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73-year-old man from Hilo has been missing since Feb. 26

Danny L. Ostlund, 73, was last seen on Banyan Drive in Hilo on Feb. 26, 2023.

Hawaiʻi Island Police: Be on the lookout for a stolen tractor

A tractor was stolen from a property off of Highway 130 just outside of Pāhoa on March 12, 2023, between 8:45 a.m. and 1:40 p.m., according to Hawaiʻi Island police.

Missing 15-year-old in Hilo

Uilani Ahuna was last seen in the 1700 block of Kinoʻole Street in Hilo on Feb. 25 at 12:30 p.m.

56-year-old ‘at risk’ man missing in Hilo

Mervin Nihau was last seen on Amau Road in Hilo at 7 a.m. on March 11 and is in need of medication.

13-year-old girl missing in Hilo

Kailea Kekipi was last seen at 2:37 p.m. on March 10 on Waianuenue Avenue in Hilo on the Big Island.

UPDATE #2: Manhunt continues for attempted murder suspect; second person in stolen car killed by police

Police kill driver of stolen car during search for armed and dangerous attempted murder suspect, Ronald Kahihikolo, who was last seen near mile 40 marker on Highway 19 in Hāmākua District.

Hawaiʻi County outstanding warrants as of March 10, 2023

Hawaiʻi Island police ask that anyone who knows the whereabouts of a person on this outstanding warrants list to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 808-935-3311.

23-year-old wanted for stealing a 1997 pickup truck, crashing into police car in Pāhoa

Harrison Duadua-Apao, who is wanted for stealing a truck, is about 5 feet 8 inches and 155 pounds, with black hair, hazel eyes, a medium build and tan complexion.  

800 attend Big Island cockfight; four men charged with firearms, drug offenses

Four men were arrested for firearms offenses on March 4 while at a cockfight in Kealakekua, where drugs and illegal firearms were recovered, along with U.S. currency and two vehicles for forfeiture, according to Hawaiʻi Island police.

Crews quickly remove overturned semi-truck, trailer from Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway

On Wednesday afternoon, a semi-truck and trailer overturned across both lanes of Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway between Kawaihae Road the Mauna Kea Beach Resort on the Big Island.

Update: 14-year-old runaway located in good health

Big Island police report that 14-year-old Serenity Salmo-Kāʻawa was found Feb. 25 in Hilo.

Update: Missing child located in good health

Update: Missing child was located in good health in Hilo.

Endangered 36-year-old Keaʻau woman located in good health

Big Island police report that Elissa Karstu was located Feb. 23 in Hilo.

Hawaiʻi Island outstanding warrants as of Feb. 17, 2023

The Hawaiʻi Police Department has put out a list of people who have outstanding warrants as of Feb. 17, 2023.

Man arrested for smashing girlfriend’s car with axe; school locked down as precaution

While police were looking for the suspect, the nearby Waimea Elementary School went into lockdown at 1:51 p.m. on Feb. 15 out of an abundance of caution.

Man from California with outstanding warrant last known to be in Hilo

Thomas Bird, 53, is wanted for an outstanding warrant out of Orange County, Calif., and was last known to be in the Hilo district of the Big Island. 

Driver suffers severe injuries after nearly hitting pedestrian in North Kona

A 31-year-old man, originally from Wisconsin, was driving a convertible in North Kona when he nearly struck a pedestrian in a crosswalk and then crashed.

UPDATE: Highway 11 in Kealakekua is now open

Highway 11 now is open between Konawaena School Road and Haleki’i Street. It had been closed due to a car crash.

Ocean View man injures two Big Island police officers during arrest for outstanding warrant

Samuel Imaizumi, 47, was charged with felony assault of the two police officers and resisting arrest.

43-year-old’s bomb threat causes evacuation of Hilo shopping center

A man, identified as 43-year-old Ebn Wandell of Hilo, walked into a management office and stated he had a bomb in the bag he was carrying, police said.
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