Archive | September, 2018

David B. Cordeiro

Police are searching for a Puna man in connection with a Mountain View shooting

Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 36-year-old Puna man wanted in connection with a shooting incident on, (September 1), in Mt. View. On, (September 2), at about 9:30 a.m., patrol officers received a report of the shooting which had occurred the day before. The suspect was said to have […]

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Police are still searching for a Hilo man reported missing since June

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating a 40-year-old Hilo man reported missing. Ryan Buckley was last seen just after midnight, Thursday morning, (June 28), in the vicinity of Amau Road in the upper Kaūmana area. He has a medical condition that requires medication. Buckley is described as 5-feet-7-inches, […]

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Police arrest four people in an early Monday morning (Sept 17) assault in Kona

Big Island police have arrested four individuals in connection with an early morning assault in Kona. Shortly after 12:30 a.m., Monday, (September 17), patrol officers responded to a report of an assault at a hotel located at the 75-5000 block of Palani Road in Kailua-Kona. Responding officers arriving at the hotel observed a 63-year-old man […]

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Jen Ruggles

Councilwoman Ruggles to host meeting regarding her abstaining from legislative duties Monday (Sept 24)

Council member Jen Ruggles announced that she will hold a public community meeting to speak with constituents about her recent decision to refrain from voting on legislation until the County Council’s attorney assures her, in writing, that she is not committing war crimes. It will be held Monday, September 24th at 6 p.m. at the […]

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Police identify Ocean View motorcycle rider killed in Ka‘u crash

A 28-year-old Ocean View man died following a two vehicle collision Sunday, (September 16), in Ocean View near the 83-mile marker of Hawaiʻi Belt Road, Highway 11. He has been identified as Devin Miles. Responding to a 11:22 a.m. call, police determined that a silver 2007 Toyota pickup truck being operated by a 62-year-old Holualoa […]

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Average gas prices in Hawaii rise 3.1 cents per gallon the past week

Gasoline prices in Hawaii have risen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.97/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 stations in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.5 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.84/g, according to GasBuddy.

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Applicants sought for Board of Bar Examiners

The Nominating Committee of the Hawaii Supreme Court is accepting applications from attorneys who wish to serve as members of the Board of Bar Examiners. Applicants from all islands are invited to apply. Appointed board members will serve three-year terms beginning November 1, 2018.

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Chopper Two transports injured from the accident.

Crash in Ka‘u Sunday morning (Sept 16) sends two to hospital

Fire/rescue crews answered an 11:22 a.m. alarm Sunday (Sept 16) to a crash at the 83 mile-marker of Mamalahoa Highway south (Route 11) in Ka‘u. Crews arrived to find a motorcycle and vehicle had a side-impact t-bone type crash. Two victims needed treatment with one sent by ambulance to Kona Community Hospital and other flown […]

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Wireless Emergency Alert System notifications appear on WEA capable cellphones.

Nationwide Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert test is postponed until October 3

FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), postponed the nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) until October 3 due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence. The WEA portion of the test commences at 2:18 p.m. EDT, and the EAS portion follows at 2:20 p.m. EDT. […]

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Fire hydrant flow test in Paauilo Tuesday (Sept 18)

The Department of Water Supply will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test along Paʻauilo Mauka Road between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 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 […]

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Bus 'A Move Special Olympics West Hawaii 2018 event. 10 person teams compete on pulling a 46k pound Roberts Hawaii Motor Coach Bus the fastest at the Kona Commons Saturday, September 15, 2018. Photo courtesy of David O. Baldwin

Bus ‘A Move Special Olympics West Hawaii 2018 fundraiser

Ten person teams compete on pulling a 46,000 pound Roberts Hawaii motor coach bus the fastest at the Kona Commons shopping center.

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One dead as fire destroys Hilo home Saturday (Sept 15)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 9:35 a.m. alarm Saturday (Sept 15) for a structure fire located between Kinoole St. and Alenaio Lane in Hilo. Crews found a two-story plantation style home on a post-and-pier foundation with the rear garage area engulfed in flames spreading fire through the home to the front, Kinoole Street, side and […]

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State road paving crews in Papaikou on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19). Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Hawaii Island lane closures for the week of September 15-21, 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) KURTISTOWN TO MOUNTAIN VIEW (WEEKEND WORK) Alternating lane closure on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in both directions between Mile Markers 15 and 17 in the vicinity of […]

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Kilauea Disaster Recovery Center hours changing

The joint federal/state/county disaster recovery center assisting residents with the Kilauea eruption recovery will be changing its hours next week. The Disaster Recovery Center at the Pahoa Neighborhood Facility, 15-3022 Kauhale Street in Pahoa will adopt new hours beginning Monday, Sept. 17. Current hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 […]

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