Hawaii Island News 07/30/2019


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Accessed on 30 July 2019, 1515 UTC, Post 19283.

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Here’s a brief summary of today’s top stories:

Officials identify man killed in crash

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials identified a man killed in a single-car collision on Highway 11 within the park boundaries as 57-year-old Jonathan Milo Brown of Grinnell, Iowa.

Police arrest 18 for DUI

During the week of July 22-28, Hawaii Island police arrested 18 motorists for DUI. Six of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents and one was younger than 21.

HPM announces plans for modular homes

KAILUA-KONA — HPM Building Supply last week announced plans to launch a new line of modular homes for Hawaii Island residents, “HalePlus,” that the company is calling a “fast, customizable and affordable option for homeownership.”

Ballot proposal would pay nonprofit boards with PONC money

Officers and board members of nonprofit organizations receiving stewardship grants from the county’s public land fund could be paid for their work with taxpayer money, under a change to a proposed charter amendment unanimously approved by the County Council.

Trial of accomplices in HPD officer’s death delayed

KAILUA-KONA — The jury trial of four of the seven defendants accused of aiding suspected cop killer Justin Waiki appears to be on hold amid arguments over appeals and jurisdiction.

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