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County chopper makes emergency landing; no injuries

Hawaii 24/7 Staff The county helicopter Chopper 1 experienced engine failure Tuesday and made an emergency landing near Pololu Valley on the Hamakua Coast. The helicopter was on an evacuation mission in response to Hurricane Iselle at the time, according to a Fire Department incident report. No injuries were reported and the helicopter did not […]

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No injuries in Hilo copter emergency landing

Hawaii 24/7 Staff A helicopter carrying five people made an emergency landing Thursday afternoon near Hilo Airport. The helicopter, which was heading to Hilo, apparently suffered engine failure. The helicopter made an emergency landing at about 1:15 p.m. by auto rotating to the ground and came to rest on its side outside the airport fence […]

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A helicopter training flight carrying two men made a hard landing Wednesday afternoon in Kona.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said the helicopter left the Kona International Airport and went down about 10 miles northeast of the airport

Emergency crews responded to the accident around 3:30 p.m.  Gregor said the helicopter was a two-seat Robinson R-22.

Two injured as copter makes hard landing

A helicopter training flight carrying two men made a hard landing Wednesday afternoon in Kona. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said the helicopter left the Kona International Airport and went down about 10 miles northeast of the airport Emergency crews responded to the accident around 3:30 p.m. Gregor said the helicopter was a two-seat […]

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The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat, igniting the helicopter and posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The firm has received 49 reports of the helicopters overheating, including six reports of flames coming from the helicopters, and one report of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Remote-controlled helicopters recalled by Imagine Nation Books due to fire and burn hazards

The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat, igniting the helicopter and posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The firm has received 49 reports of the helicopters overheating, including six reports of flames coming from the helicopters, and one report of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

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Hawaii Prosecuting Attorney Jay Kimura announced today that on May 11, 2010, a Kona jury convicted Janis Texeira of felony theft from the State of Hawaii.

The charges arose from alleged deception on Applications for Financial Aid and Food Stamps assistance made by the defendant

Woman convicted of getting over $10,000 in food stamp overpayment

Hawaii Prosecuting Attorney Jay Kimura announced today that on May 11, 2010, a Kona jury convicted Janis Texeira of felony theft from the State of Hawaii. The charges arose from alleged deception on Applications for Financial Aid and Food Stamps assistance made by the defendant

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Hawaii Air Ambulance going 24/7 with night vision

Hawaii Air Ambulance going 24/7 with night vision

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Air Ambulance/Hawaii Life Flight With approval from the Federal Aviation Administration, authorization by the U.S. Department of State and completion of pilot and crew training using night vision goggles, or NVGs, the Hawaii Air Ambulance/Hawaii Life Flight (HAA/HLF) medical helicopter is going 24/7. To insure maximum safety, the HAA/HLF helicopter program has […]

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Hawaii Air Ambulance/Hawaii Life Flight bases a Europcopter EC 135 medically configured helicopter in Kona. A dedication and blessing ceremony was held Dec. 15th, at the Kona Community Hospital helipad.

Helicopter takes off to saves lives

Hawaii Air Ambulance/Hawaii Life Flight bases a Europcopter EC 135 medically configured helicopter in Kona. A dedication and blessing ceremony was held Dec. 15th, at the Kona Community Hospital helipad.

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