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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Two Big Island legislative incumbents are raising less money than their challengers, while most are socking away solid funding advantages over those running against them.
KAILUA-KONA — In an office tucked back behind a Taco Bell, around the corner and through a door marked with a large red ribbon works a team of professionals on the frontlines in a fight for people’s lives.
KAILUA-KONA — A 17-year-old boy faces 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to crimes committed during a 2016 rape at Old Kona Airport Park.
HONOLULU — A Hawaiian monk seal named Rocky has given birth to her 11th pup on a remote shoreline on Kauai.
The captain of a lava tour boat hit by what authorities called a “lava bomb” Monday morning near the Kapoho lava ocean entry said he never saw the explosion that rained molten rocks down on top of his boat.
During the week of July 9-15, Hawaii Island police arrested 14 motorists for DUI. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident.
Police have identified a man who died following a four-vehicle crash this morning in North Kona near the 18-mile marker of Mamalahoa Highway (Route 190) as 45-year-old Gerald Wahinekapu of Kailua-Kona.
Police have located 12-year-old Niau Paulos, who was reported as missing, in good condition Friday morning in Waimea.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
A 48-year-old Hilo man died following a single-vehicle crash this morning on Highway 130 in Keaau.