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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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Woman walking on roadway killed after being struck by car Tuesday night (Feb 20)

An adult female pedestrian died following a vehicle/pedestrian crash Tuesday night, (February 20), in Pāhoa. Her name is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of her family. Responding to a 9:40 p.m. call, police determined that a 2006 Ford sedan was traveling southbound on Highway 130 near Launahele Road when it struck the female […]

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Police find body of man in coffee shack blown 150 feet from its foundation

Hawaiʻi Island police responded to a reported coroners inquest on Monday, (February 19), at about 6:30 a.m., in the Hōlualoa area. Upon arrival, officers discovered the body of a 74-year-old man who reportedly was a seasonal coffee farm worker. Upon investigation at the scene, it appeared that the shack-like structure containing no walls in which […]

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Police identify Kapaau man killed in North Kohala crash

A 66-year-old Kapaau man died following a single-vehicle crash Monday afternoon, (February 19), on Keokea Beach Road, at Kapaau. He was identified as Myron Okubo. Responding to a 3:25 p.m., call police determined that a 2000 Dodge pickup truck had been traveling north on the Keokea Beach Road while the operator and sole occupant (Okubo) […]

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Man drowns as swimmers get into trouble at South Point

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 1:59 p.m. alarm Monday (Feb 5) to South Point Landing in Ka‘u for, a man and woman in their 20s, swimmers in distress. By the time rescuers arrived the woman was abe to make it to shore with minor scrapes to her legs but she had lost sight of the […]

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Crews discontinue search for woman missing in Wailuku River floodwaters

The Hawaii County Fire Department has discontinued their search for a woman swept away in Wailuku River floodwaters on January 26, 2018 near Piihonua Falls. The search included many hours with ground crews, dive teams and helicopter crews until Monday (Feb 5). The search was performed from Piihonua Falls down the Wailuku River to Hilo […]

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Two dead after South Kona crash Friday (Feb 2)

An unidentified man and a 54-year-old Kailua-Kona woman died from their injuries sustained in a 2-vehicle crash Friday evening, (February 2), in Honamalino, South Kona near the 84-mile marker of the Māmalahoa Highway Route 11. The woman has been identified as Roxane Cho, but the name of the male is being withheld pending positive identification […]

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Police identify guide who succumbed to noxious fumes on lava hike

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the death of a tour guide in Puna. At 8:16 a.m., Thursday morning, (February 1), police and fire department personnel responded to the Kalapana lava viewing area for a report of a man who had collapsed in the lava field while leading a hiking tour.

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Steam rises off the active lava flow in a rainstorm. File Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO.

Noxious fumes surround hikers, tour guide dead as three escape

Fire/rescue responded to an 8:15 a.m. alarm Thursday (Feb 1) to the Kalapana lava viewing area in the old Royal Gardens Subdivision to rescue hikers from noxious fumes.

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Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo.

Body found on Reef Runway in Honolulu closes airport runway temporarily

The Reef Runway (26L) at HNL is back open and returned to service following the earlier incident. No operational delays reported.

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Police have identified the man who died from injuries sustained in a vehicle and bicycle crash Wednesday, (December 6), on Highway 19 near Hau Lane in the Hilo District.

He was identified as 70-year-old Jerry Lee Wiseman of Pepeʻekeo.

This was the 31st traffic fatality this year compared with 30 at the same time last year.

Police identify Pepeekeo bicyclist killed in crash

Police have identified the man who died from injuries sustained in a vehicle and bicycle crash Wednesday, (December 6), on Highway 19 near Hau Lane in the Hilo District. He was identified as 70-year-old Jerry Lee Wiseman of Pepeʻekeo. This was the 31st traffic fatality this year compared with 30 at the same time last […]

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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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