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Documents: Ambulance theft suspect was just released from ER

| | Jul 25 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

HILO — A 24-year-old Hilo man accused of stealing an ambulance Friday afternoon from Hilo Medical Center had just been discharged from the emergency room when the vehicle was taken, according to court documents filed by police.

  1. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A 24-year-old Hilo man accused of stealing an ambulance Friday afternoon from Hilo Medical Center had just been discharged from the emergency room when the vehicle was taken, according to court documents filed by police.

  2. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A man and woman arrested by a newly formed police auto theft task force made their initial appearances Monday.

  3. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Major changes are coming to boating and harbor rules, but those most affected say the state hasn’t consulted with them, or even made the rules readily available prior to public hearings scheduled for Thursday and Friday.

  4. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaiian Airlines will add a new year-round flight from Los Angeles to Kona starting early next year.

  5. | Posted: Jul 24 2017 - 8:34pm

    HONOLULU — A U.S. Army soldier based in Hawaii pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of attempting to support the Islamic State group.

  6. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — For years, the cautioning voices of water safety officers in the lifeguard tower at Laaloa Beach Park were drowned out by ocean, beachgoers and traffic on Alii Drive.

  7. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii and North Korea are separated by nearly 5,000 miles of ocean, but in some ways the growing nuclear threat posed by the largely isolated and contentious nation feels closer than ever to Hawaii’s shores.

  8. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Hawaii County firefighters train by crawling in full uniform — bright yellow hats, heavy coats and pants with big boots — on the most humid summer days.

  9. | Posted: Jul 24 2017 - 8:33pm

    HILO — Hawaii County Prosecutor Mitch Roth said he’s using lessons learned from the Peter Kema Jr. case to propose changes in the laws governing child abuse and home schooling and to advocate for a longer statute of limitations period for manslaughter.

  10. Posted: Jul 24 2017 - 8:34pm

    WAILUKU, Maui — An upward trend in opioid overdoses has Hawaii health care providers working with Native Hawaiian healers in an effort to find alternative ways to treat pain and help wean addicts off of opioids.

  11. Posted: Jul 24 2017 - 1:54pm

    On Friday, the Hawaii Police Department’s task force charged a 28-year-old Puna woman and a 28-year-old Puna man in connection with a stolen vehicle.

  12. | Posted: Jul 24 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Offenses such as bullying and harassment were on the decline last year in Hawaii Island public schools, though the number of more serious misconduct cases — such as fighting and use of illicit drugs — increased slightly.

  13. | Posted: Jul 24 2017 - 12:06am

    WAIKOLOA — Tony Vidana got his start building houses for the poor and needy in a way many might not expect: smuggling lumber across the U.S.-Mexico border.

  14. | Posted: Jul 24 2017 - 12:06am

    SOUTH POINT — The southernmost point in the United States has always been a frontier.

  15. Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 8:09pm

    HONOLULU — After five straight years of declining enrollment at the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus, university President David Lassner has set a goal to hold enrollment flat for the upcoming fall and boost it back up to 20,000 students by 2020.