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Ian Andrew Parker

Police locate a man wanted for a sex assault

The Hawaiʻi Police Department would like to thank the public for providing information, tips, and assistance that lead to the apprehension of Ian Andrew Parker. The Hawaii Police Department, Area 2, Special Enforcement Unit (SEU) apprehended Parker in the Captain Cook area. The Area 2 Juvenile Aid Section Detectives are continuing the investigation.

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Peter E. Fuerte

Police have located a man wanted on multiple warrants

Hawaiʻi Island police have located and arrested Peter E. Fuerte on (September 27), at 5:40 p.m. in South Kona without incident. Fuerte is wanted on multiple outstanding bench warrants for contempt of court and questioning in connection with an unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle investigation.

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Third Circuit Court judges (with lei) Robert D.S. Kim on left, and Henry T. Nakamoto. Photo courtesy of Hawaii Senate Communications

Senate confirms Third Circuit Court judges for Hilo and Kona

In unanimous floor votes, members of the Hawai‘i State Senate today confirmed the appointments of Third Circuit District Family Court Judge Henry T. Nakamoto to the Circuit Court of the Third Circuit (Hilo) and attorney Robert D.S. Kim to the Circuit Court of the Third Circuit (Kona).

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:44 a.m. alarm Monday (Sept 18) for a sinking fishing boat six miles west of Kealakekua Bay in Kona.

Three fishermen, in their 60s, were in a 22-foot fishing boat which was sinking and they managed to phone the Coast Guard and Fire Department letting them know of their situation and position offshore using cellphones.

Three fishermen rescued from sinking boat six miles off Kona coast

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:44 a.m. alarm Monday (Sept 18) for a sinking fishing boat six miles west of Kealakekua Bay in Kona. Three fishermen, in their 60s, were in a 22-foot fishing boat which was sinking and they managed to phone the Coast Guard and Fire Department letting them know of their situation […]

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This is a Civil Defense Message: National Weather Service reports heavy and persistent rainfall from Keahole Point to Holualoa in Kona. A flood advisory is now in effect through this evening for Kailua-Kona, Kalaoa, Holualoa, Kahalu'u-Keauhou, and Honalo.

Heavy rains spur flood advisory for Kona

This is a Civil Defense Message: National Weather Service reports heavy and persistent rainfall from Keahole Point to Holualoa in Kona. A flood advisory is now in effect through this evening for Kailua-Kona, Kalaoa, Holualoa, Kahalu’u-Keauhou, and Honalo.

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Firefighters responded to a 5:02 a.m. alarm Monday (Sept 11) to Diamond Auto Workz at 73-4156 Hulikoa Drive for a structure fire.

Fire companies from Kailua-Kona, Makalei, Keauhou, South Kohala and a Battalion Chief from Waikoloa worked to extinguish the structure fire at Diamond Auto Workz in the Kohanaiki industrial area. Upon arrival firefighters found one bay of a five-bay metal warehouse engulfed in flames with fire spreading to two adjoining bays. Crews had the fire under control by 5:55 a.m. and it was declared out at 6:30 a.m.

Fire causes $900K damage at Kona business Monday morning (Sept 11)

Firefighters responded to a 5:02 a.m. alarm Monday (Sept 11) to Diamond Auto Workz at 73-4156 Hulikoa Drive for a structure fire. Fire companies from Kailua-Kona, Makalei, Keauhou, South Kohala and a Battalion Chief from Waikoloa worked to extinguish the structure fire at Diamond Auto Workz in the Kohanaiki industrial area. Upon arrival firefighters found […]

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Officer Coley Rowe

Rowe is West Hawaii’s Officer of the Month for September 2017

The Kona Crime Prevention Committee has recognized Officer Coley Rowe as the “Officer of the Month” for September 2017. On (June 30), at around 5:00 p.m., Hawaiʻi Fire Department Rescue personnel reported that a man had been observed sitting on the rooftop of a Kona-area Harbor building for a few hours and had threatened to […]

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Old Kona Airport Park access changed due to Big Island Fair

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation will temporarily change the access route into Kailua Park, also known as Old Kona Airport Park, from Wednesday, September 6 through Tuesday, September 12, 2017, to accommodate the E.K. Fernandez Big Island Fair 2017.

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Robert Mellard

Police are searching for a Man reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for 73-year-old Robert Mellard. He was last seen on Tuesday morning (September 5). He is described as 5-feet-eleven-inches, 165 pounds, hazel eyes and shoulder length brown hair. He was last seen wearing a white tank top, tan shorts with a black backpack.

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Kealakehe Transfer Station public mulch pick-up area. Photo courtesy County of Hawaii

County offers free mulch loading services at Kealakehe Transfer Station

Amid water restrictions in North Kona, the County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has temporarily suspended mulch loading fees at the Kealakehe Transfer Station, in hopes of encouraging the public to mulch their plants to save water.

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Councilman Kanuha announces his run for State Senate

Hawaiʻi County Councilman Dru Kanuha today announced his candidacy for State Senate District 3, representing Kaʻū and Kona. “Since the people of Kona gave me the opportunity and privilege to serve on the County Council in 2012, it’s been great to bring people together to get things done for our community. Now I look forward […]

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The North Kona Water Restriction remains in effect. ALL residents in North Kona must continue to restrict water use to health and safety needs (drinking, cooking, and hygiene purposes). Civil Defense and the Department of Water Supply sincerely appreciates your efforts.

North Kona water restriction still in effect

The North Kona Water Restriction remains in effect. ALL residents in North Kona must continue to restrict water use to health and safety needs (drinking, cooking, and hygiene purposes). Civil Defense and the Department of Water Supply sincerely appreciates your efforts.

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