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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The fourth-ranked University of Hawai'i men's volleyball team escaped with a four-set victory over Barton College Saturday in its opening match of The Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge at Lipscomb's Allen Arena. Set scores were 25-16, 20-25, 25-17, 25-22.
HONOLULU--The University of Hawai'i women's tennis team hosted the first day of their Rainbow Wahine Invitational on Saturday afternoon at the UH Tennis Complex.
Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. C18000979 Media Release (Update No. 2) An autopsy was held today on the man who shot himself, ending the standoff with police in Hawaiian Beaches earlier this week. Hawai’i Island police have identified the man as 51-year-old Keith K. Cummings of Pāhoa. The pathologist was able to confirm that he died from a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The manner of death has been determined to be suicide. Tuesday morning, (January 9), at about 12:20 a.m., patrol officers responded to a report of gunshots fired at a residence on Kamanu Street in Hawaiian Beaches. Upon their arrival, officers were confronted by a male with a firearm seated within a vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence. Several more shots were fired upon the officers’ arrival, though it is unclear if any shots were directed at the officers. The occupant of the residence was able to leave ..
HONOLULU--The University of Hawai'i women's tennis team got off to a strong start, winning the double point, but couldn't maintain the momentum into the singles as Washington defeated the Rainbow Wahine, 5-2 on Friday afternoon at the UH Tennis Complex. In the loss however, UH's Michelle Pits kept her win streak alive, improving to 5-0 in the new year. It marked the first dual match of the season for UH and the first action on the courts for UW.
The University of Hawai'i diving teams got the final competition of the regular season under way on Friday, going head-to-head with a large elite field at Spieker Aquatics Center in the first day of the UCLA Bruin Diving Invitational.
The University of Hawai'i women's basketball team (7-9, 0-3 Big West) opens up a big day of basketball on Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center, squaring off with Long Beach State (2-15, 0-3 Big West) to start the first conference women's/men's doubleheader at home this season. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. between the Rainbow Wahine and 49ers.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Hawai'i men's volleyball team's opening match in the inaugural The Off The Block Grow the Game Challenge Friday has been postponed and is rescheduled for Sunday.
HONOLULU – The University of Hawai'i men's basketball hosts UC Santa Barbara in a Big West matchup on Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Stan Sheriff Center. The game will tip at approximately 8 p.m. and will be part of a doubleheader with the Rainbow Wahine who face Long Beach State at 5:30 p.m.
Junior guard Lahni Salanoa ignited the Rainbow Wahine (7-9, 0-3 Big West) with a trio of three-point hits in the fourth quarter, pulling UH to its biggest lead since the game's opening stanza. However. the University of Hawai'i women's basketball squad fell to 0-3 in Big West play on Thursday, coming up just short in a second half comeback against visiting UC Irvine on a hot-shooting night at the Stan Sheriff Center, 74-67.
Hawaiʻi Police Department Vice Section, Area II Lieutenant Royce Serrao Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 226 Report No. C180000889 Media Release (Update) Hawai’i Island Police have located 43-year-old Jarrod Agasa who was reported missing. He was located yesterday, (January 10), in Hilo in good condition.
Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Lieutenant Rio Amon-Wilkins Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 230 Report No.C14034065 Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 22-year-old man identified as Chance Gorelangton-Kuanoni, last known to reside in Kamuela. He is wanted on an outstanding warrant of arrest and questioning relative to an assault investigation in the South Kohala district. Gorelangton-Kuanoni is described as a local male, approximately 5-feet-5-inches, approximately 150 pounds, black hair and brown eyes. Police ask anyone with information on this individual to call the Police Department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311.
Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Chandler Nacino Phone: (808) 936-5171 Report No. C17035274 Media Release (Update No. 1) Hawaiʻi Island police arrested Tiara Kolowena on (January 10), at 8:15 p.m., at the Kealakehe Police Station after she turned herself into police. Kolowena was wanted on an outstanding warrant of arrest and questioning relative to multiple financial crimes in the Kona district. The Hawaiʻi Police Department thanks the public for their assistance and continued support.
HONOLULU—The University of Hawai'i cheerleading squad travelled to Orlando, Fla. this week to compete in the 2018 Universal Cheerleaders Association Collegiate National Championships. The competition will take place January 12-14, 2018 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Chandler Nacino Phone: (808) 936-5171 Report No. C17035274 [See image gallery at www.hawaiipolice.com] Media Release (Update) The Area II Special Enforcement Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Tiara Kolowena, AKA Tiara Baker a 54-year-old who resides in the Kona district. She is wanted on an outstanding warrant of arrest and questioning relative to multiple financial crimes in the Kona district. Kolowena is described as 5-feet-7-inches, approximately 200 pounds, local female, medium complexion with black and gray hair. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Sergeant Edwin A. Buyten or Officer Chandler Nacino at (808) 936-5171 or (808) 326-4646.
HONOLULU – Backed by another stellar defensive effort the University of Hawaii men's basketball grinded out a 57-45 win over Cal Poly Wednesday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. UH improved to 11-5 overall and 2-1 in the Big West with a win in its conference home opener.
HONOLULU—The University of Hawai'i men's tennis team fought hard, but it was not enough as UH fell to No. 24 Texas Tech in a dual match on Wednesday at the UH Tennis Complex, 5-2. The Rainbow Warriors dropped to 0-4 while Texas Tech improved to 2-1.
Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305 Media Release For the year 2017, there were 1,160 DUI arrests compared with 1,111 in 2016, an increase of 4.4 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were: District Hāmākua – 9 North Hilo- 5 South Hilo- 254 Puna- 276 Ka’u- 20 Kona- 521 South Kohala- 69 North Kohala- 6 Island Total- 1,160 There were 220 drivers arrested for driving under the influence of an intoxicant who were involved in traffic accidents in 2017, compared with 265 in 2016, a decrease of 17 percent. There were 72 drivers arrested for driving under the influence of an intoxicant who were under the age of 21 in 2017, compared with 77 in 2016, a decrease of 6.5 percent. In 2017, there were 1,362 major accidents compared with 1,443 in 2016, a decrease of 5.6 percent. ln 2017, there were 30 fatal crashes on Hawaiʻi Island (one of which had multiple deaths), resulting in 32 fatalities, compared with 27 fatal crashes (fiv..
Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305 Media Release During the week of January 1. 2018, through January 7, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 17 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21. So far this year, there have been 17 DUI arrests compared with 22 during the same period last year, a decrease of 22.7 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were: DUI Arrests by District District Weekly Total Year to Date Hāmākua 0 0 North Hilo 0 0 South Hilo 0 0 Puna 3 3 Ka’ū 0 0 Kona 13 13 South Kohala 1 1 North Kohala 0 0 Island Total 17 17 There have been 13 major accidents so far this year compared with 28 during the same period last year, a decrease of 53.6 percent. To date, there were 0 fatal crashes, resulting in 0 fatalities, compared with 2 fatal crashes, resulting in 2 fatalities at the same t..
Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. C18000979 Media Release (Update) The stand-off Hawaiʻi Island police had been investigating involving a lone barricaded subject in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision in lower Puna came to an end just before 1:00 p.m., today, (January 9,) with the subject taking his own life. This morning at about 12:20 a.m., patrol officers responded to a report of gunshots fired at a residence on Kamanu Street in Hawaiian Beaches. Upon their arrival, they were confronted by a male with a firearm seated within a vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence. Several more shots were fired upon the officers’ arrival, though it is unclear if any shots were directed toward them. The occupant of the residence was able to safely leave the home and is physically unharmed. The department’s Special Response Team responded to the scene and crisis negotiators established communication with th..
Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. C18000979 Media Release (Update) The stand-off Hawaiʻi Island police had been investigating involving a lone barricaded subject in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision in lower Puna came to an end just before 1:00 p.m., today, (January 9,) with the subject taking his own life. This morning at about 12:20 a.m., patrol officers responded to a report of gunshots fired at a residence on Kamanu Street in Hawaiian Beaches. Upon their arrival, they were confronted by a male with a firearm seated within a vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence. Several more shots were fired upon the officers’ arrival, though it is unclear if any shots were directed toward them. The occupant of the residence was able to safely leave the home and is physically unharmed. The department’s Special Response Team responded to the scene and crisis negotiators established communication with th..