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Hilo Woman Indicted for Felony Drug Possession and Attempted Meth Distribution
33 year-old Julissa Herrera of Hilo was indicted with felony possession of dangerous drugs as well as attempted methamphetamine distribution. Herrera is scheduled to make her initial appearance in Hilo Circuit Court today. She remains in custody in lieu of $60,000.00 bail. As the Indictment alleges, Herrera was charged with...
Hawaii AG: Imprisoned Prison Guard Shouldn’t Get His Job Back
The Hawaii Attorney General’s Office is appealing a decision by the state labor board that requires that a corrections sergeant who is serving a federal prison term be reinstated with back pay to his job at the Hilo jail. The Hawaii Labor Relations Board on Feb. 21 ordered that...
Soil investigation at Four Mile Creek Bridge on Big Island on March 22, 23
A soil investigation will take place at the Four Mile Creek Bridge near the Haihai Street and Kīlauea Avenue intersection in Hilo on March 22 and 23 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Flaggers will be present to control traffic flow while crossing the bridge. The road will remain open in both directions during investigative hours. However, traffic delays are expected, said the Hawaiʻi County Department of Public Works.
Hawai‘i police renew request for 2 teen runaways
Authorities are renewing their request for the public’s help in locating two teens, both of whom are considered endangered. The first teenager, 13-year-old Arieana Balbin of Kurtistown, was last seen on March 10, around 9 p.m. in the 1700 block of Kino‘ole Street in Hilo. She is considered endangered because of her age, according to Hawai‘i Police Department.
Police Searching For Tractor Stolen From Puna Property
(BIVN) – Police are seeking information on a tractor that was stolen from a week ago from a property off of Highway 130 in Puna. Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance for information regarding the theft of a tractor that was removed from a property off of Highway 130 just outside of Pāhoa sometime on Sunday, March 12, 2023, between 8:45 a.m. and 1:40 p.m.
EHCC Honors Volunteers
East Hawai’i Cultural Center volunteers were thanked for their service at a March 17 dinner. The following volunteers were singled out for special mention, based on the length of time and variety of ways they have participated in EHCC activities:. Hilary Gonya was thanked for her involvement in the...
Tony nominated musical ‘The Prom’ playing at East Hawai’i Cultural Center in Hilo
The Hilo Education Arts Repertory Theatre is presenting “The Prom,” the outrageous and heart-warming musical comedy that was the recipient of seven Tony Award nominations. “The Prom” will run through April 2 at the East Hawaiʻi Cultural Center in Hilo. It plays Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at www.hearthilo.org. “The Prom” already has sold out several of its performances and has extended twice in order to accommodate the incredible demand for tickets.
Suspect In Ocean View Shooting Indicted By Hilo Grand Jury
HILO, Hawaiʻi - Ronald Kahihikolo, arrested after in Hāmākua days after he allegedly shot a woman in the head in Ocean View, has been charged with numerous offenses including attempted murder. (BIVN) – Ronald Kahihikolo, the suspect in an Ocean View shooting who was arrested after a...
Kahuaola Basic Needs Center opens for students at Hawaiʻi Community College
Hawaiʻi Community College has opened the Kahuaola Basic Needs Center at the Manono campus in Hilo. Kahuaola is a resource center that aims to build a foundation to support the basic needs of the college’s students. Kahua is the foundation upon which ola — life, health and well-being — blossoms.
Airport delays on Big Island and Kauai
The Hawaii Department of Transportation gave a heads-up to travelers on Thursday about delays at Hilo International Airport and Lihue Airport.
Expansion of Hawaiʻi Promise would support ‘Hawaiʻi’s future’
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa senior Miranda Schreier, who also works as a paralegal, earned her associate’s degree from Kapiʻolani Community College in 2021. She said the Hawaiʻi Promise scholarship helped her to focus on her educational goals in the community college’s paralegal program, since she did not have to worry about money.
HPD Continues Search for Missing Pahoa Man
Hawai‘i Island police are renewing their request for the public assistance in locating 27-year-old Daniel Josiah Peaster, formerly of Pahoa who has been missing since mid-November 2022. At that time he was believed to be heading to the North Kohala district to camp in the Pololu Valley area. Police...
Hilo Man Charged for Honda Civic Theft
36 year-old Spenser Jordon Feary of Hilo was charged for the theft of a Honda Civic that was originally reported stolen from a Hilo residence on March 13, 2023. At the time of his arrest, Feary was also arrested on multiple unrelated outstanding warrants. As the Complaint alleges, Feary, who...
Town Hall w/ Councilwoman Kierkiewicz
Hawaii County Councilwoman Ashley Kierkiewicz and her team have been working hard in partnership with community, county departments, and colleagues at all levels of government to serve Puna and the Big Island. Join her for a talk story on Thursday, March 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Pāhoa...
Body Located Along Hilo Shoreline
Hawai‘i Island police are investigating the discovery of a body located near the Hilo Bay shoreline. Yesterday morning, South Hilo patrol officers and members of the Hawai‘i County Fire Department (HFD) responded to the shoreline after a caller reported observing a body at water’s edge. HFD’s chopper located the lifeless body and brought it to higher ground. The victim, who appeared to be a local male in his late 40s or early 50s, was transported to Hilo Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. His identification is pending by means of fingerprint I.D..
Update: Daniel K. Inouye Highway near mile maker 47 is now open
Original post: There is a partial road closure of Daniel K. Inouye Highway near the 47 mile marker due to a crash, the Hawaiʻi Island police reported at 6:49 a.m. on Friday. One lane is open. Emergency responders are on the scene. Expect delays. A detour is available through...
East Hawai‘i Cultural Center in Hilo chickens out during Youth Art Month
If you stroll by Kalakaua Park in Hilo, you may notice the “egg-cellent” installation of chicken automata accompanied by fluttering flags decorated with egg themes. The automata (moving mechanical devices made in imitation of human beings — or in this case chickens) were designed with the Hawai’i Science and Technology Museum.
17 DUI arrests on Big Island this past week
Big Island police released their weekly DUI numbers for the week of March 6 through March 12.
HPD Requesting Information on Stolen Van
Hawaiʻi Island police are requesting public assistance in locating information regarding the theft of a van that was removed from a nonprofit organization on Ponahawai Street in Hilo sometime between Monday, March 13, and Tuesday, March 14, 2023. The van is a white 2006 Ford van with the Hawaiʻi...
Hawaiian Volcano Observatory getting a new home in Hilo on the Big Island
Nearly five years ago, the staff of the U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory was forced to move from its facilities near the caldera rim of Kīlauea volcano on the Big Island. The lava flows during the volcano’s 2018 lower East Rift Zone eruption — which inundated parts of...
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