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Huge Drug Bust in Hilo


Hawaii police find more than three pounds of methamphetamine and other drugs at a Hilo home.

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Bust turns up pounds of meth, other drugs

A Hilo man is facing an array of drug offenses after police reportedly turned up a litany of illicit drugs, including more than three pounds of methamphetamine and lesser amounts of fentanyl, cocaine and marijuana during the execution of a search warrant last week at a Hilo home.

Officer sues Kauai police chief for racial discrimination

HONOLULU — A police captain on the Hawaii island of Kauai has filed a lawsuit alleging his police chief discriminated against him for being Japanese American, including an episode when the chief squinted his eyes, bowed repeatedly and said he couldn’t trust Japanese people.

Lawmakers to DHHL: Don’t clear protesters

Although the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands had planned a sweep of individuals who continue to occupy the area around the Maunakea Access Road, three Hawaii lawmakers have formally asked the department chair to explore possibilities that would permit the protesters to remain on the mountain.


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