Remaining Bade defendants plead guilty

Welcome to the Sunday edition of West Hawaii News from Hawaii News Digest.

In our main story, all former employees of a Hilo physician raided by police in 2018 have pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges.

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Remaining Bade defendants plead guilty

HILO — All four former employees of a Hilo physician raided by authorities in October 2018 for overprescription and illegal distribution of opioid prescription painkillers and other narcotics have pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges in the case.

Wanted: boat ramp fix

HILO — The state Department of Land and Natural Resources will seek funding from the state Legislature next year in the hope of establishing temporary ocean access at the Pohoiki boat ramp.

Old A rapist term setting delayed

KAILUA-KONA — Another delay has cropped up in the minimum term-setting for a Kailua-Kona teen convicted of the 2016 rape of a woman at Old Kona Airport Park.

Survey says: Puna still recovering

HILO — The results of three community surveys administered this summer — which aim to aid the county in its recovery from the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano — highlight the impact the eruption had on households, businesses and the community.

Cyclist killed by suspected drunk driver

HILO — A 66-year-old Hilo man arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of DUI and first-degree negligent homicide following a traffic collision that killed a bicyclist on Kaumana Drive has a prior conviction for DUI.

Police ID lava tube victim

Hawaii Island Police have identified the elderly male who died at his residence in Kaumana on Monday morning.

Plastic from ocean garbage patch plagues island sanctuary

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands — Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land with pristine white sand beaches that are teeming with life.

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