West Hawaii News, 07 October 2018

Accessed on 07 October 2018, 1339 UTC, Post #17768.

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Comment:  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.

Mistakenly released

HILO — Since March 2013, 23 inmates were mistakenly released from Hawaii jails and prisons with 16 — more than two-thirds — released from Hawaii Community Correctional Center.

‘This is life-changing’

KAINALIU — When Piilani Rivera came to the King’s Daughters Ministry thrift store on Saturday, she was expecting to pick up some clothes and other items for her family.

Kilauea alert level lowered

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reduced Kilauea’s alert level Friday as the volcano remains relatively quiet following months of devastating lava flows on the lower East Rift Zone and dozens of caldera collapses at the summit.

Evidence displayed to jury in Buddemeyer case

KEALAKEKUA — A mangled bicycle and pieces of a vehicle were displayed to a jury in 3rd Circuit Court as evidence for the state against a former Hawaii Police officer charged with negligent homicide.

Kamehameha Schools, EPA sign cesspools agreement

Kamehameha Schools reached an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in which more than 3,000 properties owned by the educational trust will be audited to identify and close large-capacity cesspools.

Panel on helicopter noise taking shape

HILO — A new roundtable committee that aims to address noise caused by commercial helicopters is seemingly close to being established, nearly two months after its creation was announced at a community meeting on the issue.

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Russ Roberts