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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 Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
KAILUA-KONA — A couple headed on vacation is $1,000 richer and a man was set to spend the night in jail after social media helped track down the suspect who vandalized the Body Glove vessel Monday night in Kailua Bay.
KEALAKEKUA — A Kona teen facing felony sex assault charges is being detained without bail after he was picked up on a bench warrant for the second time because of reported violations of conditions of his release.
Honesty might be said to be the best policy, but it’s not a policy the County Council, or the Board of Ethics, seems eager to see set in law.
By Nature Made
— Ever find that you have a hard time falling asleep, or sleep only fitfully waking every few hours? Sleep doesn’t have to be a challenge.
A 40-year-old Hilo man accused of making a threat of gun violence Monday on the University of Hawaii at Hilo campus said he’s being “followed by satellites” and made other bizarre statements Wednesday during his initial court appearance.
Tropical Storm Olivia dropped almost 8 inches of rain on a part of Maui and lashed the Lanai airport with 51 mph wind gusts Wednesday, while the Big Island dodged a bullet.
An autopsy on a 51-year-old tour guide who collapsed and died while leading a lava tour hike near Kalapana on Feb. 1 found the man’s death was accidental.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
The Nominating Committee of the Hawaii Supreme Court is accepting applications from attorneys who wish to serve as members of the Board of Bar Examiners. Applicants from all islands are invited to apply.
The U.S. Geological Survey’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drone) team has completed its mission at Kilauea volcano’s summit, mapping dramatic changes within the caldera.
The U.S. Navy is pushing for the least expensive option in upgrading 20 massive underground fuel tanks that pose risks to a major source of drinking water on Oahu.