Settlement reached in HPA sex abuse lawsuit

KAILUA-KONA — A federal civil lawsuit against Hawaii Preparatory Academy in a case involving a former teacher accused of sexually abusing a student two years ago was officially dismissed last month.

Stabbing suspect arrested

Hawaii Island Police have charged a 21-year-old Hilo man in connection with a stabbing that occurred at a home on Leilani Street in Hilo in the early evening hours of Oct. 14.

Police searching for Hilo pair

Hawaii Island Police are seeking a Hilo couple wanted on outstanding warrants. Police are looking for Freddie Bacdad, described as 5’07,” 170 pounds, brown eyes and black hair. Stacelynn Aiona is 4’11,” 126 pounds, brown eyes and light brown dyed hair.