Archive | August, 2013

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Public libraries to observe Labor Day holiday

MEDIA RELEASE In observance of the Labor Day 2013 Holiday, all public libraries will be closed Saturday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 2. Four libraries normally closed on Fridays will be open Friday, Aug. 30: Aiea Public Library, Hawaii Kai Public Library, Liliha Public Library, and Makawao Public Library. In addition, Kealakekua Public Library, normally […]

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Very strong 7.0M quake near Alaska, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

At at 6:25 a.m. Friday (Aug 30) a very strong 7.0 magnitude earthquake occured near Alaska. No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data.

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Hawaiian to offer electronic tablets on B767 routes

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiian Airlines will lift its award- winning in-flight service Sept. 1 when it becomes the only U.S. carrier to offer the Apple iPad mini on all of its wide-body Boeing 767-300 aircraft. The airline has contracted Bluebox Avionics, a global provider of portable In-flight Entertainment (IFE) solutions to airline carriers, to deploy 1,500 […]

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Police searching for armed suspect

MEDIA RELEASE Police shut down a portion of the Old Stainback Highway Thursday morning (Aug. 29) due to a search for a suspect in a car theft case. Officers were attempting to stop a suspicious pickup truck just after midnight on Highway 11 in the Panaewa area when the vehicle fled the area. It was […]

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Woman arrested for incident near Puna school

MEDIA RELEASE A Puna woman is in police custody in connection with an incident involving a report of a gun near an elementary school in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision. Puna patrol officers responded to a 7:18 a.m. report Thursday (Aug. 29) that a woman at a residence near Keoneopoko Elementary School was brandishing a firearm […]

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Police seeking info on Puna robbery

MEDIA RELEASE Police are renewing their request for information about a robbery and auto theft last week in the Leilani Estates subdivision in Puna. A 41-year-old man reported that sometime between midnight and 3 a.m. Aug. 20, he was assaulted outside his house on Maile Street and a car was stolen from the driveway. The […]

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County joins McDonald’s pedestrian safety campaign

MEDIA RELEASE Elementary school students will walk in the footsteps of Ronald McDonald and learn how to safely cross streets thanks to collaboration between the Traffic Division of the county Department of Public Works and McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii. McDonald’s of Hawaii is donated decals of Ronald McDonald’s bright red shoeprints imprinted with the messages […]

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Gabbard: Debate, approval crucial before military intervention in Syria

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has partnered with several of her House colleagues to send a letter to President Barack Obama calling for consultation with the U.S. Congress before any military intervention in Syria is authorized. The congresswoman released an additional statement about her position on intervention in Syria below: “The use of chemical weapons […]

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FBI arrest man for making threats against Gabbard

Hawaii 24/7 Staff A man who has been harassing and threatening Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for several years was arrested Wednesday in Mexico. The U.S. Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Washington Field Office Assistant Director in Charge Valerie Parlave announced the arrest of 43-year-old Aniruddha Sherbow. Sherbow was arrested Wednesday, […]

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Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Outrigger Canoe Races

WHAT: Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Outrigger Canoe Races WHERE: Kailua Kona Pier WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 31 – Monday, Sept. 2 RACE HEADQUARTERS: King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Queen Liliuokalani women’s long distance outrigger canoe race. The Queen’s Race salutes these pioneering women and the support crews who […]

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Police seek third suspect in Puna robbery and theft

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about a robbery and auto theft last week in the Leilani Estates subdivision in Puna. A 41-year-old man reported that sometime between midnight and 3 a.m. on August 20, he was assaulted outside his house on Maile Street and a car was stolen from the driveway.

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Police are searching for a Puna man reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 26-year-old Puna man. Zairon Leon Frazier was last seen in the Seaview Estates area in late July and has not been seen since. He is described as African-American, about 6-foot-6, 350 pounds with brown eyes. Although he usually wears dreadlocks, he may […]

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Police are searching for a Mountain View woman wanted on a bench warrant

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 40-year-old Puna woman wanted in connection with a reported burglary and domestic incident in Kurtistown on August 16. Mary Lolita Santos of Mountain View is also wanted on a $5,000 bench warrant for a felony theft case. She is described as 5-foot-2, 147 pounds with brown hair and […]

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Police DUI stats for the week of August 18-25, 2013

During the week of August 18, 2013, through August 25, 2013, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 28 motorists for drunk driving. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. So far this year, there have been 820 DUI arrests compared with 907 during the same period last year, a decrease of 9.6 percent.

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