Family and friends of two drowned Kailua-Kona men use social media to express their grief.
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Hawaii Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 54-year-old Brian Larimore of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing and is in need of medication. Larimore was last seen on Thursday, July 08, 2021, at 10:15 a.m. in the 500 block of Palani Road, in Kailua-Kona. No foul play is suspected.
The Hawaii Police Department is warning the public that officers will issue citations to anyone who operates a dirt bike or all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on any public road on Hawaii Island. This includes state and county roads, as well as private roads open to the public. Police have identified areas they will be regularly patrolling.
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Kona’s own homegrown hero, the late astronaut Ellison Onizuka, is being honored by having a spacecraft named after him.
HONOLULU — A Honolulu City Council member has proposed banning unpermitted parking in an Oahu neighborhood while the state closes a popular trail nearby for two years to conduct repairs.
HONOLULU — U.S. authorities launched an investigation and fined Louisiana tourists honeymooning in Hawaii after a video on social media showed a woman touching an endangered Hawaiian monk seal.
A judge delayed sentencing Monday for a 34-year-old Kona man found guilty by a jury of assaulting a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest after she learned the defendant hadn’t yet had a chance to review a pre-sentencing report and consult with his attorney.
Gov. David Ige on Monday said less money should be spent on tourism advertising and more should be focused on destination management.
A 40-year-old Hilo man who was on court-supervised release without monetary bail for auto theft is back behind bars after allegedly stealing more than $26,000 worth of power tools from HPM Building Supply in Hilo, capping what police describe as a “month-long crime spree.”
HONOLULU — The state of Hawaii said people haven’t been completing the paperwork they need to continue receiving food stamps, raising concerns that thousands may be unintentionally cut off from public assistance.
WAILUKU — The highest median price for a single-family home in Hawaii last month was in Maui County at more than $1.1 million.