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A verdict was reached Wednesday in the trial against a Kailua-Kona man accused of attempted murder of a police officer in 2019.
Bolstered by rising property values, an increase in grants and more money left over than anticipated, Mayor Mitch Roth on Wednesday released a $609.1 million no-new-taxes budget, a 3.9% increase over this year.
More than 3,700 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered across the state on Tuesday, bringing the total number doses in arms to 1,263,836, the Hawaii Department of Health said Wednesday.
The threat of thunderstorms and heavy rain has prompted a flash flood watch for the Big Island starting this evening and continuing until early Saturday.
Big Island police arrested 22 motorists for suspected drunken driving April 26 and Sunday. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and three were younger than age 21.
A determination has yet to be made on a proposal to impose a temporary closure of Kailua Pier starting next Saturday.
HONOLULU — Lavinia “Lavi” Mounga had no idea a baby was coming when she went into labor on a flight from her home in Utah to Honolulu last week.
A bare majority of County Council members remained unwilling Tuesday to take the unprecedented step of removing a sitting planning commissioner, and instead by a 5-4 vote deferred Mayor Mitch Roth’s request until August.
Editor’s note: Each Wednesday, West Hawaii Today is publishing a story about individuals, groups or organizations that have helped make life better for others in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hawaii Community College — Palamanui and the University Center, West Hawaii, will host a drive-through commencement ceremony from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 15 at the Kona campus.