KEALAKEKUA — About 19 drug court participants stood in front of family, friends, counselors and employers in Big Island Drug Court on Halekii Street to declare their appreciation for them as they continue to work toward a life of sobriety.
KAILUA-KONA — Oldies music sounded through a Waimea cul-de-sac as women — wielding shovels and clad in hard hats and tie-dyed shirts — worked to level the foundation of a new home.
KAILUA-KONA — Defense counsel for a well-known Hawaiian musician accused of sexual assault and kidnapping has filed a motion for acquittal in 3rd Circuit Court.
KAILUA-KONA — A Captain Cook man indicted on sexual assault and kidnapping charges last month turned himself in Monday.
KAILUA-KONA — Julie Kaaloa felt the no contest plea given by a Captain Cook man accused of hitting and killing her 10-year-old daughter in a November 2016 crash was not appropriate.
KAILUA-KONA — A new trial date has been scheduled for two brothers facing murder and conspiracy charges after a 3rd Circuit Court judge granted the state’s motion to consolidate the cases earlier this month.
KAILUA-KONA — Defense counsel for a former Hawaii Police Department officer accused of fatally striking a bicyclist in 2015 hopes to recuse county prosecutors from the case due to conflict of interest.
KEALAKEKUA — A Kona teen accused of a slew of business break-ins waived his right to a preliminary hearing in District Court Monday afternoon.