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  1. Big Island man sentenced in 2012 homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    HILO >> The second man convicted of a killing a Hawaiian Acres man nearly two years ago has been sentenced to life in prison. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports 32-year-old Claude Krause of Kurtistown was sentenced Monday in the strangling death of 44-year-old Dante Peter Gilman at Gilman's home.

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  2. 2 cousins sentenced in Big Island murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KITV-TV

    ... Yunji -- Last week -- one of those two men was sentenced to life in prison. That was Kawena Krause -- He's from Kurtistown. In court today was his cousin -- Claude Krause -- also from Kurtistown. And he also got a "life in prison" sentence. Claude ...

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  3. Claude Krause sentenced to life in Gilman murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2012 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    A judge sentenced a 32-year-old Kurtistown man Monday to life in prison with the possibility of parole for his role in the slaying of a 44-year-old Hawaiian Acres man almost two years ago.

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  4. Puna man sentenced to life in prison for 2012 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KITV-TV

    ... awena Krause was sentenced last week to life in prison with the possibility of parole. He is Claude's cousin from Kurtistown.

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  5. 2 cousins sentenced in Big Island murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KITV-TV

    ... Yunji -- Last week -- one of those two men was sentenced to life in prison. That was Kawena Krause -- He's from Kurtistown. In court today was his cousin -- Claude Krause -- also from Kurtistown. And he also got a "life in prison" sentence. Claude ...

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  6. Stolen car arrest results in multiple charges against Puna manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A Puna man is facing multiple charges after he was arrested in connection with a stolen vehicle on Wednesday in Hilo. Daesyn Pacheco-Muragin, 24, of Kurtistown, is accused of stealing a 1992 Honda Accord from the parking lot of the Prince Kuhio Plaza.

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  7. Life sentence in Hawaiian Acres murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    A 21-year-old Kurtistown man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole for his role in the slaying of a 44-year-old Hawaiian Acres man in late 2012.

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  8. 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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  9. Obituaries | 11-18-14Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | 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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  10. Obituaries | 11-16-14Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | 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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  11. Obituaries | 11-11-14Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | 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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  12. Honolulu Star-AdvertiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | 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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  13. Paleka wins District 5 Council raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | 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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  14. Onishi leads race for state House District 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | 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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  15. Daniel Paleka Jr. leading Hawaii County Council raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | 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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  16. Oahu candidates continue to dominate OHA boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | 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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  17. Hawaii volcano about to consume its first home, with lava meters awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | 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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  18. Hawaii residents leave homes as lava flow nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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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  19. Lava Bringing 'Slow Motion' Disaster to Hawaii ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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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  20. Hawaii residents leave homes as lava flow nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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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