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Accessed on 12 October 2019, 1415 UTC, Post 19669.
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Police said that between Oct. 3-9, stepped-up enforcement on Daniel K. Inouye Highway (Highway 200) near the protester blockade on Maunakea Access Road resulted in 540 traffic citations and three suspects arrested for three offenses.
At the request of Maui Mayor Michael Victorino, Gov. David Ige has ordered the U.S. flag and Hawaii state flag be flown at half-staff at the state Capitol and all state offices and agencies as well and Hawaii National Guard on Sunday, Oct. 13, and Friday, Oct. 18, until sunset.
Police say 45-year-old Alan Delatorre of Kailua-Kona, reported as missing after failing to return from a solo night dive Oct. 4, is still missing.
KAILUA-KONA The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration Thursday for failing to protect cauliflower coral around the Hawaiian Islands, the agency said in a news release.
A 41-year-old Hawaiian Paradise Park man told police he was shot Monday by another man who accused him of having sex with the alleged shooters girlfriend, according to court documents.
Police detectives are investigating the circumstances that led to the hospitalization of a 3-year-old boy from Puna.
A 53-year-old visitor from Europe who rode a mountain bike from Holualoa to Maunakea was rescued from the 12,000-foot level of the the northeast side of the mountain late Thursday afternoon or early Thursday evening by an Army Black Hawk helicopter.
Nine Hawaii Fire Department units, including a hazardous materials team, responded early Thursday morning to an acid spill in Hilos Kanoelehua Industrial Area.
KAILUA-KONA If spectator Sandy Vincent tried what she saw on Thursday, the law would come down on her.
KAILUA-KONA A man who allegedly threatened to kill his ex-wife and blow up his Ahulani Street residence triggered a nearly six-hour standoff between the suspect and police on Thursday in North Kona.
Three properties in the Kau District of Hawaii Island are among five the Legacy Land Conservation Commission identified as its top priorities for acquisition with the purpose of preservation for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021.