West Hawaii News, evening update, 18 September 2018

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Here are the 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.

Old A rapist gets up to 20 years

KEALAKEKUA — A 17-year-old boy was sentenced up to 20 years in prison for the September 2016 rape of a woman at Old Kona Airport Park.

 • Updated 4:50 pm

Assault at Kona Seaside Hotel leaves one in critical condition

• Updated 9:25 pm

Ocean View man sentenced to prison for domestic attack

 • Updated 12:05 am

One of North Kohala standoff suspects unfit for trial; the second deemed fit

 • Updated 7:42 am

Closing of Pahoa lava shelter a bittersweet moment for volunteers, staff

 • Updated 2:30 pm

28 motorists arrested for suspected DUI

During the week of Sept. 10-16, 2018, Hawaii Island police arrested 28 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.

Updated 5:16 pm

Blood drives attract new donors, exceed goals

Updated 4:50 pm

Mountain View shooting suspect in custody

Updated 5:47 pm

Survey: Hawaii loses 51 doctors as shortage continues

Updated 7:05 am

2019 New and Future Cars: Acura RDX
Police looking for missing Hilo man

Updated 9:25 pm

Kailua-Kona celebrates first Pride Festival in 6 years

Police ID man killed in Ka’u crash

Lava torn Highway 137 looking to reopen

Updated 12:05 am

Pay-as-you-throw revisited

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts