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Jingle Bell Beach Run and Costume Contest

“The Jingle Bell Beach Run began in December of 2005 in an effort to kick off Christmas week with a bang! The idea blossomed from the creative minds of Rani “The RoadRunner” (Tanimoto) Henderson and Gene “Turtle” Power, who teamed up to give this run a Christmas twist.” 87 more words

Big Island Real Estate

Shark sighting closes Big Island beach park

A Big Island beach was closed Wednesday afternoon after a shark sighting.

It happened at around 1:30 p.m. at Laaloa Beach Park in Kailua-Kona.

Officials said a 12-foot tiger shark was spotted approximately 20 feet offshore. 6 more words


Kalikimaka Boat Parade

“Everyone loves a Christmas Parade and we’re proud to announce a new Kalikimaka Boat Parade in conjunction with the Kona Community Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 13 at 5 pm. 66 more words

Big Island Real Estate

Boater survived on 'raw fish' while lost at sea for nearly two weeks

The story of a boater who had been lost at sea for nearly two weeks has come to a happy end.

Ron Ingraham, 67, and his 25-foot sailing vessel, the “Malia,” are back on their home island of Molokai Wednesday morning. 749 more words


Friends of missing boater hold on to hope

There’s still no sign of a missing boater off Kailua-Kona.

On Thursday, 67-year-old Ron Ingraham radioed a Mayday, saying his 25-foot boat “Malia” was taking on water. 395 more words


2 dead after bodies pulled from waters off Maui, Hawaii Island

Two men have died after encountering trouble in waters off Maui and Hawaii Island this week.

On Thanksgiving Day, at approximately 11:18 a.m., Wailuku patrol officers responded to a call from Hookipa Beach Park. 163 more words


Hawaii Island police searching for missing Kailua-Kona man David Twigg-Smith | KHON2

Hawaii Island police are searching for a 27-year-old Kailua-Kona man who was reported missing on October 10.

David Twigg-Smith was last seen by his family in Kailua-Kona. 13 more words