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“County creates new wildfire working group to develop strategies and responses to wildfires and other threats….”

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Police arrest 16 for DUI

During the week of Sept. 4-10, Hawaii Island police arrested 16 motorists for DUI. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic collision. One of the drivers arrested was under the age of 21.

Captain Cook man sentenced to life in prison over murder, arson

A Captain Cook man was sentenced on Sept. 1 to life imprisonment with the possibility of parole after being convicted of second-degree murder and first-degree arson in connection with the May 2021 shooting death of Joey Richmond, 46, of Kailua-Kona, at the end of Keauhou-Kainaliu Beach Road, known locally as “End of the World,” in Keauhou.


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