Hawaii Island News 06/28/2019

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Accessed on 28 June 2019, 1500 UTC, Post 19115.



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Electric company robocalls a scam

Phone scammers are targeting Hawaiian Electric Light Co. customers, directing them to make GObank payments at a convenience store to pay their “overdue” bills.

Hawaii power couple convicted in plot to hide fraud

HONOLULU (AP) — A jury has found a former Honolulu prosecutor and her now-retired police chief husband guilty in a plot to frame a relative to silence him from revealing fraud that financed their lavish lifestyle, a case that shook the top levels of law enforcement.

Woman killed, 4 injured in Hamakua car crash

Police say an unidentified woman was killed early this morning when the car she was in ran off Hawaii Belt Road (Highway) 19 and overturned, ejecting her and another female.

Car crash critically injures skateboarder

A skateboarder was taken to Hilo Medical Center in critical condition after being struck by a car Tuesday night in Keaau.


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Central Pacific Hurricane Center:  https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/cphc/

Hawaii Island surf report:  https://www.orchidlandsurf.com/surfreports/

BBC World News video:  https://www.bbc.com/news/av/10462520/one-minute-world-news

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Russ Roberts