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Hawai’i police officers are optimistic for Chief Ben Moszkowicz leadership of the department. He was sworn in during a private ceremony last week and the public is invited to an event to meet the chief in Kona on Friday.
What happened to the injured humpback whale, Moon? Researchers suspect her suffering is over and she has died. And if she is still alive, she’s in pain and starving to death.
One person is dead following a house fire in Hilo. The victim has not yet been identified.
A Big Island mansion off the Hāmākua Coast has sold! The mansion built in 2005 along Old Māmalahoa Highway has been rented for up to $10,000-a-night to several big names, including a royal family and Justin Bieber. It also was featured in the CBS reality series “Love Island,” MTV’s “Ex on the Beach” and Architectural Digest.
U.S. Air Force returns 363 acres on Moloka’i to Hawaiian Home Lands.
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Hawai‘i police officers optimistic new chief Ben Moszkowicz can ‘turn things around’ By Tiffany DeMasters
After the retirement of Hawai‘i Police Chief Paul Ferreira in September, many officers described the department as lacking direction and leadership.
With the recent hiring and swearing in of former Honolulu Police Maj. Benjamin T. Moszkowicz as the new chief, they are hopeful this will change.
What happened to Moon? The injured humpback whale hasnʻt been seen in weeks By Nathan Christophel
When the humpback whales made their annual 3,000-mile migration from Canadian waters to Hawaiian waters at the end of 2022, so did a female named Moon.
Researchers have been monitoring her for nearly 15 years, but this migration was different. Moon made the long journey from the feeding grounds off the coast of British Columbia to the breeding and birthing grounds in waters off Hawai’i despite being unable to use her tail to propel her 40-ton body through the sea. She had suffered a severe spinal injury thought to be from a vessel strike.
U.S. Air Force returns 363 acres on Molokaʻi to Department of Hawaiian Home Lands By Wendy Osher
The U.S. Air Force is returning more than 363 acres on Molakaʻi to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands in a move that Hawaiʻi Gov. Josh Green said is “long overdue.”
“We hope this right-sizing of our footprint will in some small way contribute to the realization of vision that you and the residents of the island have for Molokaʻi,” said Maj. Gen. Mark Hashimoto with the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.
One person dies in early morning house fire in Hilo
At 3:11 a.m. on Sunday, four fire companies were dispatched to a house fire at 368 West Kawailani St. in Hilo that claimed the life of one person, who has not been identified.
Hawaiʻi Island firefighters arrived to find flames venting from the front of the approximately 40ʻ by 30ʻ building. Soon after a partial collapse of the building occurred to the front of structure.
A Big Island mansion with 240-foot waterfall, golf course sells for a bargain
In mid-August, Sotherby Concierge Auction’s put up for auction an 11,000-square-foot, 5-bedroom mansion perched atop a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the Big Island’s Hamakua Coast.
The rich were bidding on a 9.44-acre property in Ninole that comes with a tennis stadium for 450 spectators, basketball courts, an Olympic pool featuring a two-story waterslide, a 16-foot diving pool, a nine-hole golf course, rooftop helipad and a terrace with a lounging area.
Maui reflects on vision of peace and non-violence in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The African Americans on Maui Association hosts a Zoom event this morning celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Annual Onipaʻa Peach March and Gathering set for Jan. 17 at ʻIolani Palace
The Queen’s Court will be holding its annual Peace March from Mauna’ala Royal Mausoleum in Nu’uanu valley to ‘Iolani Palace on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023.
Kauai Weather Forecast for January 16, 2023
A high pressure system passing north of the islands will be replaced by a low level trough today. This means trade winds diminish and a light southeast wind…
Kauai Surf Forecast for January 16, 2023
The current large northwest swell will be reinforced by a new northwest swell later today, keeping advisory level surf in place across most north and west…