Tag: Keaau

35 Papaya Trees Vandalized in Keaʻau

Big Island police are investigating damage to papaya trees in Puna.
Approximately 35 papaya trees were knocked over Monday (June 11) in a papaya farm located near 8 ½ mile camp in Keaʻau. Damages were estimated at $1,750.
Workers in …

Police Identify Shipman Beach Drowning Victim

Big Island Police have identified the 17-year-old victim of a possible drowning reported in Puna.
He has been identified as John Joel Nicholas Buentipo of Keaau. On Saturday (April 7) at about 7:25 a.m., Buentipo’s body was recovered by Hawaii …

Tree Cutter Killed in HPP

A 30-year-old man died Monday (March 12) after a tree fell on him while he was helping to clear a vacant lot in Puna.
The victim has been identified as Methodius Suda of Hilo.
Shortly after 3:30 p.m. Monday, Puna …

Hilo Man Killed in Wailoa Bridge Traffic Accident

A 56-year-old Hilo man died Saturday (February 25) from injuries he received in a motor vehicle/pedestrian crash which occurred on February 24, 2012 on the Wailoa Bridge in Hilo.
The pedestrian was identified as Marcelino Jaquias, Jr., of a Hilo …

Man Killed in Single Motorcycle Crash

A 24-year-old Laupahoehoe man died Sunday (February 26) from injuries he received in a single motorcycle crash on Kalanianaole Street, 228 feet east of Koloa Street.
The driver was identified as Dimitri I. Sheehan of a Laupahoehoe address.
Responding to …