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FBI offering reward involving missing Hawaii Kai man

FBI Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Sean L. Kaul announced today that the FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of the individual(s) responsible for the disappearance of Jonathan Fraser.

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A new giant virus found in the waters off Oahu

A new, unusually large virus that infects common marine algae has been characterized by researchers at the Daniel K. Inouye Center for Microbial Oceanography. Much of the phytoplankton that grows in the ocean every day gets eaten, thereby sustaining animals in the marine food web. It is common, however, for viral infections to spread through […]

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The message board on Kamehameha Highway near the Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery will provide Honolulu bound travelers with Pali Highway travel times which will help determine if it is better to take the H-3 Freeway (the message is not displayed in the photograph). Photo courtesy HDOT

Hawaii Dept of Transportation adds travel time electronic signs for motorists

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is launching a new service for motorists traveling to and from Windward Oahu that will provide current travel times over the Pali Highway beginning Monday, April 16, 2018. The feature is added to help the public with planning during the Pali Highway construction projects and will be available weekdays […]

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A man sells unpermitted certificates at Diamond Head and was cited by DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources (DOCARE) officers Thursday (March 8). DLNR Photo.

Man cited for selling bogus certificates at Diamond Head crater hike

Officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources (DOCARE) cited Christopher P. Barclay on top of Diamond Head today, for soliciting and selling certificates without a required state permit for commercial activities.

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Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo.

Body found on Reef Runway in Honolulu closes airport runway temporarily

The Reef Runway (26L) at HNL is back open and returned to service following the earlier incident. No operational delays reported.

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New visitor procedures at OCCC being implemented

Effective Wednesday, November 15, 2017, the Halawa Correctional Facility (HCF) is implementing changes to its “Searches of Visitors and Staff” policy. This is part of ongoing efforts to crack down on contraband entering the correctional system. The policy will also be enacted at the Oahu Community Correctional Center (OCCC) on November 22, 2017.

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Wayne Eric Alfred Gonsalves, Jr.

Honolulu Police arrest Hilo man wanted on a warrant for an assault case

Wayne Eric Alfred Gonsalves, Jr., was arrested on Tuesday, (September 19), on the Island of Oahu, by the Honolulu Police Department for the warrant of arrest part of this investigation. Gonsalves is being transported back to Hilo where he will have an initial court appearance on Friday, (September 22).

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Mangitude 4.2 quake shakes Oahu Friday (Sept 15)

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.2 earthquake located off the northeast coast of O‘ahu on Friday, September 15, 2017, at 8:40 p.m. HST.

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Hawaii soldier arrested on terrorism charges

FBI Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Paul D. Delacourt announced today the arrest of a Waipahu man on terrorism charges. Ikaika Kang, age 34, an active duty soldier assigned to Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, was arrested by an FBI SWAT team on July 8, 2017, for providing material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and […]

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Four sites being considered for future OCCC prison facility on Oahu

The Department of Public Safety (PSD) submitted its progress report on the future of the Oahu Community Correctional Center (OCCC) to the 2017 Hawaii State Legislature. The report titled “Planning for the Future of the Oahu Community Correctional Center” was submitted on schedule, as required by legislative mandate. The report addresses the key topics associated […]

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Remembrance ceremony and memorial service announced for Rep. Clift Tsuji

On Sunday, December 4, a memorial service for Representative Clift Tsuji will be held in Hilo at Dodo Mortuary, 199 Wainaku Street in Hilo. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. and the service at 4 p.m.

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Dying Ohia Trees from Rapid Ohia Death (ROD). Photo courtesy of DLNR.

Rapid Ohia Death Summit held on Oahu, calls for $10M in funding

The fungal disease has devastated more than 50,000 acres of native ʻōhiʻa, one of Hawaii’i’s most prized and culturally important forest trees.

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In this shaded relief and bathymetric map of O‘ahu, which comprises two volcanoes (Waiʻanae and Koʻolau), colors indicate water depth, from shallow (orange and yellow) to deep (purple), with shades of gray indicating the island area above sea level. From: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2809, “Hawaiʻi’s Volcanoes Revealed."

Volcano Watch: A geologic tour of the Hawaiian Islands: Oʻahu

January is Volcano Awareness Month, during which our “Volcano Watch” articles are exploring the geology of the Hawaiian Islands. The series continues this week with a look at Oʻahu.

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FAA issues no-fly zone in area of President’s stay on Oahu

Temporary flight restrictions (TFR) will be in place on Oahu from Dec. 18 until Jan. 3, 2015. These are identical to the restrictions that have been on Oahu during the holiday season for the last several years.

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