Archive | January, 2016

Luciana Flores

Police locate a woman reported missing

Police have located 85-year-old Luciana Flores, who was reported missing. She returned home Monday morning (February 1) unharmed.

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Police seek IDs of people in connection with the use of stolen credit cards

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking the public for help in identifying one or more persons whose images were captured on surveillance cameras in connection with the use of stolen credit cards.

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Colin Kerrigan

Man charged with Hilo burglary and theft

A 25-year-old man has been charged with burglary and theft for a break-in Wednesday (January 27) in Hilo. At 11:01 p.m. Wednesday, South Hilo Patrol officers responded to a burglary alarm on the 200 block of Kūkūau Street. They observed a man running from the scene, who fell during a foot pursuit onto a yard […]

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Police have Kahoa Street closed to traffic as they investigate an early morning shooting near Honolii Beach Park. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Person shot near Honolii Beach Park in Hilo early Sunday (Jan 31)

Police are investigating a shooting near Honolii Beach Park in Hilo early Sunday morning (Jan 31), a 31-year-old shooting victim was found at Hilo Medical Center and flown to Oahu for further treatment.

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Rep. Gabbard wants Gov. Ige to declare state of emergency for Dengue Fever outbreak

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today called on Governor David Ige to declare the Hawaiʻi Island dengue fever outbreak a state of emergency and deploy State resources, including the National Guard, to assist with mosquito abatement, public information, clearing, and providing completely free testing for those with suspected symptoms of this incurable disease.

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As of 1 p.m. today (Jan 29) the Department of Health reported one new confirmed case of Dengue Fever. The total number of confirmed cases since the beginning of the outbreak remains at 242. These cases include 218 residents and 24 visitors. Currently there are three potentially infectious individuals.

One new Dengue Fever case, total rises to 242 Friday (Jan 29)

As of 1 p.m. today (Jan 29) the Department of Health reported one new confirmed case of Dengue Fever. The total number of confirmed cases since the beginning of the outbreak remains at 242. These cases include 218 residents and 24 visitors. Currently there are three potentially infectious individuals.

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Christian H. Olivera

Police locate Olivera wanted on a warrant

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 18-year-old Christian H. Olivera of Honokaʻa, who was wanted on a bench warrant. He was arrested at 7:35 a.m. Thursday (February 25) and charged with contempt of court. Christian H. Olivera is described as 5-foot-5, 115 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Police ask anyone with information on his […]

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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, January 29, 2016

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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Kanen-Dean Ventura-Flores

Police are still searching for a Honokaa man wanted on a warrant

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about an 18-year-old Honokaʻa man wanted on a bench warrant for contempt of court. Kanen-Dean Ventura-Flores is described as 5-foot-10, 150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or […]

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Wally Lau bug

Lau announces candidacy for Mayor of Hawaii County

Hawaii County Managing Director Wally Lau Thursday (Jan 28) resigned his position and announced he is running for mayor of Hawaii County. Lau has helped manage the daily operations of the Hawaii County administration for the past seven years, as deputy managing director and managing director. His next step forward in a career of caring […]

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Please join Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi, County Councilwoman Maile David and other dignitaries for a public groundbreaking ceremony that will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, February 5, to commemorate the start of reconstructing the Honaunau Rodeo Arena.

Public invited to Friday (Feb 5) groundbreaking ceremony for Honaunau Rodeo Arena reconstruction

Please join Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi, County Councilwoman Maile David and other dignitaries for a public groundbreaking ceremony that will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, February 5, to commemorate the start of reconstructing the Honaunau Rodeo Arena.

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Kyoung Sun Yoo

South Korean man under assault, threatening and abuse charges due to stabbing

A South Korean man has been charged with three offenses in connection with a domestic dispute and a stabbing Wednesday (January 27) at a resort along the South Kohala coast. At 5:30 p.m. Thursday (January 28), after conferring with prosecutors, detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigations Section charged 59-year-old Kyoung Sun Yoo of Yuseong […]

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The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation will close Hilo's Charles "Sparky" Kawamoto Swim Stadium all day Friday, January 29, so needed repairs and maintenance may be performed at the pool.

Normal operating hours will resume on Saturday, January 30, when Kawamoto Swim Stadium will reopen for public recreational and adult lap swimming at 8:30 a.m.

Hilo’s Kawamoto pool to close temporarily for repairs Friday (Jan 29)

The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation will close Hilo’s Charles “Sparky” Kawamoto Swim Stadium all day Friday, January 29, so needed repairs and maintenance may be performed at the pool. Normal operating hours will resume on Saturday, January 30, when Kawamoto Swim Stadium will reopen for public recreational and adult lap swimming at […]

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The Department of Parks and Recreation will temporarily close four Kona parks on Friday, January 29, so those facilities can be treated for mosquitoes that have the potential to spread dengue fever.

While there is no indication that any of these parks are sources of possible infection, this measure is being employed as a proactive and preventative strategy for reducing mosquito concentrations and thereby lowering the risk of potential exposure.

Four Kona parks to temporarily close for mosquito treatments Friday (Jan 29)

The Department of Parks and Recreation will temporarily close four Kona parks on Friday, January 29, so those facilities can be treated for mosquitoes that have the potential to spread dengue fever. While there is no indication that any of these parks are sources of possible infection, this measure is being employed as a proactive […]

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