Hawaii Island News, 15 August 2018

Accessed on 15 August 2018, 1254 UTC, Post #17431.



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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.

Jury selection underway in murder trial

Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of a 43-year-old man accused stabbing his mother to death almost three years ago in an area of lower Puna covered by lava from Kilauea volcano earlier this year.

Weekend roadwork at Hilo intersection

A continuous 24-hour closure of the West Kawailani Street and Iwalani Street intersection will begin at 6 a.m. Friday and continue through 6 p.m. Sunday, weather permitting.

Big Island prefers Hanabusa

The Big Island, especially West Hawaii and some areas in Puna, preferred U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa over incumbent Gov. David Ige in Saturday’s Democratic primary election.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts