Archive | October, 2015

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

Hawaii Island lane closures for October 31-November 6, 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) HAKALAU (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK) Alternating lane closures on Umauma Bridge in the vicinity of Hakalau (Route 19, Milepost 16) in both directions over a twenty-four hour period, seven […]

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Umauma Bridge construction. July 12, 2015. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Hawaii Island lane closures for the weekend of October 30-November 1, 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) HAKALAU (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK) Alternating lane closures on Umauma Bridge in the vicinity of Hakalau (Route 19, Milepost 16) in both directions over a twenty-four hour period, seven […]

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for the Kona Coast of Hawaii Island until 6 p.m. this evening.

Surf is forecast to be in the 6-10 foot range along the West facing shores of Hawaii Island.

High surf advisory for Kona Coast

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for the Kona Coast of Hawaii Island until 6 p.m. this evening. Surf is forecast to be in the 6-10 foot range along the West facing shores of Hawaii Island.

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Stolen 100-year-old bronze bell from Papaaloa Hongwanji is recovered

Hawaiʻi Island police have located a 100-year-old bronze bell that was reported stolen from the Papaʻaloa Hongwanji on October 21. The bell was recovered in Onomea at 4:20 p.m. Thursday (October 29). Police ask anyone with any information about the persons responsible for taking the bell to call the Police Departments non-emergency line at 935-3311 […]

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Hawaiʻi County police will increase DUI checkpoints and roving patrols this weekend in conjunction with Halloween. The effort is part of a national and statewide campaign called “Drive sober or get pulled over.”

Police to increase DUI checkpoints and patrols over Halloween weekend

Hawaiʻi County police will increase DUI checkpoints and roving patrols this weekend in conjunction with Halloween. The effort is part of a national and statewide campaign called “Drive sober or get pulled over.”

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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, October 30, 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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A TEM micrograph showing Dengue virus virions (the cluster of dark dots near the center).

Two confirmed cases of dengue fever on Hawaii Island and probably four more

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is investigating two confirmed and four probable cases of dengue fever in Hawaii residents and visitors that was locally-acquired on the Big Island of Hawaii. Further testing and confirmation at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is pending. The department sent out a medical advisory […]

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Coast Guard suspends search for freediver lost at Kapoho Bay

The Coast Guard suspended the search late Wednesday for missing 33-year-old Amber Savant of Kona presumed swept out to sea while free diving near Kapoho Bay, Big Island. The Coast Guard will assist Hawaii County Fire Department efforts Thursday.

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A Kilauea June 27th Lava Flow community meeting at Pahoa High School on September 9 2014 during a presentation by the USGS/Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Volcano Watch: Puna Resiliency Block Party affirms value of lava flow community meetings

One year ago, the now infamous June 27th lava flow was headed toward the middle of Pāhoa and threatening to cross the main village road and cut off Highway 130 for thousands of residents.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for October 29, 2015

Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and East Rift Zone. The summit lava lake level varied between about 180–240 feet below the vent rim within Halema‘uma‘u Crater.

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HELCO completes repairs to utility pole in Honalo after morning crash

Hawai‘i Electric Light crews have completed the replacement of a transmission pole on Kuakini Highway near Ka‘alele Street in Honalo. The pole was damaged in a motor vehicle accident earlier this morning and required a partial lane closure while the pole was being replaced.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for the Kona Coast of Hawaii Island from 6 p.m. this evening until 6 p.m. Friday (Oct 30).

Surf is forecast to built to 8-12 feet this evening.

High surf advisory issued for Kona, some Hilo beach parks closed due to debris

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a high surf advisory for the Kona Coast of Hawaii Island from 6 p.m. this evening until 6 p.m. Friday (Oct 30). Surf is forecast to built to 8-12 feet this evening.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are seeking witnesses to a traffic collision late Wednesday (October 28) on Highway 130 near the intersection of Kukula Street by Keaʻau High School.

Police seek witnesses to Wednesday motorcycle with SUV crash

Hawaiʻi Island police are seeking witnesses to a traffic collision late Wednesday (October 28) on Highway 130 near the intersection of Kukula Street by Keaʻau High School.

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Hawaiʻi Island police detectives have completed their investigation into a 2013 murder in Hilo.

In response to a 5:19 a.m. call on January 7, 2013, South Hilo patrol officers found 38-year-old Lloyd Rubio of Hilo with a stab wound at a home on the 1400 block of Kaumana Drive. He was taken to Hilo Medical Center, where he died at 7:11 a.m.

Prosecuting Attorney to review 2013 murder investigation

Hawaiʻi Island police detectives have completed their investigation into a 2013 murder in Hilo. In response to a 5:19 a.m. call on January 7, 2013, South Hilo patrol officers found 38-year-old Lloyd Rubio of Hilo with a stab wound at a home on the 1400 block of Kaumana Drive. He was taken to Hilo Medical […]

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