Accessed on 19 April 2018, 1416 UTC, Post #16666.
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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 in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Juvenile crime is down 58.5 percent during the past five years, despite heavy caseloads and limited budgets in the county prosecutor’s office. Crimes in other categories also have been decreasing.
Janice Moraga looks for children’s books for her 4-year-old granddaughter Wednesday evening during the Friends of the Hilo Public Library members-only preview event for the semi-annual Friends book sale at the library. The spring sale is open to the public 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday. The sale features fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, LPs and puzzles. All proceeds benefit the library and librarian scholarships.
A fatal two-vehicle collision early Wednesday afternoon closed Hawaii Belt Road (Highway 19) in Laupahoehoe for several hours.
By Direct expose (Novelty…
— This janitor was largely overlooked until someone stumbled upon his unbelievable history and catalyzed a series of life-altering events.
HONOLULU — Lawmakers are discussing versions of two bills that would tighten the state’s already strict gun regulations.
A flash flood watch was issued Wednesday for all of the Big Island as heavy rainfall and thunderstorms are expected throughout the remainder of the week.
Hawaii County police and the Department of Defense are investigating an alleged sexual assault between a cadet and a staff member at Hawaii Youth Challenge Academy in Hilo.
A Big Island solar contractor is suing a former customer, seeking a court to order the Pahoa man to remove a blog from the internet that the contractor claims was “maliciously created … with the intent to cause financial harm.”
A two-vehicle traffic collision involving a tanker truck has closed Highway 19 near the 25-mile marker in Laupahoehoe, according to police.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
A brief look at stories from throughout the state.