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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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Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about an incident that sent a Puna man to the hospital last year in critical condition.

On July 25, 2016, police received a 10 p.m. report of a man found unconscious on the side of Upper Puna Road in Kalapana.

The 44-year-old Puna man was taken to The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu in critical condition, where he was treated for serious injuries to his head.

Police still searching for info about uncounscious man found in Puna in July

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about an incident that sent a Puna man to the hospital last year in critical condition. On July 25, 2016, police received a 10 p.m. report of a man found unconscious on the side of Upper Puna Road in Kalapana. The 44-year-old Puna man was taken […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 6:53 p.m. alarm Thursday (Jan 5) to Pahoa-Kalapana Road (Route 130) near the 13 mile marker for a two car crash.

Crews arrived to rescue a 50-year-old man from the crash, he was transported to Hilo Medical Center where he died. Three other people in the crash were taken to HMC in serious condition.

Two car crash in Puna leaves one dead, three in serious condition

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 6:53 p.m. alarm Thursday (Jan 5) to Pahoa-Kalapana Road (Route 130) near the 13 mile marker for a two car crash. Crews arrived to rescue a 50-year-old man from the crash, he was transported to Hilo Medical Center where he died. Three other people in the crash were taken to […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:11 p.m. alarm Thursday (Dec 29) for a structure fire on Nanawale Blvd in Puna.

Crews arrived to find a 1,300 square-foot home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 1:35 p.m. and it was declared out at 2 p.m.

Fire destroys abandoned home in Puna Thursday (Dec 29)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:11 p.m. alarm Thursday (Dec 29) for a structure fire on Nanawale Blvd in Puna. Crews arrived to find a 1,300 square-foot home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 1:35 p.m. and it was declared out at 2 p.m.

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A 21-year-old Pāhoa woman died following a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning (December 15) in Keaʻau.

She was identified as Nicole Kahoopii.

Responding to a 6:38 a.m. call, police determined that a 2008 GMC sports-utility vehicle was traveling Pāhoa-bound on Highway 130 at the Shower Drive/Pōhaku Drive intersection when it broadsided a 2013 Buick sedan that was being driven by Kahoopii and turning Keaʻau-bound from Pōhaku Drive.

Pahoa woman dead after crash in Keaau Thursday (Dec 15)

A 21-year-old Pāhoa woman died following a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning (December 15) in Keaʻau. She was identified as Nicole Kahoopii. Responding to a 6:38 a.m. call, police determined that a 2008 GMC sports-utility vehicle was traveling Pāhoa-bound on Highway 130 at the Shower Drive/Pōhaku Drive intersection when it broadsided a 2013 Buick sedan that […]

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The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation has temporarily closed Puna’s ‘Āhalanui Park, effective immediately, and expects to keep the park closed through Thursday, December 15, to allow maintenance workers sufficient time to remove overhanging coconuts.

‘Āhalanui Park in Puna is closed temporarily for tree trimming

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation has temporarily closed Puna’s ‘Āhalanui Park, effective immediately, and expects to keep the park closed through Thursday, December 15, to allow maintenance workers sufficient time to remove overhanging coconuts.

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Firefighters responded to a 4:56 p.m. alarm Tuesday (Dec 13) to 17-4437 South Road in Kurtistown for a structure fire.

Crews arrived to find a single story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 5:38 p.m. and it was declared out at 7:33 p.m.

There was nobody living in the home and there were no injuries reported.

The home was destroyed at a total loss estimated to be $120,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Fire destroys Kurtistown home Tuesday (Dec 13)

Firefighters responded to a 4:56 p.m. alarm Tuesday (Dec 13) to 17-4437 South Road in Kurtistown for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a single story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 5:38 p.m. and it was declared out at 7:33 p.m. There was nobody living in the home […]

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