Archive | December, 2015

During the week of December 21, 2015, through December 27, 2015, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested eight motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes (one of them was involved in two separate crashes).

So far this year, there have been 1,055 DUI arrests compared with 1,151 during the same period last year, a decrease of 8.3 percent.

Police DUI stats for the week of December 21-27, 2015

During the week of December 21, 2015, through December 27, 2015, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested eight motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes (one of them was involved in two separate crashes). So far this year, there have been 1,055 DUI arrests compared with […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an early morning shooting Tuesday (December 29) in the upper Kaumana Drive area of Hilo.

Shortly after midnight, police received a 911 call from a 23-year-old Keaʻau man who was a passenger in a late-model black Toyota Tacoma pickup truck. He reported that their vehicle was being shot at by occupants of a late-model white four-door sedan as they were driving eastbound on Kaumana Drive. The truck was driven by a 38-year-old Keaʻau man and also occupied by another passenger, a 59-year-old Keaʻau man.

Gunshots heard in upper Kaumana area early Tuesday morning (Dec 29)

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an early morning shooting Tuesday (December 29) in the upper Kaumana Drive area of Hilo. Shortly after midnight, police received a 911 call from a 23-year-old Keaʻau man who was a passenger in a late-model black Toyota Tacoma pickup truck. He reported that their vehicle was being shot at by […]

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Police report Hwy 130 open to traffic in both directions.

Highway 130 re-opened near Keaau Transfer Station after crash

Police report Hwy 130 open to traffic in both directions.

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As of 1 p.m. today (Dec 29) the Department of Health reported the total number of confirmed cases since the beginning of the outbreak rose to 182. These cases include 164 residents and 18 visitors.

Confirmed Dengue Fever cases increases by one to 182 Tuesday (Dec 29)

As of 1 p.m. today (Dec 29) the Department of Health reported the total number of confirmed cases since the beginning of the outbreak rose to 182. These cases include 164 residents and 18 visitors.

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The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner announces the competitors in the LifeSmarts Hawaii State Championship. The lineup for the state competition is made up of the four top scoring high school teams in the local online competition, which ran from October 26 to December 4, 2015.

Waiakea High school to compete in LifeSmarts Hawaii State Championship

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner announces the competitors in the LifeSmarts Hawaii State Championship. The lineup for the state competition is made up of the four top scoring high school teams in the local online competition, which ran from October 26 to December 4, 2015.

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources is reminding the public that West Hawai‘i state parks will close early at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, New Year’s Eve. Parks closing early include Hapuna, Kiholo and Kekaha Kai (Mahaiula and Kua Bay sections).

State parks in West Hawaii to close early for New Year’s Eve

The Department of Land and Natural Resources is reminding the public that West Hawai‘i state parks will close early at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, New Year’s Eve. Parks closing early include Hapuna, Kiholo and Kekaha Kai (Mahaiula and Kua Bay sections).

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Katsu Goto

Special preview of Katsu Goto film broadcast on NGN January 2-3, 2016

“Bringing the Legacy of Katsu Goto to Life” is the first documentary of his story presented by the Katsu Goto Memorial Committee of the Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. This special is a 25-minute preview as well as a behind the scenes look at the “making of” the documentary on Katsu Goto featuring a fundraising campaign to […]

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As of 1 p.m. today (Dec 28) the Department of Health reported the total number of confirmed cases since the beginning of the outbreak remains at 181. These cases include 163 residents and 18 visitors.

Confirmed Dengue Fever cases holds steady at 181 Monday (Dec 28)

As of 1 p.m. today (Dec 28) the Department of Health reported the total number of confirmed cases since the beginning of the outbreak remains at 181. These cases include 163 residents and 18 visitors.

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To help make the holidays, greener, the Solid Waste Division of the Department of the Environmental Management will again offer treecycling!
 
Between 12/26/15 and 1/17/16, residential customers may leave trees in the designated areas (not in the rubbish chutes) at any of the County Solid Waste Division Facilities during normal business hours except for the Miloli’i and Ocean View Transfer  Stations.

Christmas tree recycling offered

To help make the holidays, greener, the Solid Waste Division of the Department of the Environmental Management will again offer treecycling! Between 12/26/15 and 1/17/16, residential customers may leave trees in the designated areas (not in the rubbish chutes) at any of the County Solid Waste Division Facilities during normal business hours except for the […]

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Kekoa Gapol

Police are searching for a Pahoa man reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for an 18-year-old Pāhoa man who was reported missing. Kekoa Gapol was last seen in Pāhoa on the morning of December 22. He is described as 5-foot-8, about 140 pounds with brown eyes and short black hair. He was last seen wearing black jeans, black shoes and a red T-shirt […]

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Mayryn Immy

Police are searching for a Hilo woman reported missing

Hawaiʻi police are searching for a 30-year-old Hilo woman who was reported missing. Mayryn Immy was last seen on Kīlauea Avenue in the Hilo area at 2 p.m. on December 18. She is described as a Micronesian, 5-foot-3, 156 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes and a scar on her right cheek. She was last […]

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.70/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has not moved  in the last week to $2.00/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com

Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 4.5 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.70/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has not moved in the last week to $2.00/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com

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Kawaihae Road 60 Mile Marker

Kawaihae Road detour due to road closure

Police report a road closure of Kawaihae Road at the 60 mile marker until about 9:30 p.m. tonight (Dec 27). Traffic is being re-routed thru Ohina and Mahua streets.

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Michelle Hanagami was located in good health in Kona on Sunday (Dec 27).

Police locate a woman reported missing, last seen in Hilo

Michelle Hanagami was located in good health in Kona on Sunday (Dec 27).

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