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Public is invited to a meeting to discuss unexploded ordnance in the former Waikoloa Maneuver Area.

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Obituaries for October 25

George Engle, 70, of Waikoloa, died Oct. 17 at Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired National Park Service worker at Pu‘ukohola Heiau National Historic Site. Services to be held at a later date. Survived by sons Michael and Anthony Engle and Brexson Kamano, all of Honolulu; siblings Ruthie Dos Santos of Honolulu and Tom Ross of Waimea; seven grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

US military to begin draining Pearl Harbor pipelines

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Oahu — The U.S. military said Monday it’s ready to begin draining 1 million gallons (3.79 million liters) of fuel from three pipelines as part of an initial step toward closing a World War II-era fuel storage facility that leaked petroleum into Pearl Harbor’s tap water last year.

Kona man fit to stand trial for sex assault of student

A 21-year-old Kona man indicted in 2019 for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor on the grounds of a South Kona public school and subsequently indicted in connection with two later, unrelated sex assaults was found fit to stand trial after spending over two years at the Hawaii State Hospital.

Photos: Hilo blanks Waiakea, 36-0

Hilo won the hometown matchup against Waiakea High School on Friday night. The Vikings beat the Warriors in the last regular game of the season 36-0. Hilo finished the season 6-3 and will go on to play Konawaena in the BIIF Championship in Kona at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Hawaiian Electric customers again asked to reduce electricity use

Hawaiian Electric is again asking Hawaii Island customers to limit their use of electricity this evening, especially from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The need for conservation is prompted by the unavailability of several large generators, the utility said in a press release this afternoon.

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Russ Roberts (https://hawaiinewsdigest.net).