KONA: Presenting a unified front, State and County officials held a press conference on Monday to launch a statewide “Fight the Bite” public education campaign that seeks to end the spread of dengue fever in Hawaii.
HAWAII ISLAND: The number of confirmed cases of dengue fever on Hawaii Island jumped to 27 over the weekend. The prior number, released by the Hawaii Department of Health at noon on Friday, was 23. Of the confirmed case, 19 are Hawaii residents and 8 are visitors. 25 cases have been in adults; two have […]
SOUTH KONA, Hawaii – A Captain Cook man and two other persons have been arrested and charged following a crime spree in West Hawaii. Police released the photos of 23-year-old Mei S. Tanaka of Honaunau, 21-year-old Kainoa I. Lindo of Honaunau, and 19-year-old Dylan J. Alcain of Captain Cook on Friday. The alleged crimes took […]
A Captain Cook man was arrested while driving a pickup truck stolen from Ocean View, while a couple was busted for drugs on Puu Nui Street in Waikoloa.
Updated – KONA, Hawaii – Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a possible drowning Friday (September 27) at Kua Bay. At approximately 2:12 p.m. Friday, responding officers learned that a woman who had been snorkeling was found floating in waters on the north side of Kua Bay by Rocky Cove. Bystanders had attempted cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Fire-rescue […]
Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Stephanie Salazar CAPTAIN COOK, Hawaii: The annual Breadfruit Festival went bananas on Saturday at the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in Captain Cook. The one time staple of the Hawaiian food diet known as ‘Ulu was the fruit of focus during the day of demonstrations, music and cultural […]
UPDATE: The crash in Captain Cook has left two dead, according to Hawaii County Police. From a Hawaii County Police media release: Responding to a 9:13 p.m. call, Kona patrol officers determined that a 40-year-old Kailua-Kona man was operating a 1994 Honda motorcycle and traveling south on Route 11 when he crossed the centerline and […]
SOUTH KONA, Hawaii: A Kona man is in police custody for auto theft and other offenses. A patrol officer on routine patrol last Wednesday (June 20) noticed a sedan being driven by a man known to the officer as someone without a valid driver’s license. After confirming with police dispatchers that the motorist was unlicensed, […]
SOUTH KONA, Hawaii: As headaches grow in North Kona over the sudden failure of the Queen Liliuokalani Trust Well above Mamalahoa Highway on Monday, there has hardly been any time to celebrate the repair of the Ke’ei Well D, and the lifting of water use restrictions for South Kona. [FMP width=”280″ height=”153″]http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/media/2012/04april/0417keei.mp4[/FMP] The fix went […]
Video by Matt Binder & Lynn Beittel, Visionary Video | Voice of Stephanie Salazar CAPTAIN COOK, Hawaii: The 2011 Breadfruit Festival — Ho‘oulu ka ‘Ulu – was held at the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in South Kona on Saturday. The location teamed up with the Hawai‘i Homegrown Food Network, and the Breadfruit Institute of […]