VIDEO: Kona residents rally to fight crime spree

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Video by Lynn Beittel, Visionary Video | Voice of Stephanie Salazar KONA, Hawaii: Hundreds turned out for a community meeting on a rainy Tuesday night in South Kona. The topic was on the recent spike in crime in the area – especially burglaries and car thefts. MAyor Billy Kenoi, several members of the police department, […]

VIDEO: Konawaena Wildcats return as HHSAA basketball champs

Konawaena celebrates

Video courtesy Baron Sekiya, Hawaii247.com | Voice of Stephanie Salazar The new Hawaii girls basketball champions arrived home in Kona on Saturday evening, with the HHSAA trophy in tow. Mayor Billy Kenoi was on hand to greet the team along with proud hometown fans and family at Kona International Airport. Kenoi declared Feb. 5 to be “Konawaena […]

VIDEO REPORT: Hilo, Kamehameha BIIF baseball champs

Waiakea, Konawaena fall in defeat, but also head to the states Video by David Corrigan, voice of Tim Bryan The Vikings are the BIIF Division 1 champions in baseball. Hilo defeated Waiakea at Wong Stadium late on Saturday night, which means the team has put the perfect end to a perfect year, going undefeated and […]

VIDEO: Konawaena rules BIIF DI girls basketball

Konawaena takes the BIIF D1 title

Video by David Corrigan  The Konawaena Wildcats dominated the playoffs in route to a BIIF Division I girls basketball title, defeating Waiakea in the final before 2,000 fans at Hilo’s Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.  Controlling much of the game after an early Waiakea lead slipped away in the first quarter, the powerhouse Konawaena had more than […]