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Police seek info for Puna shooting Friday (July 28)

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred (July 28), in Puna. At 12:24 a.m., police responded to reports of gunshots on Highway 11 in Kurtistown. Investigators determined that a 59- year-old Hilo woman was driving in the Volcano direction on Highway 11 when she passed a sedan stopped on the shoulder near […]

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Shannon K. Navor

Police arrest and charge Kurtistown man wanted on warrants

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 33-year-old Shannon K. Navor of Kurtistown, who was wanted on three no-bail warrants. Navor turned himself in at the Puna police station in Pāhoa on Wednesday morning (February 8) and was charged with three counts of violation terms of probation.

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Fire destroys Kurtistown home Tuesday (Dec 13)

Firefighters responded to a 4:56 p.m. alarm Tuesday (Dec 13) to 17-4437 South Road in Kurtistown for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a single story home engulfed in flames. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 5:38 p.m. and it was declared out at 7:33 p.m. There was nobody living in the home […]

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Police are trying to ID a man seen on Kurtistown store security video

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man observed on video surveillance removing a vehicle from the parking lot of a convenience store in Kurtistown on October 21.

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John Perreira

Puna man charged in marijuana growing operation in Kurtistown

A Puna man has been charged with commercial promotion of marijuana and related offenses for a suspected marijuana-growing operation in Kurtistown. On Tuesday (August 25), Area I Vice Section officers served search warrants on a Hawaiian Acres home on the 16-1600 block of Pulelehua Street and two adjacent vacant properties. Officers determined that six medical […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police arrested eight Puna residents Friday (August 14) for illegally squatting in a Kurtistown home while claiming Hawaiian Sovereignty rights.

After an extended effort by a Realtor to remove former tenants and others from a foreclosed home on Kapalai Road in Kurtistown, State Sheriffs served an eviction notice on July 25 on the persons squatting in one of two homes on the property.

Police arrest eight for squatting in Kutistown home

Hawaiʻi Island police arrested eight Puna residents Friday (August 14) for illegally squatting in a Kurtistown home while claiming Hawaiian Sovereignty rights. After an extended effort by a Realtor to remove former tenants and others from a foreclosed home on Kapalai Road in Kurtistown, State Sheriffs served an eviction notice on July 25 on the […]

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William Chase

Police locate Kurtistown man wanted in burglary and terroristic threatening incident

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 50-year-old William Chase of Kurtistown, who was wanted for an incident in Kurtistown last week. Chase was arrested at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday (August 11) on suspicion of burglary and four counts of terroristic threatening. He was taken to the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations […]

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William James Chase

Police are searching for a Kurtistown man wanted for an armed burglary

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 50-year-old man wanted for an armed burglary. At 7:45 p.m. Friday (August 7), a man identified as William Chase of Kurtistown went to a home on Uau Road in Kurtistown and reportedly brandished a firearm at the 19-year-old male acquaintance who answered the door.

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Luke Kaniaupio

Police charge HCCC inmate with burglary committed in 2014

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested an inmate at Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center in connection with a burglary last year at a business in Kurtistown. On July 31, 2014, someone entered a flower warehouse on North Ala Road and removed various items. Police investigation linked the burglary to 22-year-old Luke Kaniaupio, who had been sentenced to […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a robbery Wednesday night (April 22) at the Kurtistown ballpark.

Sometime between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesday, a 53-year-old Mountain View man was approached by two men, who asked him for a cigarette. They then reportedly punched the victim in the face multiple times, hit him over the head with an empty bottle, dragged him into the men’s restroom, and continued the assault. They left with the victim’s black bag containing cash and other items and got into a car that had two women and three children inside.

Police are investigating a robbery at the Kurtistown ballpark

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a robbery Wednesday night (April 22) at the Kurtistown ballpark. Sometime between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesday, a 53-year-old Mountain View man was approached by two men, who asked him for a cigarette. They then reportedly punched the victim in the face multiple times, hit him over the head […]

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Tropical Storm Flossie causes power outages in Puna (UPDATE July 29, 2 p.m.)

Hawaii Electric Light Company has announced that fallen trees caused by gusty winds from Tropical Storm Flossie are causing power outages throughout the lower Puna area. At this time, approximately 5,000 customers are without power.

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Kawena K. Krause

Puna man is charged with murder and other offenses Saturday (Jan 19)

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged 19-year-old Kawena Krause of Kurtistown in connection with the disappearance of 44-year-old Dante Peter Gilman of Hawaiian Acres, who was reported missing on January 10.

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Claude Keone Krause

Kurtistown man is arrested on suspicion of murder of Hawaiian Acres man

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a Puna man in connection with the disappearance of 44-year-old Dante Peter Gilman of Hawaiian Acres, who was reported missing on January 10. At 12:40 p.m. Thursday (January 17), 30-year-old Claude Keone Krause of Kurtistown was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder. He is being held at the Hilo police […]

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Claude Keone Krause

Police charge Kurtistown man for assaulting an officer and various offenses

Big Island police have charged a 30-year-old Kurtistown man with a variety of offenses following his arrest on Monday (October 8) in Puna for allegedly stealing a car.

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