Hawaii Island News 07/17/2019


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Pepeekeo lane closure announced

Kaupakuea Homestead Road in Pepeekeo will be reduced to one lane of traffic on Monday and Tuesday, July 23, 2019, due to a soils investigation for the Makea Stream Bridge.

Police arrest 18 for DUI

During the week of July 8-14, Hawaii Island police arrested 18 motorists for DUI. Eight of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One was under the age of 21.

Search finds body off Green Sands beach

A body, likely that of a 24-year-old Massachusetts man who went missing during a swim on Saturday, was found Monday morning about 200 yards of Papakolea Beach, also known as Green Sands Beach, police said.

Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center host free talk

The non-profit Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center will host a free talk this Thursday as part of their “Finding Solutions, Growing Peace” Brown Bag Lunch Series. Talks are noon-1 p.m. on third Thursdays in the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, located at 655 Kilauea Avenue in Hilo.

Hundreds gather for prayer vigil

A 12-hour prayer vigil Sunday drew hundreds opposed to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea to Pu‘u Huluhulu, across from the intersection of Saddle Road.

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