Police Seek Driver In Kaʻū Hit And Run
(BIVN) – Police are searching for the driver of the vehicle involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run traffic collision in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision that left a 26-year-old female with life-threatening injuries. Police say the female pedestrian “has not been positively identified, but is believed to be from...
Big Island police officer awaiting trial on burglary, assault charges
HILO, Hawaii (Island News) -- A Big Island police officer remains on unpaid leave as he awaits trial for assault and burglary charges. Hawaii Police officials say an internal investigation is ongoing into officer Mark Kaili Jr. He's accused of breaking into a Naalehu home in August and assaulting a 20-year-old man.
Weekly Safety Report: Ocean View Man Arrested for Attempted Murder, Robbery, and Auto Theft. Police Seek Wanted Kaʻū Woman Kira Lazar
Ocean View Man Arrested for Attempted Murder, Robbery, and Auto Theft. Police Seek Wanted Kaʻū Woman Kira Lazar. Jonah Farmer, a 26-year-old man from Ocean View, was arrested by Hawai`i County Police Department for multiple offenses including second-degree attempted murder, robbery, and auto theft. On September 19, a 43-year-old male victim reported being shot at while sleeping in a tent on his property. He was approached by an unidentified female asking for help with her vehicle, and while walking to assist her, he was confronted by Jonah Farmer.
Today the gas price is close to $4.95 in Naalehu as of 2023-09-15. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.866, a week ago the price is $3.808 , according to AAA.
Ocean View Man Charged with Vehicle Theft, Gun Possession and Attempted Meth Distribution
42 year-old Daniel Lemaire of Ocean View was arrested and charged in relation to the theft of a Saturn Vue, originally reported stolen from the Kona International Airport parking lot sometime between August 27 and September 1, 2023, in addition to the prohibited possession of a loaded semi-automatic rifle and attempted distribution of methamphetamine.
Local Alert: Kīlauea Eruption Affects Air Quality in Ocean View and Pāhala
The Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) has warned the public about potential air quality issues following Kīlauea's recent eruption. As of September 10, 2023, air quality stations, especially in Ocean View and Pāhala, have reported increased air quality levels. The eruption has caused vog conditions on Hawaiʻi Island's west side, with particle and sulfur dioxide levels likely to rise and vary in certain areas.
Ka'u woman Kira Lazar wanted for questioning
OCEAN VIEW, Hawaii (island News) -- The Hawaii Police Department is searching for 32-year-old Kira Lazar, wanted for questioning in connection to a criminal investigation. HPD reports Lazar is believed to be in the Ocean View area of the Ka'u District. She is described as 5-foot-6 inches tall, 130 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.
Police continuing investigation into Ocean View shooting
Hawai’i Island police are continuing their investigation into a shooting incident that occurred in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision on Tuesday morning. Responding to a shooting on Aloha Boulevard reported around 5:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Ka‘ū patrol officers made contact with a 43-year-old male victim, also from Ocean View. The victim reported that while sleeping in a tent on his property he was approached by an unidentified female asking for assistance with her vehicle.
Police seek wanted Kaʻū woman Kira Lazar
Hawai’i Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 32-year-old Kira Lazar of Ocean View, who is wanted for questioning in a criminal investigation. Lazar is described as being 5-foot-6-inches tall, 130 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. Lazar is known to frequent the Ocean View area of the Kaʻū District.
Police Continuing Investigation into Ocean View Shooting
Hawai’i Island police are continuing their investigation into a shooting incident that occurred in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision on Tuesday morning, September 19, 2023. Responding to a shooting on Aloha Blvd. reported around 5:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Ka‘ū patrol officers made contact with a 43-year-old male victim,...
Hawaii Island police: Suspect shot at 43-year-old man during car theft
OCEAN VIEW (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii County police arrested a 26-year-old Ocean View man accused of a shooting a man during a car theft, authorities said. Jonah Farmer faces numerous offenses, including attempted murder, robbery and auto theft. He was subsequently released pending investigation. The incident happened around 5:45 a.m. on...
Ocean View Man Arrested For Attempted Murder, Other Offenses
(BIVN) – An Ocean View man was arrested on Tuesday following a reported shooting incident that occurred on Aloha Blvd. earlier that day. Hawaiʻi Police say detectives arrested 26-year-old Jonah Farmer for second-degree attempted murder, robbery, and auto theft. From a police news release:. Responding to a shooting...
Ocean View man arrested for attempted murder, robbery, auto theft offenses
OCEAN VIEW, Hawaii (ISLAND NEWS) -- Big Island police have arrested Jonah Farmer, 26, for numerous offenses, including second-degree attempted murder, robbery, and auto theft, stemming from a shooting incident that occurred in Ocean View on Tuesday, September 19, 2023. Responding to a shooting on Aloha Blvd. reported around 5:45...
Ocean View man facing attempted murder charges following shooting in Ka‘ū
Detectives with the Hawai‘i Police Department’s Area II Criminal Investigation Section arrested Jonah Farmer, 26, of Ocean View, with numerous offenses including second-degree attempted murder, robbery, and auto theft, stemming from a shooting incident that occurred in Ocean View on Tuesday morning. Charges stem from an incident on...
2.5 Earthquake Strikes SE of Pahala, Hawaii
Title: Minor Earthquake Occurs Southeast of Pahala, Hawaii. On September 4, 2023, at 2:52 PM local time, a minor earthquake measuring 2.5 on the Richter scale struck approximately 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) southeast of Pahala, Hawaii. The earthquake originated at a depth of 28.33 kilometers (17.6 miles), causing slight tremors in the area.
Bail reduced to $10,000 for a Big Island man reportedly found in a stolen vehicle with drugs and loaded firearm
A Kona District Court judge reduced bail for an Ocean View man accused of stealing a vehicle and found with drugs and a loaded semi-automatic rifle. Daniel James Lemaire, 42, appeared before Judge Kimberly Taniyama on Monday where she reduced his bail from $288,250 to $10,000 over the prosecutor’s objection. He is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing on Wednesday.
Ocean View Man Charged with Slew of Firearm & Drug Offenses
On Saturday, September 9, 2023, Hawai‘i Island police arrested and charged a 42-year-old Ocean View man with a plethora of firearms, drug, and theft offenses stemming from an incident that occurred in Kailua-Kona on Friday, September 8, 2023. Around 11:20 a.m. on Friday morning, patrol officers observed a previously...
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts after nearly 2 months of quiet
One of the most active volcanoes in the world began erupting again after a two-month pause
Many Big Island rain gauges record below average rainfall totals in August
Many locations throughout the Hawaiian Islands were dry in August, receiving below average rainfall for the month. According to the monthly precipitation summary from the National Weather Service forecast office in Honolulu, many rainfall totals recorded by Big Island gauges were between 40% and 70% of average. The Ahumoa and...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Keaau, HI
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Keaau.