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$5K reward still offered for info leading to arrest, conviction in arson cases

| | Jul 26 2017 - 9:00am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — The number of suspicious wildfires continues to grow as authorities are now investigating a series of blazes along Highway 190 this month.

  1. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — The proposal to widen Mamalahoa Highway in South Kohala is on the cusp of clearing an important project hurdle.

  2. Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) confirmed 18 new cases of residents with the mumps, raising the total number of statewide cases this year to 172. Nine of the new cases of individuals are adults, the department said in a press release Friday. Twelve of the cases are from Oahu, four are from Kauai and two are from Hawaii Island.

  3. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii is the first state to prepare the public for the possibility of a ballistic missile strike from North Korea.

  4. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    A lawyer for the estate of the late Peter Kema Jr. and the siblings of “Peter Boy” has sent a cease-and-desist letter to a senior vice president of, attempting to persuade the online merchandising giant to pull the Kindle book series “Peter Boy: Hawaii’s Most Notorious Case of Child Abuse and Murder” from its website.

  5. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Community members have wrapped the Boys and Girls Club of Hilo in a giant hug of reassurance after the club’s dishwasher heater was stolen.

  6. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A 42-year-old University of Hawaii at Hilo student who had digital images of child pornography on his cellphone pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree promotion of child abuse and promoting prostitution.

  7. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 10:10pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Both lanes of traffic on Highway 190 were briefly closed as emergency crews responded to a single-vehicle rollover Friday afternoon.

  8. Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 4:44pm

    Hawaii Island police have located 37-year-old Nathan Cakin who was wanted in connection with an attempted murder incident that occurred Monday in Kaʻu.

  9. Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 4:14pm

    Hawaii Island police have arrested a 27-year-old man Thursday, in connection with the attempted theft of a vehicle from a Hilo apartment complex.

  10. Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:34pm

    Hawaii Island police identified the 24-year-old Hilo man in connection with the theft of an ambulance from the Hilo Medical Center Thursday.

  11. Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:17pm

    Hawaii Island Police are asking the public for help in identifying the person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras in connection with an assault that occurred at a Hilo bar.

  12. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 10:47am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County Department of Water Supply officials spent Monday explaining North Kona’s water emergency to County Council members. On Thursday, it was the public’s turn.

  13. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A Kailua-Kona man was indicted on sex assault and incest charges last week.

  14. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — A human rights complaint has been filed with an international commission to investigate claims of human rights violations in Hawaii’s commercial fishing industry.

  15. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Court documents indicate a 25-year-old Mountain View man nabbed by a newly formed task force organized to address what a police statement called “the deeply concerning increase in property crimes, mainly stolen vehicles” went on a crime spree in Puna during a two-week period before his arrest.