West Hawaii News 06/28/2019

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Accessed on 28 June 2019, 1445 UTC, Post 19114.

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Better, but not great

HILO — As the second half of the year begins, tourism numbers are beginning to trend noticeably upward compared to last year.

Hawaii power couple convicted in plot to hide fraud

HONOLULU — A jury 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.

In debate, Gabbard again keys on anti-war message

HONOLULU — U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard again issued her dire warning of a new war looming in the Middle East during her first national prime-time debate with nine of the other Democratic presidential candidates on Wednesday, and her campaign issued a bulletin criticizing the format of the forum even before it was over.

Three indicted in alleged abduction, sex assault

HILO — Three of four individuals originally accused of the alleged abduction and sexual assault of a woman late last month in Puna have been indicted by a Hilo grand jury in connection with the incident.

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