Man charged in connection with slew of break-ins

KAILUA-KONA — A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft and burglary charges in connection to a slew of break-ins at businesses and a residence within the past week, police confirmed today.

Scam season

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County officials are warning residents of a new telephone scam that solicits donations for volunteer firefighters.