Archive | July, 2015

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Police are seeking the identity of trespasser at PGV

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person wanted in connection with a criminal trespass and criminal property damage complaint. On July 10, an unknown person entered the premises of Puna Geothermal Venture in Puna without permission, causing damage to a door frame and wall. The suspect’s image was captured […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are reminding motorists that Wednesday (July 29) is the first day of school for some public schools and that on Thursday (July 30), all public schools will be in session.

Motorists should expect an increase in traffic, especially in school zones, during morning and afternoon hours.

Police remind public about the start of school and related traffic

Hawaiʻi Island police are reminding motorists that Wednesday (July 29) is the first day of school for some public schools and that on Thursday (July 30), all public schools will be in session. Motorists should expect an increase in traffic, especially in school zones, during morning and afternoon hours.

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Police charge Mountain View woman with burglary and theft

Mountain View woman has been charged with two felonies in connection with a burglary in Hawaiian Acres. On July 22, a woman returned to her home on Road 9 in Hawaiian Acres and discovered that it had been broken into. A woman in a vehicle in front of her house claimed she had car trouble. […]

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Imiloa Astronomy Center to host Aloha Art Festival Sunday (Aug 2)

‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i will host The Aloha Art Festival 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 2, 2015. There will be art creation stations, keiki activities, star talks, educational booths, and guest speakers. The festival includes an art contest in search of a piece to represent culture, natural environment, and innovation on […]

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Tropical Depression Eight-e forecast to dissipate by Friday (July 31)

The National Hurricane Center continues to track Tropical Depression Eight-e as it moves west across the Eastern Pacific. The 11 p.m. HST NHC forecast is for the system to diminish as it moves westward over cooler waters and drier air. The current maximum winds of 35 mph are expected to dissipate in 48 hours.

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Guillen is named UH-Hilo Athletic Director

University of Hawai`i at Hilo Chancellor Donald Straney today announced his selection of Patrick Guillen as athletic director. The appointment, pending approval by UH President David Lassner after public posting on the August Board of Regents’ agenda, will be effective August 21, 2015.

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Large fight in Kona leads police to use pepper spray and taser

Large fight in Kona leads police to use pepper spray and taser

MEDIA RELEASE Three people were arrested early Saturday morning (July 25) in connection with a large affray in Kailua-Kona. Shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday, police responded to a report of a fight involving about 30-50 men and women at the Coconut Grove parking lot. When officers arrived, they observed a large, boisterous crowd. Many appeared […]

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During the week of July 20, 2015, through July 26, 2015, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 27 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eleven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Three were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 576 DUI arrests compared with 680 during the same period last year, a decrease of 15.3 percent.

Police DUI stats for the week of July 20-26, 2015

During the week of July 20, 2015, through July 26, 2015, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 27 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eleven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Three were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 576 DUI arrests compared with 680 during […]

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Tropical Depression Eight-e headed west towards Hawaii

The National Hurricane Center is tracking Tropical Depression Eight-e as it moves west across the Eastern Pacific.

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.30/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.73/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com

Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 2.2 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.30/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.73/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com

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Strong 7.0M quake in Papua, Indonesia, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 occurred in Papua, Indonesia at 11:41 a.m. HST on Monday, July 27, 2015. Based on all available data… there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Strong 6.9M quake in the Aleutian Islands, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 occurred in the Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska at 650 p.m. HST on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Based on all available data… there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Hawaii County fire crews responded to a 7:59 p.m. alarm Saturday (July 25) to 36-2679 Mamalahoa Highway in Laupahoehoe for a structure fire.

Firefighters arrived to find a three bedroom home engulfed in flames. Crews had the fire under control by 8:30 p.m. and the blaze was declared out at 9:15 p.m.

There were no occupants in the home and there were no injuries reported.

Fire destroys home in Laupahoehoe Saturday night (July 25)

Hawaii County fire crews responded to a 7:59 p.m. alarm Saturday (July 25) to 36-2679 Mamalahoa Highway in Laupahoehoe for a structure fire. Firefighters arrived to find a three bedroom home engulfed in flames. Crews had the fire under control by 8:30 p.m. and the blaze was declared out at 9:15 p.m. There were no […]

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This school year, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) will implement a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) pilot program this school year at seven public schools, which will allow all students at those schools to receive free meal service.

Seven Hawaii schools to offer free meals as part of USDA program

This school year, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) will implement a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) pilot program this school year at seven public schools, which will allow all students at those schools to receive free meal service.

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