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Police fire on suspect, leaves one dead, one in critical condition

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred just after midnight at a shopping center located off of Kanoelehua Avenue in Hilo. The immediate area where the sh…

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Some think KIA tenants should have option to buy

State land officials presented a few options for the future of Hilo’s Kanoelehua Industrial Area — from lot consolidation to placing tenants under one master…

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Singing Bridge closed for repairs.

Work will take about two weeks.

Source:  Hawaii Tribune-Herald, 13 January 2016, p. A5.

Reporter:  Kirsten Johnson.

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Hawaii DLNR Officer Charged with Sexual Assault | Hawaii News and Island Information

A law enforcement officer for the State Department of Land and Natural Resources has been charged with five counts of sexual assault. On January 1, a female minor reported that she was at a beach park in Hilo when the DLNR officer approached her while in uniform and sexually assaulted her. 166 more words


‘Freedom Ride’ leads to arrests

HILO — One of two people taken into custody by police in what was dubbed “Freedom Ride 2016” told a judge Monday he was “the only living being in this…

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DJ ‘Phil Abbot’ dies at 55

Phil Miyamoto, a Hilo native who had a long career as a radio personality and programmer in Honolulu and on the mainland died Monday at age 55.

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Showdown over signs; ante upped in Lincoln Park dispute

Police were called in Wednesday morning when counter-protesters physically removed signs they find offensive in a Downtown Hilo park that has a playground for small children.

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