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
(Via: BIVN) – The National Weather Service in Honolulu issued a Special Weather Statement on Thursday, as giant surf, strong northerly winds, and near peak monthly high tides will meet the north-facing shores of Hawaiʻi Island this weekend. In the message,… Continue Reading
Fire ripped through the Kohala Village Hub overnight. Neighbors report hearing explosions, seeing flames.
(via: BIVN) – The need for more police in Puna and Kaʻū was detailed in emotional testimony on Tuesday during a Hawaiʻi County Council Public Safety Committee meeting in Hilo. Councilmember Matt Kanealiʻi-Kleinfelder introduced a resolutionrequesting an increase in the ratio of… Continue Reading
Via West Hawaii Today “Be Our Guest” at the 26th annual Ukulele Festival and watch more than 120 students from four Hawaii Island schools perform some of your favorite songs from popular Disney films. Scheduled for 7 p.m. on Saturday,… Continue Reading
Via West Hawaii Today For the second time within four months Hawaii County firefighters were able to successfully bring swimmers to safety after getting trapped in a flash flood on the private property of Anna’s Ranch in Waimea. While four… Continue Reading