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Man dead after possible drowning off Waipio Valley beach Saturday (Aug 11)

Fire/rescue crews responded to an 11:58 a.m. alarm Saturday (Aug 11) to Waipio Valley beach for a possible drowning. Crews arrived to the beach and found a bystander performing CPR on a man in his late 50s in age who was found in about five-feet of water floating face-down offshore. The man was brought to […]

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Man drowns at Waipio Valley Sunday (June 10)

Fire/rescue crews responded to an 11:24 a.m. alarm Sunday (June 10) to Waipio Valley Beach for a possible drowning. Crews arrived to find bystanders performing CPR on a 38-year-old man on the beach. Rescuers were unable to resuscitate the victim.

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Man drowns at Waipio Valley Wednesday (May 16)

Fire/rescue crews answered a 9:24 a.m. alarm Wednesday (May 16) to Waipio Valley Beach for a possible drowning. Upon arrival rescue crews found bystanders doing CPR on a man about 50-years-old. The fire department’s Chopper two airlifted the victim from the beach to a landing zone at the end of Honokaa-Waipio Road for transfer to […]

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Police arrest Hamakua man for a 2016 murder in Waipio Valley

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a 67-year-old Hāmākua man following his indictment by a grand jury for a 2016 murder in Waipiʻo Valley. On (August 14), Wayne Teves was arrested without incident at his Waipiʻo Valley residence and charged with second-degree murder and carrying or using a firearm in the commission of a separate felony. […]

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Fifteen people trapped in Waimanu Valley rescued on New Year’s Day

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:52 p.m. alarm Sunday (Jan 1) to Waimanu Valley where 15 hikers were trapped due to a raging Waimanu Stream. The heavy rains made Waimanu Stream too dangerous for multiple groups of hikers to crossover from the north side of the valley. Five hikers in another group were able to […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about a body that was discovered in Waipio Valley on March 3.

The victim has been identified as 49-year-old Thaine Ulysses Lucifer Price of Honokaʻa.

The case is classified as a murder. Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigation Section are continuing the investigation.

Information still wanted in Waipio Valley murder investigation

Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about a body that was discovered in Waipio Valley on March 3. The victim has been identified as 49-year-old Thaine Ulysses Lucifer Price of Honokaʻa. The case is classified as a murder. Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigation Section are continuing the investigation.

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The Muliwai Trail can be seen zig-zagging up the Western wall of Waipio Valley where it leads to Waimanu Valley. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Mauliwai Trail and Waimanu Valley campgrounds reopen

The DLNR reopened the Muliwai hiking trail and the campground in Waimanu Valley following the reopening of the Waipio valley access road. The reopening is due to an extended period of no new reported cases of dengue fever in Waipio residents.

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Hawaiʻi Island police have opened a murder investigation in connection with the body that was discovered in Waipio Valley on March 3.

The victim has been identified as 49-year-old Thaine Ulysses Lucifer Price of Honokaʻa.

Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigation Section are continuing the investigation.

Murder investigation underway for body found in Waipio Valley

Hawaiʻi Island police have opened a murder investigation in connection with the body that was discovered in Waipio Valley on March 3. The victim has been identified as 49-year-old Thaine Ulysses Lucifer Price of Honokaʻa. Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigation Section are continuing the investigation.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the discovery of body in the Honokaʻa District.

At 5:56 p.m. Thursday (March 3), police responded to Waipio Valley after receiving a report of an unresponsive man in a small stream. Responding officers located the victim, who was partially submerged in the stream.

Body found in Waipio Valley stream, police investigating

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the discovery of body in the Honokaʻa District. At 5:56 p.m. Thursday (March 3), police responded to Waipio Valley after receiving a report of an unresponsive man in a small stream. Responding officers located the victim, who was partially submerged in the stream.

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The Muliwai Trail can be seen zig-zagging up the Western wall of Waipio Valley where it leads to Waimanu Valley. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

DLNR closes Muliwai Trail, Waimanu Valley campground due to Dengue Fever cases

The Department of Land and Natural Resources has closed the Muliwai hiking trail on the far cliff side of Waipio Valley and its Waimanu Valley campground, following the confirmation of two cases of dengue in Waipio residents.

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The Muliwai Trail can be seen zig-zagging up the Western wall of Waipio Valley where it leads to Waimanu Valley. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Waipio Valley Access Road closed for part of November 19-20, 2015

The Waipi‘o Valley access road will be closed for tree trimming work between the hours of 8-11 a.m. and 12-2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2015 and Friday, November 20, 2015. This closure is necessary to complete the work in a timely manner and for the safety of the workers and the traveling public.

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Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:48 p.m. alarm Monday (Aug 17) to the Lalakea Trail near Waipo Valley.

Rescue crews from Honokaa arrived to find 14 people in two separate groups from an ATV tour stranded on the opposite side of a flash flood which blocked their exit from the trail system.

Fourteen people rescued after flash flood traps them on trail

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 3:48 p.m. alarm Monday (Aug 17) to the Lalakea Trail near Waipo Valley. Rescue crews from Honokaa arrived to find 14 people in two separate groups from an ATV tour stranded on the opposite side of a flash flood which blocked their exit from the trail system.

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Possible drowning at Waipio Valley leaves Puako man dead

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a possible drowning in Waipio. Hāmākua District units responded to a 1:35 p.m. report of a drowning at the beach in Waipio Valley. When police and Fire Department personnel arrived, bystanders were attempting cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Fire Department personnel took over attempts to revive the victim but were unsuccessful. He has […]

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Autopsy reveals missing hiker in Waipio Valley drowned

Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the body found in Waipio Valley on Sunday as 22-year-old Lindsey Nickerson of Kailua-Kona. An autopsy conducted Tuesday (December 2) determined that she died of asphyxia due to drowning.

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