Archive | November, 2013

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Man wanted for questioning after theft at Prince Kuhio Plaza store

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for questioning in a recent theft case. On Monday (November 25), merchandise valued at $329 was stolen from a retail store located at the Prince Kuhio Plaza on East Puainako Street in Hilo.

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Police are searching for a Hilo girl reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 15-year-old Hilo girl, who was reported missing. Ashlyn Cruz-Labrador was last seen on Wednesday (November 20). She is described as 5-foot-1, 115 pounds with brown eyes and long dark hair. She also has piercings in her nose, lip, tongue and belly and a tattoo on her right foot.

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Police DUI stats for the week of November 18-24, 2013

During the week of November 18, 2013, through November 24, 2013, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 28 motorists for drunk driving. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two of the drivers were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 1,189 DUI arrests compared with 1,332 during the same […]

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Kailua Kalikimaka festivities (Nov. 29)

MEDIA RELEASE Kailua Village begins its holiday season with the traditional lighting of the Christmas tree at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29 at Emma’s Square. Special Holiday Events in Historic Kailua Village: Saturday, Dec. 7 – Christmas at Hulihee Palace Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii and Daughters of Hawaii host the 4th Annual Christmas at […]

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Kona burglaries, thefts (Nov. 19-25)

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Community Policing staff compile a weekly listing of burglaries and thefts in the West Hawaii community. This update covers Nov. 19-25. BURGLARIES On Nov. 16, a reported burglary in the 2100 block of Kaloko Drive. Unknown responsible(s) entered and ransacked a residence, it is unknown at this time if items are missing. […]

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Lavaman Keauhou 2013 complete results

Luis De La Torre, Bree Wee race to top Big Island finishes

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Brush fire near Mamalahoa – DKI intersection

Hawaii 24/7 Staff UPDATE: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 Mamalahoa Highway was reopened to traffic about noon Tuesday. The Hawaii Fire Department reports that crews continue to fight the brush fire in the area of the 14 mile marker of Highway 190.  The fire is located just south or Kona side of the Highway 190 […]

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Kona Stories celebrates 7th anniversary (Nov. 30)

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Stories book store in Keauhou Shopping Center is celebrating its 7th year in business as Kona’s local independently owned bookstore Nov. 30. The celebration will last all day with free dessert and sangria, free holiday photos with the Grinch 1-3 p.m. Kona Stories is owned by Joy Vogelgesang and Brenda McConnell. Both […]

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Police determine Hilo sexual assault report was false

Police have concluded their investigation of a reported sexual assault that reportedly occurred on Tuesday, November 19th, in a bathroom at a State Facility in Hilo. The investigation revealed that the incident did not occur, and the case has been closed as being unfounded. A False Report investigation has been initiated.

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Police charge Hilo man with theft after being caught on camera

On Thursday (November 21) at 11:15 am, after conferring with prosecutors, Makalii Kahumoku-Jose was charged for first degree unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle and second degree theft. Kahumoku-Jose’s bail was set at $4,000.00 and he was scheduled to make his initial court appearance on Friday (November 22).

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Stene: Frustration over highway hold up

(Reader Opinions Disclaimer: This column allows members of the community to share their opinions and views, which do not necessarily reflect those of Hawaii 24/7, its staff, sponsors or anyone other than the writer. Hawaii 24/7 reserves the right to refuse any column deemed to be misinformation, of an unethical nature, a personal attack, or […]

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Young Brothers: Neighbor island cargo volumes up

MEDIA RELEASE Young Brothers, Ltd. has announced intrastate cargo shipments between Honolulu and six neighbor island ports increased 5.2 percent from July through September of 2013 when compared to the same period of 2012. This increase follows a 4.4-percent rise in cargo during the second quarter. “We believe this is another indicator that the broader […]

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Cancer survivor using triathlons to raise funds

Sommermann set out to complete 50 races in 50 states before age 50

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Lavaman Keauhou schedule, road closures (Nov. 24)

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Fifth annual Lavaman Keauhou Sunday, Nov. 24 Starts and finishes at Sheraton Kona Resort ROAD CLOSURES * Kaleiopapa Drive will be closed in both directions between Alii Drive and Keauhou Bay from 6 to 11:30 a.m. * The Mamalahoa bypass will be closed in both directions from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. * […]

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