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02-20-19 Police reclassify 2018 investigation to a murder/suicide

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, Area II Lieutenant Roylen Valera Phone: 326-4646 Ext. 230 Report No. C18021429     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are reclassifying a coroner’s inquest investigation to a murder and a suicide. On August 3, 2018, police responded to an apartment complex on the 75-6000 block of Aliʻi Drive in […]

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02-19-19 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of February 11, 2019, through February 17, 2019, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested thirty-two (32) motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.  Seven of the drivers were involved in a traffic […]

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02-19-19 Missing person located: Justylynn Alconcel-Tobosa

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area I Officer James Steffen Phone: (808) 961-8810     Media Release(Update) Hawai’i Island Police report that the 16-year-old Hilo girl reported as missing has been located. Justylynn Alconcel-Tobosa was found in good condition in Puna yesterday afternoon (February 18).

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02-19-19 Missing person: David Nerger

Hawaii Police Department Area II Operations, Kona Patrol Sergeant Eric Reyes Phone: (808) 326-4646, Ext. 253 Report No. 19-014438       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 18-year-old Kailua-Kona resident who was reported as a missing person. David Nerger is described as a Caucasian male with long blonde hair and blue […]

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02-19-19 Hilo man charged with robbery, assault, and other offenses

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I, Juvenile Aid Section Lieutenant Royce Serra Phone: (808) 961-2254 Report No. 19-013150     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police have charged a 33-year-old Hilo man for assaulting his former girlfriend at her residence in Hilo. On Friday afternoon (February 15), after conferring with […]

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02-19-19 Pāhoa man charged with financial crimes

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I, Criminal Investigations Section Acting Lieutenant Todd Pataray Phone: (808) 961-2382 Report No. 19-012843     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Detectives have charged a 24-year-old Pāhoa man with multiple financial crimes following his arrest earlier last week. After conferring with prosecutors on Friday morning (February 15), […]

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02-15-19 Missing person: Justylynn Alconcel-Tobosa

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area I Officer James Steffen Phone: (808) 961-8810     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are searching for a 16-year-old Hilo teen reported as missing. Justylynn Alconcel-Tobosa was last seen in Hilo on January 29, 2019.  She is described as being 5-feet-5, […]

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02-15-19 Police investigate body found on Daniel K. Inouye Highway

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I, Criminal Investigations Section Acting Lieutenant Todd Pataray Phone: (808) 961-2382 Report No. 19-013095       Media Release Hawai’i Island police are investigating the discovery of a body found off of the Daniel K. Inouye Highway yesterday morning. At 6:35 a.m. Thursday morning (February 14), patrol officers responded to the […]

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02-14-19 Missing person: Kerryann Duarte (Update with photo)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 Report No. 19-002337     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 14-year-old Kerryann Duarte who is missing. She was last seen in Kailua-Kona on […]

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02-14-19 Missing person: Allanie Duarte (Update with photo)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 Report No. 19-002249       ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 12-year-old Allanie Duarte who is missing. She was last seen in Kailua-Kona […]

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02-13-19 Missing person: Anthony Souza

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area I Officer James Steffen Phone: (808) 961-8810 Report No. 19-000016     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Anthony Souza who was reported as missing. He was last seen in Hilo during the […]

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02-13-19 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of February 4, 2019, through February 10, 2019, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested twenty-five (25) motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.  One of the drivers was involved in a traffic […]

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02-13-19 Police renew their request for information in 1997 murder investigation

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area I Acting Lieutenant Todd C. Pataray Phone: 961-2382 Report No. F-27882     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a subject who may have information regarding an unsolved homicide. Detectives continue to follow up newly developed […]

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02-13-19 Missing person: Kerryann Duarte

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area I Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 Report No. 19-002337     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 14-year-old Kerryann Duarte who is missing. She was last seen in Kailua-Kona on the morning of February 8, 2019 wearing […]

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02-13-19 Missing person: Allanie Duarte

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area I Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 Report No. 19-002249     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 12-year-old Allanie Duarte who is missing. She was last seen in Kailua-Kona on the morning of February 8, 2019 wearing […]

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02-11-19 Arrest made in terror threat investigation

Hawai’i Police Department Criminal Investigation Division Captain Gregory Esteban Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. 19-009483   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawai’i Island Police have charged a Puna man following a reported threat that occurred at a residence in Hawaiian Acres at the beginning of February. The suspect is identified […]

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02-07-19 Missing person: Sundown Johann Franklin Scrigna

  Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, Area I Captain Gregory Esteban Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. 19-001817   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Police are requesting the public’s assistance in finding a 37-year-old Pāhoa man who was reported missing. Sundown Johann Franklin Scrigna is described as being 6-feet-2-inches, about […]

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02-07-19 Police & Firefighter of the Year Annual Awards (Photos)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi will honor the 20th Annual Police Officer & Firefighter of the Year on Monday, (March 18). This year’s signature event will salute two […]

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02-07-19 Missing person located: Dennis Kamahele (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Officer Duane Rapoza Phone: (808) 965-2716  Report No. 19-0010798       Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island Police have located Dennis Kamahele who was reported as missing. He was located in Puna and is in good condition.  

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02-07-19 Missing person: Michelle Marciano

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kona Patrol, Area II Sergeant Eric Reyes Phone: (808) 990-3898 Report No. 19-010530   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaii Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 36-year-old Michelle Marciano who was last seen in the Kailua-Kona area on, (January 22). She is described […]

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02-06-19 Missing person: Dennis Kamahele

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Officer Duane Rapoza Phone: (808) 965-2716  Report No. 19-0010798   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Dennis Kamahele who was last seen in the Nanawale area on, (February 4). He is 65-years-old, approximately […]

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02-06-19 Kona man charged with a variety of offenses

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area II Detective Carrie Akina Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 277 Report No. 19-001798   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]                                  Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police have charged a 44-year-old Kona man with a variety of offenses after police initially determined the man being involved in a burglary […]

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02-06-19 Annual Police Officer & Fire Fighter of the Year Awards (Correction)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244       Media Release (Correction) The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi will honor the 20th Annual Police Officer & Fire Fighter of the Year on Monday, (March 18). This year’s signature event will salute two of Hawaiʻi County’s outstanding […]

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02-06-19 Email scam warning

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Kohala District, Area I Captain Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808) 887-3080 Report No.19-010698       Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department would like to warn the public about an e-mail scam that was recently reported. A board member of a Big Island community association was contacted via e-mail by what […]

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02-06-19 Two men being sought for Hilo assault

Hawaiʻi Police Department Hilo Patrol, Area I Captain Kenneth A. K. Quiocho Phone: (808) 961-2214 Report No. 19-10557     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two men responsible for the beating of a 21-year-old man on, (February 4), sometime in the mid-morning hours at the Cultural Center […]

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02-05-19 Annual Police Officer & Fire Fighter Awards (Date Correction)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244       Media Release (Correction) The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi will honor the 20th Annual Police Officer & Fire Fighter of the Year on Monday, (March 18). This year’s signature event will salute two of Hawaiʻi County’s outstanding […]

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02-05-19 Annual Police Officer & Fire Fighter of the Year Awards

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244       Media Release The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi will honor the 20th Annual Police Officer & Fire Fighter of the Year on Monday, (March 18). This year’s signature event will salute two of Hawaiʻi County’s outstanding public […]

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02-05-19 Missing person located: Jazzy-Lyn Alconcel-Tobosa (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Sergeant Norbert Serrao Jr. Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. 19-008773       Media Release(Update) Hawai’i Island Police report that the 14-year-old Keaʻau girl reported as missing has been located. Jazzy-Lyn Alconcel-Tobosa was found in good condition this afternoon at 2:00 p.m., (February 5).

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02-05-19 Missing person: Jazzy-Lyn Alconcel-Tobosa

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Sergeant Norbert Serrao Jr. Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. 19-008773   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawai’i Island Police are searching for a 14-year-old Keaʻau girl reported as missing. Jazzy-Lyn Alconcel-Tobosa was last seen in Hilo, during the early evening hours on, […]

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02-05-19 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of January 28, 2019, through February 3, 2019, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested sixteen (16) motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic […]

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02-04-19 Wanted person located: William Sullivan (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Lieutenant Allan Watanabe Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. 19-009051       Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island Police report that they have located 26-year-old William Sullivan. On Sunday, (February 3), the Leilani Neighborhood Watch reported his location to the Police where he was located and apprehended without further […]

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02-01-19 Wanted person: William Sullivan

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol Lieutenant Allan Watanabe Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. 19-009051     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in providing the whereabouts of a fugitive wanted for numerous charges, including: Assault Police Officer, Reckless Endangering, Resist Order to Stop […]

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01-31-19 “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk” Campaign

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305       Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department wants to support the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations Campaign of “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk” during Super Bowl weekend.  We are on a mission to lower the number of people on […]

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01-31-19 Police warn public of ‘smoke alarm’ scam

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are warning the public about scams involving phone calls to Hawaiʻi residents in which the caller indicates that it is “Fire Safety Month” and that they need to come over and inspect […]

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01-30-19 “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk”

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305       Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department wants football fans and people participating in celebrations this coming Superbowl weekend to remember to keep your head in the game and follow some easy safety tips provided by the National Highway Traffic […]

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01-29-19 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of January 21, 2019, through January 27, 2019, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested twenty-eight (28) motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.  Eight of the drivers were involved in a traffic […]

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01-29-19 Wanted person: Josephine Miranda

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Special Enforcement Unit Officer Marco K. Segobia Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. 19-008016     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release The Area II Special Enforcement Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Josephine Miranda, a 28-year-old female known to frequent the Waikoloa area. She is wanted […]

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01-25-19 Missing person located: Hiilei Peneku

Hawaiʻi Police Department Hāmākua Patrol Division, Area I Sergeant Dean Uyetake Phone: (808) 775-7533 Report No. 19-004602       Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department has located 16-year-old Hiilei Peneku who was previously reported as missing.  She was located in Hilo last Friday (January 18) in good health.

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01-25-19 Three North Kohala residents charged with drug and weapons offenses

Hawaiʻi Police Department North Kohala District Captain Jeremie Evangelista Phone: 808-889-6540 Report No. 19-006405     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Three North Kohala residents were arrested and charged with a variety of narcotics and weapons offenses. On Wednesday (January 23) officers from the Area II Vice section, Area II Special […]

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01-25-19 December Officer of the Month: Officer Joshua Baumgarner

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul Ferreira                                                            Phone:  961-2244     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized Officer Joshua Baumgarner on Thursday (January 24, 2019) as the “Officer of the Month” for December 2018. Baumgarner, who has 3-years of […]

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01-22-19 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of January 14, 2019, through January 20, 2019, Hawaiʻi Island Police arrested nineteen, (19), motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. So far this year, there have been 49 DUI […]

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01-22-19 Pāhoa drug arrests (update with photos)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Vice Section Lieutenant Reed K. Mahuna Phone: 961-2253 Report No. 19-004965     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi police recovered a large cache of illegal narcotics during the execution of a search warrant at a Pāhoa residence. On January 18, 2019 (Friday) officers and detectives from […]

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01-22-19 Missing person: Daysha Carter

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol Officer Conrad Bidal Phone: (808) 965-2716  Report no. 19-004881   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 18-year-old Daysha Carter who was last seen in the Hawaiian Paradise Park area on January 7, 2019.  Carter is approximately 5-foot-5, […]

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01-22-19 Mountain View man charged following stabbing arrest

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I, Criminal Investigations Section Acting Lieutenant Todd Pataray Phone: (808) 961-2382 Report No. 19-005535     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police have charged a 21-year-old Mountain View man in connection with a stabbing that occurred in Mountain View Saturday night. On Saturday, January 19, […]

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01-22-19 Pāhoa drug arrests

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Vice Section Lieutenant Reed K. Mahuna Phone: 961-2253 Report No. 19-004965     Media Release Hawaiʻi police recovered a large cache of illegal narcotics during the execution of a search warrant at a Pāhoa residence. On January 18, 2019 (Friday) officers and detectives from the Area I Vice Section, Criminal […]

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01-18-19 Missing person: Hiilei Peneku

Hawaiʻi Police Department Hāmākua Patrol Division, Area I Sergeant Dean Uyetake Phone: (808) 775-7533 Report No. 19-004602   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are searching for a 16-year-old female who was reported missing from the Honokaʻa Town area since, (January 16). She is identified as Hiilei Peneku, […]

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01-18-19 Captain Cook traffic fatality (Update)

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Thomas Koyanagi Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 229 Report No. 19-004380         Media Release (Update) A Keaʻau man died following a one-vehicle collision on Tuesday, (January 15), in Captain Cook on Highway 11, .3 miles south of the 99-mile marker. The 30-year-old male has been positively […]

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01-17-19 Skeletal remains identified (Correction)

Hawaii Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area II Detective Dominic Uyetake Phone: (808) 326-4646 Ext. 228 Report No. 18-026591            Media Release Big Island Police have identified the skeletal remains found on, (December 12, 2018), on an empty lot off of Ali’i Drive in Kailua-Kona, as 52-year-old Kevin Anderson, of Kailua-Kona. Positive […]

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01-17-19 Skeletal remains identified

Hawaii Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area II Detective Dominic Uyetake Phone: (808) 326-4646 Ext. 228 Report No. 18-026591            Media Release Big Island Police have identified the skeletal remains found on, (December 12, 2018), on an empty lot off of Ali’i Drive in Kailua-Kona, as 52-year-old Kevin Anderson, of Kailua-Kona. Positive […]

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01-17-19 Missing person: Carmen Nozaki

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area I Detective/Sergeant Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 Report No. C18024650   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Carmen Nozaki who is missing. She was last seen in Kailua-Kona on, […]

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01-16-19 Captain Cook traffic fatality

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Thomas Koyanagi Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 229 Report No. 19-004380       Media Release A 30-year-old Keaʻau man died following a single vehicle collision on Tuesday, (January 15), in Captain Cook on Highway 11, .3 miles south of the 99-mile marker. The 30-year-old male has not positively […]

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01-14-19 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of January 7, 2019, through January 13, 2019, Hawaiʻi Island Police arrested sixteen, (16), motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. So far this year, there have been 30 DUI […]

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01-14-19 Puako Beach robbery suspects charged: Arron Melim and Ryhan Rickman

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area II Detective Donovan Kohara Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 238 Report No. 19-001798   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]           Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 34-year-old Hilo man and a 27-year-old Hilo woman with a variety of offenses after police determined that the two […]

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01-14-19 Narcotics operation arrest in Hilo: Rodney Keaweehu

Hawaiʻi Police Department Vice Section, Area I Lieutenant Reed K. Mahuna Phone: (808) 961-2253 Report No. 19-002998   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release A 60-year-old Hilo man is in police custody following a narcotics operation at a county park in Hilo. On Friday, (January 11), Officers and detectives from the […]

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01-11-19 Missing person: Tonio Thomas

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Officer Lisa Ebesugawa Phone: (808) 965-2716  Report No. 18-026904   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Tonio Thomas who was last seen in the Hawaiian Paradise Park area on, (December 19). Thomas is […]

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01-10-19 Arrest made in disorderly/assault investigation

Hawai’i Police Department South Kohala Patrol, Area I Lieutenant Robert P. Pauole Phone: (808) 887-3080 Report No. 19-002583   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawai’i Island Police have charged a 36-year-old male in connection with a behavior disorder report on Puu Huluhulu Road in the Lalamilo Farm Lots area. On […]

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01-09-19 Fern Acres drug arrest made

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna District, Area I Captain Kenneth A. K. Quiocho Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. 19-002192   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police received several complaints of a reckless driver that had been reported periodically in the area of the Fern Acres subdivision. Police responded to […]

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01-09-19 Motorcycle traffic fatality victim identified (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                                        Criminal Investigations Section                                                  Acting Lieutenant Todd Pataray Phone: (808) 961-2382 Report No.19-0001364       Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island Police report that an autopsy was conducted Tuesday morning, (January 8), on the body of a man who died after being in police custody who was earlier involved […]

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01-09-19 Promotions announced

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244     Media Release Chief Paul K. Ferreira has announced promotions of four employees from the rank of Lieutenant to Captain and one employee from Major to Assistant Chief. Police Lieutenant Miles Chong, a 24-year veteran of the Hawaiʻi Police Department, […]

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01-08-19 Missing person: Jaysha Garder

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Sergeant Norbert Serrao Jr. Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. 18-020842   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawai’i Island Police are searching for a 15-year-old Hilo girl reported as missing. Jaysha Gardner was last seen in Hilo, during the early evening hours on, […]

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01-07-19 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of January 1, 2019, through January 6, 2019, Hawaiʻi Island Police arrested fourteen, (14), motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic […]

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01-07-19 DUI year-end stats

Hawaii Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey D. Keltner Phone: (808)  961-2305        Media Release For the year 2018, there were 1,095 DUI arrests compared with 1,160 in 2017, a decrease of 5.6 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were: District   For the Year 2018       Hāmākua […]

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01-07-19 Waimea elementary school chicken theft

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Kohala Patrol, Area II Sergeant Jason Berryhill Phone: (808) 887-3080 Report No. 19-001268       Media Release On Saturday, (January 5), Officers responded to a theft of chickens at the Waimea Elementary School Malaai Garden area located behind the school. When workers returned to the garden, the outer gate was […]

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01-07-19 Wanted person located: Dohnavynne E. Kahalioumi (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Aron Tomota Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. 19-000709       Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island Police report that Dohnavynne Kahalioumi who was wanted was arrested in Kona on Sunday evening, (January 6). The Police Department would like to thank the public for their continued assistance.

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01-07-19 Arrests made in stolen auto/firearms investigation

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area I Acting Lieutenant Todd Pataray Phone: (808) 961-2382 Report No. 19-000961   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]       Media Release         Hawai’i Island police have charged a 31-year-old Puna male and a 27-year-old female in connection with a search warrant executed on a residence located in […]

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01-06-19 Hilo man dies while in custody

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                                        Criminal Investigations Section                                                   Acting Lieutenant Todd C. Pataray Phone: (808) 961-2382 Report No. 19-0001364       Media Release A 63-year-old Hilo man died this morning, (January 6), after being in police custody. Responding to a 3:10 p.m. motorcycle crash yesterday, (January 5), Hilo patrol officers determined that […]

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01-04-19 Wanted person: Dohnavynne E. Kahalioumi (Photo)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Aron Tomota Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. 19-000709   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release The Area II Special Enforcement Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Dohnavynne E. Kahalioumi, a 32-year-old male who resides in the Kona District. He […]

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01-04-19 Wanted person: Dohnavynne E. Kahalioumi

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Aron Tomota Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. 19-000709       Media Release The Area II Special Enforcement Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Dohnavynne E. Kahalioumi, a 32-year-old male who resides in the Kona District. He is wanted on a “no-bail” bench […]

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01-04-19 Wanted person located: Kikiloi Lokosuka (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Detective/Sergeant Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 Report No. 18-020398       Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island Police have located 39-year-old Kikiloi Lokosuka who was wanted for questioning. He turned himself in yesterday, Thursday, (January 3), in Kailua-Kona.

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01-03-19 Murder investigation: Request for Information (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Division, Area I Captain Gregory Esteban Phone:  (808) 961-2251 Report No. 18-019866       Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island Police are renewing their request seeking information related to a murder investigation. On, (November 24, 2018), the body of 45-year-old Denton Freitas of Mountain View was found on Anthurium Road […]

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01-03-19 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of December 17  through December  23, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested twenty, (20), motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. […]

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01-03-19 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of December 24,  through December  30, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested nineteen, (19), motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. […]

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01-02-19 Wanted person: Kikiloi Lokosuka

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Detective/Sergeant Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 Report No. 18-020398 ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Kikiloi Lokosuka who is wanted for questioning regarding a Violation of Order investigation which took […]

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12-31-18 Additional sweep of Leilani Estates leads to arrests

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna District, Area I Captain Kenneth A. K. Quiocho Phone: (808) 965-2716     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police in the Puna District continued with enforcement efforts in the Leilani Estates area on December 28, 2018, and arrested and charged seven people wanted for outstanding […]

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12-31-18 Kona robbery suspect located: Kyle Arellano

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Criminal Investigations Section Lieutenant Roylen Valera Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 230 Report No. 18-028976       ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Big Island police have arrested and charged a Kona robbery suspect. On Wednesday, December 26, 2018, just before noon, Kona patrol officers responded to the 76-5900 […]

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12-28-18 November Officer of the Month: Officer Lisa Ebesugawa

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi has honored Officer Lisa Ebesugawa as the November 2018 Officer of the Month. On, (October 12), Officer Ebesugawa responded to an active […]

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12-28-18 Trespassers arrested in Leilani Estates

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna District, Area I Captain Kenneth A. K. Quiocho Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. 18-028665   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release A 47-year-old man and his 47-year-old female accomplice were arrested by Hawaiʻi Island Police, (December 25), following complaints by the Leilani Estates residents of trespassers in […]

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12-27-18 Wanted for robbery: Kyle Arellano

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Criminal Investigations Section Lieutenant Roylen Valera Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 230 Report No. 18-028976     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Big Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating a Kona robbery suspect. On December 26 (Wednesday), just before noon, Kona patrol officers responded […]

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12-21-18 “If you feel different, you drive different.”

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305     Media Release Drug–impaired driving is a problem on America’s highways, even on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi.  Like drunk driving, drugged driving is impaired driving-which means it is dangerous and illegal in all 50 States, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C. […]

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12-20-18 Kohala Mountain Road traffic fatality identified

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Thomas Koyanagi Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 229 Report No. 18-027070       Media Release A 27-year-old North Kohala man died following a two-vehicle collision on Thursday, (December 20), in Kamuela on Kohala Mountain Road, (Highway 250), near the 4.5-mile marker. The 27-year-old male has been positively identified […]

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12-19-18 Coroner’s inquest investigation

Hawai’i Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, Area II Lieutenant Roylen Valera Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 230 Report No. 18-026591       Media Release Big Island Police have initiated a coroner’s inquest investigation after the finding of skeletal remains on an unimproved lot on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona. Shortly after 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, (December 18), […]

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12-19-18 Wanted person located: Banyan Hanato

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Aron Tomota Phone: (808) 747-359 Report No. 18-026232       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police report that Banyan Hanato, who was wanted, was arrested on Tuesday, (December 18), in Honalo. The Police Department would like to thank the public for their assistance with information on […]

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12-18-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of December 10,  through December  16, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested thirty-three, (33), motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. […]

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12-17-18 Kailua-Kona crash victim identified (Update)

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Thomas Koyanagi Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 229 Report No. 18-025483       Media Release (Update) A 40-year-old Kailua-Kona man died following a two-vehicle collision Friday, (December 14), in Kailua-Kona at the intersection of Henry Street and Malulani Road, (Lowe’s). The 40-year-old motorcyclist has been positively identified Gilbert […]

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12-17-18 Wanted person: Banyan S. Hanato

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Aron Tomota Phone: (808) 747-359 Report No. 18-026232   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release The Area II Special Enforcement Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Banyan Saburo Hanato, a 44-year-old male who frequents the Holualoa and Honalo areas. […]

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12-17-18 Kailua-Kona man dies in two-vehicle collision

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Thomas Koyanagi Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 229 Report No. 18-025483       Media Release A 40-year-old Kailua-Kona man died following a two-vehicle collision Friday, (December 14), in Kailua-Kona at the intersection of Henry Street and Malulani Road, (Lowe’s). The 40-year-old motorcycle rider has not been positively identified. […]

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12-17-18 Missing person: Julian Joshua Judalena

Hawaiʻi Police Department Ka‘ū Patrol Division, Area II Captain Miles Chong Phone: (808) 939-2520 Report No. 18-024036 ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance with locating a 33-year-old Pāhala man who was reported missing. Julian Judalena, who goes by his middle name Joshua, is […]

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12-17-18 Waikoloa man dies in traffic collision

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Thomas Koyanagi Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 229 Report No. 18-025622       Media Release A 45-year-old Waikoloa man died following a two-vehicle collision Saturday, (December 15), in Holualoa, south of the 7-mile marker on Māmalahoa Highway. The 45-year-old motorcyclist has been identified as John Paul Simonsen of […]

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12-14-18 “Don’t be the reason someone doesn’t make it home for the holidays”

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305     Media Release The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) new campaign of “If you feel Different, You Drive Different” is not new for those of us on the Big Island who have been impacted by drunk and drugged driving fatalities.  […]

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12-13-18 Missing person: Ralpheal Alfred Kanani Silva

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Lieutenant Rio S. Amon-Wilkins Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. 18-024777   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawai’i Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 40-year-old Ralpheal Alfred Kanani Silva. He is 5-feet-6 inches, 190 pounds with short dark hair […]

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12-13-18 Puna man charged with Terroristic Threatening (Update)

Hawaiʻ1 Police Department                   Puna District, Area I                                                                             Major Samuel Jelsma                                          Phone: (808)  961-2341 Report No. 18-024461   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island Police have charged a 48-year-old Puna man in connection with the incident which prompted the response […]

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12-12-18 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”campaign

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305       Media Release The Hawai’i Police Department is kicking off their 2018 Christmas Season “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. HPD Officers are always vigilant in their efforts to stop drunk drivers from hurting themselves or others on our […]

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12-12-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305           Media Release During the week of December 3,  through December  9, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested twenty-three (23), motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. […]

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12-12-18 Man identified in Kailua-Kona vehicle-pedestrian fatality (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit, Area II Sergeant Thomas Koyanagi Phone: (808) 326-4646, Ext. 229 Report No. 18-022958       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police have identified the man who died from his injuries sustained in a vehicle-pedestrian crash on Wednesday evening (December 05) on Ane Keohokalole Highway at the intersection with Manawalea […]

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12-11-18 Fatal officer involved shooting in Puna (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: 961-2244 Report No. 18-024460     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police have identified the victim in this morning’s fatal shooting incident. She was positively identified as 30-year old Tori M. Kaneshiro of Pāhoa. This morning, (December 11), at approximately 7:45 am, Puna District […]

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12-11-18 SRT response to Fern Acres

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Operations Bureau Major Samuel Jelsma Phone: 961-2341 Report no. 18-024461     Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department’s Special Response Team responded to the Fern Acres Subdivision in Puna on Tuesday morning (December 11) after a male party with a rifle threatened a female victim during a verbal dispute, refusing […]

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12-11-18 Fatal officer involved shooting in Puna

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: 961-2244 Report No. 18-024460     Media Release This morning, (December 11), at approximately 7:45 am, Puna District Police Officers stopped to check on a car parked with its hazard lights activated on the shoulder of Kahakai Boulevard near the intersection with Kikoʻu […]

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12-07-18 Kealakehe High School student arrested after lockdown

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kona District, Area II Major Robert Wagner Phone (808) 326-3636 ext. 249 Report No. 18-023462     Media Release On Friday (December 7) at approximately 9:00 a.m., Kona Patrol officers responded to a report of a possible weapons incident at Kealakehe High School which resulted in a school lockdown. A check was […]

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12-06-18 Kailua-Kona vehicle pedestrian fatality

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit, Area II Sergeant Thomas Koyanagi Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 229 Report No. 18-022958       Media Release A 70-year-old Kailua-Kona man died from his injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday evening (December 5) on Ane Keohokalole Highway at the intersection with Manawalea Street in Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi.   The […]

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