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  1. Man found not guilty in home-invasion trialRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | West Hawaii Today

    A 45-year-old Kurtistown man was acquitted Monday of robbing gamblers at gunpoint in Hawaiian Paradise Park almost two years ago. A jury of seven women and five men deliberated less than two hours before finding John Krause not guilty of first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary and first-degree terroristic threatening.

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  2. Kurtistown man acquittedRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    A 45-year-old Kurtistown man was acquitted Monday of robbing gamblers at gunpoint in Hawaiian Paradise Park almost two years ago.

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  3. Inmate arrested for burglaryRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    Police have arrested a Hawaii Community Correctional Center inmate for a burglary last year at a business in Kurtistown.

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  4. HCCC inmate arrested in burglaryRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | West Hawaii Today

    Hawaii Island police have arrested an inmate at Hawaii Community Correctional Center in connection with a burglary last year at a business in Kurtistown. Police investigation linked the burglary to 22-year-old Luke Kaniaupio, who had been sentenced to jail in January for unrelated crimes.

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  5. Jury begins deliberations in Krause caseRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | West Hawaii Today

    The fate of a Kurtistown man accused of robbing a high-stakes dice game in Puna almost two years ago is in the hands of the jury. Both the prosecution and defense delivered closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of John Krause, who's charged with robbery, burglary and terroristic threatening for his alleged role in the gunpoint robbery of craps and card games at a Hawaiian Paradise Park home in the early morning hours of May 28, 2013.

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  6. Jury begins deliberations in Krause trialRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    The fate of a Kurtistown man accused of robbing a high-stakes dice game in Puna almost two years ago is in the hands of the jury.

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  7. Dvorak Named ITA Texas Region Rookie of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Texas Tech freshman Sarah Dvorak, a native of Kurtistown, Hawai'i, earned her second honor of the year, as the Lady Raider was honored as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Texas Region Rookie of the Year. Dvorak, who was the highest-rated recruit when she arrived in Lubbock, recorded the third-most wins by a freshman in the modern era at Texas Tech with a 26-10 record this season.

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  8. Home-invasion case winds downRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | West Hawaii Today

    A police officer testified Monday one of the victims of a gambling game robbery accused a man who reportedly threw his truck keys at one of the robbers of being part of the home invasion. Officer Davy Kamalii testified in the trial of John Krause of Kurtistown.

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  9. Kilgo, Dvorak, Talaba earn All-Big 12 honorsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... in singles and No. 33 in doubles with Talaba, has gone 9-9 in singles and 8-5 in doubles. Dvorak, a freshman from Kurtistown, Hawaii, is tied for third at Texas Tech in single-season singles victories by a freshman with Samantha Adams (2011). Since ...

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  10. Man reports being robbed in KurtistownRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    Police are investigating a reported robbery Wednesday night at the Kurtistown ballpark.

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  11. Hawaii island police looking for assault, robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A 53-year-old Mountain View man reported being approached by two men who asked for a cigarette at the Kurtistown ballpark between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. The victim said he was punched repeatedly in the face, and hit over the head with an empty bottle. He said he was dragged into a men's restroom and the assault continued.

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  12. Silent Hawaii FM Sells For $135KRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Radio Ink

    Louise Naito is selling KWYI licensed to Kawaihae, Hawaii to Resonate Hawaii which also owns KIPA and KHBC , Hilo, Hawaii, KHWI , Holualoa, Hawaii, and KTBH , Kurtistown, Hawaii. The owners of Resonate Hawaii are Dan Deeb and Carla Morris.

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  13. Lady Raiders Tennis earns Highest Ranking in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... would be the second fastest Lady Raider to reach that mark if it happens Friday. Sarah Dvorak, a freshman from Kurtistown, Hawai'i, is No. 94 this week. Dvorak has had the clinching victory in each of the last three matches. She also leads the team ...

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  14. Weekly Tennis Honors AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Big 12 Conference

    ... since 2009, as the Jayhawks blanked the Wildcats in the 2015 Sunflower Showdown. Sarah Dvorak, Texas Tech, Fr., Kurtistown, Hawai'i Sarah Dvorak led Texas Tech to its first win over a Top 10 program in school history, as the Lady Raiders defeated ...

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  15. Police arrest TMT protestersRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | West Hawaii Today

    A dozen people were arrested by police Thursday for blocking construction workers heading toward the summit of Mauna Kea to begin work on the Thirty Meter Telescope. Those arrested were Ronald Fujiyoshi, 75, of Hilo;Moanikeala Akaka, 70, of Hilo; Joseph Kanuha, 56, of Kailua-Kona; Eric Heaukulani, 38, of Kealakekua; Kelii Ioane Jr., 63, of Hilo; James Albertini, 68, of Kurtistown;Erin O'Donnel, 40, of Waimea;Craig Neff, 56 ,of Papaikou; Gary Oamilda, 66, of Ocean View; Chase Kahookahi Kanuha, 26, of Kailua-Kona; Dannette Henrietta, 45, of Hilo; and Lambert Lavea, 27, of Mountain View.

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  16. 12 protesters arrested blocking road to giant telescope siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | KITV-TV

    ... 56, of Kailua-Kona Eric Heaukulani, 38, of Kealakekua Kelii Ioane Jr., 63, of Hilo James Albertini, 68, of Kurtistown Erin O'Donnell, 40, of Kamuela Craig Neff, 56 ,of P?pa?ikou Gary Oamilda, 66, of Ocean View Chase Kahookahi Kanuha, 26, of ...

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  17. Obituaries | 3-16-15Read the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | West Hawaii Today

    ... be worn. He is survived by daughter, Jennifer (Paiea Busby) Shimizu of Hilo; sisters, Sharon (Earl) Nomura of Kurtistown, Susan (Cooper) Nakayama of Hilo; brother, Stanley Shimizu, of Pennsylvania; nieces, one nephew, two stepgrandchildren. Vincent ...

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  18. UH-Hilo robbery suspect to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | West Hawaii Today

    ... Circuit Judge Greg Nakamura scheduled her trial for 9 a.m. July 13. Arraignment for 28-year-old Isaac Kamalii of Kurtistown was postponed to 9:30 a.m. March 2 after the Public Defender declared a conflict of interest and withdrew from the case. The ...

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  19. 2 charged in January armed carjacking at UH HiloRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    HILO >> A 28-year-old Kurtistown man suspected of using a handgun in a carjacking last month at the University of Hawaii Hilo has been indicted on a robbery charge. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports a Hilo grand jury also indicted Isaac Kamalii on felony charges of terroristic threatening, using a firearm in a felony and possessing a gun as a felon.

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  20. Obituaries for February 1Read the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    ... St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Private services were held. She is survived by a daughter, Elaine Kaminski of Kurtistown; sisters-in-law, Cleria Gomez of Mililani, Oahu, Eleanor Gomes of Kihei, Maui and Fern Rodrigues of Berlin, New Hampshire; ...

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