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Police arrested 14 for DUI

During the week of Oct. 17-23, Hawaii Island police arrested 14 motorists for DUI. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. None of the drivers were under the age of 21.

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.

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