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The causes of Rapid Ohia Death. USGS image

Keeping hooved animals out of Ohia forests reduces the spread of Rapid Ohia Death

Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death, or ROD for short, enters trees through wounds to its bark.

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Police arrest Kona shooting suspect Gomes Sunday (March 31)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi Island Police have arrested the suspect in a Kona shooting incident. Kona patrol officers, acting on leads developed and tips from the community, located 41-year-old Walter Gomes III, in the Captain Cook area on Sunday afternoon, (March 31). Upon contacting Gomes, he was compliant with the officer’s verbal commands, and the officers […]

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Man and woman found floating offshore in Keauhou, Kona

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 4:10 p.m. alarm Sunday (March 31) to the area near the Sheraton Kona Resort in Keauhou for an initial report of two children floating face-down in the ocean.

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Shooting suspect Walter Gomes III has been arrested by police

Police report shooting suspect Walter Gomes III was taken into custody and arrested without incident in the South Kona area by Kona Patrol officers Sunday, March 31, 2019.

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Keʻei Transfer Station Green Waste Site is Closed Until Further Notice

MEDIA RELEASE The Ke’ei Transfer Station’s green waste site cannot reopen as planned this Sunday, March 31, 2019, and will remain closed until further notice.  The green waste closure is due to the facility’s having reached the maximum storage capacity allowed by the State Department of Health.  The public can take their green waste to the Kealakehe Transfer Station in Kona, which is open for green waste seven days a week from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   We apologize for the […]

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Keei transfer station closes early Friday (March 29)

MEDIA RELEASE The Keʻei Transfer Station will close at 9 a.m. today (Friday, March 29, 2019) and will reopen as regularly scheduled on Sunday, March 31, 2019, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Until 4:15 p.m. this afternoon, the public can take their waste to the West Hawaiʻi Sanitary Landfill (known as the Puʻuanahulu landfill), which […]

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Keauhou transfer station closes early Friday (March 29)

MEDIA RELEASE The Keauhou Transfer Station will close at 9 a.m. today (Friday, March 29, 2019) and will reopen as regularly scheduled on Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Until 4:15 p.m. this afternoon, the public can take their solid waste to the West Hawaiʻi Sanitary Landfill (known as the Puʻuanahulu landfill), […]

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Police officer tumbles into ocean with man fighting them

On, (March 26), at approximately 5:51 p.m., Kona patrol officers responded to a report of a disorderly local male at the shoreline fronting a local restaurant establishment in the 75-5000 block of Kahakai Road in Kailua-Kona.

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Police continue search for Kona shooting suspect

MEDIA RELEASE Walter Gomes III Hawaiʻi Island Police are continuing their search for the suspect in a Kona shooting incident. Following up on tips from the community, police have checked locations in Kohala and Kona, and police teams continue to search for Walter Gomes III since the initial incident.  “We appreciate the cooperation of citizens […]

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Police seek armed and dangerous suspect in Kona shooting Wednesday (March 20)

Hawaiʻi Island Police are investigating a shooting incident which occurred in the Kona district that left one woman seriously injured. At about 7:07 p.m., Wednesday, (March 20), patrol officers responded to the Kona Community Hospital, where a female party had been transported by private vehicle for a single, non-life threatening gunshot wound. Police began to […]

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Murder from Scratch by Leslie Karst

Local authors featured at Kona Stories Book Shop Tuesday (April 2)

Join local authors for the monthly Words and Wine Event 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, hosted by Kona Stories Book Shop. This event is free to the public and offers a chance for you to meet and greet some of Hawaii’s favorite authors and artists while you enjoy complimentary pupu and wine. April’s featured […]

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Ultralight aircraft crash at Kukio Wednesday morning (March 20) sends one to hospital

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 9:56 a.m. alarm Wednesday (March 20) to the Kikaua Point area for the crash of an ultralight aircraft at Kukio in North Kona.

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Keʻei transfer station green waste site temporarily closed from March 22, 2019

The green waste site at Keʻei Transfer Station will be closed from Friday, March 22, 2019, and will reopen as regularly scheduled on Sunday, March 31, 2019, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Keʻei green waste site closure is due to reaching the maximum storage capacity allowed by the State Department of Health. The […]

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Draft EIS meeting on proposed Kealakehe Wastewater Plant upgrade Monday (March 25)

Public Information Meeting and Open House for Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Proposed Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Plant R-1 Upgrade Project

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