Accessed on 18 April 2018, 1420 UTC, Post #16660.
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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories compiled by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed are those of the reporters and correspondents.
A brief look at stories from throughout the state.
KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County officials are warning residents of a new telephone scam that solicits donations for volunteer firefighters.
CANBERRA, Australia — A pilot saw an engine malfunction warning signal moments before his helicopter crashed on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef last month, killing a honeymooning couple from Hawaii and injuring a Colorado couple, a crash investigation reported on Wednesday.
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HONOLULU — The U.S. Navy identified a man who was killed in a shooting Sunday at an Ewa Beach home.
If each man, woman and child living on the Big Island dug into a pocket and handed over his or her share of the cost of running county government, that amount would be $2,449.
A fugitive who was swept into the ocean and presumably drowned Monday off the Puna coastline after attempting to elude capture by police was wanted on felony warrants and for questioning in a reported kidnapping, terroristic threatening and burglary that allegedly involved the use of a firearm.
About six months after their release, researchers are finding 11 young ‘alala coming out of their shell.
The state attorney general’s office executed a search warrant at Ka‘u Learning Academy on Tuesday morning, school leaders confirmed Tuesday.
Restroom facilities at Glenwood Park in Puna have been closed until further notice after a theft and vandalism incident.
During the week of April 9-15, Hawaii Island police arrested 26 motorists for DUI. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents. Two were younger than 21.
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