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Police investigation of Kona body reclassified as murder

Big Island police have reclassified the investigation into the death of a 63-year-old Kona man as murder. The Kailua-Kona resident’s body was found Tuesday morning near a tree in the vicinity of the Palani Road and Queen Kaahumanu intersection in Kailua-Kona, according to the Hawaii Police Department. An autopsy...
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Kona Man Charged in Connection With Early Morning Stabbing

A Kona man is facing a second-degree assault charge in connection to an early morning stabbing. The charge stems from an incident that occurred in Kona shortly after 1 a.m. Hawai‘i police responded to a report of a man who was stabbed on the roadway of a residential subdivision in the 74-5000 block of Hokulii Place.
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Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake Off Kona Shakes Hawaiʻi

KONA, Hawaiʻi - Scientists say the earthquake located beneath Hualalai volcano does not appear to be directly related to magmatic activity. (BIVN) – A Magnitude 4.7 earthquake that occurred late Saturday night (11:50 p.m. HST) was felt across Hawaiʻi island, but did not generate a tsunami. The...
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COVID Detector Dog Visits Hawaiʻi Island Schools

HAWAIʻI ISLAND - "Cobra", the COVID-19 detector dog, made stops at Volcano School of Arts & Sciences, Innovations in Kona, and Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo Public Charter Schools. (BIVN) – A COVID-19 scent-detection dog has been making stops at three public charter schools on Hawaiʻi Island.
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Captain Cook Man Accused of Leaving Teen Restrained on Lanai Found Guilty as Charged

A Captain Cook man was found guilty as charged after leaving a 14-year-old child chained up on a lanai porch on and off between August 2020 and August 2021. The verdict was announced in 3rd Circuit Court on Wednesday, May 18, two weeks after the bench trial for 47-year-old Alexander Aquino had concluded. He was found guilty as charged for first-degree unlawful imprisonment.
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Body found near tree in Kailua-Kona area, Big Island police investigating

KONA, Hawaii (KITV4) -- An investigation is underway after a man’s body was found near a tree in the Kailua-Kona area, Tuesday morning. The body was discovered around 9:30 a.m. by a tree near the intersection of Palani Road and Queen Ka‘ahumanu Highway, Hawaii Island Police said. Officers with the Kona patrol division responded after receiving a call about a lifeless body at that location.
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Police Investigating Following Discovery of Body in Kona

Big Island police are investigating after a body was found near an intersection in West Hawai‘i. According to a media release from the Hawai‘i Police Department, Kona patrol officers responded shortly before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, to the intersection of Palani Road and Queen Ka‘ahumanu Highway in Kailua-Kona after receiving a report of a lifeless body near a tree close to the intersection.
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Body found in Kona Tuesday was murdered, police say

A man’s body found in Kona on Tuesday has been determined the victim of a murder, police report. According to a Hawaii Police Department news release, the dead body of a 63-year-old Kailua-Kona resident was reported shortly before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Palani Road and Queen Ka‘ahumanu Highway in Kailua-Kona.
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Police seek information after body found near Kailua-Kona post office

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii County police are asking the public for information after a body was found Tuesday near the Kailua-Kona post office. Authorities said they responded to reports of a body laying near a tree at around 9:30 a.m. near the intersection of Palani Road and Queen Kaahumanu Highway.
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