Archive | March, 2018

Kahikinui Forest Reserve, Maui. Photo courtesy of DLNR.

DLNR seeks public input on rules for state’s forest reserve system

In light of evolving natural resource concerns and the needs of managers and people, the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is proposing updates to rules regulating activities within Hawaii’s Forest Reserve System. DOFAW is now inviting input and comments.

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Police locate man wanted in connection with an attempted murder case

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 41-year-old Jayse Polaris Lee Sr. who was wanted for an outstanding warrant of arrest for violating parole and for questioning in connection with the, (February 9), attempted murder investigation in Puna.

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

During the week of March 19, through March 25, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 254 DUI arrests compared […]

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PISCES now accepting applications for 2018 young women’s STARS program

Summer program for high school girls offers behind-the-scenes look at STEM careers

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Police arrest two in Hilo with over half a kilo of meth, cocaine, and firearms

Hawaiʻi Island police executed a search warrant at a Hilo address and recovered a large quantity of crystal methamphetamine and several guns over the weekend. On Saturday, (March 24), Officers and Detectives from the Area I Vice section executed a search warrant at an address on Piʻihonua Road in Hilo. Officer’s recovered 575.9 grams of […]

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Alternating lane closure for the Kalanianaole Avenue reconstruction project March 28-29, 2018

Goodfellow Brothers Inc., contracted by the County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works, will be conducting subsurface investigative work on the Kalaniana’ole Ave. roadway between Ice Pond (Banyan Way) and Kama‘āina Nissan (Kumau St.) on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, and Thursday, March 29, 2018.

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 10.5 cents per gallon the past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 10.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.78/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.60/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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The 61-foot fishing vessel Princess Hawaii sinking over 400 miles northeast of Hawaii Island Sunday, March 25, 2018. Coast Guard Photo

Coast Guard locates eight people in life raft 400 miles north of Hawaii Island

A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircrew from Air Station Barbers Point located a life raft with eight people aboard from the fishing vessel Princess Hawaii over 400 miles north of Hawaii Island, Sunday evening (March 25).

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Matson announces adjusted hours for a meeting on Thursday (March 29)

Please be advised that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union will be conducting a stop-work meeting on Thursday, March 29. To accommodate this meeting, the Matson Hilo and Kawaihae container yards and auto lots will be closed from 1-4 p.m.

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Umauma Bridge work. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo.

Hawaii Island lane closures for the week of March 24-30 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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Strong quake in Papua New Guinea area, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 occurred in the New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea at 11:51 p.m. HST on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Flash Flood Watch for weekend, all Hawaii Island parks are closed Saturday

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flash Flood Watch for all Hawaii Islands in effect from this evening through Sunday afternoon (March 25). Department of Parks and Recreation reports all parks, including the Kalapana lava viewing area, will be closed Saturday.

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Police investigate theft of tree trimming service equipment

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the theft of Tree Service Equipment. At 7:45 a.m., Friday, (March 23), police responded to a report of a theft from a storage container located in the base yard for Pacific Island Trees. The base yard is located just east of Puanuanu Place off of Māmalahoa Highway in the District […]

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County offices are closed on March 26 and March 30 due to holidays

The County of Hawai’i wishes to remind the public that all County offices will be closed for business on Monday, March 26 and Friday, March 30 due to two State holidays in 2018. Monday, March 26 is Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana’ole Day and Friday, March 30 is Good Friday. All County offices will be closed, […]

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