Anchor drop could cost yacht

KAILUA-KONA — Being anchored in coral, in too shallow water and too close to the Kailua Pier navigation channel may land the owner of a 196-foot yacht in Kailua Bay a misdemeanor offense and a fine.

Murder suspect trial set

KEALAKEKUA — A Honaunau man accused of murder has been deemed fit to stand trial, a 3rd Circuit Court judge ruled Friday.