Hinalani Street brushfire rekindles, burns 30 acres in Kona

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii: The Hawaii County Fire Department reports that the brushfire that burned over 400 acres off Hinalani Street a few days ago re-kindled on Wednesday, burning another 30 acres between Hinalani and Hulikoa Drive. A few minutes afternoon on Wednesday, fire officials responded to the re-kindle that jumped the break on the North/East side. […]

Hina Lani brushfire update, Sunday July 8th

KIALUA-KONA, Hawaii: The Hawaii County Fire Department continues to keep a close eye on a brushfire that burned 400 acres off Hina Lani street and Queen Kaahumanu Highway. The open field fire – today in its 4th day – has been thoroughly extinguished, the fire department says, with 5 to 6 hotspots extinguished Saturday and one extinguished […]

Camera catches Kona robbery suspect


Media release from Hawaii County Police Department: Big Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a robbery the evening of January 5 at a business located within the Kaloko Business Center V on Kamanu Street in Kailua-Kona. The suspect’s image was captured on a surveillance camera (right). The surveillance […]

VIDEO REPORT: Kaloko Housing Project breaks ground

iPhone version June 30, 2010 – Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Video by David Corrigan, voice of Tim Bryan Amidst the rocky a’a fields of Kaloko, community leaders and kupuna gathered to celebrate the ground breaking of the needed Kaloko Housing Project. The Luna Ha’i Olelo, or MC of the event, was Jeremy McComber, the Development Division Chief with […]