West Hawaii News, 01 Feb 2019

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Accessed on 01 February 2019, 1255 UTC, Post 18356.

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Manslaughter charges for deaths of 3 Honolulu pedestrians

HONOLULU — There was a half-empty bottle of vodka inside the pickup truck a suspected drunken driver plowed into a crowded Honolulu intersection, killing three people, according to a police statement filed in court Thursday.

Airbnb criticizes Hawaii attempt to subpoena host records

HONOLULU — Airbnb is pushing back against Hawaii’s attempt to find tax delinquents by subpoenaing 10 years’ worth of invoices, receipts and other records from the home-sharing platform’s island hosts, calling it an unprecedented, “massive intrusion” that violates state and federal law.

County sues Puakea Ranch

HILO — The county is suing a Hawi vacation rental ranch following more than two years of neighbor complaints over weddings, concerts and events being held there without a permit.

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Russ Roberts