Archive | October, 2017

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Another strong quake near New Caledonia Tuesday (Oct 31), no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 occurred in the Loyalty Islands at 4:24 p.m. HST Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Police seek to ID suspects for theft of flags in Hilo

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the two individuals shown in the surveillance image. They are wanted in the investigation of two stolen flags from the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel on Banyon Dr. in Hilo. The male in the gray shirt took the American Flag, and the male in the black […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police have released a Puna man, pending further investigation in connection with a shooting incident that occurred on (October 29).

On Sunday, (October 29), officers responded to a North Road residence in Mountain View for a report of a man who had been shot. The 24-year-old victim, who lives at the residence, was found in the yard with a gunshot wound to his head. A firearm was recovered at the scene. The victim was transported by ambulance to the Hilo Medical Center and later flown to Oʻahu in critical condition.

Police release Puna man held in shooting investigation

Hawaiʻi Island police have released a Puna man, pending further investigation in connection with a shooting incident that occurred on (October 29). On Sunday, (October 29), officers responded to a North Road residence in Mountain View for a report of a man who had been shot. The 24-year-old victim, who lives at the residence, was […]

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Four Kona men charged in robbery and assault case

Hawaiʻi Island police arrested four men in connection with robbery and assault investigations. On (October 28), Kona Patrol officers received a report of a 33-year-old male who was assaulted by an unknown male individual near the intersection of Palani Road and Kuakini Highway. After being assaulted, the male victim fell onto the public roadway where […]

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Strong quake near New Caledonia, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 occurred southeast of the loyalty islands at 2:42 p.m. HST on Monday, October 30, 2017. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Police arrest suspect after Mountain View man is shot in the head

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a Puna man in connection with a shooting incident. Yesterday (October 29) at 2:23 p.m., officers responded to a North Road residence in Mountain View for a report of a man who had been shot. The 24-year-old victim, who lives at the residence, was found in the yard with a […]

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A 46-year-old woman from Mountain View was arrested Friday night for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and refusing to provide a breath sample. Her name is being withheld during the preliminary investigation.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park rangers make arrests for DUI

A 46-year-old woman from Mountain View was arrested Friday night for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and refusing to provide a breath sample. Her name is being withheld during the preliminary investigation.

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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 15.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.46/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.45/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Average Hawaii gas prices rise 15.1 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 15.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.46/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.45/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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AstroDay in Kona Saturday (Nov 4)

AstroDay, an annual science and astronomy education event sponsored by the Maunakea Astronomy Outreach Committee (MKAOC), is coming to Kona Commons on Saturday, November 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free, family-oriented, science celebration has been a tradition in Hilo for the past 16 years and will be in Kona for the first […]

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Police charge man in connection with an auto theft

Hawaiʻi Island police charged a 25-year-old man in connection with an auto theft. At 1:05 p.m., Wednesday, (October 25), officers responded to an ʻIwalani Street residence in Hilo for a report of a stolen Acura sedan. The investigation that followed indicated that the responsible party was Jeremy Rafael Jr., a man known to officers as […]

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Police arrest Naalehu man in ATV theft case

Hawaiʻi Island police arrested a Nāʻālehu man for several offenses following an investigation into a stolen all-terrain vehicle. On (October 19), Kaʻū Patrol officers responded to a report of a burglary in the Nāʻālehu area in which an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) was stolen. As officers continued their investigation, they learned the ATV was possibly located […]

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Police seek ID on robbery suspect caught on camera at Macy’s in Hilo

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a robbery incident that occurred on, (October 21), in Hilo and is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect whose image was captured on video surveillance. At 12:45 p.m., officers responded to a retail store after a Loss Prevention Agent reported being assaulted by a male suspect who […]

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Officer of the Month for October Officer Joseph Passmore with club member Joey Estrella

Passmore is East Hawaii’s Officer of the Month for October

Officer Joseph Passmore, (an 11-year police veteran), has been named as the Aloha Exchange Club’s October Officer of the Month. The award is based on the compassion and professional commitment he demonstrated in assisting a family who experienced a tragic house fire.

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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 27, 2017

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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