Archive | September, 2015

George Kahakua Jr.

Hilo man arrested on several warrants

on several warrants of arrest. George Kahakua Jr. turned himself in at the Hilo police station Monday (September 28) and was charged with four counts of contempt of court. His bail was set at $1,450.

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Two men arrested for robbery and stolen truck in Kona

A stolen truck has led to the arrest of two men for a robbery August 4 in Kailua-Kona. On that date, a 32-year-old Kailua-Kona man was robbed of his bag in the parking lot of a shopping center near the intersection of Kuakini Highway and Palani Road.

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Tevita Afu

Police locate man wanted on an arrest warrant

Hawaiʻi Island police have located a Kailua-Kona man who was wanted on an arrest warrant for violating probation and for questioning in other cases. At 4:20 a.m. Wednesday (September 30), Kona Patrol officers arrested 25-year-old Tevita Afu in Hōlualoa and charged him with violating probation.

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Kolton Bannister

Captain Cook man is charged with stealing a car and other items

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a Captain Cook man with five offenses after a car and other items were stolen from a home in Kailua-Kona. On Sunday (September 27) a 2004 Audi sedan was stolen from a locked garage at a home on the 73-4300 block of Halemau Street. Other items were also taken.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about a telephone utility scam.

A Hilo business reported Wednesday (September 30) that it received a phone call from someone posing as a representative of the local electric company. The caller claimed the business’ electric bill was overdue and said a utility truck was down the road and the electricity would be shut off unless the bill was paid immediately.

Police warn public about utility phone scam

Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about a telephone utility scam. A Hilo business reported Wednesday (September 30) that it received a phone call from someone posing as a representative of the local electric company. The caller claimed the business’ electric bill was overdue and said a utility truck was down the road and […]

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An autopsy conducted Tuesday (September 29) on the body of a man found floating in Hilo Bay last week has ruled out foul play in his death.

The medical examiner determined that the unidentified man died from asphyxia due to drowning. Detectives are still attempting to confirm his identity so they can notify his family.

Autopsy reveals dead man found floating in Hilo Bay died from drowning

An autopsy conducted Tuesday (September 29) on the body of a man found floating in Hilo Bay last week has ruled out foul play in his death. The medical examiner determined that the unidentified man died from asphyxia due to drowning. Detectives are still attempting to confirm his identity so they can notify his family.

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KITV resumes over the air broadcasts in Hilo

Due to a problem with their transmitter in Hilo for Over The Air (OTA) television broadcasts KITV was off the air for a few days last week. Their channels 4-1 and 4-2 were out of service for three days. Cable TV and Satellite TV subscribers were not affected by this OTA outage.

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Search crews spent a third day Tuesday (Sept 29) searching for a missing fisherman at the Kaloli Point area of Hawaiian Paradise Park.

A witness saw the fisherman swept off the shoreline cliff by high surf conditions about 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The man was last seen floating in the water about 50 meters offshore.

Search for missing fisherman suspended on third day in Puna

Search crews spent a third day Tuesday (Sept 29) searching for a missing fisherman at the Kaloli Point area of Hawaiian Paradise Park. A witness saw the fisherman swept off the shoreline cliff by high surf conditions about 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The man was last seen floating in the water about 50 meters offshore.

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Power outage affects about 2,720 customers in the Waikoloa area Tuesday (Sept 29)

Hawaii Electric Light Company reports a power outage at about 8:30 p.m. to approximately 2,720 customers in the Waikoloa, Waikoloa Village and Keamuku areas of Hawaii Island. Power was fully restored by 10 p.m.

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Logan Kahele-Bishop

Naalehu man wanted by police on a bench warrant

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 26-year-old Nāālehu man wanted on a bench warrant for violating terms of probation. Logan Kahele-Bishop is described as a local male, approximately 5-foot-10, 160 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. His last known address was on Kilika Street. He is also wanted for questioning in connection with […]

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In a groundbreaking move for the Native Hawaiian community, the U.S. Department of Interior today announced a proposal to create a pathway for the Native Hawaiian community to reorganize a Native Hawaiian government and re-establish a government-to-government relationship with the United States.

Proposal to create path between U.S. and a Native Hawaiian government

In a groundbreaking move for the Native Hawaiian community, the U.S. Department of Interior today announced a proposal to create a pathway for the Native Hawaiian community to reorganize a Native Hawaiian government and re-establish a government-to-government relationship with the United States.

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Joseph C. Fernandez

Volcano man arrested and charged with firearm offenses

A 26-year-old Volcano man has been charged with two firearm offenses in connection with a confrontation late Saturday (September 26) in Downtown Hilo. In response to an 11 p.m. report of a possible affray at the soccer fields off Kamehameha Avenue, South Hilo Patrol officers learned that during a verbal altercation, a man reportedly exited […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a robbery Tuesday morning (September 29) in Downtown Hilo.

In response to a 6:02 a.m. call, South Hilo Patrol officers responded to the 200 block of Kamehameha Avenue, where a 47-year-old woman reported that she had been sleeping in the doorway of a business when a man tugged on her purse. During a struggle, he kicked her and then fled on foot with the purse.

Woman robbed of purse Tuesday morning in Hilo

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a robbery Tuesday morning (September 29) in Downtown Hilo. In response to a 6:02 a.m. call, South Hilo Patrol officers responded to the 200 block of Kamehameha Avenue, where a 47-year-old woman reported that she had been sleeping in the doorway of a business when a man tugged on her […]

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Tevita Afu

Kona man wanted for violating probation

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 25-year-old Kona man wanted on an arrest warrant for violating probation. Tevita Afu is also wanted for questioning in connection with investigations into theft and unauthorized use of motor vehicle cases. He is described as 5-foot-8, 160 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.

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