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The search for Tyler Madoff, who was swept into the ocean by a wave just outside Kealakekua Bay Wednesday, continued on Saturday (July 7).

Madoff, a student at Scarsdale High School in White Plains, N.Y., and another teen, from Florida, reportedly were on a trip operated by Bold Earth Teen Adventures with 12-14 other teens.

Search for teen swept into ocean in Kealakekua continues for a fourth day

The search for Tyler Madoff, who was swept into the ocean by a wave just outside Kealakekua Bay Wednesday, continued on Saturday (July 7). Madoff, a student at Scarsdale High School in White Plains, N.Y., and another teen, from Florida, reportedly were on a trip operated by Bold Earth Teen Adventures with 12-14 other teens.

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Kahikolu Congregational Church celebrates its 190th Anniversary

Kahikolu Congregational Church celebrates its 190th anniversary along with the birthday of Henry Opukahaia who was born 220 years ago in 1792.

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Police report Mamalahoa Highway (Hwy 11) in Kealakekua between Konawaena School Road and Keekee Street is now open to traffic in both directions. Fire crews and police are still on scene so motorists should drive with caution.

The structure fire appears to have been behind the Discovery Antique store next to Aloha China BBQ on the makai side of the highway.

Structure fire in Kealakekua Sunday evening (Jan 22) shuts down Mamalahoa Highway

Police report Mamalahoa Highway (Hwy 11) in Kealakekua between Konawaena School Road and Keekee Street is now open to traffic in both directions. Fire crews and police are still on scene so motorists should drive with caution. The structure fire appears to have been behind the Discovery Antique store next to Aloha China BBQ on […]

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A 69-year-old Kealakekua man died yesterday (November 6) from injuries he sustained after being struck by a vehicle at a residence in Captain Cook.

The victim was identified as Robert J. Flores, of a Kealakekua address. 

Responding to an 11:40 a.m. call, Kona patrol officers determined that a 75-year-old Captain Cook man was operating a 1996 Mazda pick-up truck and was reversing towards a residence which he and the victim were repairing.

Kealakekua man dies Sunday (Nov 6) after being struck by pick-up truck

A 69-year-old Kealakekua man died yesterday (November 6) from injuries he sustained after being struck by a vehicle at a residence in Captain Cook. The victim was identified as Robert J. Flores, of a Kealakekua address. Responding to an 11:40 a.m. call, Kona patrol officers determined that a 75-year-old Captain Cook man was operating a […]

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Two middle school students have been charged with terroristic threatening in connection with a fake homemade bomb confiscated at Konawaena Middle School on Wednesday (October 26).

Police charge two middle school students in Kona bomb threat

Two middle school students have been charged with terroristic threatening in connection with a fake homemade bomb confiscated at Konawaena Middle School on Wednesday (October 26).

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Big Island police have charged a Kealakekua man with eight offenses in connection with three burglaries in West Hawaiʻi.  Detectives charged Watai with criminal property damage, three counts of second-degree burglary and four counts of second-degree theft.

Police charge Kealakekua man for three West Hawaii burglaries

Big Island police have charged a Kealakekua man with eight offenses in connection with three burglaries in West Hawaiʻi. Detectives charged Watai with criminal property damage, three counts of second-degree burglary and four counts of second-degree theft.

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Big Island police are seeking witnesses to a fatal motor vehicle/pedestrian crash on September 14. 

Eighty-four-year-old Greg Rosario Gregorio of a Kealakekua died from injuries he sustained in the crash on Hawaiʻi Belt Road (Route 11) south of the 112-mile marker in Kealakekua.

Police seeking witnesses to September 14 Kealakekua fatality

Big Island police are seeking witnesses to a fatal motor vehicle/pedestrian crash on September 14. Eighty-four-year-old Greg Rosario Gregorio of a Kealakekua died from injuries he sustained in the crash on Hawaiʻi Belt Road (Route 11) south of the 112-mile marker in Kealakekua.

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Kona Historical Society is hosting the 2011 Portuguese Festival is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at the
KHS pasture. Food, music, saddlemaking, lei making, lauhala weaving, pony rides and more.

Portuguese Festival in Kealakekua (Oct. 1)

Kona Historical Society is hosting the 2011 Portuguese Festival is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at the KHS pasture. Food, music, saddlemaking, lei making, lauhala weaving, pony rides and more.

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An 84-year-old Kealakekua man died Wednesday (September 21) from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle/pedestrian crash which occurred on Wednesday (September 14) on Hawaiʻi Belt Road (Route 11) south of the 112-mile marker in Kealakekua.

Kona man dies after being hit by van Wednesday (Sept 21)

An 84-year-old Kealakekua man died Wednesday (September 21) from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle/pedestrian crash which occurred on Wednesday (September 14) on Hawaiʻi Belt Road (Route 11) south of the 112-mile marker in Kealakekua.

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Downed utility pole in Kona and brushfire in Ka‘u cause traffic woes

Downed utility pole in Kona and brushfire in Ka‘u cause traffic woes

By Hawaii 24/7 Staff Kona Police advise motorists to expect traffic delays in Kealakekua due to a downed utility pole near the 112 mile marker of Highway 11 Monday (Aug 8). A crash caused the utility pole to go down near Kee-Kee Street and HELCO crews are on scene making repairs. The Southbound, makai, lane […]

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Slam poet Kealoha, slack-key guitarist John Keawe, Balinese music and dance performers Widana and Reynolds along with cartoonist Dave Thorne are featured at various Big Island libraries for National Library Week.

National Library Week celebrates with free programs

Slam poet Kealoha, slack-key guitarist John Keawe, Balinese music and dance performers Widana and Reynolds along with cartoonist Dave Thorne are featured at various Big Island libraries for National Library Week.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie tomorrow will visit areas that were damaged by the tsunami that swept through the islands last week.   

Yesterday, Governor Abercrombie renewed his efforts in seeking federal money by signing a supplementary proclamation to expand the State of Disaster Proclamation he signed on Friday.  The proclamation is the first step in the process of seeking and receiving federal funds to recover and rebuild.

Gov. Abercrombie to visit areas in Hawaii damaged by the tsunami

Governor Neil Abercrombie tomorrow will visit areas that were damaged by the tsunami that swept through the islands last week. Yesterday, Governor Abercrombie renewed his efforts in seeking federal money by signing a supplementary proclamation to expand the State of Disaster Proclamation he signed on Friday. The proclamation is the first step in the process […]

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Photos from Kona, Hawaii of the tsunami surge damage. Photographer Michael Darden visits Keauhou Bay and South Kona. And a NOAA graphic showing how the tsunami propagated through the Pacific.

More images from the aftermath of the tsunami in Kona

Photos from Kona, Hawaii of the tsunami surge damage. Photographer Michael Darden visits Keauhou Bay and South Kona. And a NOAA graphic showing how the tsunami propagated through the Pacific.

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Big Island police are seeking witnesses to a fatal crash Sunday on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 11), .9 miles north of the 87-mile-marker in South Kona.

Responding to a 6:12 p.m. call, Kona patrol officers determined that a 26-year-old man from Hōnaunau was operating a 2007 Honda two-door sedan and traveling south on Route 11 when he crossed the centerline and collided with a 1999 Saturn four-door sedan traveling north.

Police still seeking witnesses to fatal crash Sunday (Aug 1) in Kona

Big Island police are seeking witnesses to a fatal crash Sunday on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 11), .9 miles north of the 87-mile-marker in South Kona. Responding to a 6:12 p.m. call, Kona patrol officers determined that a 26-year-old man from Hōnaunau was operating a 2007 Honda two-door sedan and traveling south on Route 11 […]

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