Archive | May, 2017

Police identify man killed in Keaau crash Monday (May 22)

Police have identified the man who died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash Monday (May 22) on Highway 11, merging from the Keaʻau bypass (Highway 130) in Keaʻau. He was identified as 71- year-old Ulysses Guillermo of Hilo.

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Limited parking expected at Honolulu International Airport during Memorial Day weekend

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division alerts travelers of limited parking at the Honolulu International Airport’s public parking lots during Memorial Day weekend due to an anticipated increase in airline passengers.

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Fishermen flock to the shoreline of Hilo Bay during the 'king tide' event to catch Halalu (Juvenile Akule, Big Eye Scad) Thursday (May 25) fronting the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

‘King tides’ forecast to bring highest tide levels of the year

An observable phenomenon this weekend on shorelines and low-lying areas in Hawaii heralds the arrival of the highest ‘king tides’ of the year, that will occur over a couple days around May 26, June 23, and July 21.

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Police ID body found in Hilo Bay Monday (May 15)

Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the body found in Hilo Bay on (May 15). The victim was identified via fingerprints as 46- year-old Arthur Miller III, who had no permanent address. On May 15 at 6:35 p.m. the Hawai`i Fire Department responded to a report of a body that was seen floating in Hilo Bay. […]

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Police DUI stats for the week of May 15-21, 2017

During the week of May 15, 2017, through May 21, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 27 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 475 DUI arrests […]

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Police identify man killed in crash Thursday (May 18)

An autopsy conducted Thursday (May 18) determined that a man who died Sunday (May 14) after being involved in a one-vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of the Daniel Inouye Highway (Route 200) and Māmalahoa Highway (Route 190), died from his injuries sustained in the accident. On Thursday (May 18) he has been identified as […]

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Police locate man wanted on bench warrant

The Hawaiʻi Island police department is no longer seeking the whereabouts of Helani Kenui. He was arrested and charged on (May 24) on the strength of a bench warrant issued by the grand jury.

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National ‘Click It or Ticket’ seatbelt, child restraint awareness campaign begins

Hawaiʻi Island police are informing the public that the enforcement period for the National “Click It or Ticket” campaign starts today and runs through June 4. During this period, police will increase island wide enforcement of seat belt and child restraint laws.

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Police are searching for two suspects in connection with a Keaau robbery

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a robbery incident that occurred Thursday morning (May 18) in Keaʻau and is asking for the public’s help in identifying one of the suspects whose image was captured on video surveillance.

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Police are searching for a woman reported missing

Police are searching for Crystal Lemaster who was reported missing Sunday (May 21). Lemaster is a 32-year-old woman, 4 foot 11 inches in height, 140 pounds, brown eyes with a partially shaved head. Lemaster was last seen wearing red plaid clothing in Kurtistown, Puna.

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Gas prices about the same now as the beginning of the year

The national average gasoline price today is nearly the same (up 1.5 cents) as it was to start the year ($2.34), compared to the average increase of 47 cents, and also nearly the same as Memorial Day last year ($2.33). The stability at the pump is likely sparking optimism for the upcoming summer driving season […]

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Hawaii Crop Weather Report for the week ending May 21, 2017

The Waimea Irrigation Systems level at the Puukapu reservoir was marked at 50.00 feet (51.70 MG) as of Thursday, May 18, 2017, up 4 feet from the previous Thursday reading. The Puu Pulehu reservoir was marked at 18.50 feet (106.75 MG) on May 18, unchanged from the prior week. A mandatory ten percent conservation remained […]

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Rep Gabbard co-sponsors legislation to prevent collection of emails without a warrant

Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Scott Perry (R-PA), both founding members of the Fourth Amendment Caucus, introduced legislation today to permanently codify protections on Americans’ privacy. Last month, the NSA announced it is ending its collection of Americans’ Internet communications that merely mention identifying terms for foreign targets, but are not to or from those […]

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Crash on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) near the Keaau-Pahoa Bypass Road (Route 130) on Monday, May 22, 2017. Photo special to Hawaii 24/7 by Rickson Wichep

Vehicle crashes, flips in Keaau pinning and killing driver Monday (May 22)

Crews arrived to find a vehicle flipped onto the driver’s side with the driver partially pinned in the vehicle. The male driver was unresponsive with a weak pulse and a massive head injury.

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