West Hawaii News, Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Accessed on 24 April 2018, 1501 UTC, Post #16689.



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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news stories compiled by “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Rock theft suspect sought

Hawaii Island Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person(s) involved in taking the rock bags placed around an asphalt pile near Highway 11 by the 56-mile marker on Feb. 13. The rocks were placed in green bags and were being used as a safety precaution for the asphalt pile.

Police locate missing extended furlough inmate

KAILUA-KONA — An extended furlough inmate missing since failing to check in with his case manager on Jan. 26 at Hawaii Community Correctional Center’s Hale Nani Reintegration Center in Hilo has been located.

Puna man charged with 9 sex offenses

KAILUA-KONA — A 37-year-old Puna man was charged Friday with nine sexual offenses in connection with a sexual assault reported in Hilo last week, authorities confirmed Monday.

Police seek public’s help locating 3 Puna men

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating three Puna men who are wanted for outstanding bench warrants and for questioning in connection with numerous other crimes.

$300K allocated for rat lungworm research

HILO — The state Legislature announced Friday that a $300,000 allocation will be made in the state budget to fund rat lungworm disease research at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

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Russ Roberts
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