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KAILUA-KONA — A jury trial for three individuals accused of beating a hotel security guard was continued to July on the eve of jury selection.
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.
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.
— If you’re carrying a balance on a high interest credit card or are looking to make a big purchase in the coming months, it’s time to switch cards and save money.
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.
Winds wreaked havoc in East Hawaii on Monday, downing trees and utility lines and keeping firefighters, police and Hawaii Electric Light Co. crews busy.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park returned to normal operations Monday after more than a month of partial closures during the shutdown of the federal government.
The state Judiciary is seeking applications for independent grand jury counsel for Hilo and Kona. The compensation shall be as provided by law.
A brief look at news from throughout the state and region.
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.
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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