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“The number of people missing following devastating Maui wildfires has dropped to 66….”

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Murder suspect changes plea to guilty

A Kailua-Kona man facing multiple counts of murder and attempted murder in connection with stabbings in Hilo and Kona in 2022 has changed his plea to guilty.

Lawyers claim cable TV and phone companies are also responsible in Maui fires

HONOLULU — After a visit to a warehouse where Hawaiian Electric Company is housing power poles and electrical equipment that may be key to the investigation of last month’s devastating fires on Maui, lawyers for Lahaina residents and business owners told a court Tuesday that cable TV and telephone companies share responsibility for the disaster because they allegedly overloaded and destabilized some of the poles.

Man gets probation in 2013 shooting death

More than 10 years after being arrested in connection with the shooting death of a homeless man on the Hilo Bayfront, a former Pahoa High School teacher was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years of probation.

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