County closes homeless camp in Kailua-Kona

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii County on Tuesday closed Camp Kikaha in the Old Kona Industrial Area, a temporary homeless encampment located adjacent to HOPE Services Hawaii, after operating the site for more than seven months.

Trial set in Leilani standoff

A 33-year-old Pahoa man who allegedly abducted his children’s mother, shot a man who was with her, and then held off police with a rifle for several hours late last year before shooting himself in the face pleaded not guilty Monday to numerous charges stemming from the incident.

Waimea man indicted for fatal North Kona crash

KAILUA-KONA — A Waimea man turned himself in to authorities last week after he was indicted on negligent homicide charges in connection to a fatal bicycle crash just south of Honokohau Harbor last January.