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Sunrise News Roundup (Jan. 31, 2023)

Hawaii News Now Sunrise Weather Report - Tuesday, January 31, 2021. Top stories from across Hawaii and around the world, as seen on the 4:30 a.m. news broadcast from Hawaii News Now. Investigation underway after Hawaii Island police officer fatally shoots pitbull. Updated: 11 hours ago. |. Hawaii County Police...
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Police Seeking Information in ATM Theft Investigations

Hawai’i Island police are requesting the public’s assistance for information regarding the identity of individuals responsible for a series of ATM thefts in the Kona area. All the thefts take place in the early morning hours. On August 10, 2022, at 4:20 a.m., an ATM was stolen from...

Hawaii hospital requests $20M for repairs needed to keep hospital open

Kealakekua, Hawaii-based Kona Community Hospital is requesting $20 million from the state to address "risk of closure" infrastructure repairs, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Jan. 30. The repairs include expanding the pharmacy services and repairs to the heating, ventilation and cooling services. If one of the hospital's cooling services were to...

Power outage to transmitter impacts HNN reception on Maui, Big Island

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A transmitter is currently down according to Maui Electric, impacting KGMB service to Maui and Hawaii Island. K28NN lost power at around 11 p.m. Friday. According to officials, the entire Haleakala summit has lost power. K20NX on the Big Island gets its signal from K28 on Maui,...

UPDATE: Highway 11 in Kealakekua is now open

Updated 5:15 p.m. on Jan. 26: Highway 11 in Kealakekua is now open after being closed due to a vehicle crash. Original Post: The Hawai’i Police Department advises motorists to avoid Highway 11 in Kealakekua due to a traffic crash. The accident occurred near Kona Historical Society (Old Kona...

Man charged in connection to assault of 2 Hawaii County police officers

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man has been charged on Thursday in connection to an assault of two Hawaii County police officers, officials said. Samuel Imaizumi, 47, of Mountain View is charged with first-degree assault. Authorities were arresting Imaizumi in Mountain View for an outstanding warrant on Monday when he allegedly...
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Hawaii Police Hunt for DNA Match After Wrong Man Imprisoned

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii County's police chief says his department is still working to identify the unknown male whose DNA was found in connection with a murder for which another man was wrongly convicted and imprisoned for more than 20 years. Albert “Ian” Schweitzer was convicted in 2000 and...

Lunar New Year Celebration Returns To Kings’ Shops In Waikoloa

WAIKOLOA, Hawaiʻi - The Waikoloa resort-area shopping center brings back the popular event, and its ongoing Night Market, this Friday. (BIVN) – The Kings’ Shops in Waikoloa will host a Lunar New Year Celebration and Monthly Night Market this Friday. From the Kings’ Shops news release:

Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii in expansion mode with ‘robust’ pipeline

Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii has its sights set on Florida — and beyond. The coffee franchise, known for its premium sourcing of Hawaiian coffees and themed cafés,awarded 45 franchise agreements and opened eight new stores in 2022. In October, Bad Ass Coffee signed the largest deal in...

Former HPD major sworn in as Hawaii County police chief

Lynn Kawano details moments in court following exoneration of man wrongfully imprisoned for murder. HNN's Chief Investigative Reporter was in the Hilo courtroom when the judge set Albert Ian Schweitzer free. 'Operation Keiki Shield' nets 13 arrests of suspects accused of sexual exploitation of minors. Updated: 3 hours ago. |

Hawaii County Weather Forecast for January 24, 2023

Today: Partly sunny with showers likely in the morning, then mostly sunny with scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs around 79 near the shore to around 66 at 4000 feet. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Tonight: Mostly clear with isolated showers. Lows 59 to 66...