“Big Island Community trying to rescue ‘Red’ before it’s too late.”
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Read about a Kona nurse with a neurological disease who plans to sail the world solo.
The Ocean View community is rallying behind a dog they’ve affectionately named “Red.” Residents and Animal Control have attempted to catch the animal for months but he’s continued to elude their traps.
A live ball python was turned into Honolulu Zoo this week. Snakes are illegal in the state of Hawai’i.
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Since July, several residents in the Big Island community of Ocean View have been trying to rescue a greyhound-whippet mix affectionately known as “Red” because of his brindle coat.
Photos of the dog without a home have circulated on social media.
Kona nurse Jenny Decker is only 38, but an internal clock inside of her ticks faster and faster to the day her rare hereditary disease will steal her ability to live her adventurous life — just as it already has limited her wheelchair-bound mother.
Decker’s hands don’t listen well to her brain, making simple things difficult, like buttoning a pair of pants or opening a bag of chips. The more she concentrates, the worse her hands tremble. Her legs don’t listen well either, often affecting her balance. And it’s only getting worse.
A 28-inch live ball python was turned in to the Honolulu Zoo Wednesday afternoon under the state’s Amnesty Program.
The snake was dropped off by a person who requested to remain anonymous and only indicated that the snake was found in Kahalu‘u.
Hawai’i Island police are investigating a possible assault of a man on the evening of Jan. 11 at a shopping plaza in Keauhou.
When officer’s arrived on scene at 10 p.m., they located a 30-year-old Kailua-Kona man unconscious on the ground behind a retail store with visible injuries to his head and facial area.
The speed limit on Volcano Road (Route 11) between South Road and Pszyk Road, and through Kurtistown and Mountain View in East Hawaiʻi, will be reduced to 35 mph in both directions, announced the Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation.
The new speed limit goes into effect for this 5.5-mile stretch south of Hilo on Jan. 23, with the installation of new speed limit signage.
Hawaiʻi Island police are seeking the public’s help in locating 13-year-old Arleana Balbin of Kurkistown, who was reported as a runaway.
Arleana was last seen on the morning of Jan. 3 in the 16-2400 block of ʻĀinaloa Drive in Kurkistown in East Hawaiʻi.
Do you have old or unusable electronics sitting around your house or office that you want to recycle? Two upcoming Hawai‘i County events are right up your alley.
The Department of Environmental Management Solid Waste Division is conducting special electronics recycling collection events from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at Mr. K’s Recycle and Redemption at 815 Kino‘ole St. in Hilo and Jan. 21 in the Kona Crossroads Shopping Center parking lot at 75-1027 Henry St. in Kailua-Kona.
Maui Now’s Wendy Osher talked one-on-one with Hawaiian Airlines CEO Peter Ingram, who shared a business update and what’s to come for Hawaiian Airlines in 2023, including a new partnership with Amazon that will help to diversify the airline’s portfolio.
Although Maui County’s real estate market is facing uncharted territory after the frenzied homebuying of the pandemic, Realtors Association of Maui said signs point to slightly softer prices heading into the new year. Low inventory, though, will keep home prices relatively high, and potential buyers shouldn’t expect costs to plummet to pre-pandemic numbers.
Stable and dry conditions will continue to suppress rainfall chances through Saturday. Light to moderate east- southeasterly winds are expected over the eastern…