Archive | February, 2018

State land board approves public shooting range in Saddle area of Hawaii Island

The Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) voted today to approve an area of land on Hawai‘i island as a public shooting range for the purpose of supporting the state’s Hunter Safety program. Hunters have long sought an established area on Hawaiʻi Island for practicing hunting safety measures. Known as Mile Marker 16 on […]

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Female body recovered from Wailuku River after going over Rainbow Falls

Fire/rescue crews recovered a person who was swept over Rainbow Falls on Saturday (Feb 24) in Hilo. At 2 p.m. Saturday witnesses saw a body swept over the falls and observed it floating face down on the Wailuku River. The river was turbulent and swollen from days of heavy rainfall. Crews in the fire department’s […]

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Hawaii Island lane closures for the week of February 24-March 2, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — VOLCANO ROAD/MAMALAHOA HIGHWAY (ROUTE 11) — 1) KEAAU Lane closure on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in both directions between Mile Markers 6 and 9 in the vicinity of the Keaau-Bypass Road intersection to Kamehameha […]

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Lyft and Uber to continue airport pick-up service in Honolulu for another six months

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce Rasier LLC. (Uber) and Lyft Inc. have been authorized to continue pick-up service at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) an additional six months beginning March 1, 2018. HDOT believes the additional transportation option benefits the passengers and traveling public and the increased competition […]

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Police charge Pahoa man with attempted murder of a police officer

Hawai‘i Island police have charged the Pāhoa man arrested yesterday, (February 22), for several offenses in connection with the attempted murder of a police officer in Puna. At 10:22 p.m., Wednesday evening, (February 21), officers were called to a reported assault on Oio Street. As officers approached the suspect’s residence, the suspect fired a single […]

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Police identify woman who died after car crash while walking in Pahoa

An adult female pedestrian died following a vehicle/pedestrian crash Tuesday night, (February 20), in Pāhoa. She has been identified as 38-year-old Suzanne Hoverson from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Police ask anyone who witnessed the crash to call Officer Clarence Acob at (808) 961-2329. This is the 4th traffic fatality this year compared with four at this time […]

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Hawaiian Airlines removes two seasonal summer flights

Hawaiian Airlines today announced it has removed two seasonal summer flights between the Bay Area and Hawai‘i from its schedule and deferred another due to unforeseen delays in the delivery of the carrier’s new Airbus A321neo fleet.

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Tangle of old fishing lines and debris washes ashore at Kamilo Point

Largest single mass in this year’s unprecedented arrival of debris in Hawai‘i

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Police warrants list for Friday, February 23, 2018

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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Theft: State Highway Backhoe

Police are searching for a backhoe stolen in Glenwood

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking the public for any information related to the theft of a State Highway owned backhoe from the northbound shoulder on Highway 11 near the 18-mile marker in Glenwood. The removal of the New Holland brand backhoe, (valued at approximately $35,000), occurred during the late afternoon of, (December 4, 2017), into […]

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Water main break on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona, traffic detoured

Civil Defense Water Main Break 3:45 p.m. Update: Department of Water Supply (DWS) repairs on Alii Drive near King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona continues. Both traffic lanes in this area are estimated to be closed until 9 p.m. tonight. DWS customers in the affected area may experience low to no water pressure during […]

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Allen is East Hawaii’s Officer of the Month for January 2018

Officer Tristin Allen, has been selected as the Aloha Exchange Club’s January Officer of the Month. On (December 19, 2017), at approximately 5:50 a.m., Officer Allen, and other Puna patrol officers responded to a report of a weapons incident in the Leilani Estates subdivision. The initial call was that the reporting person had heard several […]

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Winter Storm Warning for Hawaii Island summits

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Hawaii Island summits above 12,000 feet until 6 p.m. Friday (Feb 23).

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Volcano Watch: Slow slip event on Kīlauea Volcano’s south flank is expected this year

Can you guess when the next slow slip event will happen on Kīlauea Volcano’s South Flank? Slow slip events are sometimes called “slow earthquakes” or “episodic slip events.”

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