Hawaii Island News, 29 Jan 2019

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Accessed on 29 January 2019, 1535 UTC, Post 18339.



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Woman charged with stealing car, cop’s gun

A 26-year-old Keaau woman accused of stealing a gun from a Hawaii Police Department officer and a vehicle from another individual will have her case heard in Hilo Circuit Court.

Abstract painting offered at Volcano Art Center

Join Darcy Gray for the Abstract Painting workshop from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 2) at Volcano Art Center Ni‘aulani Campus in Volcano Village. This class is for those with a basic painting background who would like to explore the techniques of abstract painting.

UH board to consider new tuition schedule

A proposal before the University of Hawaii Board of Regents this week seeks to reduce already-approved tuition rates at the system’s 10 campuses — and keep those fees steady for the next several years.

Pahoa pool to reopen Feb. 6

The Pahoa Community Aquatic Center will reopen at 9 a.m. Feb. 6, following a blessing ceremony, according to a statement from the county. The public is invited to attend the ceremony.

Bail reform on tap in legislature

A task force established to examine pretrial detention for criminal defendants has recommended eliminating bail for nonviolent offenders charged with misdemeanors and petty misdemeanors but stopped short of eliminating cash bail altogether.

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Russ Roberts