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Swimmers swept away in Waimea flash flood Saturday (Nov 3)

Fire/rescue crews answered a 4:18 p.m. alarm Saturday (Nov 3) to Anna’s Pond and the stream in the hills above Anna’s Ranch in Waimea for a flash flood search and rescue operation. Swimmers were at the pond when a flash flood swept them away into the stream. Upon arrival, crews found and talked to three […]

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An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 166 Reinforced, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), lands at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, during sustainment training exercise, July 21, 2018. This training allowed Marines and Sailors to sustain skills developed during a comprehensive six-month predeployment training cycle, and included planning and executing ship-to-shore operations, company-sized helicopter and amphibious raids, combat marksmanship and convoy operations. The Essex Amphibious Ready Group/MEU team is a strong, flexible, responsive and consistent force capable of maneuver warfare across all domains; it is equipped and scalable to respond to any crisis from humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to contingency operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. A. J. Van Fredenberg)

Army and Marines to support Waimea Fall Festival Saturday (Oct 13)

The U.S. Army’s Pohakuloa Training Area and the U.S. Marine Corps’ Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 363 will team-up at this year’s Waimea Fall Festival by bringing an MV-22B Osprey aircraft and tactical Army vehicles for the public to experience first-hand. The Marine aviation squadron, known as the “Lucky Red Lions,” falls under the command […]

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Thelma Parker Memorial Public & School Library celebrates 40th anniversary in November

Thelma Parker Memorial Public & School Library of the Hawaii State Public Library System is marking its 40th anniversary with a family-friendly celebration and community bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 17.

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Police arrest and charge boy on outstanding warrant

On, (September 25), Detectives of the Area II Juvenile Aid Section, (JAS), in collaboration with Vice, executed a Search Warrant to a property on the 65-1300 block of Paepuu Place in Kamuela. During the search, Officers arrested and charged a juvenile male wanted on an outstanding APB and Bench Warrant.

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One in critical condition, another dead in possible murder/suicide case in Waimea

Hawaiʻi Island police report that at 8:47 p.m., Saturday evening, (September 8), South Kohala Patrol officers responded to an address on Kanehoa Street in Kamuela for a report of a possible murder/suicide incident. The incident was reported by a third-party on the mainland.

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The crowd makes their way around the various restaurant stations at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Resort.

Taste of the Hawaiian Range events coming up in Waimea

Taste of the Hawaiian Range and Agriculture Festival provides a venue for sustainable agricultural education, plus encouragement and support of locally produced ag products. The quality and growth of this event are rooted in business participation, sponsorship and in-kind donations.

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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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Waimea DMV office to be closed for lunch July 2-24, 2018

The County of Hawai’i Finance Department informs the public that the Waimea office of the Vehicle Registration & Licensing Division will be cutting off the waiting line from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. from July 2 through July 24, due to a staff shortage. “We will service whoever is in line at 10:30 a.m., prior […]

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Waimea man is dead after motorcycle crash with car Sunday (June 3)

A 29-year-old Kamuela man died following a two-vehicle crash on Sunday, (June 3), on Kawaihae Road near the 64-mile marker, in Kamuela. He has been identified as Ryan Estvanik. Responding to a 10:00 p.m. call, police determined that a 2004 Kawasaki motorcycle, (operated by Estvanik), had been traveling east on Kawaihae Road when he crossed […]

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Police are searching for a man wanted on warrants

South Kohala Patrol & The Area II Special Enforcement Unit is actively seeking for Eyan K. Chong, a 29-year-old who frequents the South Kohala Area (Waikoloa & Waimea). He is wanted on multiple outstanding warrants of arrest for probation violations. Chong is 5-feet-9-inches and 150 pounds.

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Community meetings for Hawaii Dept of Transportation improvement program in May

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be holding its first round of statewide public informational meetings to discuss and solicit comments on the Draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for the Fiscal Year 2019-2022 (+2).

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Auditions for Waimea production of ‘The Hobbit’ May 7 & 8, 2018

Auditions for the Waimea Community Theatre production of The Hobbit are coming up May 7 & 8, 2018 at the North Hawaii Education and Resource Center in Honokaa. The show opens July 28-30, 2018 at the Kahilu Theatre in Waimea. Additional performances will be in Kona and Hilo.

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Fire hydrant flow test in Waimea Wednesday morning (March 14)

The Department of Water Supply will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test at the intersection of Kawaihae Road and Kahaʻikupuna Road and also at the intersection of Kawaihae Road and Puʻu Opelu Road between the hours of 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

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Police locate a Waimea woman reported missing

The Hawai’i Police Department reports that Maryann Dowsett F-87 of Kamuela has been located.

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