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  1. Police seek attempted car theft suspectRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | West Hawaii Today

    At 9:19 a.m. on Wednesday, South Hilo patrol officers responded to a call from a witness in the parking lot of Wal-Mart on Makaala Street. They made contact with a 55-year-old Kurtistown woman, who related that upon returning to her parked pickup truck, she discovered a man inside attempting to steal it.

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  2. Obituaries | 11-18-14Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | West Hawaii Today

    ... for Women's Imaging Center in Hilo. She is survived by husband, John Brimm of Keaau; daughter, Robin Epperson of Kurtistown; brother, Larry (Debbie) Forsythe of Tennessee; one granddaughter. Roy "Totay" Rebuldela, 67, of Hilo died at Hilo Medical ...

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  3. Obituaries | 11-16-14Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | West Hawaii Today

    ... Calif.; stepson, Marcus Scott of Oahu; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Haime A. Barroga, 95, of Kurtistown died Oct. 14, 2014, at Hilo Medical Center. Born Nov. 12, 1918, in the Philippines, he was a cook and World War II Army veteran. ...

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  4. Obituaries | 11-11-14Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | West Hawaii Today

    Naonosuke Sugai, 104, of Kurtistown died Oct. 30, 2014, at the Hilo Medical Center. Born in Olaa, he was a retired carpenter for the former Theo H. Davies &Co.

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  5. Honolulu Star-AdvertiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Herbert Tadashi Abe Oct. 30, 2014 Herbert Tadashi Abe, 70, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, owner of Kanake Hawaii and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo.

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  6. Paleka wins District 5 Council raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | West Hawaii Today

    ... which separates District 5 from District 4. It also threatens to cut the districts in half. District 5 represents Kurtistown, Orchidland, Hawaiian Acres, Mountain View, parts of Keaau, Fern Acres, Eden Roc, Fern Forest, Pahoa mauka and Kalapana.

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  7. Onishi leads race for state House District 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | West Hawaii Today

    State House of Representatives incumbent candidate Richard H.K. Onishi is leading the race to represent Big Island residents in Hilo, Keaau, Kurtistown, and Volcano following the first return of votes in Tuesday's General Election. Onishi, a Democrat, has received 2,626 votes.

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  8. Daniel Paleka Jr. leading Hawaii County Council raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... on the council. Seven of the nine County Council seats were decided in the Aug. 9 primary. In District 5, for Kurtistown, Mountain View and Kehena, Daniel K. Paleka Jr., former correctional officer, bed and breakfast owner and ex-union business ...

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  9. Oahu candidates continue to dominate OHA boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | West Hawaii Today

    ... Ahu Isa, with 103,671 votes, with all precincts reporting. The only neighbor island candidate, Mililani Trask of Kurtistown on Hawaii Island, was heading for defeat after coming in fourth with 95,730 votes. Trustees are elected to their seats for ...

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  10. Hawaii volcano about to consume its first home, with lava meters awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Russia Taday

    ... of Jeff and Denise Lagrimas, who decided not to stay to watch their home engulfed. They packed up to move to Kurtistown, 22 kilometers (14 miles) away. "I don't want to stick around and just wait for it to come and take it," Denise told AP, as she ...

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  11. Hawaii residents leave homes as lava flow nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... in the distance ... mixed with the birds chirping and the coqui frogs." The Lagrimas family decided to move to Kurtistown, a safe distance from Kilauea's current flow. "We didn't want to go anywhere where it's close enough where we would have to ...

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  12. Lava Bringing 'Slow Motion' Disaster to Hawaii ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | WTVC

    ... with the birds chirping and the coqui frogs." With the flow threatening, the Lagrimas family decided to move to Kurtistown, a safe distance away. "We didn't want to go anywhere where it's close enough where we would have to evacuate again," Denise ...

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  13. Slow-moving lava creeps closer to Hawaii homesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Marietta Times

    ... and other belongings into cardboard boxes Tuesday to move their nine-member household to a new rental home in Kurtistown, about 14 miles away. "It's so surreal, it's so surreal. Never in my wildest dreams as a kid growing up did I think I would be ...

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  14. Second suspect enters plea in Big Island homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    HILO >> A Kurtistown man recorded on video holding a man at gunpoint while his cousin choked him to death has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports 32-year-old Claude Keone Krause on Thursday entered the plea in the death of Dante Peter Gilman on Dec. 28, 2012, at Gilman's home in Hawaiian Acres.

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  15. Guilty plea in Puna murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | West Hawaii Today

    A 32-year-old Kurtistown man pleaded guilty Wednesday for his role in the slaying of a 44-year-old Hawaiian Acres man in late 2012. Claude Keone Krause entered his plea to second-degree murder for the killing of Dante Peter Gilman on Dec. 28, 2012, at Gilman's home.

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  16. Six candidates vie for OHA at-large, two for Maui seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | West Hawaii Today

    Only one Hawaii Island candidate made it to the General Election in the race for an at-large seat on the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees. Mililani B. Trask, who lives in Kurtistown, will square off against five other candidates, all from Honolulu, for one of the three available at-large seats on the board.

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  17. Big Island man changes plea in murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | KITV-TV

    A 21-year-old Kurtistown man has changed his plea in the death of a Hawaiian Acres man in 2012. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports Kawena Krause on Monday pleaded no contest to second-degree murder in the death of 44-year-old Dante Peter Gilman.

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  18. Big Island man changes plea in murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | KITV-TV

    A 21-year-old Kurtistown man has changed his plea in the death of a Hawaiian Acres man in 2012. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports Kawena Krause on Monday pleaded no contest to second-degree murder in the death of 44-year-old Dante Peter Gilman.

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  19. Defendant changes plea in 2012 murder case: Kawena Krause pleads no...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | West Hawaii Today

    A 21-year-old Kurtistown man pleaded no contest Monday to second-degree murder for his role in the slaying of a 44-year-old Hawaiian Acres man in late 2012. Hilo Circuit Judge Glenn Hara set sentencing for Kawena Krause for 1 p.m. Dec. 2. Krause and his cousin, 32-year-Claude Keone Krause, are accused of killing Dante Peter Gilman on Dec. 28, 2012, at Gilman's home.

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  20. Man gets 10 years for home invasion, sex assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | West Hawaii Today

    ... left. The can landed in the truck bed and police found it when they pulled the vehicle over later that night in Kurtistown and arrested Vaughn and Jose. Jose was driving the truck. Vaughn pleaded guilty in May to first-degree burglary, second-degree ...

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