Welcome to the “West Hawaii News” update from Hawaii News Digest. Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content supplied by “West Hawaii Today.” Accessed on 19 May 2019, 1435 UTC, Post 18910.
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KAILUA-KONA Lawmakers failed this session to pass legislation that would strip state or county employees of retirement benefits if convicted of a felony.
HILO Brothers charged with criminal conspiracy to hinder prosecution and two counts of second-degree tampering with physical evidence in connection with a police raid on their downtown Hilo arcade entered not guilty pleas Friday to all charges.
KAILUA-KONA With Toa Huhina, representing the Marquesas Islands, leading the way, six groups representing six nations gathered Friday night to share their culture with Hawaii Island.
In 2018, 106 American law enforcement officers gave their lives in the line of duty. Of those, 55 died as a result of felonious assault. One such officer was Hawaii Police Departments Bronson Kaimana Kaliloa.