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Man Admits To Murder


The wife of a 60-year-old Puna man charged with killing a neighbor last year told police her husband admitted the crime to her.

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Police: Man admitted to killing

The wife of a 60-year-old Puna man charged with murdering a neighbor in December of last year told police her husband admitted to her in late March he had shot and killed the man, according to court documents filed by police.

$10M boost for Big Isle airports

Big Island airports will receive $10 million in federal funds for infrastructure improvements as part of a $246 million funding package for the state.

Richards to seek state Senate seat

Kohala Councilman Tim Richards is planning to forego a final term on the County Council to run for the District 4 Senate seat vacated when the state Reapportionment Commission redrew the boundary lines on the Big Island.

Man charged in Puna slaying

A 60-year-old Aloha Estates man has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder for the shooting death of his neighbor.

Police nab 19 for suspected DUI

Hawaii Island police arrested 19 motorists for suspected drunken driving Dec. 6 and Sunday. Three of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes and two were younger than age 21.

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