Via West Hawaii Today The search continues today for Walter Gomes III, a Kona man wanted in connection with a shooting incident Wednesday in Kailua-Kona. Residents around Hawi in North Kohala said it was nerve-wracking last night knowing a manhunt… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
UPDATE 2.3.19 3:15 p.m.: Electrical power has been restored and DWS’ Makapala Well is now operational. The emergency water restriction notice for the Makapala area in North Kohala is cancelled.UPDATE 2.3.19 3:15 p.m.: Electrical power has been restored and DWS’ Makapala Well is now operational. The… Continue Reading