Archive | June, 2015

During the week of June 22, 2015, through June 28, 2015, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 16 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 492 DUI arrests compared with 614 during the same period last year, a decrease of 19.9 percent.

Police DUI stats for the week of June 22-28, 2015

During the week of June 22, 2015, through June 28, 2015, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 16 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 492 DUI arrests compared with 614 during […]

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The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA ®) will arrive on Hawaiʻi Island on July 13 to examine the Hawaiʻi Police Department’s policies and procedures, administration, operations and support services.

The purpose is to verify that the Hawaiʻi Police Department continues to meet the 400-plus National Standards established for a law enforcement agency that are required for the department to maintain voluntary accreditation.

Public comment session on police department Monday (July 13) in Hilo

The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA ®) will arrive on Hawaiʻi Island on July 13 to examine the Hawaiʻi Police Department’s policies and procedures, administration, operations and support services. The purpose is to verify that the Hawaiʻi Police Department continues to meet the 400-plus National Standards established for a law enforcement […]

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.38/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.78/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 1.4 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.38/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.78/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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Police seek indentity of person in connection with a theft

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person wanted in connection with a theft. On May 30, 2015, an unknown person entered the Keaʻau Shell gas station and used the victim’s stolen bank card to purchase items. The suspect’s image was captured on a surveillance video.

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A 20-year-old Kona man has died from injuries he received in a domestic dispute on June 21.

Ezra Barro of Kailua-Kona was pronounced dead at 4:44 a.m. Sunday (June 28) at Kaiser Medical Center on Oahu. The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s office will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.

Kona man cut in domestic dispute dies, manslaughter case opened

A 20-year-old Kona man has died from injuries he received in a domestic dispute on June 21. Ezra Barro of Kailua-Kona was pronounced dead at 4:44 a.m. Sunday (June 28) at Kaiser Medical Center on Oahu. The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s office will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are asking the public for any information about a large affray and the discharge of a firearm Sunday afternoon (June 28) at the Pohoiki boat ramp in Puna.

Police seek information about large fight and gunshot at Pohoiki boat ramp

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking the public for any information about a large affray and the discharge of a firearm Sunday afternoon (June 28) at the Pohoiki boat ramp in Puna.

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Seismic waveforms of the earthquakes on Saturday, June 27, 2015 via the USGS monitoring equipment.

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake southeast of Kīlauea Volcano’s summit Saturday (June 27)

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-5.2 earthquake beneath the Island of Hawaiʻi on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at 10:10 p.m., HST.

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5.2M Quake shakes up Big Island Saturday night (June 27)

A 5.2 magnitude earthqake rocked the Big Island at 10:10 p.m. Saturday (June 27). According to the United States Geological Survey website and via social media the quake was felt island-wide as it lasted a few seconds. Objects fell and buildings rumbled in East Hawaii during the quake. There was no tsunami generated by this […]

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Umauma Bridge construction. August 24, 2014. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Big Island lane closures for the week of June 27-July 3, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — HAWAII BELT ROAD (ROUTE 19) — 1) VICINITY OF KAAWALII GULCH Alternating single lane closures on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) in both directions between Jardine Road and Old Mamalahoa Highway in the vicinity […]

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Police seek identity of suspect pictured in burglary attempt

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a photographic image of a suspect involved in an attempted burglary at a business establishment on the 1100 block of Kīlauea Avenue in Hilo.

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Governor Ige working to get TMT project to proceed

“We are a patient people in Hawai‘i. We listen to and understand differing points of view, and we respect the many cultures of this land, especially that of the host culture. I have done my very best to follow this process in the case of Mauna Kea and set forth a way forward that I […]

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Pair arrested in stolen truck

A man and a woman are in police custody after being found in a stolen pickup truck. At 9:50 a.m. Wednesday (June 24), Kaʻū Patrol officers responded to a report of a suspicious truck in a driveway in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision. When they arrived, they determined that the Toyota Tacoma pickup truck […]

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The listed individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants. Persons who know a warrant is out for their arrest are advised to report to the nearest police station to avoid having an officer go to their home or workplace to arrest them.

Police warrants list for Friday, June 26, 2015

The listed individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants. Persons who know a warrant is out for their arrest are advised to report to the nearest police station to avoid having an officer go to their home or workplace to arrest them.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help with information about a burglary in Ninole along the Hāmākua Coast.

At 6 p.m. on June 13, police responded to a report of a burglary on the 22-1000 block of Route 19 that occurred sometime between June 8 and June 13.

Police seek info about burglary on Hamakua Coast

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help with information about a burglary in Ninole along the Hāmākua Coast. At 6 p.m. on June 13, police responded to a report of a burglary on the 22-1000 block of Route 19 that occurred sometime between June 8 and June 13.

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