Kona Man Pleads Guilty to Two Murders and Stabbings, Faces Sentencing in November 2023Desiree HarosNewsBreak Contributor
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Pair of Earthquakes Strikes Kilauea, HawaiiEarth CentralNewsBreak Contributor
70-year-old facing negligent homicide charge after deadly crash in Hilo
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 70-year-old Hawaii Island man has been arrested for first-degree negligent homicide following a traffic collision in Hilo that killed an elderly woman on Tuesday morning. Hawaii Island police say the incident happened just before 10 a.m. when officers responded to a reported traffic collision involving a...
Hilo Woman Charged with Attempted Meth Distribution
31 year-old Marisa Elise Leialoha Garcia of Hilo was arrested and charged for attempted distribution of methamphetamine. Garcia was also arrested on an unrelated District Court warrant. On September 27, VICE officers executed narcotics search warrants on both a vehicle and residence. in Hilo and recovered over 46 grams of...
Police Investigate Social Media Threat Toward Keaʻau School
(BIVN) – An anonymous threat made via social media directed at Kea‘au Middle School led to an increased police presence at the school on Tuesday, October 3. Police say they have initiated a first-degree terroristic threatening investigation in connection with the situation. From a Hawaiʻi Police Department news...
Hilo man pleads guilty to attempted manslaughter and felony abuse in domestic stabbing
A Hilo man plead guilty Monday to attempted manslaughter and felony abuse related to a 2021 domestic stabbing incident involving his ex-girlfriend. Cyrus Jabilona, 27, entered his guilty pleas to attempted manslaughter and felony abuse of a family or household member at the Hilo Circuit Court. He was ordered to appear in court on Dec. 28 for sentencing, and remains out of custody having previously posted $525,000 bail.
HPD Investigating Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash in Hilo
Hawai‘i Island police launched a coroner’s inquest investigation following a single-vehicle Hilo traffic collision that killed a 59-year-old Mountain View man. On September 29, officers responded to a report of a traffic collision in Hilo. Investigators determined that a 2001 Mazda multi-purpose vehicle was traveling north on Railroad Avenue when it veered to the right and onto the shoulder, eventually striking a shipping container.
Two keiki reported as runaways found safe
Hawai‘i Island police report that two female east Hawai‘i runaways were located in good health in separate instances. Eleven-year-old Kulia Uaiwa-Penn, was located in Hilo on Monday. Due to her age, she is considered an endangered missing person. Fifteen-year-old Cara Miguel, was located in Puna on Sunday.
Hawaii Crime and Courts: Authorities seek attempted murder suspects, arrest made in robbery case, Hilo woman involved
Dive into the latest updates from Hawaii's crime and courts scene. This episode covers the hunt for attempted murder suspects, the arrest of a teenager involved in a robbery, and a case involving a Hilo woman. Stay informed on local law enforcement efforts.
Ka‘ū sirens triggered after an attempted break-in where equipment is stored
Update at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday: Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Administrator Talmadge Magno said the siren was triggered after someone attempted to break into where the siren’s equipment is located. The padlock was cut and county officials found the utility box door ajar. This is the second time someone...
Update: Akolea Road in Hilo now open
Akolea Road in Hilo is now open, following its closure due to a traffic accident. Original post: A vehicle crash has closed Akolea Road between Waianuenue Avenue and Haleloke Street and will require a detour of traffic for the next 3 hours. Motorists are advised to detour around the area...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in keaau, HI
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of keaau..
Police Charge Hilo Woman with Unlawful Imprisonment & Terroristic Threatening
Hawai’i Island police detectives have arrested and charged 42-year-old Ann Marie Lung of Hilo, with unlawful imprisonment and terroristic threatening regarding an incident involving her 12-year-old son. On Monday Sept. 25, 2023, the victim reported to a School Resource Officer at a school in Hilo, that from the evening...
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park October flight operations
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park announced October’s flight operations. Oct. 23 and 25 between 6:30 and 11 a.m. for ʻuaʻu (Hawaiian petrel) monitoring on Mauna Loa between 4,000 and 9,000 feet elevation. Oct. 27 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., for condition assessments and site survey on...
Business Monday: Vintage candy stores in Hilo, Waikōloa bring back childhood memories
Angela Kozlovich looked around the Sugar Coast Candy store in Waikōloa on Friday and stopped when she spied the Target packs of candy cigarettes. They triggered fond memories of trick-or-treating in California. On one Halloween, Kozlovich, 9 years old at the time, was walking with her brother and a...
Discover the Art of Crochet at Basic Crochet - Hilo Event
Step into the world of creativity and craftsmanship with the upcoming event, "Basic Crochet - Hilo". This exciting event is slated to take place on Tue, Oct 03, from 10am - 11am at the HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts, located at 333 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, United States.
Letters to the Editor October, 2023
The entire $90 million of all-but-guaranteed FEMA Kilauea eruption recovery funding has apparently been lost because of a handful of cultural Protectors. One way to soften bad news is to deliver it couched in so much blather that the audience doesn't even realize something tragic has occurred. It sure worked for Planning Director Zendo Kern at Tuesday's Pahoa Town Hall Meeting with Mayor Mitch Roth. When queried about ocean access in Puna, the Mayor deftly passed the question off to Zee.
Lāhainā ‘Tree-covery Project’ more than famous banyan tree
The 150-year-old banyan tree, which shades nearly a full block between Front Street and Wharf Street in downtown Lāhainā on Maui, continues to show positive signs of recovery following the Aug. 8 wildfire. It is not the only tree, however, receiving attention from a group of volunteer arborists...
Discover the Top 4 Must-Try Skin Care Services in Hilo
In this article, we will be exploring four exceptional skin care services available in Hilo. Have you had the opportunity to experience any of them? If yes, we would love to hear your thoughts! Please feel free to share your comments below.
College Bound – Check the College Tracker
Ready, set, go! it’s time to get your college ducks in a row. Thank you Mrs. Haitsuka Fernandez for this valuable information!. APPLY TO COLLEGES- It’s time! Try to do it by 11/1 for more $ and more opportunities. The UH Hilo and Hawaii CC Kamaaina App is...
Kauaʻi Community College’s honeybees are among the last disease-free hives in Hawai’i
A parasitic mite that is killing bees across the nation has yet to make its way to Kaua’i Community College’s beehive, where one of the last disease-free bee colonies in the state exists. As part of the Kauaʻi Community College’s Apiary Project, volunteers and staff help to protect...
Discover Hilo's Top 3 Shaved Ice Shops: A Must-Try Experience!
In this article, we're showcasing three exceptional shaved ice shops in Hilo. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.