Hawaii Island News, 03 Jan 2019

Here are today’s top Hawaii Island News stories compiled by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, based in Hilo, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Here are the details:

Accessed on 03 January 2019, 1607 UTC, Post 18207.



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Leilani to drop lawsuit

The Leilani Estates Community Association plans to drop its lawsuit against Hawaii County over control of Leilani Avenue.

Seasonal signs say goodbye

People trying to dump their New Year’s trash and recycle Christmas trees at the Kealakehe Transfer station Wednesday morning were met by a line of cars backed up to Queen Kaahumanu Highway.

Robbery, assault case moves toward trial

KEALAKEKUA — A man accused of assaulting and robbing a Buddhist minister is also accused of breaking into a truck parked at the VA clinic and stealing various items including medical marijuana.

State to kick off housing survey next week

KAILUA-KONA — The Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corp. for the next two months will be surveying households in partnership with SMS Research to get a picture of the state’s housing supply and demand.

Police looking for Kikiloi Lokosuka

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding Kikiloi Lokosuka, who is wanted for questioning in a violation-of-order investigation, which happened Nov. 26 at Kealakehe Intermediate School.

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Russ Roberts