Kailua-Kona man pleads guilty to sexual assault charges


Hawaii News Digest, 20 December 2017, 0505 UTC, Post #16156. Source: http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/kailua-kona-man-accused-of-sex-assault-incest-pleads-guilty-lesser-charge Reporter:  Tiffany DeMasters ("West Hawaii Today"). Please click link to read the full story. Comment: According to "West Hawaii Today" reporter Tiffany DeMasters, Kimo Kalanikualii Piko has pled guilty to two counts of second-degree assault "after he was indicted twice by a Kona … Continue reading Kailua-Kona man pleads guilty to sexual assault charges

Major Commercial Center Pitched in Kailua-Kona


Hawaii News Digest, 24 November 2017, 0115 UTC, Post #16021. Source: http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/major-commercial-center-pitched-in-kailua-kona Reporter:  Cameron Miculka ("West Hawaii Today"). Accessed on 24 November 2017, 0115 UTC. Please click link to read the full article. Comment: On Tuesday, 21 November 2017, The Kailua Village Design Commission delayed consideration of a planned 14-building commercial complex in Kailua-Kona. The … Continue reading Major Commercial Center Pitched in Kailua-Kona

Police officer shoots dog near Kailua-Kona homeless camp


Hawaii News Digest, 16 November 2017, 0445 UTC, Post #15973. Source: http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/officer-shoots-dog-near-downtown-homeless-camp Reporter:  Tiffany DeMasters ("West Hawaii Today"). Accessed on 16 November 2017, 0445 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The Hawaii Police Department is investigating a dog-shooting incident near a homeless camp in Kailua-Kona. According to reporter Tiffany DeMasters, a … Continue reading Police officer shoots dog near Kailua-Kona homeless camp

Cupping Competition Crowns Kona Coffee’s Best


Hawaii News Digest, 10 November 2017, 1555 UTC, Post #15940. Source: http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/cupping-competition-crowns-kona-coffee-s-best Reporter:  Laura Ruminski ("West Hawaii Today"). Accessed on 10 November 2017, 1555 UTC. Please click link to read the full article. Comment: An international panel of judges has completed the "daunting task of selecting the best Kona Coffee had to offer" at the … Continue reading Cupping Competition Crowns Kona Coffee’s Best

Unbelievable: Records fall as Lange, Ryf take titles in Kona


Hawaii News Digest, 15 October 2017, 1555 UTC, Post #15778. Source: http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/sports/local-sports/unbelievable-records-fall-lange-ryf-titles-kona Accessed on 15 October 2017, 1555 UTC. Please click link to read the full coverage of The Ironman World Championship. Comment: When Germany's Patrick Lange crossed the finish line of Saturday's Ironman World Championship in a record time of 8 hours, 01 minute, … Continue reading Unbelievable: Records fall as Lange, Ryf take titles in Kona

Ironman record-holder out of Kona race: Tim Don hit by car while training Wednesday


Hawaii News Digest, 13 October 2017, 1540 UTC, Post #15764. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/sports/local-sports/ironman-record-holder-out-of-race-tim-don-hit-car-vehicle-training-wednesday Accessed on 13 October 2017, 1540 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Ironman World Championship record-holder Tim Don won't make it to the winner's podium this year.  According to Hawaii police, Tim's bicycle broadsided a pickup truck traveling south … Continue reading Ironman record-holder out of Kona race: Tim Don hit by car while training Wednesday

Ironman Triathlon Week begins in Kailua-Kona


Hawaii News Digest, 11 October 2017, 1555 UTC, Post #15752. Source: http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/sports/local-sports/flags-flying-high-ironman-athletes-take-street-parade-nations Reporter:  J.R. De Groote (West Hawaii Today). Accessed on 11 October 2017, 1555 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: On Tuesday afternoon (10 October 2017), athletes from around the world turned out for the annual Ironman Championship Parade of … Continue reading Ironman Triathlon Week begins in Kailua-Kona