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Diver dead of a possible drowning off the Puna coastline Sunday (May 6)

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 10:09 a.m. alarm for a possible drowning victim aboard a boat Sunday morning (May 6) off the Puna coastline.

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Kona Historical Society lecture: Richard “Sonny” Tanabe to talk spearfishing, freediving

“Spearfishing and the Evolution of Freediving” are the subjects of speaker Richard “Sonny” Tanabe in the fourth free monthly presentation in Kona Historical Society’s Hanohano ‘O Kona -Honoring Kona Lecture Series. Scheduled for Wednesday, April 25, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Tanabe’s talk takes place at West Hawai‘i Civic Center, where Kealakehe Parkway intersects with […]

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UPDATE: Freediver drowns in accident near Lapakahi State Park

View Larger Map UPDATE: POLICE MEDIA RELEASE At 2:51 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, Fire Department personnel responded to a report of a diver in distress just South of Lapakahi State Historical Park in North Kohala. The victim, identified as 23-year-old Michael Morriss, of Kamuela, was free diving from a boat with two friends approximately 200 yards […]

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