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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.
During the week of April 23-29, Hawaii Island police arrested 24 motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident and two of the drivers were younger than 21.
KAILUA-KONA — Mele, the young donkey that lived on the Kona Coffee Living History Farm, was killed Saturday afternoon after she was struck by what appears to have been a stray bullet fired from an adjacent agricultural property.
KAILUA-KONA — Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows will shut its doors in October, sending roughly 400 employees back into the job market.
By Ed Wood on behalf of Babbel
— We’re all capable of learning a second, third or even fourth language, but we often go about it the wrong way.
KAILUA-KONA — Defense counsel for a well-known Hawaiian musician accused of sexual assault and kidnapping has filed a motion for acquittal.
Police said Monday they don’t know why a South Hilo patrol officer allegedly kicked and struck a juvenile boy, described as a runaway, early Friday morning at the Salvation Army Interim Home in Hilo.
A bill that would have created a dedicated governing body to take control of the state’s airports was unexpectedly killed Friday despite being on the verge of passage.
Voters will see on the November ballot a measure seeking to generate public education funding through a surcharge tax on high-value residential investment properties.
Heart attack Thursday. Back at work Monday.
HONOLULU — City officials plan to send Honolulu police into state-owned Kakaako Waterfront Park and adjacent parks to clear an estimated 80 homeless people from the grounds.
There’s a humble, one-room Hawaiian church at the mauka end of Kurtistown that’s stood for a century now, but one that daily commuters on Highway 11 might not even notice as they focus on the road. Ka Mauloa oka Malamalama was founded April 28, 1918, and celebrated its 100th anniversary on Sunday with a rededication service.