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Three swimmers rescued off Keaau Beach after two swept out by currents

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:04 p.m. alarm Saturday (March 25) to Keaau Beach (aka Shipman Beach, Haena Beach) for three swimmers in distress about 100-150 yards offshore. Two girls had been swept out into the ocean due to a current and a man went into the ocean to assist them.

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Police are searching for Mason D. Beck in connection with robberies

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating 29-year-old Mason D. Beck who is wanted for questioning in connection with another robbery reported to have occurred today (March 24) in Keaʻau.

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Police seek IDs of suspects in Puna burglary

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the following persons whose images were captured on a surveillance camera in connection with a burglary in Puna. On Thursday, March 16, 2017, between 1:20 a.m. and 10:05 a.m., two male suspect’s entered a business in the Kalapana area and removed numerous items.

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Police arrest woman and two men in Puna kidnapping case

Two men and a woman from Puna were charged Thursday (March 16) with numerous offenses stemming from a kidnapping incident that occurred earlier in the week in upper Puna.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two persons who are suspects in a robbery investigation.

On December 27, 2016, a male reported that while he was driving a tow truck in the area of Ka Ohuwalu Drive and Keaau-Pahoa Road (Route 130) near Pahoa,  he was confronted by two males in a gray (possibly Chevy) Sport Utility Vehicle.

Police seek two suspects in Puna robbery

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two persons who are suspects in a robbery investigation. On December 27, 2016, a male reported that while he was driving a tow truck in the area of Ka Ohuwalu Drive and Keaau-Pahoa Road (Route 130) near Pahoa, he was confronted by two males […]

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Household hazardous waste collection events in Waimea and Puna (March 4 & 5)

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events will occur between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., as follows: Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Waimea Recycling and Transfer Station. Sunday, March 5, 2017 at the Pāhoa Recycling and Transfer Station.

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Police seek info on person seen on camera during a Puna theft

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person whose image was captured on a surveillance camera in connection with a theft investigation. At approximately 11:30 a.m. on February 14, an unknown male entered the victim’s property in the Kalapana Black Sands subdivision and removed power tools, a generator and other […]

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Police arrest second suspect in connection with crashed car in Ainaloa

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a stolen Nissan 370Z that was involved in a one-car crash last week in Ainaloa. Twenty-one-year-old Arnold B. J. Fernandez of Volcano was arrested at 6 p.m. Friday and charged with unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle. He was also charged with second-degree burglary for a […]

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Fire/rescue responded to a 12:04 p.m. alarm Sunday (Jan 22) to Kahena Beach in Puna for a swimmer in distress.

Witnesses said the swimmer was last seen face down and sinking near the rock out-cropping at the south end of the beach. A jetski rescuer located the swimmer's body in about 30 feet of water, 100 yards off-shore near where he was last seen.

Swimmer drowns at Kahena Beach in Puna Sunday (Jan 22)

Fire/rescue responded to a 12:04 p.m. alarm Sunday (Jan 22) to Kahena Beach in Puna for a swimmer in distress. Witnesses said the swimmer was last seen face down and sinking near the rock out-cropping at the south end of the beach. A jetski rescuer located the swimmer’s body in about 30 feet of water, […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are seeking witnesses to the start of a fire Monday (January 16) in Pāhoa.

The fire started just after midnight Monday at a vacant business at 15-2948 Pāhoa Government Road next to Luquin’s restaurant in Pāhoa town.

Police do not suspect foul play. They ask anyone who saw or heard the start of the fire to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Wendall Carter at 961-2383 or wendall.carter@hawaiicounty.gov.

Police seek witnesses to start of Pahoa Village fire

Hawaiʻi Island police are seeking witnesses to the start of a fire Monday (January 16) in Pāhoa. The fire started just after midnight Monday at a vacant business at 15-2948 Pāhoa Government Road next to Luquin’s restaurant in Pāhoa town. Police do not suspect foul play. They ask anyone who saw or heard the start […]

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Fire rips through Akebono Theater, Luquin’s Restaurant in Pahoa Monday morning (Jan 16)

Fire/rescue responded to a 12:03 a.m. alarm Monday (Jan 16) to a structure fire in Pahoa at a complex of three buildings housing Luquin’s Mexican Restaurant, the Akebono Theater and a pawn shop in Pahoa.

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 8 p.m. alarm Thursday (Jan 12) to 15-1358 Ka Ohuwalu Drive in Puna for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find a 15-by-30 foot structure engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 8:30 p.m. and it was declared out at 8:40 p.m.

Fire destroys Puna home Thursday (Jan 12)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 8 p.m. alarm Thursday (Jan 12) to 15-1358 Ka Ohuwalu Drive in Puna for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a 15-by-30 foot structure engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 8:30 p.m. and it was declared out at 8:40 p.m.

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