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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 judge has ordered a mental health exam for a 37-year-old man accused of vandalizing the Body Glove vessel Monday night as it sat moored in Kailua Bay.
KEALAKEKUA — A second brother accused of murder testified his confession of the crime to authorities was a lie to protect his family.
Damage to county facilities from the flooding late last month caused by torrential downpours from Hurricane Lane totaled about $20 million, Managing Director Wil Okabe said Thursday.
By Mercury Insurance
— Did you know that cybercriminals can break into your vehicle without even touching it?
The National Park Service has acquired a 1,952-acre oceanfront property in Ka‘u from a Florida real estate developer.
HILO — A pay-as-you-throw bag-tag rubbish program could be revisited after it was rejected first in 2009 and again in 2015.
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.
KAILUA-KONA — An autopsy was conducted Wednesday morning on Thomas Lional Woods, the 63-year-old man who died early Sunday in a police holding cell following an apparent murder-suicide attempt over the weekend in South Kohala.
HILO — Honesty may 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.
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.
HILO — At a Thursday art meeting at Wailoa Center, nine displaced residents from Kapoho, Vacationland and Leilani Estates were asked to write down their emotional states and draw representations of them.