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Unresponsive woman pulled out of waters off Pohoiki Beach

Hawaii Island police are investigating what they say is a possible drowning that occurred in the Puna district.

On Tuesday at 4 p.m., officers responded to a report of an unresponsive woman who had been snorkeling at Pohoiki Beach. 57 more words


Hawaii Island police look for Hale Nani escapee

Hawaii Island police are searching for a 39-year-old Puna man who was reported as an escapee from Hale Nani Correctional Facility.

Jeremy Allan Ward was last seen at the correctional facility at about 8 a.m. 105 more words


Police: Illinois teen missing in Puna | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii Island police are looking for a missing 17-year-old Illinois girl.

Aleah March was last seen in Illinois in July. She visited Hawaii and was last heard from on Aug. 15 more words


Friends of woman murdered in Puna 7 years ago remember her as 'caring,' 'always smiling'

Two friends of Kaycee Smith, a 21-year-old Hawaii Island woman who was murdered seven years ago in Puna are speaking out.

Police finally named a suspect in her death on Friday, but that suspect is still on the loose. 219 more words


The King's Highway

An ancient trail system traverses the coastal regions of Hawaii.  Called the King’s Highway some of it survives to the present day.  MacKenzie Park, Puna District.

Puna District

Puna man charged with several counts of murder in connection with Leilani Estates shooting deaths

Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a Puna man arrested Friday in connection with multiple murders in the Leilani Estates subdivision.

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