Accessed on 07 September 2018, 1353 UTC, Post #17594.
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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 — Police are continuing to investigate a pair of reported armed robberies that occurred Aug. 24 and 26 in Kailua-Kona.
KAILUA-KONA — It’s about the guy next to you.
HONOLULU — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh wrote that “any program targeting Native Hawaiians as a group is subject to strict scrutiny and of questionable validity under the Constitution,” according to a confidential email released by U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono this morning.
HONOLULU — Board members of a foundation a 92-year-old heiress established for Native Hawaiians are calling for a judge to protect her $215 million trust.
HONOLULU — One hurricane is on course to bypass Hawaii to the northeast, while another appears set to weaken before it gets closer to the island state.
KEALAKEKUA — A man accused of driving drunk twice within 24 hours and striking a pedestrian within that time was found guilty by a 3rd Circuit Court judge on Wednesday and sentenced to five years incarceration, despite the defendant’s no contest plea.
KEALAKEKUA — A McDonald’s receipt ignited an interesting line of questioning by the defense as the murder trial for the Miranda-Garcia brothers continues in 3rd Circuit Court.
HILO — “As a Hawaiian subject, I am a protected person. … This body illegally enacts United States laws in violation of the Hague and Geneva conventions, and as a victim of war crimes that stem from this unlawful legislation, I demand that this body immediately cease and desist.”
KAILUA-KONA — Audrey Yedinak had never flown on a plane before. Her doctors weren’t sure she should, or even if she could.