Hawaii Island News, 03 October 2018


Accessed on 03 October 2018, 1321 UTC, Post #17748.

Source:  http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/category/hawaii-news

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Comment:  Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Trial for ex-officer accused of killing bicyclist begins

KEALAKEKUA — A jury listened to opening statements from the prosecution and defense Tuesday in Kona Circuit Court in the trial for a former Hawaii Police Department officer accused of negligent homicide after allegedly fatally striking a cyclist while on duty in March 2015.

NCL: The Big Island is ‘open for business’

In the hope of bringing more tourists to the Big Island, Norwegian Cruise Line invited dozens of travel professionals and journalists to an event celebrating the culture and history of the island.

Police arrest nine for DUI

During the week of Sept. 24-30, Hawaii Island police arrested nine motorists for DUI. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident.

Rapid ohia death found in Kalopa park

The Department of Land and Natural Resources said that a quarterly aerial assessment of Big Island forests in late July spotted trees in Kalopa State Recreation Area in Hamakua with symptoms of rapid ohia death.

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