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Police arrest and charge two in Kona drug bust

The Area II Special Enforcement Unit (SEU) concluded a month-long narcotics-related and community nuisance-type investigation which stemmed from numerous community complaints of suspected narcotic use and narcotics-related activities occurring at a Kalaoa residence.

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Justin Alan De Silva

Suspect wanted for crimes and warrant turns himself in

Hawaiʻi Island police located Justin Alan De Silva after he turned himself in at the Kealakehe Police Station on Thursday (December 7) evening. De Silva was wanted for an outstanding warrant of arrest and in connection with several other crimes.

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Jonathan Ruiz-Valdovinos

Police are searching for a Captain Cook boy reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 16-year-old Captain Cook boy who was reported missing. Jonathan Ruiz-Valdovinos was last seen in Captain Cook on (November 29). He is described as Hispanic, 5-foot-10, 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line […]

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In response to complaints received from the public, officers from a Special Enforcement Unit, Kona Community Policing, Area II Vice and Kona Patrol, served a search warrant at a property in the 76-6200 block of Alii Drive.

Police arrest six in Kailua-Kona on Alii Drive

In response to complaints received from the public, officers from a Special Enforcement Unit, Kona Community Policing, Area II Vice and Kona Patrol, served a search warrant at a property in the 76-6200 block of Alii Drive.

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Words and wine event with local authors in Keauhou Tuesday (Dec 5)

Join local authors for the monthly Words and Wine Event at 6 p.m. Tuesday (Dec 5) hosted by Kona Stories Book Shop. This event is free to the public and offers a chance for you to meet and greet some of Hawaii’s favorite authors while you enjoy complimentary pupu and wine. December’s featured authors are: […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred at about 12:45 p.m., Wednesday afternoon, (November 15), in the area of Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway and Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.

Police shoot attacking dog, arrest owner Wednesday (Nov 15)

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred at about 12:45 p.m., Wednesday afternoon, (November 15), in the area of Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway and Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.

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Bronsten “Kalei” Kossow

Bronsten Kossow to run for Kanuha’s vacant council seat in Kona

Lifelong Kona resident Bronsten “Kalei” Kossow announces he will run for Kanuha’s vacant seat in the County Council. County Council District 7 is comprised of Kealakekua, Kona Scenic, Kainaliu, Honalo, Keauhou, Kahalu‘u, Hōlualoa, Kona Hillcrest, Pualani Estates, Sunset View, Kuakini Heights, Kona Vistas, Ali‘i Heights, and Kona Industrial.

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Hawaiʻi Island police dispatch received a 911-Emergency Call reporting a structure fire at 06:11 a.m. in Kona this morning, (November 3).

The fire spread from the south side of the two-story residence, but no other surrounding homes were damaged. Upon extinguishing the fire, fire crew members found the body of a male victim within the lower unit of the structure.

Police investigate fatal fire in Kona Friday (Nov 3)

Hawaiʻi Island police dispatch received a 911-Emergency Call reporting a structure fire at 06:11 a.m. in Kona this morning, (November 3). The fire spread from the south side of the two-story residence, but no other surrounding homes were damaged. Upon extinguishing the fire, fire crew members found the body of a male victim within the […]

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 6:10 a.m. alarm Friday (Nov 3) for a structure fire at 73-1083 Oluolu Street in Kona that claimed one life.

Crews found the four bedroom two-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 6:45 a.m. and it was declared out at 7:10 a.m. The 3,000 square-foot home had an estimated $210,000 worth of damage with $240,000 worth of property saved.

Fire in Kona Friday morning (Nov 3) claims one victim

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 6:10 a.m. alarm Friday (Nov 3) for a structure fire at 73-1083 Oluolu Street in Kona that claimed one life. Crews found the four bedroom two-story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the fire under control by 6:45 a.m. and it was declared out at 7:10 a.m. The 3,000 square-foot […]

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Four Kona men charged in robbery and assault case

Hawaiʻi Island police arrested four men in connection with robbery and assault investigations. On (October 28), Kona Patrol officers received a report of a 33-year-old male who was assaulted by an unknown male individual near the intersection of Palani Road and Kuakini Highway. After being assaulted, the male victim fell onto the public roadway where […]

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AstroDay in Kona Saturday (Nov 4)

AstroDay, an annual science and astronomy education event sponsored by the Maunakea Astronomy Outreach Committee (MKAOC), is coming to Kona Commons on Saturday, November 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free, family-oriented, science celebration has been a tradition in Hilo for the past 16 years and will be in Kona for the first […]

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West Hawaii Civic Center

West Hawaii Forum: What Can Hawaii Learn from Puerto Rico?

Join the West Hawai’i Community Forum on November 16th (Thursday), West Hawai’i Civic Center, 6 – 8 pm. Experts will explore plans and options for addressing the fragility of island living, its vulnerabilities to emergencies, disasters, and supply-chain disruptions.

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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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Ian Andrew Parker

Police locate a man wanted for a sex assault

The Hawaiʻi Police Department would like to thank the public for providing information, tips, and assistance that lead to the apprehension of Ian Andrew Parker. The Hawaii Police Department, Area 2, Special Enforcement Unit (SEU) apprehended Parker in the Captain Cook area. The Area 2 Juvenile Aid Section Detectives are continuing the investigation.

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