West Hawaii News, 20 September 2018

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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.

$96M Keahuolu Courthouse taking shape

KAILUA-KONA — The Keahuolu Courthouse is taking shape, but Kona’s first centralized judiciary complex remains about a year away from the gavel striking the block.

$250K bail for Kona assault suspects

KEALAKEKUA — A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Friday for the three suspects accused of beating a hotel security guard earlier this week.

Lava recovery wish list scaled down by county

A decision on a whether there will be a special session of the state Legislature to consider disaster relief funding appropriation, especially for Puna communities impacted by lava from Kilauea volcano’s lower East Rift Zone eruption, needs to be made soon.

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.

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Until next time,
Russ Roberts