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Hilo police fatally shoot man; investigation underway - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — Hilo police fatally shot a man in Keeau on Thursday afternoon during a struggle over a gun. The shooting happened about 2:15 p.m., when police were called to Hawaiian Paradise Park for a suicidal, armed man. They found him in his car at the intersection of Kaloli Drive and Beach Road.

Hilo police fatally shoot man; investigation underway - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Hawaii Poll: HPD Chief losing support but support for officers s - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — Nearly half of Hawaii's registered voters want Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha to step down. That's according to the Hawaii News Now, Star Advertiser Hawaii poll. 48% of likely voters said they had an 'unfavorable' opinion of Kealoha. That's up 18% since the beginning of last year.

Hawaii poll shows Djou with early lead in mayor's race - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — Former U.S. Rep. Charles Djou has taken a strong early lead in the race for Honolulu mayor, according to a new Hawaii News Now/Star-Advertiser Hawaii poll. Some 39 percent of likely voters said they would back Djou, if the election were held today. By comparison, 30 percent said they would vote for Mayor Kirk Caldwell.

Uptick in rescues at popular Spitting Caves site have emergency - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — Dozens of recent rescues at the popular Spitting Caves in East Oahu have emergency crews making another public plea. They say the popularity of jumping into the water from the cliff is growing, especially among tourists, because of social media. The breathtaking views from Portlock Point draw a crowd at almost every sunset.

Murdered Maui woman's sister says ex-boyfriend unhappy about pre - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — The last time Fiona Wais saw her half-sister alive, they hugged and told each other, "I love you." "As I was saying goodbye, I was just going to walk away, she called me over.

Campaign 2016: Mayor's challengers say police chief should step - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell two main challengers are calling for the police chief and his deputy prosecutor wife to step aside while a federal grand jury deacides whether they should face criminal charges. "I think it's shameful and I think it's a huge black eye for law enforcement in general," former Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle told Hawaii News Now.

Vote to ratify new Native Hawaiian constitution pushed back a ye - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — The vote to ratify a Native Hawaiian constitution is being delayed until late 2017. Organizers say they need to raise a lot more money before the movement can advance.

Princess Kawananakoa urges senators to challenge governor's PUC - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — Princess Abigail Kawananakoa has joined the debate over the governor's controversial appointment to the Public Utilities Commission. In a letter to state Senate President Ronald Kouchi, Kawananakoa urges lawmakers to call a special session to mull over the appointment of Tom Gorak to the three-member commission.

Coast Guard to suspend search for 3 missing fishermen - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL — The search for three fishermen missing off Oahu's North Shore will be suspended at sunset. The three -- friends Klint Oshima, 36, Jensen Loo, 30, and Derek Tomas, 30 -- went fishing out of Haleiwa Boat Harbor over the weekend, but never returned. On Monday, their capsized fishing boat was found about 25 miles offshore.
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Jul 22, 2016

UPDATE: man shot & killed by police in Hilo has been identified as BJ Medeiros, 36.

Jul 21, 2016

BREAKING: Man accused of pointing gun at police in Hilo is shot and killed in Keaau.

Jul 21, 2016

BREAKING: Police in Hilo shoot, kill a man in Puna. Officers responded to call of a suicidal man, sources say the man pointed a gun at them

Jul 21, 2016

@hattorisan hi Jay. Im not sure what Steve was talking about. Message him on Twitter and ask him. Sorry!

Jul 20, 2016

It was like a punch in the gut to hear fellow Pearl City native/friend #MarkTakai had died

Jul 19, 2016

9 yr. old Kauai girl witnesses her father kill her mother, then himself. More:  PC: family

Jul 19, 2016

Hawaii Poll: Support for HPD Chief plummets but support for his officers remains strong:

Jul 18, 2016

@firebomb56 @joeskc Joe's is my fave! i'm not arguing w/ anyone about it.. Joe's is my #1 BBQ spot. I still call it Oklahoma Joe's, habit.

Jul 18, 2016

@firebomb56 That's it? you clearly didn't eat enough BBQ... Oklahoma Joe's itself accounts for more than that of my KC vacation weight!

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