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Four sent to hospital after major multiple vehicle crash in Kona

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Patrol Officers responded to the intersection of Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway and Four Seasons Resort earlier today, Tuesday, (March 19), for a reported traffic collision involving three vehicles. Officers on scene determined that a Jeep SUV driven by Phillip Sloniker of Washington executed a left turn from the entrance of the resort onto […]

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Results of the HIPA Kuuipo Canoe Races in Kona Saturday (March 16)

Results of the Hawaii Island Paddlesports Association (HIPA) canoe races for OC-1, OC-2, V-1 Rudderless canoes. The 10-mile long course started outside Honokohau Harbor and finished inside Keauhou Bay, while the 6-mile short course ran from outside Keauhou to turn at Lyman’s Bay and returned to the finish line inside Keauhou Bay.

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College and career fair happening at Hawaii CC – Pālamanui on Friday (March 15)

Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui is pleased to announce it will host the “University of Hawai‘i System College and Career Summit” on Friday, March 15 from 3 – 6 p.m. The event at the campus in Kona will feature academic programs from Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui, other campuses in the UH system, and local employers. […]

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County vehicle registration and license services suspended in Kona & Waimea

The Finance Department reports that Vehicle Registration and Driver’s License Services are not available in Waimea and at the West Hawaii Civic Center until further notice due to severed cables by falling trees. Services are available in Hilo and Pahoa. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we restore services.

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West Hawaii state parks to close early for New Year’s Eve

The Department of Land and Natural Resources is reminding the public that West Hawai‘i State Parks will close early at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, New Year’s Eve. Parks closing early include Hāpuna, Kīholo and Kekaha Kai (Mahai’ula and Kua Bay sections).

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County traffic signal maintenance schedule for West Hawaii

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Traffic Division will be conducting maintenance work on traffic signals along various locations in North and South Kona on Monday, November 19, 2018, to Wednesday, November 21, 2018; and on Friday, November 23, 2018, weather conditions permitting.

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Postal Service deliveries to resume in West Hawaii only, all Hawaii Island Post Offices closed Saturday

Weather and conditions permitting, there will be mail delivery from these post offices on the west side of the Big Island: Captain Cook, Hawi, Holualoa, Honaunau, Honokaa, Kailua Kona, Kamuela, Kapaau, Kealakekua, and Waikoloa; retail services at those offices, however, will be closed; all other Big Island post offices will be closed completely; there will […]

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West Hawaii candidates forum set for July 3 & 10, 2018

Candidates for State Senator District 3 and County Council District 7 will be held in West Hawaii in July.

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Blood Bank of Hawaii’s Kona blood drive July 4-6, 2018

The Blood Bank of Hawaii is holding their blood drives July 4-6, 2018 in Kona. Donors can also be eligible to win a gift card and grand prize island getaway.

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Shooting in Honaunau leaves one dead, another with multiple gunshot wounds Saturday (June 23)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 2:58 p.m. alarm Saturday (June 23) to the area of 84-5240 Painted Church Road in Honaunau for a dispatch reporting possibly three shooting victims. One victim, a 39-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds, was in a private vehicle being taken to Kona Community Hospital. The driver, a family member of […]

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Kayaker blown a mile offshore Mahukona is rescued

Fire/Rescue crews responded to a 1:35 p.m. alarm Friday (April 13) to an area offshore Mahukona Park for a kayaker in distress. Crews found a male kayaker about a mile offshore of Mahukona Park unable to return to shore due to strong offshore winds.

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Shark attack reported in Kona, beaches at Kukio are closed, man left in critical condition

At 9:31 a.m. Saturday (March 31) a shark attack was reported at Kukio Beach in Kona. Medics arrived to find a 25-year-old man being treated by bystanders with multiple tourniquets to his right side extremities due to extensive injuries from a suspected shark attack.

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Officer Thomas Shopay III gives an 'active shooter' presentation at Aunty Sally Kaleohano's Luau Hale in Hilo during a police community meeting Monday (June 23). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Active shooter talk scheduled for West Hawaii Thursday (March 15)

Join us 6-8 p.m. Thursday (March 15) at the West Hawaii Civic Center for the latest Community Forum featuring an informative session about active shooter awareness, preparedness, and response. This session will feature Lt. Thomas Shopay (Hawaii Police Department), Shawn Suzuki (Konawaena High School principal) and John Yates (Walmart General Manager).

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Hawaii Island lane closures for the weekend of March 2-4, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — HAWAII BELT ROAD (ROUTE 19) — 1) KIHOLO (WEEKEND WORK) Shoulder closure on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) in both directions between Mile Markers 79 and 84, on Saturday, March 3, from 8 a.m. […]

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