Kohala area rescue workers were called to the scene of a body in the water with what were described as a “big tiger shark” and a “great white” circling Sunday morning. The chopper tried to retrieve the body with a net but failed when a shark was seen to grab the body & drag it […]
Via Hawaii Police Department Media Release: Hawaiʻi Island Police are continuing their investigation into an assault which occurred in Kailua-Kona on Wednesday, (March 20), where an adult woman sustained a single gun-shot wound. Investigators, acting on a combination of leads and community tips, focused their efforts in the North Kohala District mid-day, Thursday, (March 21). […]
Kohala Information Update for March 22nd, 2019: The Hawaii Police Department (HPD) continues their search and manhunt for wanted suspect Walter Gomes III, who is wanted in connection to an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred in the Kaloko Industrial Area early Thursday Morning (March 22nd). The investigation had lead HPD to the North Kohala district […]
After a day-long manhunt, Big Island officers came up empty-handed in their search for a 41-year-old suspect who’s wanted in connection with two separate shootings, including one involving officers. Police identified the suspect as Walter Gomes III, of Kona, and say he should be considered “armed and dangerous.” They believe he’s hiding out in Hawi, […]
Fire ripped through the Kohala Village Hub overnight. Neighbors report hearing explosions, seeing flames.
Hawaii Police say to “Expect increased presence tomorrow in school” over threats made via social media.