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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old man in the Kaʻū district.

At about 7:37 p.m., Tuesday evening, (December 12), police received a call of an unresponsive man located within a residence located on Catamaran Lane in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision. Upon arrival to the scene, medics with the Hawaiʻi Fire Department determined the male was deceased. The man sustained several injuries that appeared to be suspicious. Detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigation Section responded to the scene to continue the investigation.

Police investigate Ka‘u man found dead Thursday (Dec 14)

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old man in the Kaʻū district. At about 7:37 p.m., Tuesday evening, (December 12), police received a call of an unresponsive man located within a residence located on Catamaran Lane in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision. Upon arrival to the scene, medics with the Hawaiʻi […]

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Late Thursday afternoon (December 7), after conferring with the Hilo Prosecutors Office, the driver of the 2018 Nissan sedan involved in Wednesday’s traffic fatality, 26 year-old Dylen Benevides, was released from police custody pending further investigation. He was initially arrested for Negligent Homicide.

Driver involved in fatal Hilo bike crash is released by police

Late Thursday afternoon (December 7), after conferring with the Hilo Prosecutors Office, the driver of the 2018 Nissan sedan involved in Wednesday’s traffic fatality, 26 year-old Dylen Benevides, was released from police custody pending further investigation. He was initially arrested for Negligent Homicide.

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An unidentified adult male died following a vehicle and bicycle crash on Wednesday morning (December 6) in Hilo.

His name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of his family.

Bicycle rider dies after crash with car Wednesday morning (Dec 6)

An unidentified adult male died following a vehicle and bicycle crash on Wednesday morning (December 6) in Hilo. His name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of his family.

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Hawaiʻi Island police have opened a Coroner’s Inquest investigation in connection with a body that was found in Puna.

At 3:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon (December 5), patrol officers responded to the Kalapana Gardens area after a hiker discovered a body clad in a gray colored t-shirt and green colored shorts in a remote location along the coastline.

Police seek identity of body discovered along Puna coastline

Hawaiʻi Island police have opened a Coroner’s Inquest investigation in connection with a body that was found in Puna. At 3:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon (December 5), patrol officers responded to the Kalapana Gardens area after a hiker discovered a body clad in a gray colored t-shirt and green colored shorts in a remote location along […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the body discovered along the coastline of Hilo Bay, in the Wainaku area, as the 61 year-old California man who was swept down the Wailuku River in November.  He has been identified by dental records as George Novinger of Spring Valley, California.

Body of California man swept away into the Wailuku River in November is found

Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the body discovered along the coastline of Hilo Bay, in the Wainaku area, as the 61 year-old California man who was swept down the Wailuku River in November. He has been identified by dental records as George Novinger of Spring Valley, California.

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A 37-year-old Papaaloa woman died following a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon, (December 2), in Paauilo. She was identified as Lori Ann Sato.

Responding to a 3:58 p.m., call, police determined that a 2004 Honda sedan was traveling northbound on Highway 19, near the 34-mile marker, overtaking a vehicle in a no passing zone and was broadsided by a 1999 Toyota pickup that was traveling southbound.

Papaaloa woman is dead after two-vehicle crash in Paauilo

A 37-year-old Papaaloa woman died following a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon, (December 2), in Paauilo. She was identified as Lori Ann Sato. Responding to a 3:58 p.m., call, police determined that a 2004 Honda sedan was traveling northbound on Highway 19, near the 34-mile marker, overtaking a vehicle in a no passing zone and was […]

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An 86-year-old Hilo woman died following a vehicle and pedestrian crash Thursday morning, (September 21) in Hilo.

Woman dies from being hit while walking in Hilo

An 86-year-old Hilo woman died following a vehicle and pedestrian crash Thursday morning, (September 21) in Hilo.

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A 61-year-old Kailua-Kona man was involved in a single-vehicle traffic casualty on Thursday afternoon, (October 26), in Keāhole, North Kona at the intersection of the Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway and the Keāhole Airport Road.

He has been identified as James Sakai.

Kailua-Kona bicyclist is dead after collision in Keahole

A 61-year-old Kailua-Kona man was involved in a single-vehicle traffic casualty on Thursday afternoon, (October 26), in Keāhole, North Kona at the intersection of the Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway and the Keāhole Airport Road. He has been identified as James Sakai.

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A 49-year old Hilo man died following a 2 vehicle crash Saturday morning (October 14), in the district of Hāmākua. 

His name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of his family.

Responding to a 7:21 a.m. call, police determined that a 2001 Dodge Caravan was traveling westbound on the Daniel K. Inouye Highway (Saddle Road), near the 38-mile marker when he was overtaking vehicles and struck a 2015 Honda Fit that was traveling eastbound.

A Hilo man is dead following a crash on Daniel K. Inouye Highway Saturday (Oct 14)

A 49-year old Hilo man died following a 2 vehicle crash Saturday morning (October 14), in the district of Hāmākua. His name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of his family. Responding to a 7:21 a.m. call, police determined that a 2001 Dodge Caravan was traveling westbound on the Daniel K. Inouye Highway […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a fatal industrial accident involving a 45-year-old man falling through the roof of a warehouse in the Panaʻewa area yesterday, (October 10).

At 1:42 p.m., officers responded to a business on Kealakai Street to a report of a man who fell approximately 40 feet through a fiberglass portion of a roof to a warehouse he was painting, landing on the concrete floor. The victim, 45-year-old Peter Tosie of Hilo, was an employee of a painting company contracted by the business.

Man dies after falling through warehouse roof, police investigating

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a fatal industrial accident involving a 45-year-old man falling through the roof of a warehouse in the Panaʻewa area yesterday, (October 10). At 1:42 p.m., officers responded to a business on Kealakai Street to a report of a man who fell approximately 40 feet through a fiberglass portion of a […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police report a fire occurred on (September 9), at approximately 6:10 p.m., at a residence located on Nahelenani Street in Volcano.

The owner of the home has been identified as Kris Anderson, 64-years-old, who was airlifted to the Straub Burn Center in

Man injured in Volcano area fire dies in Straub Burn Center

Hawaiʻi Island police report a fire occurred on (September 9), at approximately 6:10 p.m., at a residence located on Nahelenani Street in Volcano. The owner of the home has been identified as Kris Anderson, 64-years-old, who was airlifted to the Straub Burn Center in

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A 21-year old Kamuela woman died following a 2-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon (September 2), in Honomū.

Her name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of her family.

Responding to a 1:57 p.m., call, police determined that a 2004 Honda sport-utility vehicle was traveling northbound on Highway 19, near the Honomū Transfer Station Road and crossed a center line and collided with a 2005 Peterbilt tanker truck that was traveling southbound.

Waimea woman dies in head on Honomu crash Saturday (Sept 2)

A 21-year old Kamuela woman died following a 2-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon (September 2), in Honomū. Her name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of her family. Responding to a 1:57 p.m., call, police determined that a 2004 Honda sport-utility vehicle was traveling northbound on Highway 19, near the Honomū Transfer Station Road […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:56 p.m. alarm Saturday (Sept 2) to the 13 Mile Marker of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) in Honomu for a head on crash between an SUV and propane tanker. As of 11 a.m. Monday (Sept 4) the highway is open.

Head-on crash between tanker and SUV leaves one dead, closes highway

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:56 p.m. alarm Saturday (Sept 2) to the 13 Mile Marker of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) in Honomu for a head on crash between an SUV and propane tanker. As of 11 a.m. Monday (Sept 4) the highway is open.

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Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) in the area of Honomu has reopened to traffic after being closed due to a crash and investigation.

Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) reopens Monday (Sept 4)

Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) in the area of Honomu has reopened to traffic after being closed due to a crash and investigation.

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