefighting operations.

Brushfire in Kona burns land early Saturday morning (May 23)

Hawaii County firefighters answered a 2:48 a.m. alarm Saturday (May 23) to Kaiminani Drive in Kona about 1/4 mile above Queen Kaahumanu Highway (Hwy 19) for a brushfire. Crews arrived to find a brushfire next to the north side of the roadway. Firefighters contained the blaze, got it under control and the fire was declared […]

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Police are searching for Kona gas station burglars

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying persons whose images were recorded on a surveillance photo recently obtained in connection with a burglary last year.

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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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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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