West Hawaii News, 21 September 2018

Accessed on 21 September 2018, 1354 UTC, Post #17683.



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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.

Mistrial declared in murder case

KEALAKEKUA — A 3rd Circuit Court judge declared a mistrial in the murder case against two brothers after a jury came back Thursday with the unanimous agreement they were “hopelessly deadlocked” in coming together on a verdict.

State, county sued over BEI Hawaii gas leak

A supervisor for BEI Hawaii in Hilo who suffered lung injuries as a result of a chlorine gas leak at the facility two years ago is suing the county and state for negligence, claiming response to the leak was inadequate.

$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.