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Convicted teen waits for minimum term decision

KAILUA-KONA — One of two teens sentenced to up to two decades in prison for raping a woman at Kona park is still waiting to learn how much time he must serve behind bars before becoming eligible for parole.

DLNR seeks input on land withdrawal

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife is inviting community comments on proposed withdrawals of lands in the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve.

Charter proposals head to County Council

Land preservation advocate Debbie Hecht left the county Charter Commission meeting Friday vowing to launch a “just say no” campaign to a 2020 ballot amendment that would allow open space preservation money to be used to pay county staff.

Commission green lights CDP amendments

KAILUA-KONA — The Leeward Planning Commission on Thursday voted to give its OK to proposed amendments to the Kona Community Development Plan, or CDP, sending the amendments on for consideration and approval by the Hawaii County Council.

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