Kauai police charge man with being a serial rapist


Hawaii News Digest, 15 December 2017, 0315 UTC, Post #16132. Source: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/37063171/kpd-serial-rape-suspect-targeted-women-at-koloa-housing-complex Reporter:  Allyson Blair ("Hawaii News Now"). Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The Kauai Police Department calls 26-year-old Jesse Korn a serial rapist for his alleged assaults on two women living in a Koloa public housing complex.  Police believe he … Continue reading Kauai police charge man with being a serial rapist

Kauai child sex assault suspect arrested in California


Hawaii News Digest, 06 December 2017, 0605 UTC, Post #16086. Source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/12/05/breaking-news/kauai-child-sex-assault-suspect-arrested-in-california/ Accessed on 06 December 2017, 0605 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment" You can run, but you can't hide. U.S. marshals have found 26-year-old Samson W. Harong, who allegedly "sexually assaulted a minor on Kauai." On Monday, 04 December … Continue reading Kauai child sex assault suspect arrested in California

Lihue, Kauai Post Office to close


Hawaii News Digest, 02 December 2017, 0525 UTC, Post #16064. Source: http://khon2.com/2017/12/01/lihue-post-office-to-close-on-kauai Accessed on 02 December 2017, 0525 UTC. Please click link to read the full story and to view the video. Comment: Following a year of public comments and community meetings, the U.S. Postal Service has decided to shut down the Lihue, Kauai Post … Continue reading Lihue, Kauai Post Office to close

Scientists rule out disease in Kauai whales’ death


Hawaii News Digest, 30 November 2017, 0455 UTC, Post #16052. Source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/11/29/hawaii-news/scientists-rule-out-disease-in-kauai-whales-death Accessed on 30 November 2017, 0455 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Marine scientists investigating the mass stranding of five pilot whales on Kauai's Kalepaki Beach on 13 October 2017 have rejected disease as the cause of the beaching.  … Continue reading Scientists rule out disease in Kauai whales’ death

Law Enforcement officer arrested on Kauai after 11 years on the run


Hawaii News Digest, 29 November 2017, 0320 UTC, Post #16044. Source: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/3693068/law-enforcement-officer-arrested-on-kauai-after-11-years-on-the-run Accessed on 29 November 2017, 0320 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: On Sunday, 26 November 2017, U.S. Marshals finally caught their man.  Marshals arrested William Lawrence, a former Department of Corrections officer from Utah, who fled the state … Continue reading Law Enforcement officer arrested on Kauai after 11 years on the run

Kauai Assistant Police Chief under investigation


Hawaii News Digest, 19 November 2017, 2335 UTC, Post #15997. Source: http://www.khon2.com/2017/11/19/kauai-assistant-police-chief-under-investigation/ Accessed on 19 November 2017, 2335 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: According to SHOPO President Tenari Ma'afala, Kauai Assistant Police Chief Roy Asher remains under ROPA (restriction of duty) status until a formal investigation is done.  Asher will … Continue reading Kauai Assistant Police Chief under investigation

Kauai mayor to run for lieutenant governor


Hawaii News Digest, 26 October 2017, 1420 UTC, Post #15844. Source: http://khon2.com/2017/10/25/kauai-mayor-to-run-for-lieutenant-governor Accessed on 26 October 2017, 1420 UTC. Please click link to read the full article. Comment: Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho says he will run as a Democrat for lieutenant governor in 2018.  Carvalho has served as Kauai mayor since 2008. The current lieutenant … Continue reading Kauai mayor to run for lieutenant governor