Welcome to the Saturday edition of “Hawaii News Digest”. Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. This post cites articles published by “West Hawaii Today”, based in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Here are the details:
Accessed on 12 January 2019, 1550 UTC, Post 18252.
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KEALAKEKUA — A Kailua-Kona man accused of assaulting and robbing a Buddhist minister has pleaded not guilty in 3rd Circuit Court.
KAILUA-KONA — Dennis Schuerman knew something was amiss when his family of 20 reached the Budget Car Rental office on Dec. 26 where he’d reserved four cars eight months prior for the family trip.
HILO — A North Kona developer’s representative made repeated promises Tuesday that its shoreline will be opened to the public within a year, but most County Council members want it in writing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii has announced that she is running for president in 2020.
KAILUA-KONA — A circuit court judge ordered the county jail’s warden to court for a second time after a pretrial murder detainee who was previously erroneously released from custody wasn’t brought to court for a recent hearing.
KAILUA-KONA — The probe into the mistaken release five months ago of an accused murderer is ongoing, but the Department of Public Safety says it has worked to modify and strengthen procedures to prevent a repeat of the flub.