West Hawaii News 08/03/2019

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UH regents to discuss Maunakea group

HILO — The University of Hawaii Board of Regents are expected to hear a motion this morning to consider the formation of a group that would advise the board on issues related to the university’s governance of Maunakea.

ROD discovered on fourth island

HONOLULU — One of the species of fungus causing rapid ohia death, ROD, was recently detected for the first time on Oahu.

2 indicted for slaying of 6-year-old on Halloween

KAILUA-KONA — Million-dollar bench warrants have been issued for two people indicted on murder, abuse and evidence tampering charges in the Halloween 2018 slaying of a 6-year-old boy at a Kealakehe apartment complex.

15-foot tiger shark closes Magic Sands Beach

KAILUA-KONA — A large tiger shark spotted Thursday morning in waters off Laaloa Beach Park, also known as Magic Sands, prompted the closure of the popular ocean recreation site for several hours.

Finned, dead sharks raise alarm

KAILUA-KONA — Dramatic photographs of two oceanic whitetip sharks, lacking fins, along with photographs of a dead, three-and-a-half-foot long whitetip reef shark is raising concern among marine biologists on Hawaii Island.

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