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Police arrest four people in an early Monday morning (Sept 17) assault in Kona

Big Island police have arrested four individuals in connection with an early morning assault in Kona. Shortly after 12:30 a.m., Monday, (September 17), patrol officers responded to a report of an assault at a hotel located at the 75-5000 block of Palani Road in Kailua-Kona. Responding officers arriving at the hotel observed a 63-year-old man […]

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Bus 'A Move Special Olympics West Hawaii 2018 event. 10 person teams compete on pulling a 46k pound Roberts Hawaii Motor Coach Bus the fastest at the Kona Commons Saturday, September 15, 2018. Photo courtesy of David O. Baldwin

Bus ‘A Move Special Olympics West Hawaii 2018 fundraiser

Ten person teams compete on pulling a 46,000 pound Roberts Hawaii motor coach bus the fastest at the Kona Commons shopping center.

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Sign at Honokohau Harbor dry storage facility. Photo courtesy of DLNR

Boat owners at Honokohau Harbor dry storage must get leases from new facility operator

DLNR Chair Suzanne Case said, “Misinformation about current tenant’s need to vacate the property is being circulated. It is not accurate. Tenants are able to negotiate new storage agreements with the new operator that will allow continued use of the space they are already occupying.” For more information boat owners can contact mahalo@honokohaustorage.com or begin […]

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Hawaii Island Women’s Leadership Summit to be held Friday, October 19, 2018 in Kona

The Hawai’i Island Women’s Leadership Forum (HIWLF) is pleased to announce the 3rd Hawai’i Island Women’s Leadership Summit will be held on Friday, October 19 at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay. The purpose of the Summit is to empower and advance women on Hawai’i Island through knowledge, strength, and community.

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Results of the 2018 Queen Lili‘uokalani Long Distance Canoe Race in Kona

Red Bull Wa‘a battled it out all the way to the finish line and pulled off their third victory in a row.

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Fire burns 100 acres in Kona Tuesday (Aug 21)

Firefighters answered a 1:40 p.m. alarm Tuesday (Aug 21) to the intersection of Kaiminani Drive and Ane Keohokalole Highway for a brush fire. Crews arrived to find a 1/2 to 1-acre brush fire burning in strong and gusty southwest winds. Because of these winds, the fire grew rapidly. Choppers One and Two performed water drops […]

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Police are searching for a boy reported missing and last seen in Kealakekua

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating 16-year-old Ryan Hernandez who was reported missing on, (July 17). He was last seen in Kealakekua. He is 5-feet, 130 pounds with a fair complexion, short black hair and brown eyes. If you know his whereabouts, please call the Police Department’s non-emergency number at […]

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Results of the Auntie Mary Jane Kahanamoku Race held Saturday, August 11, 2018

Begun over 23 years ago by one of the founders of Keauhou Canoe Club, Mary Jane Kahanamoku, this event is popular now for its all MIXED teams format (3 women and 3 men in each crew) – today saw teams of paddlers come from Puna, Hilo, Honaunau, Waikoloa, Milolii and Kailua-Kona and Keauhou. Following the […]

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Police locate a Kona girl reported missing

Hawaiʻi Island Police have located missing 16-year old teen, Carmen Nozaki. She was located in Kailua-Kona this afternoon in good health.

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Police are searching for a man reported missing, last seen in Keauhou

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 18-year-old Makana Deniz who has been reported as missing. Deniz is described as being a local male, 6-feet, 160 lbs., sun-bleached colored hair, brown eyes. Deniz was last seen in the Keauhou area on Saturday morning, (August 4), at around 10:00 a.m. He was […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help with the disappearance of a 42-year-old North Kona woman who was reported missing in 2011. Naomi Sanders was last seen leaving her Kainaliu home the night of (June 6). Sanders is described as about 5-feet-3-inches, 120 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. She has a tribal print tattoo on her upper right arm in the shape of an armband.

Police are still searching for a Kona woman reported missing since 2011

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help with the disappearance of a 42-year-old North Kona woman who was reported missing in 2011. Naomi Sanders was last seen leaving her Kainaliu home the night of (June 6). Sanders is described as about 5-feet-3-inches, 120 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. She […]

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Scene from the film: Kumu Hula Kekuhi Keali'ikanaka'oleohaililani in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Photo by Annie Sullivan.

Film ‘Saving ʻŌhiʻa, Hawaii’s Sacred Tree’ to air statewide in August and September

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces the release of “Saving ʻŌhiʻa, Hawaii’s Sacred Tree,” a new half-hour documentary on Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death, the disease that is killing ʻōhiʻa lehua, Hawaii’s most widespread and important native tree.

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Police participate in Relay For Life in Kona

Kona Police partnered with the Kona Prosecutor’s Office to form a team named ‘Hope Brigade’ for Relay For Life 2018, which was held Saturday, (July 14), from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Kealakehe High School in Kona. Police Department participants included Captain Gilbert Gaspar, Sergeant Roylen Valera, William Vickery, Robin Crusat, Kuilee Dela Cruz, […]

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Saturday action at the Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Race. (Photo courtesy of Brad Ballesteros)

Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe Races is a qualifier for the 2019 International Va’a Federation World Distance Championships

As paddlers line up for the 2018 Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Canoe races on the Labor Day weekend, Hawaii Canoe Racing Association members will also be competing for qualifying slots at the 2019 International Va‘a Federation (IVF) World Distance Championships. The Queen’s Race nearshore water conditions, distance and iron crews will be competing in similar […]

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