Accessed on 08 July 2018, 1451 UTC, Post #17171
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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news stories from “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
KAILUA-KONA — A 50-year-old man was sentenced this week to up to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple charges of sexual abuse against three different juvenile victims.
HONOLULU — Kamehameha Schools has agreed to pay $5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by families of four former students whose teacher is accused of secretly recording them showering in his faculty apartment.
LEKELEKE — Vandals hit Lekeleke Burial Grounds in recent days, spray-painting rocks and littering at the historic site south of Keauhou.
KAILUA-KONA — Two Hawaii Island growers were among the first to be licensed by the state Department of Health’s Industrial Hemp Pilot Program.
KAILUA-KONA — Lake Waiau’s water levels remain robust almost five years after it nearly disappeared amid years of drought.