HAMAKUA: KapohoKine suspends all zipline bookings


By David Corrigan and Stephanie Salazar, FILE video by Daryl Lee HONOLII, Hawaii: KapohoKine Adventures confirmed on Tuesday through a media release that it has suspended booking zipline tours pending a full evaluation on the soil composition and structural integrity of the lines. In September, a not-yet-operational zipline at Lava Hotline’s Honolii Mountain Outpost site […]

One dead, one injured on Hawaii zipline tour


UPDATE: Video by Daryl Lee HONOLII, Hawaii: Fire officials confirm that one person has died and one person has been injured on a remote zipline attraction on Hawaii Island. Sources at the scene report that the fatal incident occurred at the Honolii Mountain Outpost, owned by Lava Hotline. Names of those involved in the accident […]

VIDEO: Papaikou meetings discuss zipline, speed humps, CDP

Video courtesy Baron Sekiya, Hawaii247.com | Voice of Stephanie Salazar The community gathered last week in Papaikou for a talk story with Mayor Billy Kenoi, as well as a presentation on a proposed zipline operation by the Kapoho Kine tour company. The local residents had a chance to ask questions of the zipline operators, who […]

VIDEO: Fire burns Moses building in Downtown Hilo

Hilo fire

November 1, 2010 – Hilo, Hawaii Video by Daryl Lee | Voice of Stephanie Salazar Black smoke and clanging alarms signaled a fire in downtown Hilo on Sunday afternoon. The blaze apparently started in a wood working shop behind Cronies Restaurant. Damage by the fire was estimated at a quarter of a million dollars, gutting […]