Editor’s note: This log of property crimes reported in the Kona District is a regular feature of West Hawaii Today and is compiled using Hawaii Police Department records. The department considers North and South Kona one district.
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Lava from the June 27 flow continued to advance slowly Sunday as fire fighters worked to contain a brush fire nearby.
When Matthew Barrett moved into his home in Kaohe Homesteads in December, he had a plan.
Many lower Puna residents and home owners are faced with two difficult choices as they wait to see how far the June 27 lava flow will go — pack up and leave or stick it out and hope for the best.
On a typically sunny Puako morning, Bluewater Pacific’s Matt Casey stops by a construction site to check the progress of the installation of a new type of septic system.
The Kohala Center has received a $2.18 million federal grant to build a commercial kitchen, work spaces and other facilities designed to help farmers and food producers develop and market their products.
Lava from the June 27 flow moved into lighter vegetation and ignited a brush fire Saturday afternoon, Hawaii County Civil Defense officials said.
Jack Thompson remembers well the last time a wayward lava flow threatened a community on Hawaii Island.
Kalapana — it’s where the road ends and the land of Pele begins.
A 32-year-old Kona man was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for his role in a violent home invasion last year in Puna and for molesting two minors in Kona.
A federal judge has granted a homeless man’s request for a temporary restraining order that prevents Hawaii County from enforcing its panhandling laws when he is soliciting money from passersby.
Students are back in class at Honokaa schools, where some 1,000 people were evacuated Thursday after fumes from a mixture of pesticides sent more than two dozen people to area health centers.
The Hawaii Property Insurance Association has placed a moratorium on new insurance policies in lower Puna as a result of the June 27 lava flow.
Hundreds of “Wheelies” flocked Wednesday evening to Hilton Waikoloa Village to watch a lucky few spin the wheel, call a consonant, buy a vowel and solve the puzzle.
Hawaii Police are investigating a reported residential robbery Wednesday night in Puna.