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Hanohano O Kona lecture at the West Hawaii Civic Center next Wednesday at 5:30pm. Natalie Kurashima is an ethnoecologist with Kamehemeha Schools and she'll be giving a presentation about ethnobotany and ethnoecology on Hawaii Island.

Free lecture on ethnobotany and ethnoecology on Hawaii Island Wednesday (Oct 31)

Kona Historical Society presents a free Hanohano O Kona lecture at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct 31) at the West Hawaii Civic Center. Natalie Kurashima is an ethnoecologist with Kamehameha Schools and she’ll be giving a presentation about ethnobotany and ethnoecology on Hawaii Island.

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Fire hydrant flow test in Kona Thursday (Oct 25)

The Department of Water Supply will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test off Alahou Street between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018. The affected area may experience slightly discolored and turbid water for several hours after the test. Customers are advised to refrain from washing clothes and […]

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Police have located a woman wanted on outstanding warrants

The Hawaiʻi Police Department and Area II Special Enforcement Unit have located 28-year-old Hokuokekai Alohilani Santiago. She was arrested in South Kohala this morning, Thursday, (October 18).

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Hawaii Water Service to operate Keauhou wastewater services

Hawaii Water Service, has entered into an agreement with Keauhou Community Services, Inc. (KCSI) to operate and maintain a wastewater collection and treatment system serving 1,500 residential, hotel, and commercial customers in Keauhou on the island of Hawaii. The system also serves the Keauhou Bay Facility and Kahaluu Beach Park and provides effluent to the […]

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Waikoloa man is dead after Kailua-Kona crash Sunday (Oct 14)

A 53-year-old Waikoloa man died following a single-vehicle crash Sunday, (October 14) on Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway just north of the 85-mile marker in Kailua-Kona. He has been identified as Michael Shine. Responding to a 7:15 a.m. call, police determined that a silver 2013 Dodge Caravan being operated by Shine had been traveling northbound on Queen […]

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Fire burns coffee processing shack in Kona Sunday (Oct 7)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 7:46 p.m. alarm Sunday (Oct 7) to 82-1099 Kinue Road in Kona for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a 400 square-foot single-story coffee roasting shack and 600 square-foot coffee drying platform engulfed in flames with the fire threatening to spread to the home next door. Firefighters had a […]

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Fire destroys structure in Kona Tuesday night (Sept 25)

Fire/rescue crews answered a 10:15 p.m. alarm Tuesday (Sept 25) to upper Napoopoo Road in Kona for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a 600 square-foot garage/studio space engulfed in flames. Napoopoo Road was closed during firefighting operations. Firefighters had the fire under control by 10:40 p.m. and it was declared out at 10:55 […]

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Four arrested and three charged after security guard is severely beaten at Kona hotel

On, (September 17), at approximately 12:25 a.m., a hotel security guard responding to a loud noise complaint made contact with the occupants of a black S.U.V. in the hotel’s parking lot. The four occupants of the S.U.V. got into a verbal confrontation, which then escalated into three of the occupants in the vehicle physically assaulting […]

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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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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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