Archive | February, 2018

High Surf Warning and Wind Advisory for Hawaii Island

The National Weather Service High Surf Warning for the East facing shores of Hamakua, Hilo and Puna is NOW in effect through tomorrow. A High Surf Warning means there is a dangerous threat to life and property from the surf.

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Police are searching for a Hilo man wanted on a warrant and in connection with other crimes

Hawaiʻi Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a Hilo man wanted for an outstanding warrant of arrest, as well as questioning in connection with the recent purchase of vehicles from different car dealerships in Hilo using forged identification and fraudulent cashier’s checks.

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A field artilleryman with Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, pulls the lanyard on a M327 120 mm mortar system during Operation Spartan Fury at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, Feb. 21, 2013. The Alpha Battery Marines used the mortar system for the first time during the training exercise and were mentored by Marines from Bravo Battery to become familiar with the new weaponry. Photo courtesy USMC

PTA training schedule for March 2018

Military units are scheduled to conduct various types of training here in January that may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities. This monthly schedule is produced to alert neighbors of upcoming training activities that are louder in nature and may be heard or noticed outside the military installation. This information is provided for […]

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Spring Bearded Turkey Season to open Thursday (March 1)

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces the opening of the 2018 spring bearded turkey hunting season on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The spring season will run for 46 consecutive days through Sunday, April 15, 2018. The spring season will be for bearded turkeys only, in locations identified below. The season length, bag […]

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State Capitol Building, Honolulu

Governor Ige urges lawmakers to pass Death with Dignity bill after hundreds testify

More than 100 people testified at the State Capitol today and more than 600 submitted written testimony to the House Health & Human Services Committee and Judiciary Committee on House Bill 2739 titled “Our Care, Our Choice.”

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"Broncos" (9-12-year-old division)

HI-PAL Three-on-Three basketball tournament champions

Hawaiʻi Island Police recently hosted a “Three-on-Three” Basketball Tournament in Pāhala on, (February 9), at the Pāhala Gym. Ten teams and 35 children between the ages of 5 and 12 participated in the event. The big winners were the “Maninis” (5-6-year-old age division), “Warriors” (7-8-year-old age division) and “Broncos” (9-12-year-old age division). Community Policing Officers […]

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Fire hydrant flow test in Kona Wednesday (Feb 28)

The Department of Water Supply will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test on Kamanu Street between the hours of 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. The affected area may experience slightly discolored and turbid water for several hours after the test. Customers are advised to refrain from washing clothes and […]

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Police DUI stats for the week of February 19-25, 2018

During the week of February 19, through February 25, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 28 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. So far this year, there have been 170 DUI arrests compared with 200 during the same period last year, a decrease […]

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The University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) habitat on the slopes of Mauna Loa. Photo courtesy of HI-SEAS

HI-SEAS Mars mission simulation on Mauna Loa canceled

The Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation which simulates a space mission by four crewmembers has been canceled.

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Police are searching for a Keaau man wanted on a warrant

Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 36-year-old Keaʻau man wanted for an outstanding warrant.

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Hawaii Driver's License Gold Star

Hawaii driver’s licenses must have gold star to serve as ID after October 2020

On January 16, 2018, motorists renewing their Hawai’i driver’s licenses began bearing a star in a gold circle, indicating that the license is in full compliance with new Federal guidelines. The Department of Homeland Security has mandated that all driver’s licenses used as identification to board flights and enter all Federal buildings must bear the […]

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Police have located a Puna man reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police report that Erich Goobody who was reported as missing has been located. He was found in Hilo in good condition.

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Police seek to identify body of female recovered from Wailuku River

Big Island police are investigating the discovery of a body found floating in the Wailuku River in Hilo on Saturday, (February 24)). The Hawaiʻi Fire Department helicopter and rescue personnel located the body, however, due to the extreme river conditions from heavy rains, the recovery was not made until the next day. The body appeared […]

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Average gas prices in Hawaii fall 0.9 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.67/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.50/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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