Hawaii Island News

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Accessed on 14 JUne 2019, 1455 UTC, Post 19039.



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Siren construction starts today

The county said Thursday construction of three outdoor warning sirens will start today and are scheduled for completion Friday, June 28, in Hilo.

Attorney blames victim for near-death beating

KEALAKEKUA — A defense attorney representing one of three individuals charged in the attempted murder of a hotel security guard placed the blame on the victim, calling him the aggressor and responsible for the brutal beating he endured.

Police arrest 25 drivers for DUI

During the week of June 3-9, Hawaii Island police arrested 25 motorists for DUI. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident and three were younger than 21.

Kealakekua man indicted on several counts of sexual assault

KAILUA-KONA — A Kealakekua man was indicted Monday by a Kona grand jury on six counts of sexual assault.


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