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Police arrest four women in Kona drug bust

MEDIA RELEASE Barbara MartinDevon HensonJennifer ConwayMariah Ancona On Wednesday (October 30), at approximately 9:35 a.m., officers from the Area II Vice section, along with officers from Community Policing and Criminal Intelligence Unit, executed a search warrant at a residence off Ahulani Street in Kona. Upon searching the residence, officers recovered a zip-type baggie containing 70.1 […]

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Award-Winning Broadway songstress to perform in two KPO fundraising concerts

MEDIA RELEASE Allison Blackwell Kailua-Kona—The Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra (KPO), is excited to announce “First You Dream”— two fundraising concerts featuring Broadway songstress Allison Blackwell on Saturday, November 2, 2019, and Sunday, November 3, 2019, from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm, at a Private Estate in Kailua-Kona. Presented in association with the Hoku Concert Series, these […]

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Little Fire Ants Awareness Forum in West Hawaii Thursday (Oct 24)

This community forum will focus on one of the world’s top 100 most invasive species, the Little Fire Ant (LFA).

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‘Coffee with a Cop’ in Kona Tuesday (Oct 22)

MEDIA RELEASE The “Kona Community Policing Coffee with a Cop” event takes place Tuesday (October 22) from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Kahalu’u beach park in Kona, located at 78-6702 Ali’i Dr. “Coffee with a Cop” encourages community members to get to know their police officers over a cup of coffee. This casual […]

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‘Coffee with a Cop’ in Kona Tuesday (Nov 5)

Kona Community Policing invites you to join them for “Coffee with a Cop” at the Honokohau Starbucks, 74-5035 Queen Kaahumanu Highway, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Stop by and get to know your local officers over a cup of coffee, and discuss topics of mutual interest and concern.

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Kona Community Aquatic Center scheduled to reopen Tuesday (Oct 22)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the Kona Community Aquatic Center (KCAC) will reopen on October 22, 2019.  The pool wasclosed due to equipment failure in the pool’s filter system.   KCAC will be open seven days a week and will operate on the following schedule: ​Mon – Fri:​Session 1:  6:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. ​​​Session 2:  2:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. […]

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NELHA Host Park generates over $100M annually

MEDIA RELEASE KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII – An analysis of the economic impact of NELHA’s (National Energy Laboratory Hawaii Authority) Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park (HOST Park) at Keahole Point found that total economic impact of the park was $104 million in 2018. The Economic Research Organization at the University of Hawaii (UHERO) completed the report […]

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One-of-a-kind Silent Auction for Holiday Shopping at Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Island 2nd Annual Fundraising Gala

MEDIA RELEASE It’s not too early to start shopping for the holidays and why not support a great cause in doing so! At Habitat for Humanity’s Gala on Saturday, November 16, from 5:00 pm-8 pm, on the beautiful luau grounds at the Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel, guests will be treated to […]

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Wong is Kona’s Officer of the Month for October

MEDIA RELEASE Officer Travis Wong Kona Patrol Officer Travis Wong was honored by the Kona Crime Prevention Committee as the “October Officer of the Month” at their monthly luncheon on Wednesday (October 5). On (April 22) at 2:16 a.m., Officer Wong, while on patrol, observed a male party operating a moped with a female passenger […]

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West Hawaii Landfill and Kealakehe Transfer Station closed on Ironman day Saturday (Oct 12)

MEDIA RELEASE The West Hawaiʻi Sanitary Landfill (Puʻuanahulu) in Waikoloa and the Kealakehe Recycling and Transfer Station in Kailua-Kona will be closed all day on Saturday, October 12, 2019, due to road closures for the Ironman World Championship Triathlon.  The closure at the Kealakehe Recycling and Transfer Station will affect all services, including residential trash […]

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Talk-story with local growers and shop for plants in Kona Saturday (Oct 26)

Find out from Big Island growers what plant varieties thrive best in your location at the bi-annual Plant People Road Show 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Makaeo Pavilion at Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area.

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Water notice for hydrant flow test in Kona Monday (Oct 7)

WATER NOTICE AFFECTED AREA: HONOKOHAU INDUSTRIAL PARK AREA; NORTH KONA CUSTOMERS FROM QUEEN KAʻAHUMANU HIGHWAY TO KAMANU STREET AND HONOKOHAU STREET TO KEALAKEHE PARKWAY AND ANY SIDE ROADS AND LANES The Department of Water Supply will be conducting a fire hydrant flow test along Honokohau Street and Kamanu Street between the hours of 10:30 p.m. […]

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Green waste bins at the Keaau Transfer Station in Puna. Photos by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Kealakehe green waste site closed today (Oct 3) from 8 a.m. due to equipment issues

MEDIA RELEASE The Kealakehe (Kona) Transfer Station’s green waste site only is closed today, October 3, 2019, due to equipment issues. The facility is expected to reopen as regularly scheduled tomorrow, October 4, 2019. The public may take their green waste to the West Hawaiʻi Organics Facility, aka Puʻuanahulu landfill in Waikoloa, which is open […]

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Blessing and art dedication at Keahuolu Courthouse

The recently opened Keahuolu Courthouse in West Hawaiʻi was formally blessed and the artwork dedicated Tuesday morning (Oct 1) under sunny Kona skies before 300 people.

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