Archive | September, 2017

Saul Keoni Fukunaga

Police are searching for a Puna man wanted on a warrant

Hawai’i Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 36-year-old Puna man wanted for an outstanding warrant of arrest. Saul Keoni Fukunaga is described as 5-feet-5-inches, 130 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes with a tattoo depicting the word “PUNA” running down his right upper arm. He is known to […]

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North Kona water restriction area.

Emergency Water Restriction for North Kona remains in effect

ALL residents and customers in North Kona must continue to restrict water use to health and safety needs (drinking, cooking, and hygiene purposes).

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Mountain View Library begins revised modified hours on September 18, 2017

The Mountain View Public and School Library will temporarily modify its public service hours starting Monday, September 18, 2017. The revised temporary modified hours are in effect until further notice as we work toward hiring new staff following the retirement of long-time employees.

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Police have located and charged a Hilo man regarding a robbery Tuesday (Sept 26)

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 39-year-old Hilo man in connection with a robbery reported to have occurred yesterday (September 26), at approximately 2:30 p.m. in Panaʻewa. A 49-year-old female visitor from Massachusetts reported witnessing an unknown male suspect enter her rental vehicle, parked on the Panaewa zoo entrance road, without permission and began removing […]

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Nationwide FEMA Emergency Alert System test scheduled for Wednesday (Sept 27)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in collaboration with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be conducting the 2017 Annual National Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test on September 27, 2017, at 8:20 a.m. HST. The test message will clearly state that the alert is only a test of the EAS system. All EAS Participants are […]

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Peter E. Fuerte

Police have located a man wanted on multiple warrants

Hawaiʻi Island police have located and arrested Peter E. Fuerte on (September 27), at 5:40 p.m. in South Kona without incident. Fuerte is wanted on multiple outstanding bench warrants for contempt of court and questioning in connection with an unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle investigation.

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Rafael N. Davalos

Police have located a man reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island Police have located Rafael N. Davalos who was reported as missing yesterday (September 26). He was found to be in good condition.

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Third Circuit Court judges (with lei) Robert D.S. Kim on left, and Henry T. Nakamoto. Photo courtesy of Hawaii Senate Communications

Senate confirms Third Circuit Court judges for Hilo and Kona

In unanimous floor votes, members of the Hawai‘i State Senate today confirmed the appointments of Third Circuit District Family Court Judge Henry T. Nakamoto to the Circuit Court of the Third Circuit (Hilo) and attorney Robert D.S. Kim to the Circuit Court of the Third Circuit (Kona).

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Public school students see double-digit gains on AP exams

Hawaii’s public school students continue to show growth on the Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) Exams. In a report released today, Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) students who were tested last May show double-digit increases in the number of exam takers, exams taken and scores of 3 or higher.

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Legislator plans to introduce bill to lower beer tax

Representative Kaniela Ing plans to introduce a bill during the next legislative session that would cut taxes Hawaii residents pay for beer by more than half, from 93 cents a gallon to 42 cents a gallon.

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During the week of September 18, 2017, through September 24, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 25 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Four of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Three of the drivers were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 849 DUI arrests compared with 793 during the same period last year, an increase of 7.1 percent.

Police DUI stats for the week of September 18-24, 2017

During the week of September 18, 2017, through September 24, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 25 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Four of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Three of the drivers were under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 849 DUI arrests […]

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(L-R): Theo Panagiotoulias, senior vice president of global sales and alliances, Hawaiian Airlines; Mark Dunkerley, president and CEO, Hawaiian Airlines; Yoshiharu Ueki, representative director and president, Japan Airlines; and Hideki Oshima, executive officer, Japan Airlines.

Hawaiian Airlines and Japan Airlines new partnership to benefit travelers

Two of the most popular airlines between Hawai’i and Japan today signed a comprehensive new partnership agreement that will greatly enhance the ease and comfort of travel for passengers traveling between the two island chains. The agreement between Hawaiian Airlines and Japan Airlines, signed at a ceremony in Tokyo, takes effect March 25, 2018 (subject […]

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Pro-Tec City Lite helmet with LED light

Pro-Tec recalls multisport helmets due to risk of head injury

The buckle on the helmet fails to meet current federal safety standards, posing a risk of head injury. About 4,600 units were sold. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and return them to Pro-Tec for a full refund.

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Strong quake in Fiji Islands area, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 occurred south of the Fiji Islands at 6:20 p.m. HST on Monday, September 26, 2017. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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