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2016 Mayoral candidates forum in Kona Wednesday (June 22)

Eight candidates running to be the mayor of Hawaii County take to the stage in Kona to answer questions about how they would run things.

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Governor Ige to hold town hall meeting in Kona Friday (June 24)

Governor David Ige’s Community Connection town hall meeting will be held at 6-8 p.m. Friday (June 24) at the Hawaii Community College Palamanui campus at 73-4225 Ane Keohokalole Highway. This is an opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions with the governor and members of his administration on issues that are important to the West Hawai‘i […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are asking the public for help in identifying individuals or businesses who are responsible for the dumping of abandoned and derelict vehicles.

Since January 1, approximately 280 abandoned or derelict vehicles have been reported in the Kona District alone, compared with 106 reported during the same period in 2015.

Police report 280 abandoned vehicles found in Kona

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking the public for help in identifying individuals or businesses who are responsible for the dumping of abandoned and derelict vehicles. Since January 1, approximately 280 abandoned or derelict vehicles have been reported in the Kona District alone, compared with 106 reported during the same period in 2015.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for the south facing shores of Hawaii Island this weekend from 6 a.m. Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday. The swell will build Friday night (June 10) and peak over the weekend.

Surf in Kona and Ka‘u is forecast to be in the 5-8 foot range along south facing shores.

High surf advisory issued for south facing shores this weekend

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for the south facing shores of Hawaii Island this weekend from 6 a.m. Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday. The swell will build Friday night (June 10) and peak over the weekend. Surf in Kona and Ka‘u is forecast to be in the 5-8 […]

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Hawai‘i Electric Light announces a scheduled power outage in Napo‘opo‘o and Ke‘ei on Thursday, June 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The outage will affect about 140 customers from Lower Napo‘opo‘o Road to Ke‘ei Beach. Crews will remove and replace a power pole on Lower Napo‘opo‘o Road.

Scheduled power outage in Napoopoo and Keei area of Kona Thursday (June 9)

Hawai‘i Electric Light announces a scheduled power outage in Napo‘opo‘o and Ke‘ei on Thursday, June 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The outage will affect about 140 customers from Lower Napo‘opo‘o Road to Ke‘ei Beach. Crews will remove and replace a power pole on Lower Napo‘opo‘o Road.

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Two arrested after Texas visitor is attacked and robbed in Kona

Two people were arrested after a Texas man reported a robbery Friday (May 27) at Koloko-Honokōhou National Historical Park. In response to 7:15 p.m. call Friday, Kona Patrol officers determined that when a 25-year-old man from Bellaire, Texas, was at the fish pond, he saw a local man rummaging through his bag. The suspect then […]

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Police charge Kona man with offenses after the break-in of a car

A Kona man has been charged with four offenses stemming from the break-in of a car in the parking lot of a “big-box” store in Kailua-Kona. At 2:38 p.m. Tuesday (May 24), Kona Patrol officers responded to a report that a backpack had been stolen from a car parked in a parking lot on Henry […]

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First Hawaii Dance for Parkinson's in December 2015.

Dance for Parkinson’s class offered in Kona Wednesday (May 18)

On Wednesday (May 18) at 1-2:15 p.m. will be the last class of the Spring series of Hawai’i Dance for Parkinson’s in Kona, HI. The class will be offered, at Hale Halawai 76-6224 Ali’i Dr. FREE. No dance experience necessary, all levels and can start anytime in the series!! Caregivers/Family/Friends are welcome to join in […]

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Hawaiian Airlines awarded Japan-Kona route

The U.S. Department of Transportation this morning approved Hawaiian Airlines’ application to serve Honolulu and Kona from Haneda airport in Tokyo. The DOT has given Hawai‘i’s largest and longest serving carrier until Jan. 29, 2017 to start the new service.

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A 54-year-old man died in a single-vehicle traffic crash Monday morning (April 25) in Kailua-Kona just south of the Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway and Kealakehe Parkway intersection.

He has been identified as Christopher Allen of Hōlualoa.

Responding to a 6:37 a.m. call, police determined that Allen had been operating a 2004 Toyota pickup truck and traveling north on Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway (Route 19) just south of the intersection with Kealakehe Parkway when  he ran off the east shoulder of the roadway, struck a utility pole and overturned his vehicle in a lava field adjacent to the highway.

Kona man in fatal Monday morning crash is identified

A 54-year-old man died in a single-vehicle traffic crash Monday morning (April 25) in Kailua-Kona just south of the Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway and Kealakehe Parkway intersection. He has been identified as Christopher Allen of Hōlualoa. Responding to a 6:37 a.m. call, police determined that Allen had been operating a 2004 Toyota pickup truck and traveling […]

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A 22-year-old Kona man died in a single-motorcycle traffic crash Sunday morning (April 17) in North Kona near the 22-mile marker of Māmālahoa Highway (Route 190).

He has been identified as Jonathan Salinas of Kailua-Kona.

Kailua-Kona man dies after motorcycle crash Sunday (April 17)

A 22-year-old Kona man died in a single-motorcycle traffic crash Sunday morning (April 17) in North Kona near the 22-mile marker of Māmālahoa Highway (Route 190). He has been identified as Jonathan Salinas of Kailua-Kona.

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4:47 p.m. The Hawai'i Police Department reports that Mamalahoa Highway (Route 190) between the Makalei Golf Course Road and the Daniel K. Inouye Highway in North Kona is now open. The crash site has been cleared.

Mamalahoa Hwy (Route 190) reopened north of Makalaei Golf Course due to a crash

4:47 p.m. The Hawai’i Police Department reports that Mamalahoa Highway (Route 190) between the Makalei Golf Course Road and the Daniel K. Inouye Highway in North Kona is now open. The crash site has been cleared.

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