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Comment: Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald.” Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities are using a powerful tool in their effort to identify the scores of people killed by the wildfire that ripped through Northern California: rapid DNA testing that produces results in just two hours.
KEALAKEKUA — A Kona Circuit Court judge on Monday reduced bail for two additional associates of accused cop killer Justin Waiki.
KEALAKEKUA — A man charged as an accomplice in a standoff incident in January in North Kohala will serve no additional jail time as part of a plea deal meted with prosecutors.
During the week of Nov. 12-18, Hawaii Island police arrested 23 motorists for DUI. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident.
Hawaii County will receive a $10 million grant from the state to help it kick-start recovery efforts in Puna following the Kilauea eruption.
After two years, seven bill drafts and a lot of community input, Hawaii County will soon join the other three counties regulating short-term vacation rentals.
A brief look at news from throughout the state.
HONOLULU — It has been a little more than a year since a man escaped to California from the state psychiatric hospital, where he was committed after being found not guilty by reason of insanity of killing a woman in 1979.
Big Island Dairy owners confirmed Tuesday that they will discontinue dairy and milk processing operations at the Ookala facility for financial reasons.
Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim will undergo surgery on Friday at Straub Medical Center in Honolulu to clear a blockage in an artery in his lower extremities, his office said today in a written statement.